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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...

Preventing Cyber-Attacks in Universities with Operational Collaboration
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Michael Corn, Deputy CIO & CISO, Brandeis University

University networks have long been viewed as poor models for information security. However in practice many of the challenges facing these networks (broad adoption of consumer-grade services and BYOD for example) are increasingly challenging...

Higher Education's Secret Sauce: Cooperation and Collaboration
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Donald Z. Spicer, AVC & CIO, University System of Maryland

Given the competitive orientation of most corporations, the ability to cooperate and/ or collaborate is limited to close partners and suppliers. While higher education institutions compete for students, faculty, and research grants, the overall...

High Performance Computing-Our Path to Success
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Joe Gargiulo, CIO, Southern Methodist University

If you had the choice of High-Performance Computing (HPC) or low-performance computing, which one would you pick? Nobody asks if you want low-performance computing, because who would want that? Maybe if you didn’t care when you got the...

IT Facilitating Teaching and Research
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Greg Smith, CIO, Missouri University of Science & Technology

I watched our talented students develop a user-friendly interface to load large data sets into their ParaView application so that we could visualize geophysical data via a high definition 3D display. This is representative for a heavily focused...
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