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Strategies for Moving to the Cloud

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Tue, 11/14/2017
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As higher education continues to feel pressure to reduce costs and improve efficiency, campus IT environments are rapidly changing and the speed of cloud adoption is increasing. More schools are utilizing cloud technology to modernize systems, cut costs and analyze data to gain insights about more cost effective ways to run the institution. But, it is crucial that such an important decision is made strategically, and that cloud systems are adequately assessed to ensure they will meet the needs of the institution.

Attend this web seminar to learn some practical strategies for successfully moving any college or university to the cloud. Our presenters will include the director of IT at the University of Wyoming and the director of higher education at Oracle, who will outline how UW assessed and selected a cloud platform to replace the school’s outdated financial and HR systems, and how this cloud model will benefit the university by improving efficiency and reducing costs.

Topics will include:

  • The challenges created by legacy systems
  • How a cloud platform can benefit institutions
  • Key strategies for assessing and selecting a cloud system
  • How the University of Wyoming moved to the cloud and seeing benefits

Scheduled speakers:

Jennifer Chavez
Director, Information Technology
University of Wyoming

Brad Saffer
Director of Higher Education
Oracle

Who will benefit: College and university leaders interested in IT, business processes or cloud models. Anyone may attend.

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