Anthology Together 2022: The Spectacle of Promise and the Desire to Believe

Top of Mind: Anthology Together 2022

Anthology Together, the joint conference of EdTech’s power couple Anthology and Blackboard, took place in Orlando several weeks ago. For Anthology and Blackboard customers who have waited through significant product delays and support challenges over the last few years, Anthology’s energetic messaging and early evidence of success are an important step forward. Attendees were collectively […]

Ellucian On-Trend with CampusLogic Acquisition

Top of Mind: Ellucian on-trend with CampusLogic Acquisition

By acquiring CampusLogic, Ellucian has made a solid addition to its portfolio, bringing significant potential benefits to its customers. The acquisition adds product assets to augment current offerings and architectural assets to provide technology and staffing to accelerate Ellucian’s transition to SaaS. The move is interesting but not surprising. With this transaction, Ellucian extends its […]

Rebuilding Student-Institution Trust after Online Proctoring

Top of Mind: Rebuilding Student-Institution Trust after Online Proctoring

When higher education shut down due to COVID-19 in spring 2020, the capacity to provide quality remote instruction varied widely within and across institutions. Diverse and complex social, economic, and physical factors made the transition to distance learning easier for some students than for others. Not surprisingly, tensions between displaced students and their institutions emerged […]

The Iron Triangle of Ed-Tech

Top of Mind: The Iron Triangle of Ed-Tech

Last week, I had the privilege to participate in a panel discussion at the 23rd International Conference of the SAP Higher Education and Research User Group. Joined by Jose Escamilla (Tecnologico de Monterrey), Malcolm Woodfield (SAP), and moderator Jill Mikros (The Johns Hopkins University), the panel explored the impact of COVID on higher education pedagogy […]

From AI to DEI: Top Takeaways from ASU+GSV

Top of Mind: ASU+GSV Virtual Summit

If you haven’t attended the ASU+GSV Summit before, it is an experience not to be missed. A joint endeavor between Arizona State University (ASU) and Global Silicon Valley (GSV) Ventures, its “high tech meets education industry” focus brings thousands of innovative educators and EdTech entrepreneurs together each year to talk about “society’s greatest challenge: ensuring […]

Tambellini Cloud Summit 2019

Top of Mind: Tambellini Cloud Summit 2019

The Tambellini Cloud Transformation Summit took place December 4–6 in the greater Boston area. On the heels of a snowstorm, more than 80 attendees shared best practices, participated in workshops, and learned from their peers how and why institutions are moving to the cloud. The Tambellini Group hosted three world-class keynote speakers who started each […]

Go Beyond Where Your Servers Are Located

Top of Mind: Go Beyond Where Your Servers Are Located

When most of us hear “cloud,” we automatically think about the location of our servers. There are countless resources to help us weigh the cost-savings versus the risks. Even more to guide us in balancing the benefits of budget relief versus limiting our capacity. However, despite the resources at our fingertips, it is still difficult […]

Technology Never Rests

The Tambellini Group is tracking the latest higher education IT trends and will share in our December member-only webinar. Here is a sampling of what you may have missed and what’s to come. ©Copyright 2018, The Tambellini Group. All Rights Reserved.

A Workday vs. Salesforce Implementation: Lessons Learned from Georgetown University

Beth Hayes, Deputy CIO and Director of Enterprise Services at Vassar College, interviews Linda Buckley, Assistant Vice President for Administrative Applications at Georgetown University, about some differences between implementing Workday and Salesforce. The Tambellini Group has written extensively on SIS/ERP, including Workday, as well as on CRM trends and Salesforce in higher ed. You can […]