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Dynamic and Agile Environments for Learning
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Brian Fodrey, Assistant Dean for Facilities and Information Technology, CIO, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Introduction The value in working with EdTech startups is as powerful as ever given that technology is increasingly becoming more portable and the marketplace competitive. Similar to a successful startup, organizations are constantly...

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...

Truly Autonomous AI Not Practical for Most Businesses
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Scott Horn, CMO, [24]7

On the heels of 2016’s announcements of Salesforce Einstein, Facebook Messenger chatbots and the new Partnership on AI launched by the biggest names in tech, many believe that Hollywood dreams of human-like machines will become reality this...

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...

Cloud Computing- Revolutionizing the Education Industry
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Nelson C. Vincent, EdD, VP for IT and CIO, University of Cincinnati

Benefits of cloud computing for the education industry           Cloud computing allows students, faculty and staff to easily store, share, manage and access important documents and systems online...

Connected Technology Future of Home Appliance Industry
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Brian Paul, Director & CIO - E-Commerce & Digital Marketing, Sales, Consumer & Appliance Care, Whirlpool Corporation

Challenges in Technology Sphere The connected appliance is by far the biggest technology challenge in the home appliance industry. Our industry is evolving very rapidly from a manufacturing focus to a consumer life style focus. Consumers want...

Mobility: Changing The Way Education is Imparted
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Cheryl Tiahrt, Director of IT, University of South Dakota

I expect the proliferation of Internet connected consumer devices to have a dramatic affect on IT services and support on our campus in the next few years. This is not a new trend, but the wave has not crested. We have seen two major trends in...

Education Adopting Latest Technologies
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Rama Dhuwaraha, AVC & CIO, University of North Texas System

The benefits of cloud computing for the Education industry can only be realized if we align our education and IT strategy. This alignment will help us improve outcomes in the quality of research and education. If cloud solutions are leveraged...

Will Data Eat the World? Yes, With Some Help from Open Source
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Alfred Essa, VP, Analytics & R&D, McGraw-Hill Education

“Six decades into the computer revolution, four decades since the invention of the microprocessor, and two decades into the rise of the modern Internet, all of the technology required to transform industries through software finally works...

The Evolution of the "I" in CIO
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Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, CIO, University of Illinois at Chicago

It seems it was not that long ago that I started as a student at the University of Illinois at Chicago, and we did our all our computing via terminals on mainframes. These machines were tightly controlled by central computing and largely a mystery...

The Growing Importance of Cybersecurity Governance to Universities
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Dave Swartz , VP and CIO, American University

The threat of data breaches, ransomware, and denial of service attacks is growing with each passing year. Big data and the Internet of Things are also exploding, so the scope of the problem is growing almost exponentially.  We not only need...

Fostering Technology Incorporation into Learning and Research
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Jack Chen, CIO, Adelphi University

Over the years, we have witnessed a massive change pertaining to the role of CIOs depending on the organization, the industry, the business strategies, the prevailing market conditions and the financial climate in terms of business value. How...

Diligent Adoption of New Technologies
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Jack Chen, CIO, Adelphi University

Evaluating Cloud My experience with cloud computing dates from the late 1980s–before the word cloud was even associated with computing. At that time, I was with the City University of New York (CUNY) involved in the consolidation of the...

Wireless Education Arena
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Michael Mundrane, CIO and Vice Provost, University of Connecticut

It is all about the wireless experience. Students, and increasingly faculty and staff, live in a wireless space. We have seen students in residence facilities complain about wireless network performance while sitting less than three feet from...

Upgrading the Cycle of Learning
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Bob Johnson, CIO/ VP, Student and Information Services, Rhodes College

Seeking the Benefits of Cloud In addition to teaching and research, the Education Industry has grafted on healthcare and psychological counseling, hospitality and entertainment services, sports management, career planning and placement, and...

The Revolutionizing Education Space
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Robert Renaud, VP & CIO, Dickinson College

Embracing Cloud Computing Cloud computing has obvious benefits in the education space.  It allows us to stand up systems quickly and to scale them to meet changing needs. It shifts some of the burden associated with on premise...

Changing Face of Education
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Theresa Rowe, CIO, Oakland University

Complex Talent Management Environment My role has changed significantly over the years. Certainly colleges and universities are under increasing attack, making cyber security an extremely important initiative. Additionally, industry and...

Technology Trends and its Impact on Higher Education
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Sam Segran, CIO, Texas Tech University

Instead of just one or two prominent technology trends, higher education has been transformed by the blending of the best of a number of technology trends. After more than 900 years of a traditional learning environment in which the teacher...

Changing Role of CIO in Higher Ed
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Marc Hoit, PhD, Vice Chancellor & CIO, NC State University

Higher Ed institutions with very high research activities, like NC State University, are generally thought of as leading-edge IT innovators. We’ve lived ‘Bring Your Own Everything (BYOx)’ for over 20 years now. We have...

Driving Value with Student-centric Technology Services
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Nigel Longworth, CIO/VP IT, President, Herzing University

Shift from IT Centric to Student Centric Technology   Higher Education is going through many changes, including the shift from IT system-centric to student-centric technology services.  Our increasing use of cloud computing supports...

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