Information Technology

IT partnerships

Extending IT Collaboration Beyond Traditional Higher Ed Borders

Lasell College's shared IT model includes a small, non-competing college as well as a continuing care retirement community and skilled nursing home.

IT budget innovation

Fueling Campus IT Innovation on the Cheap

Cutbacks, downsizing and realignment might just be a recipe for delivering better, more strategic information technology.

Box Ramps Up Reach into Higher Ed

Several institutions have signed on as new customers for Box, which provides content collaboration through cloud storage.

NSF Gives U Minnesota $500K for New Research Network

A $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a data-intensive network that will connect University of Minnesota researchers with others around the world.

CampusTourVR Brings Virtual Campus Tours Directly to Prospective Students

A new virtual reality offering from Higher Ed Growth brings immersive virtual campus tours directly to prospective students who can't visit a college or university in person.

SchoolDude Launches Collaborative Tools for Facilities Management

Educational institutions looking to streamline their facilities operations can now access best practices from peer schools through two Collaborative Operations Management platforms from SchoolDude.

U South Alabama Gets a 21st Century Mail Service

The University of South Alabama has replaced the traditional campus post office with a new USA Mail Hub that sends students an e-mail when they have mail to pick up.

new IT leadership challenge

The IT Leadership Challenge in Higher Ed

Information technology organizations need to develop a new wave of IT leaders, foster a culture of innovation and create a new approach to IT management.

technology abstract

Security vs. Innovation

Carnegie Mellon's exploration of new Internet of Things technologies pairs innovation with security research.

University of Toronto Deploys OpenSDS Platform

The University of Toronto has implemented an open source-driven software defined storage platform to support its server virtualization, network storage and centralized data backup systems.