Keep pace with education technology. With insights and ideas from higher education executives, Top of Mind explores the people and technology
innovations shaping the future of learning. New blog posts weekly. New podcasts monthly. #TTGTopOfMind.

- Tambellini Analyst

Who Should Control Technology Decisions on Campus?

Recently, I was speaking with an Assistant CIO of a very prominent university, and he told me the following story: "N ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

The Question of the Future of Ellucian … and all ERPs

I was recently asked to answer a question for the ages. THE QUESTION WAS: With the exit of Ellucian's CEO, what would yo ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

What Does the Sudden Departure of Jeff Ray, CEO of Ellucian, Mean?

On Monday July 31, 2017, Ellucian issued a press release signaling two significant changes in executive management. Firs ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

Ellucian Hits a Grand Slam with Banner 9

For the past two months Oral Roberts University has been transitioning to the Banner 9 system. This decision follows 18- ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

INFOGRAPHIC: Lost in the Banner Decision Maze

Are you lost in the Banner decision maze? Examine your institution’s strategic direction, reduce risk, and make the mo ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

The Student Information System Dilemma: When FUD Meets Fatigue, the Whole Industry...

As a CIO who likes to live on the innovative side of life, I am always looking to see which vendors are riding a wave of ... Read More

- Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

I suspect that most Chief Information Officers (CIOs) go through their careers hoping to never have to replace an Enterp ... Read More