Tag: Information Technology
On May 7th, EAB’s Alec Pallin sat down with Kellie Campbell, Chief Technology Officer at Vermont Technical College (VTC) in Randolph Center, Vermont. Kellie shared insights around VTC’s COVID-19 cloud strategy and how their flexible budget model accommodated COVID-19’s rapid changes.
IT leaders are now grappling with how to effectively implement contact tracing technology and protocols on their campuses and ensure that data is being protected and ethically utilized. Although these new capabilities are still taking shape, we can glean some early lessons about the challenges and opportunities that contact tracing technology presents by reviewing how international and local governments have approached these tools.
EAB sits down with the University of Exeter’s Chief Information and Digital Officer to discuss digital transformation
The coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated that digital transformation (DX) is no longer a luxury, but a foundational investment for the higher education sector. To further unpack this new reality, EAB’s Nalika Vasudevan recently sat down (virtually) with Alan Hill, Chief Information and Digital Officer at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. Alan shares his insights on balancing immediate IT needs in response to the pandemic with longer-term digital priorities and offers up advice for those universities just getting started with DX.
EAB’s Chief Information Security Officer Brian Markham covers everything from technical challenges posed by campus closures to “Zoombombing” to the latest phishing scams.
In this short video, EAB’s Chief Information Security Officer, Brian Markham, shares early insights about online threats inspired by COVID-19 and tactics for campus community members to defend themselves.
In this short video, EAB’s Chief Information Security Officer, Brian Markham, discusses the top three activities that information security teams can undertake to identify and patch security vulnerabilities.
EAB’s Chief Information Security Officer shares his perspective on the top 3 considerations IT leaders should keep in mind as their students, faculty, and staff go remote.
The IT Forum has hosted a series of webinars dedicated to COVID-19 with Chief Information Officers from across the country. Our insight outlines the major takeaways and lessons-learned for the IT organization as they move from a position of fire-fighting to strategic preparation and enablement.
Our research found is that higher education is missing a key ingredient: a mechanism to store and source data from disparate systems, in one central location, under a governed data model. Read our briefing on why higher education institutions need a data management platform.
Effective data governance is the first step to mature data management. It requires investment in technology, business processes, and institutional culture. Download our data governance self-assessment for five questions about foundational data governance standards in data definition, access, and quality.