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The Changing Faces of Technology Buyers — A Look at Technology Buyers in Higher Education

Traditionally, the technology department has been in charge of IT purchasing decisions but today, technology spending has moved to many parts of the business and organizations must understand their unique motives. The digital disruption is forcing organizations to reinvent the way they conduct business, how customers interact with them, and how employees serve their customers. To meet these demands, organizations must enable their employees and equip them with right tools and technologies. Download this Download this commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Dell to learn more about the new landscape of a technology buyer and buying process in Higher Ed.


Expanding the Horizons of Augmented and Virtual Reality in Higher Education

A resurgence of interest, innovation and investment in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) is underway. Immersive technologies like AR and VR, often enhanced by artificial intelligence (AI), are rapidly becoming more powerful and versatile. The AR and VR market and the need for workers who are proficient in the use of these technologies are ballooning. Download this article from Dell and Intel® to learn more about how education is addressing innovation opportunities and how they are unlocking potentially valuable usage scenarios for immersive technology and extended reality (XR). Educational institutions must enable students with the appropriate skills to pursue a career in which the digital enhancement of reality is key.


Dell EMC Solutions for Higher Education: Driving Innovation and Student Success through Digital Transformation

Higher education institutions know that they must find new ways to drive innovation if they want to succeed. These institutions are rapidly becoming a hub for transformation at a local, national and global level. Having that reach (and that responsibility) requires that IT infrastructures at higher education campuses be developed to be as future-proofed as possible to support student success, smart campus environments and breakthrough research. Download this informative asset from Dell and Intel® to learn how.


The Future of Immersive Learning

Facilitating deeper learning with emerging technologies and the power of workstations

Virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), multimedia and other technologies are transforming educational models, especially in engineering and creative disciplines such as architecture, visual effects and graphic design. This white paper highlights how university students, administrators, faculty and IT staff can use powerful workstation technologies to support progressive, deeper learning approaches that can facilitate greater student potential and success.


Cybersecurity in Higher Education: A Systemic, Sustainable Approach

Cybersecurity in higher education is a challenge of increasing complexity and dramatic consequence. The stakes are high as threat actors launch sophisticated attacks to steal information or disrupt operations. Cyber espionage is particularly prominent in higher education, which experiences threats and attacks comparable to or greater than those in commercial industry. IT departments may not be sufficiently resourced and funded to keep up with digital threats and often lack a comprehensive approach to ensuring optimal security. Learn how the Cybersecurity Framework created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology can help IT security managers plan for and realize strong network and data security to make the most effective use of their resources.


Building a Paperless Campus with a Modern System of Agreement

A largely paper-based system of agreement touches most aspects of campus life at every college or university, from student decisions to financial aid to staff hiring to health and financial information management. A system of agreement generally includes both manual and digital processes, including signatures, and involves all major software platforms used by the institution.


Future-Proofing HCM at Shawnee State University with Oracle Cloud

In 2016 Shawnee State University decided to completely revamp and modernize its business process, upgrading systems across the entire campus. Campus leaders at the small, open-access university were working to meet efficiency and affordability mandates from the state of Ohio, including a shift that ties state funding to course and graduation completion rates.


Hamilton County Department of Education

Achieving record school graduation rates and helping students progress with predictive analytics

Professional development can be a chore. It can also be an inspiration, providing new skills and perspectives that can transform an organization’s performance. Either way, it requires both employees and coaches to devote significant time and effort to the development process.