procurement processes

procurement processes

Teachers first: How Schoology is changing the way schools buy technology

pandodaily.com
Edtech is a tricky beast for many reasons. One major challenge I’ve focused on during our online education month is the business model. Plenty of edtech startups have built brilliant products that leverage technology to improve the way teachers teach and kids learn. But, as we’ve outlined, the fremium,...
Teachers first: How Schoology is changing the way schools buy technology
Kno brings its digital textbooks to K-12 education

Some Thoughts On An Innovation Agenda

www.techdirt.com
Over the past few weeks we've been running this little experiment with Darrell West of the Governance Studies program of the Brookings Institution to crowdsource ideas, feedback and insights into how the federal government can go about promoting an innovation economy. I wanted to use this Labor Day "off-day" to...
Some Thoughts On An Innovation Agenda

Public sector app store launches

www.bbc.co.uk
A new "app store" aims to simplify and cheapen procurement processes for government IT services....
Public sector app store launches

Investment in K-12 education innovation is soaring, but it's not all rosy

gigaom.com
When it comes to public education, it looks like private investors and entrepreneurs are ready to rally like it’s 1999. After several years of relative drought, K-12 education, which has long been seen as a tough nut to crack for private business, is starting to draw investment at nearly record...
Investment in K-12 education innovation is soaring, but it's not all rosy
Microsoft to Sacramento: Don't blame us for taking your NBA team
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