The length of time an average university student could concentrate on a task without becoming distracted back in 1973, according to a survey published at the time, was between 10 and 20 minutes. A 2006 survey by Diana Oblinger, current president of Educause, determined that the average student attention span had shrunk to around seven minutes.
In response to the growing demand for big data expertise, New York University's Polytechnic School of Engineering is launching online certificate courses in data science, power engineering, and data center and cloud technologies.
The Open Cloud Consortium is working to meet the collaboration and data-management needs of multi-institution big data projects.
Dassault Systèmes, a 3D design company with an extensive program for schools, has made 3DEXPERIENCE broadly available in the cloud for academic use.
In an effort to transform core business processes and advance strategic goals, Boise State University is moving its ERP to the Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning Cloud.
It takes a community to innovate — CT talked with Florence Hudson about her new role as Internet2's senior VP and chief innovation officer.
A cloud-based platform that Oracle introduced this week aims to make it easier to aggregate, analyze and use big data to segment and communicate with students and prospective students.
Cloud solutions have matured enough to be a viable option for many IT projects, but few CIOs are giving them the consideration they may deserve, according to a new survey from Gartner.
Dell has released the latest version of its Web-access management system, Cloud Access Manager 8, which offers features designed to help organizations control Web-based and mobile application activities and provide secure access for visitors and personal devices.
The School of Medicine and Health Sciences at George Washington University has implemented an open source-driven software-defined storage system to ensure that researchers have high availability access to secure storage.