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.
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.
Survey: Is ERP Meeting the Needs of Higher Education?
Published On: April 06 2011
Technology Evaluation Centers (TEC) is conducting a research study on the changing needs of higher education institutions. To better understand the enterprise software needs of these institutions, as well as to determine whether their current systems are equipped to handle their changing requirements, we have developed a short survey.
If you work in higher education, you are encouraged to
Chromebooks and BYOD Success in Education
Ericom Software Inc.
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.
Case Study: University Continuing Education
GeoMetrix Data Systems
The school of business at one of Canada’s largest universities realized its old system for online registration, customer relationship management (CRM), and e-mail lacked needed functionality. The school wanted better reporting capabilities, automated waitlist maintenance, the ability to locate and change multiple profiles, and more. The learning management system (LMS) finally chosen allows easy modifications. Learn more.
It's not Academic: Dealing with Expenses in Education
Universities and other higher education establishments have to address the need for savings across the board. One area is expenses from faculty members and other associated with faculty. The complex mix of expense types needs a flexible yet solid means of managing spend as close as possible to the point of expense that encourages the individual to participate in the process without it being seen as an imposition. Know how.
Infrastructure Technology Support for Education
Grogan Enterprise Services
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.
SAP Partners with Interaction Design Foundation to Promote Simpler Software Design
Published On: March 14 2013
SAP and the Interaction Design Foundation (IDF) announced an alliance that aims to provide access to software design education to students and professionals in both emerging and developed economies. IDF offers free text books and online education materials created by leading academics and practitioners of software design.
With booming education prices and following the United Nations
NC School Districts Choose SAS to Keep Their Data in the Cloud
Published On: September 19 2012
SAS will consolidate and house data from school districts under The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) in order to modernize their systems, protect their data, and deliver savings.
The North Carolina Education Cloud (NCEdCloud), a Race to the Top initiative, will use SAS hosting services to support the critical business functions of local education agencies (LEAs).