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9/19/2017

From Scattered to Scale: How the University of Arizona Overcame 3 Common Lecture Capture Challenges

Like most institutions, the University of Arizona added lecture capture technology through small scale experimentation, starting at the departmental level. But in just a few years, lecture capture had taken hold and UA faculty were producing some 2TB of video every week and over 30,000 hours each year. Further complicating the situation was the wide variety of lecture capture systems from different vendors used on campus, each using different appliances and hardware, each providing different capabilities, and each requiring different levels of support. There had to be a better way.

9/28/2017

Implementing New Business Processes: Strategies for Success

For many institutions, implementing new processes, platforms or solutions in the business office, bursar’s office or financial aid departments can seem intimidating and overwhelming. Besides ensuring that any new process or solution improves efficiency and meets the needs of both students and staff, there are a multitude of other factors to consider, such as security, compliance, logistics, and project timing and prioritization.

10/12/2017

Strategies to Improve Campus Safety

Campus safety has become increasingly complex. Higher ed leaders face the threat of serious safety incidents on their campuses every day, while changing legislative mandates only add to the complexity. Ensuring that safety training and processes are up-to-date can be challenging. As a result, many institutions are adopting more efficient processes and individualized technology solutions that improve campus safety while saving time and money.

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8/17/2017

The Three P’s of Accessibility

Do you find it difficult to know just how to make your classes truly accessible? Are you struggling to know where to start?

Join the club.

Watch this recent web seminar that covered both the technical and pedagogical considerations for creating accessible video.

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8/10/2017

Innovating the Campus Tour with Mobile Apps

Some 75 percent of high school seniors say they visit a college campus without ever contacting the admissions department. Not all prospective students want or are able to take a guided tour of campus, but without an alternative, many students visit on their own, and are walking away with unanswered questions and no communication from the college or university.

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8/3/2017

The Importance of Change Management to Campus IT Strategies

Higher education is in the midst of significant changes, including in the areas of technology infrastructure and strategy. Moving to the cloud, updating or automating business processes and incorporating data-driven decision making can dramatically benefit the institution, but campus leaders can run the risk of overlooking a crucial component to ensuring any technology strategy is successful: change management.

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7/13/2017

Using Predictive Analytics to Meet Enrollment Goals

The leadership of Dickinson College understands the importance of predictive analytics to help shape their class. But they also know that models can get stale, and will only improve when they are transparent and institutional departments collaborate during the model building and enrollment process.

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6/28/2017

Payment Plans That Drive Student Success

While students have a variety of options when it comes to paying for college, making unwise financial decisions can lead to negative consequences for the student as well as the institution. Overborrowing, poor planning and budgeting, and misunderstanding financial aid can create seemingly insurmountable debt that can affect academic performance, push students to leave school before completion, and burden them long after graduation.  

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6/22/2017

Improving How Higher Ed Does Business

Higher education is in the midst of significant change. Institutions are under pressure to reduce costs and improve the efficiency of operations while providing responsive, quality services to students. Many college and university leaders are turning to transformative technologies such as electronic forms, workflow automation and enterprise content management (ECM) to help them overcome these challenges.

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5/30/2017

Modernizing the Campus Store

Attend this web seminar to learn how the The Duck Store at the University of Oregon has transformed the shopping experience.

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5/25/2017

Best Practices for Managing Your Workforce

Many higher education institutions still rely on inefficient, disparate systems for tracking employee time and attendance. And with workers on campus in a wide variety of jobs, it can be challenging to manage professional, union, auxiliary and student workforces, all at the same time.

Some institutions are turning to automated time and attendance solutions to address these issues, but are unsure of how this change might affect their people, processes, and organization.

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5/24/2017

How to Efficiently Extend Your Card Office Capabilities

Nowadays it seems as though we are being asked to do more and more with less and less. That might make sense from a business standpoint as it makes you more profitable, but you run the risk of burning out and stressing out your employees.

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5/23/2017

Pittsburg State University’s Journey to the Cloud

In recent years, the requirements of public higher education institutions have changed drastically, increasing the pressure to modernize their IT systems.  To meet those challenges, many universities are looking at available options, including the cloud.

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5/18/2017

How to Use Academic Video to Create Rising-Star Students

By the time they graduate, nearly 100 percent of students from The University of Toledo Edward H. Schmidt School of Professional Sales have jobs. Ready to find out how?

One of the secrets is video.

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5/16/2017

Preparing for the Class of 2021: The Next Generation of Student IDs

Colleges and universities face an increasingly competitive environment for attracting and retaining students.  These challenges are further complicated with tighter funding constraints and the need to keep up with the latest technological advancements to remain competitive. Student ID card systems are not immune to these pressures; outdated ID technology can result in increased costs, long wait times for students, as well as privacy and security issues.

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5/15/2017

Finding Opportunity: Growth & Vision for Higher Ed CIOs

CIOs from five institutions speak candidly about managing campus technology, building a talented IT team, creating an ITIL environment and other common challenges. This informative session was broadcast live from the TeamDynamix Client Summit in Chicago.

Topics will include:

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5/11/2017

Improving Data Accuracy for Performance Reporting

College and university leaders manage large datasets that are compiled across people, departments and systems. Producing quality performance reports, institutional effectiveness measures, and academic data can be a challenge in today’s environment. In addition to maintaining reliable and accurate data, higher ed leaders are continually asked to do more work, with more depth—but without additional resources.

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5/9/2017

How to Engage, Recruit and Enroll the Next Generation of Business Students

The current generation of prospective business students expects more from potential institutions than students of the past did. Identifying the best-fit students, as well as engaging and recruiting them, is more challenging than ever before.

Attend this pre-recorded webcast to:

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5/4/2017

Meeting the Campus eCommerce Demands of the Future

The new generation of students and parents has a unique perspective on viewing and paying tuition bills, and a different set of expectations when it comes to the eCommerce options available at their college or university. Understanding and responding to these changing expectations is crucial, not only to remain competitive as an institution, but also to improve efficiency and reduce costs by taking advantage of current tools, technologies and strategies in billing and payments.

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4/27/2017

3D Printing at East Stroudsburg University

Attend this webcast to learn how an instructor and two students at East Stroudsburg University (Penn.) are using the Stratasys J750 3D Printer in their coursework. Projects include environmental designs, branding championship, medical problem-solving and more.

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4/20/2017

Strategies for Moving to a Unified Academic Video Platform

Like many institutions, Yale University first adopted academic video at a departmental level. This proved the potential of video as a study aid, but also created a number of challenges, including requiring administrators to maintain a complex web of disconnected media storage solutions, and forcing students to learn multiple systems for accessing their recorded lessons.

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3/30/2017

Preparing Your Campus for the Emerging Payment World

Higher education institutions are constantly looking for ways to boost retention rates, especially for students struggling to meet increasing economic costs. Accepting payments from international students can also be challenging—from dealing with security issues associated with carrying cash to reconciling international wire transfers that may omit the recipient’s name.

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3/28/2017

Guided Pathways to Success: Empower Students Through to Completion and Beyond

Which major is best for me? How do I plan my courses? How do I succeed in my courses? What is my career strategy after college? These are all questions students tend to have throughout their educational journey.

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