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Higher education white papers and case studies from our sponsors. Click a title to read more or download.


ENDEAVOR: The Ultimate Engineering Playground

As industry drives the demand for design-oriented students that thrive in team settings, OSU needed to create a project-based learning environment. To achieve this, they designed an entirely undergraduate-based lab to altogether redefine what an engineering curriculum could look like. Download this informative white paper to learn how OSU tackled the challenge.


Keeping Pace with a Shift to the Cloud

Moving to cloud solutions transforms the role of IT — people and operations — in your institution to support strategic decision making. Download this informative Industry Interview to read how Michael Poole shares his thinking about how far along colleges and universities are in their cloud adoption, discusses how cloud influences IT funding and resource matters and shares advice for how to exploit the cloud to the best effect on campus.


Preparing for Guided Pathways – A readiness assessment for colleges and universities

Considering a guided pathways approach? This 9-question assessment will gauge your readiness, and offers a roadmap of the necessary pre-work for a successful guided pathways adoption.


Pathways to the Cloud – A Quick Guide for Higher Education

A concise, accessible overview of the various pathways to the cloud for higher education, including: All you really need to know about SaaS, PaaS, IaaS and other four-letter words; what to move when, and how to size up each application and develop a plan.


How modernizing in the cloud is an engine for growth and maintaining a competitive edge

Increasingly, C-level executives from outside the IT realm are playing a decision-making role in this cloud strategies. Download this white paper as it discusses cloud computing, its scope, and its benefits for higher education.


Ovum Report: Steps to Transforming the Educational Ecosystem

There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all cloud model. In this report, Ovum details thoughts to consider and steps to take to aid in your decision on how, why and when your institution should be evaluating and moving to the cloud.


Do Gen Z students feel prepared for the workplace? A Wakefield Research Survey on Credentials and Degrees

Sixty-two percent of students surveyed enrolled in college to improve their job prospects but only 39 percent believe they will be very prepared for the workplace when they graduate. This Wakefield study explains more about student and employer perceptions.


Wi-Fi on Campus: Student Experiences vs. IT Perceptions

A recent survey finds that student and IT perceptions differ when it comes to Wi-Fi on campus. Read the report to learn the discrepancies and see how you can better meet student Wi-Fi expectations.