20 novembre 2015

Meeting the Mission: Land-Grant Universities in the 21st Century

The EvoLLLutionBy Christine Geith - EvoLLLution. Land-grant universities share a core set of ideals. These include making high-quality education accessible, developing research and technological innovations that address the public good and infusing contributions to solving the world’s grand challenges into the undergraduate experience. More...

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Four Major Changes Critical for Post-Secondary Institutions’ Longevity

The EvoLLLutionBy Erin Knight - EvoLLLution. Non-traditional students are increasingly enrolling in higher education and, without some very significant changes to cater to this demographic, institutions could start to fall behind. More...

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The Value of Service Oriented Architecture in Higher Education

The EvoLLLutionBy Russell Battista Jr - EvoLLLution. Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) is an approach to building technology applications that aligns business and IT goals. This is accomplished by defining and building services that are business focused and can be reused and deployed across multiple software applications. More...

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Sightings and Illusions: Looking Toward the Cloud

The EvoLLLutionBy Colleen Carmean - EvoLLLution. With all the conversation around whether to phase out legacy systems in favor of newer, cloud-hosted platforms, institutional leaders need to ensure they are balancing the expectations of their new student demographics against the needs of internal stakeholders and the pace of change. More...

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One Size Does Not Fit All: The Importance of Identifying Solutions on a Needs Basis

The EvoLLLutionBy Chris Megill - EvoLLLution. As different needs arise, and with the wide and expansive market of services available, institutions have more choice than ever before as to how to address their needs and what tools and systems to use. Different solutions require different approaches to hosting. More...

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Considering the Integration Impact of Cloud Service Adoption

The EvoLLLutionBy Russell Battista Jr - EvoLLLution. It’s irresponsible for leaders to purchase and implement a cloud-based system without doing the necessary legwork beforehand. It’s critical to ensure that any considered solution is the right solution for the right set of circumstances. More...

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To Build or Not To Build; That is the Cloudy Question

The EvoLLLutionBy Joel Rosenblatt - EvoLLLution. When choosing between an in-house build and a service provider partnership for major systems, deciding entirely based on dollar value will typically lead an institution to spend more than it bargained for to get the functionality originally desired. More...

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Cloud Misconceptions Stand Firmly In the Way of Necessary Change

The EvoLLLutionBy Bob Flynn - EvoLLLution. In today’s higher education marketplace, IT leaders should be looking to SaaS, PaaS and IaaS solutions before building in-house but some of the more persistent misconceptions about the cloud slow that movement and tend to stop discussions around true benefits. More...

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Reinventing Service Access through the Cloud

The EvoLLLutionBy Rob Lowden - EvoLLLution. Today’s students rely heavily upon their smartphones, tablets and laptops to search for campus services and information in an ever-mobile and ever-connected community. Unfortunately, cluttered portals of the past and un-navigable websites can make this task challenging and time consuming. More...

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The Cloud in Higher Education: Balancing the Benefits, Challenges and Risks

The EvoLLLutionBy Deborah Gelch - EvoLLLution. Whether it is the public, private or hybrid cloud, the cloud is a reality and is being embraced in higher education. Over 65 percent of mission critical systems at Lasell College are hosted in the public cloud and each year this number is growing. More...

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