A new buzz seems to be taking hold as the transition to digital resources, tools and apps gains momentum and scale. The buzz has some technical elements: architecture, data and interoperability. But it also has some strategy elements: How do curriculum, instruction, & IT come together in a cohesive whole? In this talk, IMS Global CEO, Dr. Rob Abel, will attempt to clarify what the buzz is all about in pragmatic terms in both K-12 and higher education.