It can be difficult to keep up with all of the conversations going on in the Higher Ed IT community. This is especially tough now that the fall semester is on its way. Save yourself time by checking out our picks for last month’s must-read Higher Ed IT articles and blog posts.
As universities are gearing up for the fall semester, it can be tough to keep tabs on everything going on within the Higher Ed IT community. Stay on top of the topics that are most important to university CIOs or IT directors with our pick for last month’s must-read Higher Ed IT articles.
The Higher Ed technology landscape is rapidly changing from year to year, as vendors consolidate their products, companies go out of business, and new products enter the market. Needless to say, it can be difficult to keep tabs on every tech vendor and product that is available to your university. Thankfully, Eduventures released their annual Higher Ed Technology Landscape report last February. The report brings together tech vendors that serve Higher Ed and visually organizes them into 40 distinct market segments. If you’re looking for a snapshot of Higher Ed’s technology offerings available to your university, Eduventures’ landscape map could be incredibly useful.
If you’ve ever looked into enterprise customer (or constituent) relationship management (CRM) services before, there’s a good chance you already know about Salesforce. They are generally considered the industry leading enterprise CRM platform and have solutions specifically tailored for Higher Ed institutions. That being said, there is plenty of competition in the Higher Ed CRM space and it’s important to take a look at both the good and the bad of Salesforce to see whether it’s a service worth looking into further. For the sake of brevity, here’s a list of the top 5 pros and cons of Salesforce in Higher Ed.
While Higher Ed may be slow to adopt new technologies, that doesn’t mean it is any easier for IT professionals to keep up with every emerging technology and trend. Let us save you time out of your busy schedule with our picks for the must-read Higher Ed IT articles from last month.