APIs: A Better Strategy for Higher Ed ERP Integration

Wednesday, October 31 | 2:30PM–3:15PM MT | Mile High Ballroom 1A/B, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Microservices, or APIs, are dramatically changing the way software systems interact and are built. We will discuss a community initiative to leverage this technology by establishing a standardized set of interactions. This strategy has the potential to improve agility, reduce costs, and provide a clearer path toward SaaS ERPs.

Outcomes: Understand the role that microservices/APIs can play in improving the agility and cost effectiveness of higher ed ERPs * Evaluate your campus ERP and determine the applicability of microservices to your campus roadmap * Be informed and ready to participate in setting standards for ERP integration


  • Michael Berman

    Executive Strategic Consultant, Vantage Technology Consulting Group
  • Linda Feng

    Vice President of Architecture, D2L
  • Jack Suess

    Vice President of IT & CIO, University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Resources & Downloads

  • EDUAPI Educause 2018 Presentation

    Updated on 11/26/2019