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Need an IT Revamp? Here's How to Start

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's chief information officer shares seven ways to get your IT organization moving in the right direction.

4 Effects of K-12 Coding Programs for Higher Ed

Some K-12 schools have begun requiring that all students learn coding as a means of encouraging the next generation of computer scientists and of fostering higher-order thinking. What does that mean for higher education? Here are four possibilities.

The TCO and ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Calculating the TCO and ROI of Desktop Virtualization

Cost savings is one of the main arguments made for desktop virtualization. Here, the CIO of Lone Star College System shares how to calculate the TCO and ROI of your virtualization project.

Beyond the Hype, Schools Chart a MOOC-Tinted Future

In a joint report, the Big Ten universities analyze the potential of MOOC platforms to improve instruction across members schools and extend the reach of a powerful brand.

Duke Co-Lab Invites Students to Write Their Own Technology

This "creativity incubator" promotes the idea of students taking ownership of campus technology; it also helps them make the connection between classroom learning and the nitty-gritty of real work.



An 'Ensemble Model' for Student Analytics: Driving Academic Success in the Community College

"There's been a sea change in community colleges, from a sole emphasis on providing an access to education for all, to placing a much greater, additional emphasis on the students you have already admitted," according to South Orange County Community College District Vice Chancellor Bob Bramucci. In this interview, he tells Campus Technology's Mary Grush how SOCCCD is expanding its toolchest for student success, why that's more crucial now than ever, and what the institution is doing to help other colleges do the same.

The Power of Predictive Analytics

The Power of Predictive Analytics

Smart universities are turning to new data sources to identify those students who need a nudge toward success.

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Why Your Help Desk Should Be More Like Apple's Genius Bar

This Arizona college IT organization took an idea from Apple to build a better relationship with its faculty and staff "customers."

The Need for Innovation Amid Change

The Need for Innovation Amid Change

Issuing dire warnings about the threat facing higher ed, keynote speakers at Campus Technology 2013 also offered tough love and guidance for the future.

The True Cost of Open Source

The True Cost of Open Source

While open source software boasts no licensing fees, costs such as maintenance, support, and storage can bump up the total price.