Research, Surveys & Forecasts


Research: 6 in 10 Millennials Have 'Low' Technology Skills

American millennials may be the first generation that grew up with computers and Internet access, but all that time spent glued to a small screen hasn't translated to technology competence, according to a research project that analyzed data from an assessment of adult competencies that tests cognitive and workplace skills.

Survey: Latest Word on Optimal Length for Videos in the Classroom

While video usage is growing in the classroom, it's far from pervasive, according to a new survey from Kaltura.

Report: Giving Credit for Prior Learning Boosts Persistence

Anew report from Pearson Education and the American Council on Education lays out the benefits to students, institutions and employers for issuing credit for prior learning.

Report: U.S. Schools Do Lousy Job of Recruiting International Students

A new research project by StudyPortals and the British Council took a "mystery shopper" approach to understand just how well 974 institutions around the world help those students find the information they need to make a decision about where to study.

Enterprise Wireless Shows Signs of Slowing in 2015

Growth of the wireless local area network (WLAN) enterprise market in the first quarter of 2015 slowed significantly compared to preceding quarters but still increased 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.



New Jersey Institute of Technology Streamlines Grants Management

New Jersey Institute of Technology is moving its paper-based research and grants management system to the cloud.

Hyperscale Demand Helps Servers See Mild Growth in 2015

Worldwide server shipments grew 13 percent and revenue 17.9 percent in the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.

BPM to Hit $2.7 Billion in 2015, Driven in Part by Internet of Things

The worldwide market for business process management (BPM) software is expected to reach $2.7 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.4 percent over 2014, according to the information technology research and advisory company Gartner.

Report: Cellular-Connected Tablets Gaining Popularity While Overall Tablet Market Declines

Tablets and two-in-one devices are expected to decline in shipments by 3.8 percent in 2015, but within that declining market the percentage of cellular-connected device sales is expected to grow, according to a new report.

Report: Chromebook Shipments To Grow 27 percent in 2015

Chromebook sales in 2015 will increase 27 percent over 2014 shipments to hit 7.3 million, according to a new forecast from market research firm Gartner.