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Emphasizing campus cybersecurity is crucial

A cybersecurity veteran discusses the importance of higher ed staying in front of security risks

Joe Adams, Interim President and CEO and Vice President of Research and Cyber Security, Merit Network

Streamlining the International Payment Process

The right financial partnership can reduce costs and improve efficiency and service

The U.S. is home to the largest population of international students in the world. This student demographic enriches educational institutions, but also adds increased complexities. Many institutions struggle to provide a payment experience that is familiar to international students while also efficiently managing the reconciliation process associated with these payments.

Mobility solutions are transforming the way we learn, work and study

Developments in learning spaces, resources and equality are trends to watch out for throughout the year

Nicole Nesrsta, Vertical Solutions Marketing Manager, Education, Citrix

How Florida State University Established an Effective Energy Conservation Program

For the second year in a row, Florida State University has been named 2014’s “Most Efficient High Quality University in the Country” by U.S. News & World Report. Establishing an effective energy conservation program was one of many key elements that allowed the university to attain national recognition for efficiency.

Process simplification has been key in maintaining FSU’s status as a national leader in conservation.

Look to the On-Demand Model for Higher Education to Weather the Storm

Colleges and universities are facing tremendous headwinds today. Competition is increasing as more institutions compete for fewer applicants.

Maximizing efficiency and optimizing workflows through enterprise content management

AMI and Laserfiche boost student services at the College of the Desert through e-forms and digital records management

The College of the Desert in Palm Desert is one of the 112 institutions in the community college system of California. With an enrollment of 13,000 students, as many as 20,000 to 30,000 documents are processed annually at the college.

“The California community college system came under criticism a few years back for its inadequate technology, inefficient business processes and low completion rates,” says Annabelle Nery, dean of admissions and records. “This pushed us to be more innovative in better serving our students and fostering completion.”

6 Academic Video Tips That Help You Out-recruit, Outperform and Out-retain: Strategies from University of Maryland Dental

Effective use of video can transform teaching and learning

When a student gets accepted to a top-10 ranked program like the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, they’re entering the most challenging, rigorous educational environment they’ll ever experience

Achieving Operational Excellence through Innovative IT Strategies

Becoming more efficient and focusing on your constituents with ERP

Institutions are under increasing pressure to provide more services, despite reduced operating budgets and elusive funding, and amid calls to hold down tuition. To meet these challenges, leading institutions are combining innovative approaches to technology and strategy by moving to the cloud, adopting managed services and focusing on strategic planning.

IT: Mobilizing Your Campus Ecosystem

Keys to developing an engaging campus mobile app

Students and faculty at higher education institutions prefer to access information about courses and the campus community on-the-go. And the best mobile apps are seamlessly integrated with all of an institution’s information infrastructure. This web seminar, originally broadcast on May 6, 2014, featured an enrollment administrator who discussed the major considerations when connecting the campus app to LMS and other systems, and keeping students and staff consistently engaged.

Best Practices for Going Paperless in Higher Ed

Keys to effective electronic document management

Complying with recordkeeping laws and information security requirements can be made easier with electronic document management. This is critical for higher ed institutions that are struggling to do more with less. This web seminar, originally broadcast on April 22, 2014, featured leaders from the Washington Student Achievement Council, a state agency working with colleges and universities to expand access to higher education in Washington.

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