Building Digital Trust on Campus

Top of Mind Podcast: Building Digital Trust on Campus

How does your institution define and approach digital trust? In the August installment of Tambellini Group’s Top of Mind podcast series, Dr. Donna Kidwell, CISO and digital trust officer at Arizona State University (ASU), joins the conversation to offer listeners a glimpse into what digital trust looks like on ASU’s campus. Outside of simply defining […]

Modernizing Technology to Eliminate Pain Points for Students, Faculty, and Staff

Top of Mind Podcast: Modernizing Tech to Eliminate Pain for Students, Faculty, and Staff

For this month’s episode, Kathy Lueckeman joins the Top of Mind family. A tech leader within her own right, Kathy most recently served as chief strategy officer at Olivet Nazarene University (ONU). After completely transforming ONU into a modern campus, Kathy is here to give an inside scoop about the cultivation and success of that […]

The Role of the Chief Transformation Officer

Top of Mind Podcast: The Role of the Chief Transformation Officer

What does a Chief Transformation Officer do? This leadership position can take on many forms depending on the institution, but one thing is for sure: it is never strictly about “technology.” In this Top of Mind episode, Kristophyre McCall, chief transformation officer for University of Maryland Global Campus, sits down with us to talk about […]

Part 2: The Power and Benefits of Blockchain Technology in Higher Education

Top of Mind Podcast: Power and Benefits of Blockchain Technology in Higher Education

Blockchain technology (blockchain) has a growing influence on higher ed. An institution that is well on its way to becoming the first blockchain university and knows this better than any other is Maryville University. In part two of this Top of Mind episode, Dr. Feng Hou, chief digital evangelist for Maryville University and advocate for […]

Part 1: The Power and Benefits of Blockchain Technology in Higher Education

Top of Mind Podcast: Power and Benefits of Blockchain Technology in Higher Education

Blockchain technology (blockchain) has a growing influence on higher education. An institution that is well on its way to becoming the first blockchain university and knows this better than any other is Maryville University. In this Top of Mind episode, Dr. Feng Hou, chief digital evangelist for Maryville University and visionary leader and advocate for […]

The Power and Value of Building a Comprehensive Learner Record

Top on Mind Podcast: The Power and Value of Building a Comprehensive Learner

Is a transcript the best way to truly reflect a student’s academic learning experience? Temple University’s registrar Bhavesh Bambhrolia believes that while the traditional transcript is safe and secure; it is limiting in communicating a student’s growth and development from a cumulative experience. In this Top of Mind episode, Bambhrolia gives listeners a glimpse into […]

Technology Trends and Predictions for 2022

Top of Mind Podcast: Technology Trends and Predictions for 2022

Vicki Tambellini, President and CEO of Tambellini Group kicks off this year’s Top of Mind Podcast series. The current state of higher education, although hard to generalize, is very much institution-dependent. However, one universal fact that rings true is that institutions are working on a smarter, not faster, approach. Listen in as Vicki shares what […]

The Jazz Musician as CIO: Creativity in IT Leadership

Top of Mind Podcast: The Jazz Musician as CIO

“Whether it’s at NASA or a university system level job, a CIO wants to be able to expand the scope of our technology and systems to impact the largest number of people.” In this month’s Top of Mind Podcast, host Jazz musician and CIO for the Georgia Tech Foundation, Dwight Dozier, joins the Top of […]

From NASA to Academe: Serving the Mission as CIO

Top of Mind Podcast: From NASA to Academe - Serving the Mission as CIO

“Whether it’s at NASA or a university system level job, a CIO wants to be able to expand the scope of our technology and systems to impact the largest number of people.” In this month’s Top of Mind Podcast, host Elizabeth Farrell is joined by the Vice President of Information Technology Services and Chief Information […]

From Butler to Enabler: How IT Services Empower Teaching and Learning

Top of Mind Podcast: From Butler to Enabler - How IT Services Empower Teaching and Learning

It is no argument that modernizing at any institution is a learning curve. In this month’s Top of Mind podcast episode: “From Butler to Enabler: How IT Services Empower Teaching and Learning,” Alison Robinson, associate vice president and deputy CIO of the Division of Information and Technology Services at California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, […]