Information Technology

6 Higher Ed Tech Trends To Watch in 2013

Here are six areas that every IT pro in higher education should keep an eye on during the coming year.

Gartner Predicts Cloud, Social, Mobile, and Information Forces Will Shape 2013

According to research firm Gartner, several converging forces will influence IT in the coming year.

OpenERP 7.0 Adds Google Docs Integration, Customer Portal

OpenERP has released version 7.0 of its open source enterprise resource planning system, OpenERP. The new version incorporates a range of new modules, collaborative messaging, and integration with Google Docs, among other new features.

Kingston Debuts 1 TB External Flash Drive

At the 2013 International CES event in Las Vegas, Kingston Digital unveiled a new line of USB 3.0 flash drives with capacities up to 1 terabyte, the largest to date.

2013 Worldwide IT Outlook (teaser)

Worldwide IT Outlook Improves for 2013

The outlook for IT services, software, and devices is looking up. According to a new forecast, worldwide IT spending across all sectors will grow by $249 billion in 2013, reaching $3.74 trillion--up 4.2 percent from 2012.

Free Network Analytics Service Identifies Potential Areas for Performance Improvement

A new free online service promises to help organizations troubleshoot potential problems areas in their networks and provide point-in-time reporting of every device.

Research: IT Predictions for 2013

The IT industry's transition to mobile computing, cloud services, social networking, and big data technologies--collectively referred to as the third platform--will accelerate in 2013, according to IDC Predictions 2013: Competing on the 3rd Platform, a recent report from International Data Corporation.

4 Tips for Mobile Success On Campus

Here are four ways to make sure your college is ready to host the many different mobile devices that are making their way onto campus.

University of Roehampton Implements New Service Desk Software

The University of Roehampton, which operates four colleges serving 9,000 students in London, has rolled out new service desk software for IT and other departments.

Western Connecticut Uncovers Security Hole; 234,000 Have Data Exposed

Western Connecticut State University has begun the arduous process of notifying its campus community by mail about a data exposure that lasted for more than three years.