Technology Viewpoints

E&I is committed to meeting the needs of our members, which includes sharing in-depth information from our Technology Category leadership as well as nationwide technology leaders in education. Here you will find insights on challenges in institutional operations, and how E&I contracts and supplier solutions can aid your institution in overcoming these challenges while teaching students and preparing them for their future ahead.

ERP, Cloud, & the Vision of a New Model

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category

Today’s technology leaders in higher education seem to be running into several recurring subjects of concern surrounding ERP, SIS, and cloud-based systems. CIOs, CTOs, and Directors are basing their planning and buying decisions on these concerns. So, what exactly is happening in this market, and how can procurement professionals get involved?

The New E&I National Coalition on Enterprise Systems & Services

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category

Why Resellers are the Answer for Technology Procurement

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category

In Enterprise Technology Operations, Sometimes It’s Not WHAT We Buy But HOW We Buy It

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category

The Question of the Future of Ellucian… and all ERPs

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category

Basic Overview of Learning Management Systems Contract

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category

The Quickly Changing Landscape of Enterprise Computing in Higher Education

by Keith Fowlkes, E&I Vice President - Technology Category