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Robotic Process Automation and Artificial Intelligence - A Value Proposition Primer for CIOs
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Sammy Amirghodsi, VP, Data Management, Options Clearing Corporation (OCC)

With increased focus on robotic process automation (RPA) to automate mundane and repetitive tasks, the next evolution in cognitive automation is now underway. Chief Information Officers CIOs are evaluating and deploying second generation cognitive...

Bridgewater State University - Technovation for an Enriched Learning Experience
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Raymond Lefebvre, CIO, Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University is one of the most popular and preferred educational institutions of Massachusetts today. There's more to the 178-year-old university than its breathtaking campus that sprawls over 278 acres, a student strength of...

Security in Education, My, How Things Change!
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J. Douglas Streit, Director, IT Security & Planning & CISO, Old Dominion University

I was a new ISO in 2011, having a conversation with an experienced colleague who took issue with some of our information security program. “We are not Fort Knox, after all,” he said. I was not new to higher-education IT, having...

Embrace or Distance from EdTech Startups
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Sharyne Miller, Associate Vice Chancellor of Technology and CIO, University of North Carolina, Wilmington

In most industries, the old becomes new and traditional seasons blur, even within higher education, requiring consistent focus to manage challenges 365 days a year. CIOs often feel as though they are spinning many plates, hoping none of them...

University CIOs Have The Hardest Job
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Neal Tilley, Director- Business Development Education Vertical, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise

I salute the Higher Education CIOs across the world. No other enterprise would have the complex mix of constituents, diverse technology demands and unique budget constraints. Every university CIO has to balance the expectations of the Students...

Empowering Greatness in Others
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Curtis A. Carver, VP & CIO, UAB Information Technology

If I could describe my ideal roles as a CIO, it would be to empower greatness in others. My institution wants to change the world fundamentally and if I can empower our faculty, students, and researchers to be successful, they will transform it...

Moving from the "Office of No" to the "Office of Know"
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Chuck Bartel, AVP & CIO, Duquesne University

I am a Pittsburgher, “born and raised” as we say in the Burgh. Pittsburgh is well known in the sports world for our major league teams and many championships (the City of Champions in 1979). Pittsburgh is also known as a bit of a...

Big Data on a Campus - Asking the Right Questions
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Jan I Fox, SVP for IT, Marshall University

Last year, it seemed impossible to read any higher education journal that did not have at least one article on MOOCs. The MOOC furor is slowing but is being quickly superseded by the salvation of “Big Data.” From student success,...

Bridgewater State University - Technovation for an Enriched Learning Experience
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Raymond Lefebvre, CIO, Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State University is one of the most popular and preferred educational institutions of Massachusetts today. There's more to the 178-year-old university than its breathtaking campus that sprawls over 278 acres, a student strength of...

Transforming Education with Mobile Learning
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James Tagliareni, Chief Information Officer, Washburn University

When I joined the College of the Mainland as CIO two years ago, one of my first priorities was to create a mobile campus, so students and faculty can take advantage of mobile devices and wireless technology inside and outside their classrooms....

A Collaborative Partnership to Engage Students to Drive Success through Pedagogical Change and the Innovative Use of Technology in the Classroom
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Orlando Leon, CIO, California State University, Fresno

The higher education EdTech scene bustled with discussions about iPad 1:1 and 1:1 technology programs around 2013-14.  Lynn University, Maryville University, California State University—Northridge, and others started pilot programs that...

Using Analytics To Make The Right Investment
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Jack Suess, VP-IT & CIO, UMBC

Innovative Ways to Foster Growth Within Their Organizations For CIOs to be effective leaders and stay on top of so many changing technologies they must build strong personal networks by actively engaging in community organizations and...

Top 10 Technology Trends for 2017
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Scott Fenton, Former CIO, Wind River & Executive Consultant-IT, Scott Fenton Consulting, LLC

This is a new year, so I have a new list of the top technologies trends for 2017. This is a collection of technologies and ideas I feel will see significant growth this year. It’s not scientific, but one derived from readings and...

AI and the Future of Field Service: Moving from Efficiency to Innovation
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Michael Alcock, Director-CIO Executive Programs & Content, Microsoft [NASDAQ: MSFT]

From the 10,000-foot view for field service, the priority is typically to enable faster fixes, for less cost, at less risk, and ideally with a seamless automation of administrative processes. For the CIO managing a portfolio of field enablement...

How to Transition from Business/ Industry IT into Higher Education in an Awesome Way
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Leebrian E. Gaskins, CIO, Texas A&M International University

So, you have decided to enter the world of higher education as a senior IT executive? You’re a highly successful executive IT professional with progressive levels of responsibility in business or industry. Now, you’re taking on a...

Preparing for a Data Science Future
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Michael Hites, CIO, Southern Methodist University

There are many analogies in sports for predicting the immediate future: anticipate the pass, skate to where the puck is going to be, and beat them to the punch. Even though technology keeps moving our goalposts in higher education, we know where...

Clearing the clouds to drive learning outcomes- What Higher Education CIOs Need to Consider When Implementing Cloud-based Solutions
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Niranjan Nagar, CTO, Civitas Learning

Cloud solutions are profoundly changing the technology landscape in higher education as they are doing so many other industries. Working with cloud-based solution vendors, in addition to moving to cloud hosting, helps scale the capabilities of...

Education is Next!
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Hazem Said, Director, University of Cincinnati

The decade ahead demands deep transformation in the education sector to address access, quality and cost. This presents golden opportunity for IT organizations to make a difference and drive that transformation. Since the turn of the 21st...

The CIO of the New Digital Era
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Berhanu Tadesse, AVP for IT/Infrastructure Services, California State University, Fullerton

The role of the CIO has drastically evolved in the past few years. CIOs are no longer just responsible for the data center and the IT infrastructure; on the contrary, they are now sitting at the top table of the executive leadership team....

New Digital Strategies Depend on IT's Soft Skills
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Steven Burrell, VP for IT and CIO, Northern Arizona University

Higher education CIOs are transitioning from a focus on operating IT and more towards innovation and reengineering tasks in response to increased market competition for students, improved effectiveness around educational outcomes, and demands for...

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