Campus Technology White Papers.

Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


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Trends in Higher Education: The Impact on Enrollment Marketers

10/10/14

Certain higher education trends, including key demographic projections and an improving economy, are destined to have a dramatic impact on the challenges faced by enrollment marketers in the decade ahead. To meet these competitive challenges, enrollment marketers will need to “get smarter” to achieve required conversion rates and reduce cost of conversion. Download this industry perspective on what it means to “get smarter” in enrollment practices.


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Sky's the Limit: What Could You and Your Team Accomplish with 46% More Time?

09/30/14

IT Leaders Rethink IT Support: A recent Blackboard study of helpdesk interactions found that 46% were simple password resets - a task that can be easily automated. Think about what your support team could accomplish if they could save the time spent on this and other routine tasks.


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It's Time to Refresh Your Data Center

09/03/14

In difficult economic times, many organizations have to cut back, limiting expenditures to necessities and putting new initiatives on hold. While that saves money in the short term, over time an aging infrastructure will prevent you from capitalizing on the exciting benefits and opportunities made possible by new technologies. In this White Paper, we’ll examine how improvements in processor technology have affected the data center and how you can avoid the pitfalls sometimes uncovered in an upgrade.


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Windows Server 2003: Why You Should Get Current

09/03/14

This IDC white paper considers the end of extended support for Windows Server 2003 and explores the Windows migration options that are available to customers and the benefits associated with a modernization effort. It also evaluates the risks that customers faced if they did not move off of Windows Server 2003 prior to the conclusion of extended support.




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Enhance Learning with Collaborative Technologies

08/27/14

Learn how collaboration and presentation systems can foster engagement, discussion and collaboration.


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Cloud Campus: The Software-Defined College

08/26/14

Cloud on Campus: Higher Ed institutions spend $4B/year on unmanaged investments. What steps are universities taking to eliminate IT silos, deliver increased control, and empower users?


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4 Ways Video Walls Help Higher Ed Attract Students, Create Collaborative Learning Environments, and Build Communities

08/20/14

New technologies in the classroom and a trend toward technology-based models of learning are creating a dramatic transformation in the higher education sector. As traditional institutions struggle to find new ways to stay relevant, one emerging technology trend, video walls, is helping higher education institutions wow tech-savvy incoming students and prove their relevance.Learn what types of video wall applications are being implemented and how they address critical challenges for higher education institutions.


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Case Study: Creating the Library of Tomorrow

08/20/14

Yesterday’s library of card catalogs and the Dewey Decimal System is passé. Today’s learners are tech-savvy and non-conventional. They want a vibrant library environment that fosters creativity, collaboration, and deeply engaged learning. They prefer interactive video chats and lively whiteboard collaboration instead of the hushed group study sessions of the past. In short, they want what a library should have been all along. If you’re wondering how to get started or what the next generation of libraries will look like, we invite you to read about how a major university partnered with the world’s leading audio/video solutions provider, AVI-SPL, to make full use of today’s cutting-edge collaborative learning technologies to build the library of the future.