Research, Surveys & Forecasts

Filling the CIO Pipeline

What Will Keep the CIO Pipeline Flowing?

Preparing the next generation of IT executives may involve mentoring, on-the-job training, cross-rotation programs and the creation of deputy CIO positions.

Report: Cloud Infrastructure To Grow 21 Percent in 2015

Total IT cloud infrastructure spending will grow 21 percent over the course of 2015 to reach $32 billion in the United States, or about a third of all IT infrastructure spending, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

CC Students Face Uphill Climb in Succeeding with Online Courses

A recently presented study from the University of California Davis questions the effectiveness of allowing first-time students in community colleges to take online classes.

Report: Big Jumps in ResNet Funding, Bandwidth and Outsourcing

Today's colleges and universities face an ever-increasing demand for bandwidth in residential networks. And as schools upgrade tech infrastructure, increase ResNet funding, bolster bandwidth and/or consider outsourcing, they are increasingly "on the lookout for ways to improve the value and performance of their ResNet to meet student demand," according to the 2015 State of ResNet Report.

Online Degree Company Dukes It Out with Naysayers

2U wants to nail the coffin shut on certain beliefs that persist in the realm of online degrees in its latest impact report.

Internet of Things Data To Top 1.6 Zettabytes by 2020

The volume of data captured by the Internet of Things (IoT) will exceed 1.6 zettabytes by 2020, according to a recent forecast from ABI Research.

PC Shipments Continue Decline Despite Growth in Mobile PC Segment

Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.

flipped classroom research

Where Flipped Learning Research Is Going

While most agree that the flipped classroom model benefits learning, researchers are delving into the details and exploring the many facets of a flip.

Online Degrees Show 'Net Positive' Campus Impact

Online education is good for the planet and good for the student, according to a new study by sustainability scientists at Arizona State University and Dell.

Student Financial Savvy Eroding

This year's " Money Matters on Campus" survey questioned 43,000 college students across institutions in the United States about their money practices for the third year in a row, and the results were eye-popping.