CIO Studies Show What it Takes to Become a Successful CIO

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Thriving chief information officers (CIOs) in higher education like to know what’s happening around campus. Knowledge is power to them as they guide decision-making and oversee technology. For Dr. Wayne A. Brown, this passion for helping CIOs become successful has…

Internet2 Research Network’s Technology Solutions Transform the Nature of Active Collaboration

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Exploration of one’s surroundings has taken place since the beginning of time, but technology has transformed how research takes place and how it touches people from all points of the earth. Suddenly, someone studying at the University of Westminster in…

Dr. Barbara Lockee, Impacts Education & Technology in Higher Education and the Workplace

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Dr. Lockee, a professor of instructional design and technology at Virginia Tech, prepares students at both the masters and doctoral levels to go out into the world and impact their workplaces. She guides students down their specific career paths, whether…

Sallie Wright, Impacts the World with Technology Transformation and Mentorship

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With a population of more than one million, and comprising 90 percent of the city of Atlanta, Fulton is Georgia's largest county and economic hub. Sallie Wright was hired in 2015 as the county’s chief information officer, serving in the…

READY Education: Meets the Needs of a Mobile-First Generation

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College move-in days are hectic and filled with chaos. Freshmen and their families pull up to dorms in a daze, filled with a combination of fear and excitement. Anxiety rises close to the surface, as friendships are slim and the…

The Constantly Changing Technology Marathon of Innovation

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For some people, technology seems a constantly changing rat race. They are continually trying to keep up with changes and new inventions. Others think of it as a marathon, with a new race starting right after one has finished. Either…

Digital Leadership and the Transforming Role of a CIO in Higher Education

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CCM Uses a Combination of Technology and Data to Make Important Decisions that Support Student Success When Dr. Anthony J. Iacono attended the University of Central Florida in the early 1990s, the only way he could look up information was…

Middlesex County College’s CIO, Bradley Morton, Transforms How IT Departments Provide Support

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Consumers have come to expect fast and efficient technology services whether they purchase an item online in mere seconds or watch a webcast without interruptions. This expectation is especially true of college students who rely on their devices and expect…

View From the Edge: An NJEdge Perspective

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Since NJEdge’s arrival on the scene as New Jersey’s Research and Education Network nearly two decades ago, the organization has striven to deliver value to its members. Value has come in many forms ranging from technology products and service offerings…

NJEdge’s Alliance with VALE Brings Valuable Resources to New Jersey

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NJEdge works diligently to bring different entities together for a common goal of building a robust and comprehensive array of technology solutions for the state of New Jersey. One such example of common goal building serves as the inspiration behind…

NJEdge Promotes Member Success with EdgeMarket

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At the heart of NJEdge’s mission is a passion to help members succeed by utilizing optimal technology solutions at the lowest cost. It is also key to their consortium purchasing program called the EdgeMarket. While the name EdgeMarket is new,…

Immersive Cloud Learning Transforms the Higher Education Landscape NJEdge Shines the Spotlight on ICL

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The saying “When you stop learning, you stop growing” is true for the instructor as much as the student. While the type of learning is different for both, it has the same purpose and ability to open the eyes of…

Setting High Standards for Networking and Cyberinfrastructure in New Jersey

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As a graduate of Rutgers University, it was an easy decision for Dr. James Barr von Oehsen to take the position of Associate Vice President for the Office of Advanced Research Computing (OARC) in March 2016. Returning to his alma…

NJFX’s Carrier-Neutral Location Connects New Jersey to the World

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Information is power and that power is precisely why the first instant telecommunications cables were laid across the transatlantic in the mid-1800s. From there, these cables developed into telephone traffic and later a data communication movement. Modern submarine communication cables…

OER Course Design is at the Heart of a New Educational Era

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Prior to large quantities of data and information being saved online, the only place to find information was by opening the doors of a library and searching for the right collection. When nothing could be found, you turned to inter-loan…