Information Technology

Motivating IT staff at colleges and universities

Motivating IT: Dump Bonuses and Low Base Salaries; Pay Fairly and Well; Ratchet Up Autonomy

Are you taking the wrong approach to motivating the IT team at your college or university? You might be, if you are using traditional and intuitive approaches to rewarding behavior. That is according to Daniel Pink, the keynote speaker at the 2015 Educause conference in Indianapolis.

EasyVista Aims To Provide Full Range of Student Services With One Click

The new product from EasyVista has allowed Villanova and Gonzaga universities to offer a number of new services to students and faculty across a wide range of devices.

CampusQuad Enhances Student Information Mobile Platform

Mobile platform provider CampusQuad is adding three new elements to its Student Success Platform, which organizes and delivers information to university students.

Pantheon Launches EDU Version for Higher Ed

Pantheon, a Web site management platform for WordPress and Drupal, has introduced Pantheon for EDU exclusively for educational institutions.

IMS Global Grants First Caliper Analytics Certifications

IMS Global Learning Consortium today announced nine organizations whose ed tech products have achieved conformance certification to its newly released Caliper Analytics standard.

8 CIO Tips for Leading Change in Higher Education

When it comes to technology in higher ed, change is inevitable. Here, IT leaders from across the country talk about how they manage change at their institutions.

Mac and Windows PCs Climb in U.S. as Worldwide Shipments Tank

Even as shipments of traditional computers tumble around the world, shipments of OS X- and Windows-based computers managed to climb slightly in the United States in the third quarter.

Mobile, PC Slowdown Contributing to Decline in Semiconductors

Semiconductors are being revised downward, falling into negative territory for the first time since 2012, an indication of an ongoing decline in smart phones, tablets and traditional computing devices.

Changing the Way Users Discover and Access Campus Services

Indiana University developed a search-based, mobile-friendly approach to campus services discovery that is now available to other institutions via rSmart's OneCampus.

Duke Upgrades Storage for Big Data Management

Duke Research Computing at Duke University has expanded its data storage to two petabytes to support the big data management needs of its researchers.