Information Technology

3 Key Resources for AV Professional Development

From certifications and industry conferences to manufacturer training classes, here are three ways to keep up-to-date with the latest audiovisual design, installation and support.

Texas A&M Upgrades to New, Faster Supercomputer

Texas A&M University has installed a new $2.1 million supercomputer, nicknamed "Terra," which will support research projects such as developing new drugs, forecasting storm surges and managing energy sources.

University of Nevada, Las Vegas Melds Operational Intelligence with Learning Analytics

For several years, the University of Nevada, Las Vegas has used Splunk Enterprise to monitor the efficiency of its IT infrastructure and to help identify potential issues. Now, the institution is tapping into the analytics platform for academic research, mining data from the learning management system to better understand how students learn.

Temple U Adopts Management Software for Non-Credit Programs and Students

Temple University in Philadelphia, PA has implemented a university-wide software platform designed for managing non-traditional education programs.

In Case of Disaster, Plan, Test and Plan Again

Brandeis University's deputy CIO and CISO explains how drafting and testing a disaster recovery plan can help clarify crisis decision-making and foster organizational cohesion.

Top 7 Campus Technology Stories in September

From outsourcing to learning spaces, here's what was trending on our website last month.

Creating a Digitally Enabled University

Georgia State's chief innovation officer is tackling the flipped classroom, learning analytics, digital literacy and more.

Higher Ed Cloud Adoption on the Rise

Cloud investment is mostly expected to grow next year in higher education; 81 percent of IT leaders or professionals said their institutions would be increasing spending on cloud computing in 2017. Sixty percent said they're integrating cloud thinking into their IT strategies. But it will take a few more years before the majority of applications in colleges are running in the cloud. Today 39 percent of apps are cloud-based; by 2021 it could be closer to 62 percent. Those results came from a survey done among IT respondents who work in government or higher education by MeriTalk, a publishing company focused on government IT, on behalf of sponsors NetApp and Avnet, which are both technology providers.

Education Sector Now Most Targeted with Ransomware

Report: Education Now Most Targeted Sector for Ransomware

Education has surpassed healthcare as the sector most targeted by ransomware, a variety of malware that makes data inaccessible to users until a ransom is paid.

The 20-Year History Behind Internet2

Internet2, the technology community devoted to advancing research and education, celebrates its 20th anniversary next month.

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