The Evolution of Electronic Payments

Top of Mind: The Evolution of Electronic Payments

Electronic payment solutions are not new, as vendors have offered them in various iterations for more than 25 years. The bursar’s office was one of the first functional areas to provide electronic payments to make it easier for students and families to pay tuition and fees. Vendors expanded their solutions to include payment plans and […]

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 […]

Fundamental Steps to Improve Cybersecurity in Higher Education

By now, most CIOs in a higher education context know that cybersecurity is important. Cybersecurity continues to top the list of EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT issues; in fact, 2019 marks the fourth year in a row that this topic is in the pole position. While the specifics have changed slightly—in 2019, for example, “Information Security […]