A survey conducted by cloud services company Evolve IP found that 34 percent of respondents experienced an incident that required disaster recovery, with 28 percent of educational institutions losing data permanently.
In news this week, higher education institutions are rethinking data management and online learning is slowing its pace, but still outpacing traditional enrollments. Also, an article reports how robotic systems are making home-bound learning easier.
In this infographic, Educause highlights the top 10 strategic tech and IT issues currently facing education campuses.
The Coachella Valley Unified District in Salton City, CA, implemented mobile routers on a few of its school busses, creating a mobile hotspot for kids to connect to the Internet, something many lack at home in the district, according to Education Week.
In the news, Baylor uses digital asset management to leverage social media, Goucher College is experimenting with video admissions, and drones are being used to further STEM curricular study.
In news this week, edtech providers are getting serious about data privacy, and AT&T launches an edtech accelerator.
The need for qualified IT techs is on the rise nationwide, but colleges and universities will have a harder time filling their open positions in 2015, due to a shortage of talented applicants.
This week, an infographic highlights campus tech and IT issues, and an article highlights Ed-Tech trends from CES 2015.
Even though the year has just begun, there are already technologies on the rise set to influence higher education. According to an Education Dive article, online learning, holograms, and virtual reality are ready to take the stage in 2015, providing new opportunities to IT solutions providers who can help schools deploy them.
Talent LMS, a cloud-based learning management system, has laid out its top 10 online learning trends for 2015 in an infographic.