Bridging the Gap

Apogee Technology Seminar 2018: How Effective Leaders Support a Successful College Swim

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Dec 4, 2018 1:00:28 PM

 

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Topics: Technology Trends, Higher Ed Trends, Higher Ed Technology, Business Officers, IT Officers, Housing Officers

Creating a Culture for Change: Themes at EDUCAUSE 2018

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Nov 21, 2018 10:56:13 AM

 

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Topics: Technology Trends, CIO, Higher Ed Trends, IT Officers, Higher Ed Technology

Managing Expectations for The Consumerization of Technology: Lessons Learned from David Hinson

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Jul 16, 2018 4:17:27 PM

In his Drury Magazine article “Techie Talk: A Digital Revolution,” Executive Vice President, Chief of Staff, COO, and CIO David Hinson explores the challenges of managing technology infrastructure in this “brave new technological world.” As the “consumerization of technology” alters expectations for the university space, Hinson argues that leaders must adopt a growth mindset to deliver upon, and plan for, ready access to technology. This access predicates faculty performance and student success, as the well-equipped student will be able to develop the critical thinking skills that facilitate lifelong learning.

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Topics: Business Officers, IT Officers, ResNet, Outsourcing

SUNY Canton/Potsdam featured in ACUHO-I's Talking Stick

Posted by Alex Donnini, Marketing Manager on Dec 15, 2017 2:38:42 PM

Two of Apogee’s university partners, SUNY Canton & SUNY Potsdam, recently published an article in ACUHO’s Talking Stick titled “IT’s Role in Student-First Experiences.”  Authored by housing, IT, and business administrators, it sheds light on a challenge many SUNY institutions are facing: the fierce competition to recruit and retain students, especially within on-campus housing.  This, combined with a sharp increase in Wi-Fi enabled devices using the campus network, develops into a perfect storm.  We’ve seen this at many other institutions in the northeast, where competition to recruit students is cutthroat.  In these desperate times, institutions need to work with providers that align within their strategic plan. Specifically, The SUNY system’s strategic plan highlights two core values that tie nicely into this article: 

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Topics: Business Officers, Housing Officers, IT Officers, ResNet, Outsourcing

From Brotherly Love to Live Music: A Discussion of EDUCAUSE and the Apogee Customer Technology Seminar

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Dec 1, 2017 1:06:59 PM

For the past several weeks, my friends in Philadelphia have been bemused as I’ve recounted my adventures of conferences, happy hours, and networking events galore. With EDUCAUSE and the Apogee Customer Technology Seminar falling within the same three-week period, I’ve had a packed conference schedule that has finally started to wind down for the holidays.

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Topics: Engagement, CIO, IT Officers, Campus Life Channel

Waiting for the IT Budget Recovery? What Schools Can Consider Now

Posted by Megan Rosati, Director Of Business Development, Ohio Valley on Mar 21, 2017 10:54:02 AM

I was intrigued by an October 2016 blog post in Inside Higher Ed titled “Still Waiting for Recovery.” It reports on a Campus Computing survey which finds that nearly a decade after the financial crisis began, many college and university IT officers note their budgets still haven’t recovered. They say the combination of budget cuts and ongoing demands for new services, top professionals and the latest technology is putting them in a tough position.

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Topics: IT Officers, Higher Ed Technology, Budget, CIO, Outsourcing, Support