The O.K.I. Service Interface
Definitions provide foundational technology, which places it front and center
when making strategic decisions that will shape the educational infrastructure
Given the benefits to
universities of all sizes, vendors that develop innovative, modular applications
will find acceptance in the marketplace. Several major educational technology
vendors are currently incorporating O.K.I. Service Interface Definitions
in their software development plans.
- Technology leaders and developers can ensure their needs are met by participating
in key standards and specifications communities, including the IMS
Global Learning Consortium.
- If planning to purchase commercial software, include O.K.I. in procurement
and product definition cycles to help direct the efforts of the vendor
- If developing educational applications, include O.K.I. Service Interface
Definitions in software development plans.