Issue 4



Higher Education Institutions Join Forces in the Cloud

Keith Fowlkes, VP, Technology at E&I, spoke with Oracle about higher ed’s need to move to cloud-native ERP solutions.

Supplier Spotlight
CDW-G IT Professional Services Now Available

Melissa Deets, Mgr.–Business Dev., SLED at CDW-G, shares how CDW-G Amplified™ Services benefit E&I members.


Contract Highlight
New Contracts: Proctorio and Ouriginal

Check out our new contracts for Online Proctoring & Anti-Plagiarism Solutions with Proctorio and Ouriginal.

New Collaborative Solutions Contract & Workday Updates

See our new contract for Workday Implementation Consulting Services with Collaborative Solutions & Workday updates.


Announcing E&I’s New EZ Button

Seamlessly sign up for multiple technology and other E&I simultaneously in one place.

Pre-Order PPE / Technology Equipment & Supplies

Visit E&I’s PPE Marketplace to easily source a variety of PPE & technology products & services from E&I suppliers.


[COVID-19] E&I’s Recovery Solutions Navigator seamlessly takes you from challenge, to solutions, to the suppliers who can help.


Xerox Ranks 18th in the Wall Street Journal’s Top 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies

Metrics included business model & innovation, external social & product issues, employee & workplace issues, & the environment.

Blend Your Classroom: Hybrid Learning Best Practices

Cisco guest posts for D2L to discuss the results of a survey asking educators to share their best practices for hybrid learning.

Quick-Turn Hybrid Learning Upgrades at Prairie View A&M University
Columbia Advisory Group (CAG)

CAG worked with PVAMU to secure immediate, cost-effective remote learning classroom systems for the fall semester.


Bucknell University’s Journey to the Cloud
Strata Information Group (SIG)

Bucknell University selected SIG to implement & provide managed support for adding ERP to their AWS cloud hosted environment.


When Privacy Matters, Not All Digital Contact Tracing Solutions Are Alike

Privacy should be the core of the solution & not an afterthought. Be sure to get multiples of value for your investment.


New Kano PC Empowers Students

Kano, a CDW-G vendor, has designed a new computer that empowers K-12 students with next gen content & experiences.

Phishing is Real: Be Prepared or Beware
Connection® Public Sector Solutions

Watch a recording of Connection’s webinar about protecting classrooms & remote learning environments from cyber threats.

Cloud ERP. From Small Business to a Big Part of the Solution

See how moving ERP systems to the cloud benefits people & elevates your solution & capabilities.


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How Cooperative Purchasing of Cloud Solutions Supports Higher Ed & the Public Sector

Workday’s Sherry Amos shares how coop purchasing allows higher ed to adopt cloud solutions more quickly & efficiently.

Which ERP Systems Are Most Popular with Users?

Oracle & Workday were rated as Champions in SoftwareReviews’ latest Emotional Footprint Report on ERP.

EDUCAUSE Top IT Issues, 2021: Emerging from the Pandemic

The list was refactored for 2021 to help higher ed shape the role tech will play in the recovery from the pandemic.

Latest EDUCAUSE QuickPoll Results: IT Budgets, 2020–21

These results indicate how institutions are maintaining critical IT services under strict budget reductions.


Discover what sets E&I apart from the rest

Kiana Contract Tracing Solution.


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Reach out to Michael Mast, Business Development Manager – Technology