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Improving Retention & Remediation: Using a Data-Driven Feedback System to Fundamentally Alter Institutional Economics


Tuition rates have increased above the rate of inflation for three decades. While it is clear this trend cannot continue indefinitely, educational institutions must rely on revenue flows in order to operate. Using ExamSoft's solution in conjunction with a new dynamic curriculum, Dr. Lenihan of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine was able to improve quality, reduce dropout rates, and drive more students to the organization—ultimately creating a positive and fundamental alteration in the workings of the institution’s economic structure. In this paper, Dr. David Lenihan of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM)discusses how leveraging embedded assessments for remediation purposes has drastically altered the economic makeup of TouroCOM.

Northwestern University Enrolls Veeam for Data Protection and Virtualization Management


Approximately 80 percent of the IT infrastructure at Northwestern University is virtualized. In the early days of Northwestern’s virtualization initiative, the university’s IT team performed traditional file-based backups on VM, which completed backups outside of the allotted backup window, leaving the school vulnerable in potential disaster scenarios. Read this whitepaper to learn how Northwestern upgraded their virtualized environment to overcome this challenge.

College Goes Green with VMware and Veeam


The Warrington College IT team faced a similar challenge to what many are experience in the public sector – increased demand for IT service and support under constrained resources and funding. Read this whitepaper to learn how Nick Smeltzer, Director of IT services for Warrington Collegiate, and his colleagues leveraged a virtualized environment to conserve energy, save money and supply reliable disaster recovery.

4 Wonders of the World of Higher Education Websites


Higher education and Multisite—what could go wrong? Are departments still asking you to build, customize, and manage dozens of one-off websites? It’s a big job--even with Drupal. Tech teams spend 40+ hours a month managing servers, core updates, and billing. Read firsthand accounts from top schools that did it in this book. • How to stay flexible with a custom distribution. Got a multitude of use cases and departments? So did Weill Cornell Medical College. See how they pleased everyone. • 3 reasons Multisite isn’t as awesome as it looks. Read how California State University opted out of Multisite, and saved their team 40 hours a week with faster workflows. • The tech team at Arizona State University earned unanimous praise by deploying a custom distribution for 2,000+ sites.

BYOD Success in Higher Education


The variety of user devices found on and off today's campuses is creating new challenges for overworked IT and Helpdesk staff. Read this whitepaper to learn how a new breed of HTML5 access solutions provides students & staff with user-friendly access to academic resources from any device, anywhere, while also addressing the needs of IT staff who are tasked with managing, configuring and securing these devices.

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Campuses on Cloud 9: Higher Ed IT's Drift Towards the Cloud


Download this infographic to discover the findings of a recent Campus Technology survey of higher education IT administrators which helps identify the security concerns surrounding the migration to the cloud.

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Kingsborough Community College Case Study


Campus-wide Wi-Fi with easy access for guests and students makes business sense. Learn how Kingsborough Community College improved communications with students, provided Wi-Fi coverage on a 77-acre campus, and upgraded Wi-Fi service for public venues that generate revenue.

Comparing SalesCloud on Mobile Devices—Choose Your Device Carefully


Consulting firm Prowess tested Sales Cloud on three mobile devices, the Intel® Core™ processor-powered Dell Venue 11 Pro, the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, and the Apple iPad Air. Which device was the best? Only the Intel Core processor-powered Dell Venue 11 Pro delivered the critical functionality of Sales Cloud for sales reps on the go, offering the best combination of functionality, usability, and productivity. Reps were able to easily update documents and input data, synchronize email and appointments, convert leads to opportunities, generate quotes, and view reports.