Digital Learning: How will it Impact the Future of Education?
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Digital education replaces the traditional form of education day-by-day. The learning tools and technology enable students to develop effective self-learning skills. They are able to understand what they need to learn and research using online...

Amazon ML Solutions Lab & Rekognition
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Amazon’s announcements about collaboration with Microsoft on Gluon (a deep learning interface), the opening of ML Solutions Lab to develop AI solutions and new features of Amazon Rekognition (deep learning-based image recognition platform)...

Smartphone-Enabled Smart Learning
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While schools and universities worldwide are striving to digitize education, smartphones are emerging as the preferred technological tool of choice. A study published in The Journal, an education technology news magazine, reveals that around 49...

How AI is Poised to Transform Higher Education
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A report on the Artificial Intelligence Market in the US Education Sector suggests that experts expect AI in education to grow by “47.50 percent during the period 2017-2021.” As such, there is an increasing concern among faculty...

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....

Mainstreaming Maker Learning at the District Level
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Ryan Imbriale, Executive Director of Innovative Learning, Baltimore County Public Schools

With the decrease in cost and increase in availability of computing technologies, as well as robust, powerful manufacturing and robotics solutions, school systems around the world have embraced the maker culture: the movement rooted in people...

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...

Leverage Partner Network to Lessen the Learning Curve
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Donna Benefield, SVP-IT, NRG ENERGY

Alignment to the Business Strategy, Objectives and Priorities   Business and IT work together from inception through deployment as one team to define the processes and systems. For example, NRG Engineering and Construction team deployed...

Cloud - A Game Changer for the Education Industry
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Diane Jones, Chief Information and Strategic Officer, Detroit Public Schools

Advances in IT applications are presenting the education industry with opportunities to leverage the power of IT to create new value through digital instruction. Technologies that enable education movement include cellular and wireless networks,...

The Need for a Digital Strategy
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Dave Swartz, VP and CIO, American University

We have entered a new age for the educational CIOs and the institutions they support, not unlike the decentralized disruption caused by the move from mainframes to PCs over 30 years ago. This new period can be labeled as the “Age of Digital...

Big Data Collection Opportunities and Problems in Higher Education
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Linda Hartford, CIO, Ellucian

The term “Big Data” has become ubiquitous in higher education, especially around discussions of using data to help with student success. But what exactly is big data; we have had loads of data around for a very long time. If you do an...

Running the Gauntlet in Your Digital Life-Top Survival Tips
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Sam Segran, CIO, Texas Tech University

Over the last twenty years, I have been providing volunteer cybersecurity and cybersecurity awareness lectures to children of all ages, K12 students, business communities, computer science and information systems classes, university...

Preparing Students for a Globally Connected World: The Role of the IT Organization
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David Waldron, VP for IT, St. Edward's University

University graduates enter a world increasingly shaped by the forces of globalization and characterized by ubiquitous technology and relentless change. Universities face a set of complex challenges in their efforts to equip students for...

Driving Innovation in the Education Industry
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Nathaniel Tucker, Director of IT, Lee University

Benefits of Cloud Computing in Education Industry The education industry can greatly benefit from cloud computing in the areas of customer service, performance, reliability, and decreased internal support costs. At Lee University, we have...

Cloud Computing Benefits for the Education Industry
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Warren D. Nevins, Director of Information Technology, Rutgers University

Many years ago, back when 16-bit computing was cutting edge and video card memory came in kilobytes, not gigabytes, I was a young man who for the first time got his personal coaxial network routing data properly. Making sure the cables were...

The Brass Ring: Collaboration- Driven Learning Online
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Sam Herring, CEO, Intrepid Learning, Inc.

There’s an outdated “truth” still found in executive education and corporate learning— that to deliver meaningful collaboration and peer-to-peer learning, learners must all be together in a physical classroom. Online is...

Cloud-A Closer Reality for Education Industry
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Bill Gruszka, VP/CIO, Clayton State University

Benefits of Cloud Computing for the Education Industry Cloud computing is an interesting topic. Discussing its benefits will always put you on the politically correct side of the topic. If you read the national press, and listen to some of my...

Growing Old Together - A Perspective on Operational Frameworks
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Matthew J. Frederickson, CISSP, Director of Information Technology, Council Rock School District

I'm sure that you have heard this old adage before – “The one constant in technology is change”. Given the fact that IT as a profession is really not that old, the challenges that we face on a daily basis are the one...

Transforming Education through Personalized Learning at Fulton County Schools
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Serena Sacks, CIO, Fulton County Schools

Today more than ever, information and technology are becoming mission critical to teaching and learning. Kids today are born as digital natives and exposed to digital technology on a daily basis. They can interact seamlessly between the cyber...

Cloud Computing and K12
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Stevin Smith, Executive Director of IT, Gilbert Public Schools

Cloud computing has now matured to the point that it is no longer considered especially innovative. Consumer-level computing is now almost exclusively cloud-based and businesses have also embraced the cloud for mission-critical enterprise...

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