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iFOLIO's Secret Sauce to Capturing the Education Market
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Jean Marie Richardson, President & CEO

Today’s technologies are transforming the education sector to a new level with many advanced solutions by various providers. One of the needs in this industry that is still being addressed is student portfolio management. Although several...

Marrying Technology and Education Science to Evolve Security Awareness and Training
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Joe Ferrara, President and CEO, Wombat Security

At Wombat Security, cyber awareness and training initiatives are central to our mission of changing employee behaviors and reducing risk to organizations. Education is one of the foundational elements of our unique methodology, and our approach is...

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...

Creating Amazing Learning Solutions that are Changing the Education Market
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Aref Matin, CTO, Ascend Learning

Challenges in you’re the industry: As decision makers in this industry, we understand the challenges in our own industry and usually have an architectural and tactical roadmap that we follow closely. This industry has many hard­ware,...

Higher Ed Administrators and Tech Teams Must Collaborate To Navigate a Complex Ed-Tech Environment
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Rick Torres, President and CEO, National Student Clearinghouse

There is no bigger transition in business than moving from large for-profits to a non-profit, mission-based technology environment. At non-profits, success is measured by extending your mission of service provision to as many of their stakeholders...

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...

"Still Fear Moving to the Cloud?"
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Emiliano Diez, VP, Cloud Services, Campus Management Corp

In my conversations with IT executives in higher education and other industries who have not yet moved completely to the cloud, the question is no longer ‘if ’ but ‘when’. Yet a few expressed reservations when it comes to...

Changing the Face of e-Learning Landscape
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Andrew Moore, CIO, Boulder Valley School District

How do you manage student data and assessment platform in your school district? My experience in the private sector before joining Boulder Valley school district has been instrumental in inclining my thought process and viewpoints towards...

Taming the Wild IT Ecosystem
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Vince Kellen, PhD, CIO, University of California San Diego

Complexity bedevils us. And in the world of information technology, we have loads of it. Digitization, especially in universities, has grown far faster, perhaps even outstripping a huffing and puffing Moore’s Law, which for years has...

Cloud Strategy in Higher Education
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Chris Harrison, CTO, Nova Southeastern University

Traditionally IT (Information Technology) organizations within the Education industry, and in particular in Higher Education, have been focused on hosting all educational platforms on-premises. This has been a traditional trend consistent with...

Cloud and SaaS-the New-age Mantra for Education
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Chris Nash, CIO, Adtalem Global Education

1. How would you describe the role of a CIO today? In some respects, the CIO role is like an Olympic decathlete. Just like in the decathlon, today’s CIO is expected to excel at 10 wide-ranging disciplines: 1. Creating a culture of...

Cheerleader and Defender: Expanding Roles of the CIO
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Dan Ewart, VP for Infrastructure and CIO, University of Idaho

As the chief information officer of a rural, land grant research institution, I face many of the same challenges and opportunities as my peers at like institutions. The roles of a higher education CIO have changed over the years but I think that...

IT Must be at the Decision-Making Table in Higher Education
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Dr. Mira Lalovic-Hand, CIO & SVP, Rowan University

Education, the long-lived institution with the straightforward mission of transferring knowledge from current and past generations to new generations, has not changed fundamentally over hundreds of years. There still exist classrooms, teachers,...

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...

Increased Efficiency and Productivity through Cloud ERP
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Mark H. Nestor, Associate Provost and CIO, University of the Sciences

My father spent a significant part of his career as an IT Director and Global Infrastructure Architect for a Big 3 accounting firm. Early on, his challenge was to get a large number of data centers located in numerous countries to communicate with...

Leveraging Cloud to Cultivate Talent
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Yvette Brown, VP-Technology & CIO, Barry University

Higher education CIOs must demonstrate an ability to stay focused on introducing and supplying technology services that directly support the institution’s strategic initiatives and educational mission. This requires a very careful balance...

The Digital Campus
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Sean Moriarty, CTO, SUNY Oswego

In March 2014, our President gave a series of presentations describing the direction our college would be headed in the future. In one of her final slides she introduced the idea that Oswego State needed to become a “Digital Campus,”...

Lingk Launches Data Integration Platform; Squares Institutional Success with Operational Outcome
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DANVILLE, CA: Eliminating unnecessary, expensive and manual labor associated with customer implementation process is indeed a herculean task. But cloud based data integration software provider, Lingk makes it uncomplicated with its latest release...

Collaaj collaborates with Instructure for Canvas Learning Management System
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Education Technology Insights

SAN JOSE, CA:  Collaj, an enterprise and educational video company, joins forces with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) technology company Instructure- a maker of the Canvas Learning Management System (LMS). With this, Collaj now offers its...

Higher Education Challenges: Big Data; Cloud Computing; Information Security
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Elias G. Eldayrie, VP & CIO, University of Florida

Big Data Integral to University Missions While universities mine data to tailor student advising and educational experiences, there are other vitally important higher education issues involved. As big data becomes increasingly important in the...

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