Cloud Computing & SaaS


USD Voice: Changing the Conversation with Students

University of San Diego Vice Provost and Chief Information Officer Christopher W. Wessells explores how a program that uses natural language processing, USD Voice, is enhancing his institution's communications with students.

Shadow HPC Moves to the Cloud

Providers such as Amazon, Google and Microsoft are luring college and university researchers to bypass IT for cloud-based high-performance computing resources.

Unizin Licenses Analytics Tech for Members

Unizin's consortium of universities will gain access to customized versions of LoudSight, a predictive analytics solution from Barnes & Noble Education LoudCloud that focuses on helping identify at-risk students.

Time to Redo NSF Research Centers in "Grand Challenge" Model

Approaches introduced by the X-Prize and Google's "grand challenges" have shown how "center-based" engineering research doesn't have to be the only way big problems get solved.

Higher Level Decisions — One University's Cloud Strategy

Why will the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga ultimately move most of its traditional IT services to the cloud? Associate Vice Chancellor and CIO Tom Hoover explains why it's a win-win for his institution.



Global Cloud-Based ELL Market to Grow at CAGR of 27% Through 2021

The global cloud-based English Language Learning (ELL) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 27.07 percent from 2017 to 2021, according to a new report by market research firm Research and Markets.

Echo360 Updates Student Interface to Drive Engagement

Echo360 has rolled out several features to its video and engagement platform that are designed to enhance the user experience for nearly 3 million students worldwide using the platform.

UC Davis Taps Mobile Tech to Simplify Financial Aid

The university teamed up with CampusLogic earlier this year to deploy an end-to-end student financial aid engagement platform.

Report: Worldwide IT Spending Forecast to Grow 1.4% in 2017

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.5 trillion in 2017, a 1.4 percent increase from 2016, according to market research firm Gartner, Inc. This growth rate is down from the previous quarter’s forecast of 2.7 percent, due in part to the rising United States dollar.

IT Takes a Village: Getting a "Seat at the Table" is Not Enough

Dominican University's vice president for information technology talks about the changing role of IT at her institution and how forming partnerships at many levels, both internal and external, is the real key to success.

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