Information Technology


Building Relationships with Students via Blockchain

When Salesforce introduced its upcoming Blockchain platform, Arizona State University shared the stage too, as an early adopter and partner in an effort to apply blockchain technology to student academic records. ASU's EdPlus CTO Donna Kidwell shares basics of the plan.

WiFi 6 Contributing to Continued Growth in Wireless Networking Hardware

The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.

Server Market Contracts, While Increased Price Points Drive Revenues Upward

The server market contracted in terms of volume in the first quarter of 2019, while revenues increased compared to the same period a year ago.

Going Beyond the Digital Diploma

Managing digital transcripts is the top use case for blockchain in the higher education space, but more colleges and universities are starting to explore the technology's potential in new ways.

Nonprofits Partner to Boost Interoperability and Transparency of Credentials

IMS Global Learning Consortium is partnering with Credential Engine to work on new standards for credentials and institutional data systems. The nonprofit organizations aim to improve interoperability and transparency for credentials and facilitate the exchange of information among institutions, learners and employers.

Worldwide IT Spending Ticks Up

Global spending on IT is expected to increase 1.1 percent this year compared to 2018, reaching a total of $3.79 trillion, according to a recent forecast from research firm Gartner.

How User-Centered Design Improves the Student Experience

In a recent redesign of the University of Washington's MyUW student portal, listening to users was an essential part of the design process. Here's how MyUW provides dynamic, timely content to meet student needs, and what developers learned along the way.

Jitterbit's Online Integration Service Gets 250 Updates

Jitterbit's Harmony online application integration service has been updated with 250 features, including a new "connector builder" and an enhanced user interface.

Internet2 Moves Cloud Connect Service from Pilot to Launch

Internet2 has moved beyond its piloting of "Cloud Connect" and made it generally available to members that want direct access to major cloud services.

Unintentional Blunders Still Dog Education Security

People in education are more likely to click on phishing e-mails than any other major segment, according to the latest Verizon data breach report.

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