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

Modernizing Higher Education with Chatbots

Learn how Oracle Digital Assistant (chatbots) helps automate engagements with citizens, students, and employees, provides a seamless workflow between bots and humans, and allows you to gain efficiency while reducing pressures on staffing resources. Understand how to help your institution better connect with students, professors, and staff; simplify online interactions and take advantage of AI and machine learning capabilities to build intelligent and relatable interactions.

University of Idaho Migrates Major Systems to Cloud in Just 14 Weeks

Since 1993, the university relied on an on-premises Ellucian Banner system to run its student information, human resources and finance operations. By moving to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure, university officials discovered an easy path toward modernization and cost management. And they could take advantage of new services like intrusion detection and prevention.

Cloud Comes to the University of Nebraska: An IT Success Story

The University of Nebraska serves as the main higher education institution of the state and provides critical information technology infrastructure and applications for a multitude of campuses and organizations.

Youngstown State University Gets ROI from Cloud

An aging server infrastructure was the impetus for Youngstown State University (YSU) in Ohio to move its core Ellucian Banner software to Oracle Cloud Infrastructure. Besides substantial cost savings, the university was able to eliminate legacy equipment and adopt an infrastructure based on the widely used Linux operating system, making it easier to recruit and retain knowledgeable IT staff.

Smarter Security Moves

Security has become harder in the pandemic. For example, students and faculty may be using home computers for their work, for which IT probably has no visibility. Plus, that computer will most likely be on the same home network as smart TVs, smart lightbulbs, and other devices, each potential vectors that could be used to attack machines.

Raising Your Cyber Defense for a Hybrid Learning Era in Higher Education

The job of network defenders in higher education hasn’t gotten any easier as colleges, universities and institutes have reopened for on-campus teaching and learning. Taking the right cybersecurity posture will position your school for maximum flexibility. These do’s and don’ts can make the difference — download now to read on.

Industry Perspective: Mastering Curriculum Management

Automating an institution’s curriculum and catalog operations makes for more efficient use of faculty and administrator time, greater accuracy and improved student experience. Download this informative Industry Perspective now to learn more.

Higher Education Technology Funding Guide

The global pandemic accelerated the need for higher education institutions to embrace technology to support new ways of teaching and learning, better engage students, and support inclusive learning opportunities. However, lost revenue and budget shortfalls continue to impact the ability to fund these initiatives. Fortunately, funding is available.