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A Stepping Stone to Smart Classrooms
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William Ingram, CIO, Belmont University

The ever-changing nature of the education space along with the deployment of new technologies creates an opportunity for greater collaboration between campus Information Technology (IT) teams and faculty. At Belmont, our faculty are subject...

The Velocity and Cadence of IT Delivery in Higher Ed
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Matthew Etchison, CIO, Ivy Tech Community College

In the modern world it is rare that someone ever refers to Higher Education as being near the pinnacle of innovation and disruption. Those words are used to describe Tesla, Amazon, Netflix, or startups or scale ups who are disrupting entire...

Top 10 Innovative School District Tech Director
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Melissa Dodd

5. Melissa Dodd, Chief Technology Officer, San Francisco Unified School District Melissa received her B.S. from Cornell University in Human Development & Family Studies. She was part of the Women’s Varsity Crew, a KON Honor Society...

Top 10 Innovative School District Tech Director
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Joshua Koen

9. Joshua Koen, Newark Public Schools, Executive Director for Educational Technology and Computer Science Koen served over two years as a Peace Corps in the Dominican Republic from 1998 – 2000 teaching and collaborating with local...

Top 10 Innovative School District Tech Director
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Melissa Dodd

5. Melissa Dodd, Chief Technology Officer, San Francisco Unified School District Melissa received her B.S. from Cornell University in Human Development & Family Studies. She was part of the Women’s Varsity Crew, a KON Honor Society...

Top 10 Innovative School District Tech Director
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Dr. Themistocles Sparangis

Benjamin Franklin once said that an investment in knowledge pays the best interest. An education offers knowledge, structure and an internal resource for the future of every student. This being irrespective of how proficient—or unproficient...

Cloud in Education Environments
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Jay Bunner-Sorg, Program Director, Information Technology Bachelor of Science Degree Program, Full Sail University

Today’s technology has transformed our daily lives into a 24/7 world of sharing, communicating and connecting with others at an ever-accelerating pace.With Generation Z now entering higher education, the demands and expectations on IT...

Electronic Information Technology and Communication Accessibility (EITCA) Risk Analysis and Communication Plan
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Elias Eldayrie,VP & CIO, University of Florida

Universities nationwide are experiencing both lawsuits instituted by plaintiffs and audits from the Office of Civil Rights with enforcement from the Department Of Justice. The courts have been very detailed in the relief awarded, proving the...

Electronic Information Technology and Communication Accessibility (EITCA) Risk Analysis and Communication Plan
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Elias Eldayrie, VP & CIO, University of Florida

Universities nationwide are experiencing both lawsuits instituted by plaintiffs and audits from the Office of Civil Rights with enforcement from the Department Of Justice.  The courts have been very detailed in the relief awarded, proving the...

How Do You Increase Bandwidth with Limited Resources?
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Diana M. Wilson, Executive Director at Jeffco Public Schools

In 1998, the average U.S. public school had one internet-accessible computer for every 12 students. Fast-forward twenty years! Now, the number of devices using Wi-Fi in a Jeffco school exceeds the number of students in the building. Many of our...

Need for Cybersecurity Education
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Maurice E. Dawson, Ph.D., D.C.Sc., SMIEEE, Director of the Center for Cyber Security and Forensics Education, Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology

America is struggling to fill critical positions in cyber security as cyber attacks continue to rise. As of June 2019, there are 313,735 and a deficient supply of cybersecurity works has been identified through Cyber Seek. Even the...

Higher Education and the Blockchain Ecosystem
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Melissa Layne, Associate Vice President of Research and Innovation, American Public University System (APUS)

Each department within a higher education institution, directly or indirectly, interacts with the learner and with each other. Most departments work with external entities and must exchange information, documents, money, contracts, media,...

Leveraging Augmented and Virtual Reality in a Multi-Billion Dollar Company
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Sam Lamonica, CIO and Fred Meeske, Corporate Director BIM Services, Rosendin

And so, our journey continues. . . my name is Sam Lamonica, CIO at Rosendin. My friend and colleague Fred Meeske, Corporate Director of BIM Services, and I embarked on a mission a while back to figure out how we can best leverage Augmented and...

People First Technology
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William Ingram, CIO, Belmont University

When I arrived on Belmont’s campus almost three years ago, I had many ideas about implementing cutting edge technologies that would benefit the campus community. For instance, wouldn’t it be ideal if students could make any campus...

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...

Revitalizing EdTech
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Becky Vasquez, VP & CIO, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

1. Amongst All Modern-Day Developments 'Technology' Has Clearly Emerged As The Single Biggest Theme To Impact The Sector In The Last Few Years. This Augurs Well For The Present-Day Learner, As Also For Educators And Others In The...

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...

The Necessity for Adopting a Strategic Vision for Technology
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Param Bedi, VP for Library and Information Technology, Bucknell University

There are increasing pressures on higher education institutions to contain cost. In the past decade, we endured the 2008 financial crisis, then again in 2015 our endowments saw low or negative returns, and now with Brexit, we are all waiting to...

Artificial Intelligence in Education: What We can learn from Current AI Successes and How We can apply it in Tomorrow's Classrooms
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Dennis Bonilla, Executive Dean, College of Information Systems and Technology, School of Business and College of Criminal Justice at University of Phoenix

Since its inception in the 1950s, artificial intelligencehas helped provide solutions to automate tasks and make life easier and more convenient. Considering how quickly technology – particularly artificial intelligence – has increased...

Technology Gives Eastern Students a Competitive Edge
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Elsa M. Núñez, President, Eastern Connecticut State University

Fascinating new technology tools are being used by Eastern Connecticut State University faculty to prepare students for a global economy driven by technological change. The latest technology is allowing students to see and react to the world...