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Cloud Computing in Education

Cloud computing primarily refers to technology that delivers computing resources via the Web. The benefits of introducing these systems are most frequently discussed in relation to business, but its impact on the education sector is no less significant. Educational institutions all over the world have already adapted the cloud to their own settings and made use of its great potential for innovation. This white paper discusses some of the most important applications of cloud computing in education.
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Education

  • Source: Technology Evaluation Centers
The education industry (often referred to as the educational services industry) has grown exponentially over the last decade, as more and more organizations understand the importance of learning and continuing education.

The educational services sector is comprised of establishments whose primary activity is education. This includes elementary schools, secondary schools, colleges, universities, business schools, and vocational, technical, and trade schools, as well as companies that provide educational and training services. These establishments may be privately owned and operated for profit or not for profit, or they may be publicly owned and operated.

The emergence of new technologies and changing student demographics is driving dramatic changes in the delivery of services by educational institutions—especially with respect to how learning information is created, delivered, and used.
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Changing the Face of Technology in Education: Funding Education-Not Technology

With tight budgets and spending restrictions affecting education, there has been increased interest in using a tool that has achieved significant success in the business world—customer relationship management (CRM) for schools. This approach involves taking a "customer-concentric" view to develop strategic plans. The key, however, is to take advantage of these capabilities without creating additional "information technology" overhead.
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Managing Change in the Higher Education Sector

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Higher education institutions are turning to software to help them deal with financial, organizational, and regulatory change. TEC surveyed higher education professionals to find out whether their software systems were able to address their most pressing challenges. We also assessed a vendor that emphasizes the change management capabilities of its software—UNIT4—to determine how well it supports change management challenges. Download this report for full results and analysis.
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IDC MarketScape: Worldwide IT Education and Training 2012 Vendor Analysis

This study assesses key technology vendors participating in the IT education market as a line of business (LOB) to support the sale of their technologies. Based on IDC's research, observations, and interviews with many of the key participants in the market, this document provides several dozen practices or approaches to successfully building, maintaining, and growing a training business. Know the key research findings.
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VersiFit Technologies Equips Teachers to Customize Each Student’s Education

VersiFit Technologies LLC provides data warehousing and business intelligence (BI) applications to kindergarten through grade 12 (K-12) school systems. The company’s Edvantage product provides visibility into student data, enabling educators to customize each student’s learning experience. Learn more about the technologies VersiFit used to ensure that Edvantage provides an intuitive user experience.
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Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE)

  • Source: Technology Evaluation Centers
Burdened by reporting and tax compliance issues with its legacy financials system, Duke Corporate Education (Duke CE) needed a replacement solution to support its structure of international subsidiaries, and address multicurrency operations and intercompany transactions. Learn how Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) helped Duke CE accurately define its requirements, and develop a detailed and efficient project plan.
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Chromebooks and BYOD Success in Education

Today's educators and school IT staff face a dynamic environment of exploding content sources and education applications. This white paper examines the challenges that IT professionals face in academic environments and discusses the ways in which Chromebooks directly address those challenges. It also presents a case study of one of the school districts that have begun transitioning from PCs to Chromebooks. Read more.
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Non-restrictive Technology in Education: The Reboot-to-restore Concept

Educational institutions represent a unique and complex learning environment from a technological standpoint. Educational instructors are faced with the conundrum of needing to be more knowledgeable about technology in order to ensure that students are appropriately educated; yet they have to continually tighten security because of the growing number of threats—both internally and externally.
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Infrastructure Technology Support for Education

Educational success depends on positive, productive relationships among teachers, students, parents, administrators, school boards, and the larger community. While computers cannot replace teachers, desktop computing and electronic networks can enhance learning by supporting social relationships and enabling rapid, accurate communication of stakeholder issues and needs. A formal deployment plan will help you deliver an environment consistent with those needs.
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