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10 Emerging Trends in Analytics Every CIO Should Know About

Augmented analytics and “explainable AI” are just two changes to data and analytics technology that should have "significant disruptive potential" over operations in the next three to five years.

NC State and IBM Build Hub for Quantum Computing Research

North Carolina State University is working with IBM to develop the next generation of workers who have experience with quantum computing.

How Low-Cost IoT Solutions Can Improve the Student Experience

Modest investments in the Internet of Things can have a significant impact on students' journey through college. Here's how one institution implemented IoT tech to provide extra student supports in key areas.

Gonzaga University Employs Virtual Assistant for Tech Support

In an effort to improve the IT support experience for students and instructor, Gonzaga University has rolled out virtual assistant technology from noHold that uses artificial intelligence to communicate with users through a chat interface.

Identity and Access Management: A Discipline, Not a Project

Getting IAM right can take some serious planning and analysis plus a commitment to continued evolution over the long term. Here, three universities share their experiences.

Gartner: Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Higher Ed in 2019

According to IT research firm Gartner, artificial intelligence conversational interfaces, predictive analytics and digital credentialing are among the top technologies that higher education CIOs should be watching this year. The company's analysis of the top 10 strategic technologies impacting higher ed ranges from IT-oriented tech, such as security and risk management, to tools focused on student success, such as nudge tech and career software.

XSEDE and Aristotle Cloud Federation Offer Joint Cloud Implementation Service

The Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment is partnering with the Aristotle Cloud Federation to help institutions deploy the OpenStack cloud on their campuses.

Artificial Intelligence Seeing Massive Surge in Education

Education will experience the third-largest growth of any sector, coming in slightly behind government (44.3 percent) and "personal and consumer services" (43.3 percent).

4 Key Tech Strategies for the Survival of the Small Liberal Arts College

In a recent study on the use of technology to reduce academic costs in liberal arts colleges, four distinct themes emerged: the strategic role of IT; the importance of data; the potential of alternative education delivery modes; and opportunities for institutional partnerships. Here's how IT leaders at these small colleges understand the future of their institutions.

Educause Workforce Study Sheds Light on Higher Ed IT Demographics, Job Skills and More

A new report from Educause on the IT workforce in higher education has uncovered plenty that we mostly already knew — there are more men than women in the job, IT employees are getting older, and these jobs are primarily held by White people — and some things we didn't know: The number of jobs in higher ed is on the rise, systems administration is the position that's most often added, and effective communication is the top business skill linked to success.