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  Challenge: Today’s university students carry multiple mobile devices and expect to be able to connect seamlessly to wireless networks. As a result, many institutions of higher learning, both public and private, are struggling to keep pace with growing bandwidth and connectivity requirements given limited technical resources and constrained budgets. The University of Northern Iowa […]

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7signal recently surveyed over 200 full-time college students to ask them their attitudes about technology, specifically the Wi-Fi on campus. Some fascinating statistic were compiled, which we will review here. We set out to learn how important Wi-Fi was to student success and we were quite shocked by the stats once the results started rolling […]

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Quicken Loans graciously offers tours of their headquarters in Detroit. It’s an amazing place, which certainly lines up with their slogan, “Engineered to Amaze.” They’ve created a unique culture that promotes openness and transparency. However, when we stopped to visit with the folks at their Social Media Command Center, I was both intrigued and impressed. […]

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At the Campus Technology Forum that recently took place in Long Beach, CA we met both educators and IT professionals who were interested in learning more about how technology could help both students and professors in the classroom.  There was a keynote that I found to be extremely interesting, which was the last one of […]

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There is major disruption taking place in the higher-ed space today.  As a result, traditional institutions of higher learning are facing major challenges. With changing demographics, skyrocketing tuition costs and elevated student expectations, colleges and universities cannot afford to ignore these important issues for very long. They must recognize their challenges and face them head […]

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  NERCOMP represents the Northeast Regional chapter of Educause, a community of IT professionals in higher-education. At this years’ NERCOMP annual conference in Providence, RI education professionals from colleges and universities in the Northeast were looking for ways to use technology to enhance the student experience. With tuition, books and fees skyrocketing, the “value” of […]

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