White Papers

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


Five Ways to Empower Students to Ideate: Choosing Technology for Informal Spaces

Collaboration and teamwork are increasingly desirable skills for employment. Active learning with an emphasis on ideation, a brainstorming process that focuses on participant creativity and accountability, has the potential to bolster skill development.


The Future of Immersive Learning

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.


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 to learn how.


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.


Amherst College Finds Higher Level IT Service Management with Samanage

Before Luis Hernández’s, Director of IT Support Services, first day on campus at Amherst College he was tasked with finding a new IT service management solution. The IT support services team was looking for a solution that was modern and scalable. They also knew they needed to break out of outdated processes and habits. As an overall IT team they were looking for an IT service management solution, with a focus on incident management. Learn how Amherst College addressed their challenges while keeping in mind the requirements of multiple departments, but most importantly, their clients: students, faculty, and staff.


IT for Education: Priorities, Challenges, and Automation Secrets

The start of a new school year is a critical time for campus information technology (IT) leaders. They are charged with preparing to service an entire campus of departments, delivering cutting-edge customer service to students, and putting new technology to use to streamline organizational processes -- and ultimately, budgets.


How Angelo State University Slashed OS Migration and Device Refresh Time

Operating system migrations and device refreshes present an excellent opportunity to streamline processes, save the IT department time, and make a significant contribution to the bottom line. Download this informative Digital Dialogue to learn how Angelo State University in San Angelo, TX did just that, cutting its refresh time by an impressive 75 percent by automating its processes and using the cloud.


When School is Out, IT is in

Fast moving technology innovations increase the need for campus IT to shape and mold itself into an organization that not only develops students capable of utilizing and benefiting from new technologies, but provides toolsets that enable productivity and cross departmental collaboration of faculty and staff.