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Celigo Launches Celigo University: a Learning Management System for Data Integration

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Celigo, the leading Integration Platform-as-a-Service (iPaaS) provider for both business and technical users, today introduced Celigo University, a learning management system that offers free online tools, resources, training and certification for building integrations across multiple applications.

“In this fast-moving business environment, companies need to efficiently automate and scale while cross-functionally sharing data,” said Jan Arendtsz, Founder and CEO of Celigo. “Regardless of one’s job title or role in the process, integrations should be easy and simple for everyone involved. With the launch of Celigo University, users will become more knowledgeable and empowered to create, customize and deploy the right solutions for their organizations.”

Key features of Celigo University’s on-demand curriculum currently include:

  • Learning paths on the fundamental and advanced features of Celigo’s integrator.io iPaaS platform that enables companies to integrate and manage a wide variety of
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Howard University School of Business Announces $250,000 Gift from Ryder System, Inc.

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Howard University School of Business is the proud recipient of a generous multiyear gift of $250,000 from Ryder System, Inc. The gift will support the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management (CESCM), as well as scholarships for supply chain majors, paid internships at Ryder, and the development of data analytics curriculum and programming in the supply chain program. The gift is in recognition of Ryder’s partnership with the School of Business over the last 17 years. Howard is ranked 13th among all undergraduate and graduate university supply chain programs in the nation by Gartner, the leading research and advisory company.

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“We are very grateful to Ryder for making this investment in the Center for Excellence in Supply Chain Management and in our students,” said

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When clients don’t trust IT: How one university reformed its billing system to rebuild client confidence

The University of Pennsylvania recently changed its internal billing, as well as shifted to online education. Here’s how it happened and why.

TechRepublic’s Karen Roby spoke with Bill Kasenchar, senior director for the technology business management office at University of Pennsylvania, about how the university’s IT department transformed its accounting strategy and the speedy digital transformation of the university when COVID-19 shut it all down. The following is an edited transcript of their conversation.

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Karen Roby: Bill just recently, you presented at a conference, virtually of course, talking with global tech and finance leaders about why it’s so important to have the financial side of a technology house in order. Give us some of the highlights from that discussion.

Bill Kasenchar: I think the presentation works around trust, is one of our primary facets, or the lack of trust, I should start out with.

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Karnataka rolls out Learning Management System to digitise education in govt colleges- The New Indian Express

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BENGALURU: Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Monday unveiled the first of its kind Digital Education initiative for government college students — Learning Management System (LMS) Karnataka.

LMS Karnataka will be rolled out for five lakh students in 430 Government First Grade Colleges, 87 Government Polytechnics and 14 Government Engineering Colleges from the academic year 2020-21.

Deputy Chief Minister and Minister for Higher Education Dr Ashwathnarayan called it a revolutionary step in the teaching-learning process in higher education in the country. The open-source platform, developed with an investment of Rs 4 crore, would give the students access to self-learning and live-learning, he added.

The department of higher education has touted this as a means to bridge the digital divide between the urban and rural, private and  government institutes. The platform will provide e-content and support online assessment of government college students’ in the state.

The platform will

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Technology helps ‘democratise’ education system

Ayanda Mtanyana, head of advisory services at New Leaders Foundation.

Ayanda Mtanyana, head of advisory services at New Leaders Foundation.

Technology has been a critical enabler in democratising decision-making within the education sector, says Ayanda Mtanyana, head of advisory services at New Leaders Foundation (NLF).

Mtanyana spoke to ITWeb about the growth of technology-enabled monitoring, evaluation, research and learning in the local education space in recent years.

“What you find in public sector systems – where there are people at national and provincial office that are running or managing departments – is that the system is big and complex, in that every school is an organisation of its own.

“You need to be able empower each and every head of those institutions to be able to use insights, to drive the agenda of the institution and technology helps us do that at scale. You can democratise that decision-making and empower each of those individuals with insights that they can

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Higher Education ERP System Market to See Major Growth by 2025 | SAP, Blackbaud, Oracle

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Nov 30, 2020 (Heraldkeepers) —
AMA Research have added latest edition of survey study on Higher Education ERP System Market with 100+ market data Tables, Pie Chat, Graphs & Figures spread through Pages and easy to understand detailed analysis. At present, the market is developing its presence. The Research report presents a complete assessment of the Market and contains a future trend, current growth factors, attentive opinions, facts, and industry validated market data. The research study provides estimates for Higher Education ERP System Forecast till 2025*. Some are the key players taken under coverage for this study is SAP AG (Germany), Blackbaud, Inc. (United States), Oracle Corporation (United States), Dell Inc. (United States), Epicor Software Corporation (United States), Ellucian (United States), Jenzabar, Inc. (United States), Infor, Inc. (United States), Unit4 Software (Netherlands) and Foradian Technologies (India)

 

Free

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Northwestern University Has Developed An AI System That Helps Detect Covid-19 On Chest X-Rays

Earlier last week, Northwestern University researchers announced that they successfully created a new Artificial Intelligence (AI) radiology tool that can detect Covid-19 in chest x-rays.

The study has since been published in the journal Radiology, and indicates that the system “classified 2,214 test images with an accuracy of 83%.”

Dr. Aggelos Katsaggelos, a senior author of the study, states in the press report that “We are not aiming to replace actual testing […] X-rays are routine, safe and inexpensive. It would take seconds for our system to screen a patient and determine if that patient needs to be isolated.” Dr. Ramsey Wehbe, another main author of the study, explained that “It could take hours or days to receive results from a COVID-19 test

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Electoral College protects rural interests, give value to our system

Dennis Clayson, Opinion contributor
Published 6:00 a.m. ET Nov. 29, 2020

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President Trump and President George W. Bush won the electoral vote during the election, but not the popular vote. How does the electoral college work?

USA TODAY

If metro areas want something different from states such as Iowa, then voting in Iowa becomes essentially meaningless.

There is a movement afoot to eliminate the Electoral College and replace it with a popular vote. It is a very bad idea.

To proceed, we need to leave our naiveté at the door and recognize that voting methods that allow the “correct” side to win are preferred by that side.

A pure popular voting system appears appealing, but there are sound reasons why the Electoral College system was created to select a president.

Allowing everyone to have an equal voice in an election is a worthy goal, if everyone has an equal

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SU is only college in state system bringing students back after Thanksgiving

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Incoming Salisbury University chief diversity officer Joan Williams explains her plans for the upcoming academic year.

Salisbury Daily Times

Salisbury University students will return to campus Monday following the institution’s traditional Thanksgiving break.

However, SU is the only institution within the University System of Maryland to bring students back to campus for in-person instruction, opting not to end the semester early or transition to a virtual platform for the remainder of its class schedule.

This only includes the 12 schools that fall under the USM. The state currently holds a 6.3% positivity rate and has recently taken extra precautions to combat the virus. 

The decision stems from the university’s ability to keep its COVID-19 cases minimal. As of Friday, Nov. 27, SU has a 1.4% positivity rate, confirming 21 cases out of nearly 1,500 tests over a seven-day span.

Salisbury University administrators and staff helped a small number of

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Maine university system sees virus spike days before students leave campus

Maine’s public universities are seeing a spike in students test positive for the coronavirus just days before they’re supposed to return home to finish the semester remotely. As a result, several students — those who have tested positive and their close contacts — will have to quarantine on campus through the Thanksgiving holiday.

The University of Maine System saw two dozen students test positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. As of Monday morning, there are 84 active cases of the virus across the seven public universities, according to the university system’s daily coronavirus updates.

That’s the highest number of active cases the universities have recorded since the start of the fall semester, when the University of Maine System started regularly testing students and employees.

Sixty-six of the cases are at the flagship campus in Orono, where 13 new cases among students were reported on Sunday, according to system spokesperson Dan

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