- University of Arizona Gains Visibility Through Management Tool University of Arizona Information Security Officer Chris Schreiber recently spoke with EdTech Magazine about a new cloud-based service the university is using to better understand the threat landscape. Doing so, allows Chris and his team to focus more on security policies and less on labor-intensive management tasks. Click here to read the full story. [Read More]
- Michele Norin Featured in CIO Review Magazine University of Arizona CIO Michele Norin has been featured in CIO Review Magazine’s special issue focusing on Education Technology. She highlights UA tools that help students succeed, such as Smart Planner, Degree Tracker, and the Arizona Mobile App, as well as the Classroom Technology Upgrade Program. [Read More]
- Computerworld Names Michele Norin to Premier 100 IT Leaders IDG's Computerworld has announced Michele Norin, Chief Information Officer at the University of Arizona, as a 2015 Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. This year’s Premier 100 spotlights 100 leaders from both the technology and business sides of companies for their exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. [Read More]
- UA CIO Participates in Educause Cybersecurity Webinar In recognition of National Cyber Security Awareness Month, today EDUCAUSE hosted a free webinar "CIO Insights on Cybersecurity" featuring Michele Norin, along with CIOs from the University of Maryland, Baltimore and the University of Oregon. [Read More]
- Engineering IT: Working Smarter To Serve College Needs As the information technology manager for the Computer Systems Group in the College of Engineering, Leo Enfield and his staff oversee technology management for eight departments, with nine buildings under their jurisdiction, two of which are off campus. Current projects Leo and his team are working on include the reintegration of Microsoft’s Systems Center Configuration Manager, virtual remote application delivery, furthering Panopto integration and maintaining a help desk to support Engineering faculty, staff and students. [Read More]
Digital course materials are a growing trend in higher education. Growing numbers of students and faculty in higher education are taking advantage of digital media’s greater interactivity, customization of educational content, and opportunities for social collaboration.
UA Tech Talk Blog
Whether a university is developing a MOOC program, a professor is weighing whether to make an entirely mobile app-based class, or a university bookstore is considering replacing costly books with e-books, several questions must be answered. Educause’s Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) conducts annual surveys at higher education institutions to measure technology experiences and expectations.