Oracle CloudWorld 2023 Highlights Rapid Innovation

During the 2023 Oracle CloudWorld Conference in Las Vegas, a spotlight was on Oracle Fusion Cloud Student for the estimated 300 higher education institutions that attended. The conference provided insights into Oracle’s product strategy across its infrastructure, applications, and data and analytics products and its progress on Oracle Student. It was also an opportunity to […]

3 Trends in Higher Education Student Success and Retention

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As higher education institutions face increased enrollment and financial challenges and the looming enrollment cliff, there’s been a renewed and critical focus on what institutions can more directly control—student retention. In the last decade, institutions have been grappling with several student success challenges, including underutilized institutional resources due to lack of engagement, siloed processes across […]

Workday AI/ML Innovation Summit 2023: AI, ML, and Energy

Top of Mind: Workday AI/ML Innovation Summit 2023

With the topics of AI and ML being top of mind across all industries, it was timely that Workday focused its 2023 Innovation Summit for analysts on the topic, highlighting how the company is using AI and ML across its solution suite today and how it envisions the future of its use. Attendees had an […]

Workday Rising 2022

Top of Mind: Workday Rising 2022

This year saw the return of the in-person Workday Rising event held in Orlando, Florida. Many new Workday innovations were revealed during the event, with arguably none more significant than Workday’s announcement of its intent to expand its partner ecosystem by leveraging Workday Extend enhancements to create, share, and productize Workday apps. The expansion of […]

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 […]

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