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- Tambellini Analyst

Maintaining Cybersecurity under Rapid Change at Your Institution

The proliferation of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD), cloud computing, shadow IT, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is direc ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Placing Learning at the Center of the Learning Management System

Until their closing in December of 2017, I spent five years at the New Media Consortium (NMC) thinking deeply about the ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Ellucian and SAP SuccessFactors: Why Not an Arranged Marriage for Higher Ed HCM?

If you saw this post that appeared on LinkedIn, February 20, 2018, you may have thought, “Wow, big news! A partnership ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Enterprise CRM for Higher Education: SugarCRM at Fordham University

A top priority in the higher education technology community is having a robust CRM solution that can scale within your i ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

Cloud Cloud Cloud: An Introduction to Cloud Software for Practitioners and Executives

Depending on the last article or tweet you ran across, you may view cloud software as “just someone else’s computer, ... Read More

- Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

How to Move Fast in a Slow Industry

Many of us technology leaders have been to big conferences in huge conference centers with keynote speakers up on the st ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

Looking to The Cloud: The Oracle Student Cloud Aims to Provide the Comprehensive T...

Colleges and universities will soon need to face a number of critical questions. When will we move our major administrat ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

Modernization of Technologies: NC State’s Strategy to Keep Pace

Tambellini Interview Series: NC State University CIO, Dr. Marc I. Hoit Question 1:  Your bio on t ... Read More

- Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

Best of Breed vs Best of Suite

One big question regarding higher education enterprise software has long been whether an institution should circle their ... Read More

- Tambellini Executive Advisory Council

Why You Shouldn’t Wait to Get Started With iPaaS

Have you ever felt like you were swimming upstream against a tangle of requests for help from the IT department? Just be ... Read More

- Guest Columnist

A Student’s Perspective On Moodle

The goal of higher education is to serve students and provide the benefits of challenging learning endeavors. Howeve ... Read More

- Tambellini Analyst

A Little Software with a Big Punch: Duo Seems to be Taking Higher Ed by Storm

For the past six weeks, I have been conducting interviews with Higher Education Chief Information Officers and their tea ... Read More