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Campus Computing Project takes pulse of higher ed IT

December, 2015
Helping faculty adopt instructional technology is a top IT priority in higher ed.

Although it has been a boon to commercial services such as Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and others, colleges and universities aren’t completely sold on cloud computing. That’s according to the 2015 “Campus Computing Project” report, released in October at the Educause conference in Indianapolis.

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One-stop shop eases discovery of online services and business forms

December, 2015
OneCampus has been a perfect fit at the University of Delaware, where students have their smartphones with them all the time--even during the traditional twilight induction ceremony held for incoming freshmen. Courtesy of UD.

The number of forms at the University of Delaware, just like at any other higher ed institution, is large. From course withdrawals for students to facilities requests by staff, a stakeholder is often required to fill out a specific form deep within various web applications in order to make a business action happen on campus.

Trends shaping the shift to getting the most value out of IT resources

October, 2015
Nicole Nesrsta

The notion of doing more with less—less budget, less time, fewer resources—has been the mantra in many IT departments for some time. But the institution leaders gathering at this year’s EDUCAUSE Annual Conference are now more concerned with: “How can I do something different to get more value with the resources I have?”

Staying Relevant to the Research Power User

July, 2015

Higher education institutions consistently face pressure to satisfy the computing, storage and network requirements of their campus power users, the research scientists. A variety of technological trends are also putting added pressure on an institution’s infrastructure.

Increase Student Engagement with Video: Experiences from Purdue University

January, 2015

In the last few years, video in education has gone from a luxury addition to a must-have item.