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The Changing Landscape of Education
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Darin King, CIO, North Dakota University System

In the past two years our university system of 11 public colleges and universities has seen some significant changes in the way we go about the business of IT, focusing on two main areas: systemwide consolidation and heightened security measures....

Artificial Intelligence - Where Reality Cuts Through Fantasy
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Movies are oftentimes the podium where portrayals of the non-existence tend to affect the human minds making us believe in the unreal. However, the question is, have humans stopped at the idea of anticipating the fantastical future? The answer is...

7 Tips and Tools to Protect University Campuses from Cyber Attacks
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James Tagliareni, CIO, Washburn University

If you are like me, data security is a top priority. A recent report by the Identity Theft Resource Center shows that data breaches in the United States are occurring at a record pace this year, and that hacking, from phishing attacks,...

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...

Revamping the State of Higher Education with Technology
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Bob Lim, CIO, University of Kansas

There’s no shortage of challenges for CIOs in any industry, and just keeping pace with emerging technology can feel like an endless sprint. It’s difficult not to lose sleep over the day-to-day decisions of budgets, infrastructure,...

Cybersecurity in Higher Education: Enabling Employees to Safeguard Your Data
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Michael Hites, Sr. Associate VP & CIO, University of Illinois System

How can you prove who you are when your identity can be stolen? In the 90’s I had my ID stolen by someone who took the data from my checking account off a personal check (name, address, checking account number) and created a new...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mobile IT Challenges and Opportunities in the Education Sector
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Deke Kassabian, Senior Director for Networking & Telecommunications, University of Pennsylvania

Mobile device use is skyrocketing everywhere, and higher education is no exception. Each year we see thousands of new students and faculty members arriving on campus, usually with one or more personally-owned mobile devices, with an expectation of...

Fostering Students to Prosper in Global Education
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Randy Phelps, CTO, East Side Union High School District

A significant challenge we face in education is that we know that an entirely new way of teaching and learning, of knowledge acquisition, of measuring growth and fostering success is desperately needed. The challenge is that even with willing...

EXO U Announces Partnership with SIGMAnet; Launches New Platform for K-12 Schools
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Education Technology Insights

FREMONT, CA: EXO U, education tech solution providers announces the development and launch of a new platform called EXO U Digital Education Platform. This launch is in partnership with provider of IT infrastructure consulting, solutions and...

Cloud Computing is Fungible Computing
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Charlie McMahon, VP-IT & CTO, Tulane University

My President came to me recently and asked, “What is cloud computing all about?” I remember the words of a Paul Simon song running through my mind—“Your time has come to shine . . .” The spotlight was on me and I...

RGS Unveils RGS Windows Wi-Fi Learning Device to Optimize Digital Learning
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Education Technology Insights

PHOENIX, AZ: RGS, a developer of products and solutions that meld hardware, software and services to support the unique demands of the customers has unveiled RGS Windows Wi-Fi Learning Device. The launch optimizes the digital learning...

Transformative Change in a Change-Averse Environment
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David W. Dodd, VP-IT & CIO, Stevens Institute of Technology

Higher education institutions have been called ‘loosely coupled organizations’ for good reason. Somewhere between the polarized positions which numerous constituencies hold regarding technology, is a somewhat navigable course to...

The Emerging Focus on Data Governance in Higher Education
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J. Brice Bible, VP & CIO, SUNY University at Buffalo

Academic institutions all across the U.S. are becoming increasingly aware of the significant gap between their imbedded data and analytic systems and the growing Business Intelligence (BI) needs of their organizations. It is not the lack of...

CommuniTake: Simplifying the mLearning Experience
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Ronen Sasson, CEO

A provider of smart and practical mLearning management system that facilitates and materializes the learning experience for students and educators for better focused learning.

EXO U: Transforming Learning Experiences through Mobile Devices
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Kevin Pawsey, CEO

Provider of powerful technology tools to empower teachers to create stimulating classroom environment....

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