What Is Workday’s Technology Strategy in 2022?

Top of Mind: Tambellini Insights with Dave Kieffer

Workday recently held an event for industry analysts, the Workday Summit. The event brought together many Workday senior executives (including Aneel Bhusri, Co-Founder, Co-CEO, and Chairman, Pete Schlampp, Chief Strategy Officer (CSO)) for a deep set of discussions about the Workday strategy. The topics ranged from the core business to the Workday platform, architecture, and […]

How Higher Ed CIOs Can Leverage Cloud Service Providers for Strategic Gain

Top of Mind: How Higher Ed CIOs Can Leverage Cloud Service Providers for Strategic Gain

For some time, we have been talking about the trend of developing new commercial applications almost entirely in the cloud. Companies either host their older application code in the cloud or build cloud-native SaaS applications (or both in some cases). Higher education institutions have begun migrating to these new cloud applications, as have most industries, […]

AWS re:Invent Showcases the Pace of Cloud Innovation

Top of Mind: AWS re:Invent Showcases The Pace Of Cloud Innovation

AWS re:Invent 2020 was quite the show. As an all-virtual experience, AWS showed that it understands how to bring its speakers, especially its most senior leaders, to a virtual forum packed with the detail of what makes AWS special. As the industry leader in cloud platforms, it’s clear that AWS intends to keep that position, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tambellini Top 10 Observations from Oracle OpenWorld and Workday Rising

Top of Mind: Top 10 Observations from Oracle OpenWorld and Workday Rising

The Tambellini Group has been busy this fall connecting with vendors and institutions about the latest technology updates. These past couple of months we have attended several market events and took away some insights for our future work. Oracle OpenWorld took place in September in San Francisco, and Workday Rising was held in Orlando in […]

A Path to Revolutionize Your Campus with Big Data Infographic

Top of Mind: Path to Revolutionize Your Campus with Big Data

Co-Columnist: Michele Cummins – Tambellini Analyst It is not enough to collect data from disparate locations, mine metrics and report. It’s everything to achieve actionable analytics and drive results. This infographic highlights Tambellini’s research findings—based on interviews with institutions that have successfully deployed enterprise data warehouses—and provides practical first steps to organizations thinking about deploying […]

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 […]

Artificial Intelligence: Transforming the Nature of Work, Learning, and Learning to Work

It’s hard to make a case for the “sudden” development of something that has been a formal topic of research for more than 60 years. Attending presentations on Artificial Intelligence (AI) at three recent conferences and following that up with extensive reading does, however, suggest that all of us engaged in teaching-training-learning need to be […]