Weekly Brief


Weekly Brief

Thursday, August 22,2019

Feature of the Week

Smart teaching and learning are evolving at a rapid rate, and artificial intelligence is playing an integral role in this transformation.  Read more
AR and VR are set to gain massive momentum over the upcoming years with 5G technology on the horizon and as headsets become more reasonable.  Read more
As manual monitoring falls short in ensuring campus security, drones are utilized to take on the role. From student safety to overseeing constructions, nothing is impossible anymore!  Read more

CIO Viewpoint

By Len Peters, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, New York University  
Our role at NYU IT is to explore new ways to leverage learning data to help improve outcomes on an individual level.  Read more
By Link Alander, Vice Chancellor/CIO, Lone Star College  
We are entrenched in an enterprise IT mindset, and it is to be highly regretted the process to transform this mindset is slow at the enterprise level.  Read more

Featured Vendors

By Johan Bergqvist, Founder and Board Advisor  
SCM Secure brings to the fore state-of-the-art cloud-based LMS system for Pre-K and best-in-class applications for K-12 and higher education. The company offers a Smart PreSchool Suite, which is an all-in-one LMS solution specifically designed for...  Read more
By Mads Tvillinggaard Bonde, CEO & Co-Founder  
To ensure the teaching is engaging and compelling, Labster offers the students a true-to-life lab experience at a cost much lesser than the real lab. The teacher is giving the power to supplement the lesson with virtual labs to prepare students...  Read more
By Sampo Lokki, Vice President, Sales  
Helsinki-based EdTech startup School Day offers an AI-enabled mobile app to equilibrate academic learning and emotional wellbeing. Team School Day helps schools to build a positive school culture with a primary focus on wellbeing. To that end,...  Read more

CXO Insights

By Dan Han, Chief Information Security Officer, Virginia Commonwealth University  
By streamlining the evaluation and automating the different administrative processes, IT is...  Read more
By Bucky J. Dodd, Ph.D. Chief Learning Innovation Officer, Director, Institute for Learning Environment Design, University of Central Oklahoma  
Designing smart classrooms can be a challenging and fun experience.  Read more