IT Trends
An e-Newsletter for IT Professionals in Higher Ed

Case Study

  • Battling the CIO Retirement Wave

    After allocating time and resources over the last two years to studying chief information officer trends across the higher education space, Wayne Brown came to the conclusion that there's a mass exodus on the horizon that few institutions are aware of. Those that choose to ignore it could find themselves picking CIOs from a much smaller pool of candidates than has ever existed in the past.


IT News

  • SP1 Arriving This Year for Exchange Server 2010

    Microsoft has announced updates to come in Service Pack 1 of Exchange Server 2010, including management and search improvements.

  • Court: FCC Can't Regulate Broadband ISPs

    A three-judge federal appeals court panel dealt a serious blow Tuesday to the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) authority to regulate broadband Internet service providers (ISPs).

  • Citrix Takes Virtualization, Conferencing Tools to iPad

    Citrix has released versions of its GoToMeeting and Receiver applications for iPad. Both are available now at no charge.

  • Microsoft Backs Digital Due Process Initiative

    Microsoft this week joined a coalition to encourage Congress to update the Electronic Communications Privacy Act. The Digital Due Process (DDP) coalition wants to ensure that data associated with cloud computing services receive the same level of privacy protections as data stored on PCs in homes.

  • U Toledo Powered by Solar and Wind

    The University of Toledo has just installed solar and wind power at its Scott Park Campus of Energy and Innovation in Toledo, OH. This particular campus serves as an alternative energy laboratory for teaching, research, and demonstration, as well as to generate energy and reduce the university's carbon footprint.

  • Universities Rewrite Business Processes to Streamline Paper Flow

    Two institutions--the University of Illinois at Chicago and Texas A&M at Corpus Christi--have gone public with deployments of business process management systems to improve document workflow.

  • Women in Life Sciences Suffer Salary Gap

    Women conducting research in the life sciences receive on average about $13,000 less than their male counterparts--a salary gap that can't be explained by productivity or other professional factors.