The Open Knowledge Initiative™ is a collaboration among leading universities
and specification and standards organizations to support innovative
learning technology in higher education.
The result of this collaboration
is an open and extensible architecture that specifies how the components
of an educational software environment
communicate with each other and with other enterprise systems. O.K.I.
provides a modular development platform for building both traditional
and innovative applications while leveraging existing and future infrastructure
O.K.I. is designed for broad adoption in the higher education
domain. It provides a stable, scalable base that supports the flexibility
by higher education and commercial developers of educational software.