In addition to new resources, during CoSN 2015 in Atlanta, ed-tech champions were honored for their achievements

cosn-interoperabilityAt its 2015 conference, CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) launched new resources to help school districts achieve the digital leap. The organization also recognized the achievements of exceptional leaders nationwide.

Following the reveal of CoSN’s 3rd annual K-12 IT Leadership Survey, the association launched a new primer, titled Interoperability Standards for Education: Working Together to Strategically Connect the K–12 Enterprise.

The guide will help district technology leaders understand why interoperability standards matter, highlighting the most widely used and emerging standards: digital content; data connectivity; data integration; authentication authorization and identity management; portals and portlets; file sharing; network infrastructure; and digital accessibility.

Next page: Important points of the interoperability primer

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