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Preparing Students for a Globally Connected World: The Role of the IT Organization

Preparing Students for a Globally Connected World: The Role of the IT Organization

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.

  • Will Data Eat the World? Yes, With Some Help from Open Source

    Alfred Essa, VP, Analytics & R&D, McGraw-Hill Education

    In 2011 Marc Andreesen famously made the declaration that “software is eating the world.” Five years later software’s victory is complete. The world now runs on software and every competitive company, at its core, is a software company.

  • Digitization to Modernize Higher Education

    Tom Ryan, Director of IT, Rutgers University–Camden

    ​In recent years, digital technologies that allow instructors to livestream and/or record their lectures and make them accessible to students on demand have become vital to the effective delivery of lessons.

  • Bright Horizons Back-Up Care Simplified with New Mobile App

    Andrew Williams, Director of Product Management, Bright Horizons

    Propelics first began by conducting user-story workshops to determine how most individuals would engage with the mobile application and quickly discovered users were likely to take several different paths when making back-up care reservations.

  • The Effective Use of Data in Education

    Dan Han, Chief Information Security Officer, Virginia Commonwealth University

    By streamlining the evaluation and automating the different administrative processes, IT is changing the way education is managed

Cloud Computing Affecting the Education Industry

Jose Bernier Ed.D., AVP & CIO, Stetson University

Today, as consumers, we expect to have access to our systems and information at anytime from anywhere, while, as Information Technology administrators, it is one of our goals to provide our users with that omnipresent access

Fostering Technology Incorporation into Learning and Research

Fostering Technology Incorporation into Learning and Research

Jack Chen, CIO, Adelphi University

My role as CIO has evolved over the last few years, but it changed dramatically after Dr. Christine...

Secrets of being a Successful Entrepreneur

Secrets of being a Successful Entrepreneur

Aaron Goodin, Ecommerce Product and Business Strategy, Pacific Dream Seafoods and CEO and Founder of Tack

As every entrepreneur knows, creating a startup is hard work....

Transforming Education through Personalized Learning at Fulton County Schools

Transforming Education through Personalized Learning at Fulton County Schools

Serena Sacks, CIO, Fulton County Schools

Today more than ever, information and technology are becoming mission critical to teaching...

Big Data on a Campus - Asking the Right Questions

Jan I Fox, SVP for IT, Marshall University

The new ‘Big Data’ world does add new exciting and frightening data sources.