Making the Case Webinar: AI Chatbots

Making the Case for AI Chatbots October 14, 2010

The use of AI chatbots in higher education has increased significantly over the past year, as colleges and universities continue to look for ways that technology can enhance the student experience, improve operational efficiency, and reduce costs. Tambellini research shows that 15 percent of North American higher education institutions will have adopted at least one […]

Technological Improvements and Personal Interactions

Top of Mind: Technological Improvements and Personal Interactions

For all of the prognostications focused on how the current pandemic may forever alter the future of higher education, the severity and swiftness of the economic fallout have already further intensified the most immediate concern every institution faces: reining in ever-escalating tuition rates. It’s been a pressing issue looming large across academe long before campuses […]

Are You Ready for the Artificial Intelligence Revolution?

Top of Mind: Are You Ready for the Artificial Intelligence Revolution?

Artificial intelligence (AI) is everywhere. Already a billion-dollar industry, Forbes Technology Council estimates it will be worth USD 15.7 trillion by 2030. This growth will have a significant effect on all sectors, including higher education. Adapting to new market demands and opportunities, higher education institutions are already adopting AI to innovate and cut costs. Admissions […]

Using Chatbots to Increase Student Engagement

Top of Mind Podcast: Using Chatbots to Increase Student Engagement

If you happen to be a parent, do you have a screenager or know one? If so, how are you communicating with them and is it effective? Sheenah Hartigan deals with this generation of student (a.k.a. Gen Z or iGeneration) all day long every day at Ocean County College. Students are changing as is technology. […]

AI Provides a Very Human Touch to the Higher Education User Experience

Artificial intelligence (AI) is attracting a lot of interest within higher education, so The Tambellini Group has a series of AI-related reports, vendor profiles, case studies, podcasts, and functional comparison infographics scheduled for 2019. AI assistants and chatbots are two areas within AI that you are probably hearing more about. Chances are you have interacted […]

University Leads Change Through Artificial Intelligence and Chatbots

Commercial organizations and universities are embracing artificial intelligence (AI) and the University of Alabama at Birmingham is no exception. In fact, it is paving the way for some exciting results. Dr. Curt Carver, Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer, speaks to AI and other technology tools focused on the intuitive dissemination and […]

Artificial Intelligence for Enrollment Management

Do you want to fish in a wading pool or a deep-water lake? Many higher education CIOs have been busy maintaining the SIS and CRM systems so vital to recruitment and enrollment and, therefore, have not had time to evaluate artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, machine learning, chatbot, and robotic process automation (RPA) methodologies, which have […]

Making the Most of EDUCAUSE 2018: Four Days of Learning, Connections, and Inspirations

EDUCAUSE 2018

EDUCAUSE—the largest and most important annual event for higher education technology leaders— will be convening in Denver next week. This year at EDUCAUSE there will be more than 275 exhibitors, more than 300 sessions, and more than 700 presenters. This event attracts thousands of participants that range from higher education technology providers to services providers, […]

Architecting Digital Environments with Bret Ingerman

Tambellini’s Alex Freeman sat down with Bret Ingerman, Vice President for Information Technology at Tallahassee Community College, to discuss enhancing the student experience through technology, replacing Starfish with a homegrown solution, early successes with the Workday Student SIS, and more. Ingerman serves on the Tambellini Executive Advisory Council. Highlights include: Enterprise resource planning Community colleges […]