IT Trends
An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in Higher Ed


  • 4 Cost-Cutting Cloud Strategies for Campus IT

    Hands tied by budget cuts, Westmont College's first CIO has introduced the institution to cloud computing in an effort to enhance IT services without additional financial resources. Here Westmont CIO Reed A. Sheard shares details on four cloud-based projects he implemented to do just that.

  • ERP Bridges Administrative Divisions at Alma College

    Fed up with disjointed software applications and diminishing product support on a soon-to-be-obsolete ERP system, the IT and administrative teams at Alma College in Alma, MI, started looking for a better alternative.


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