The Role of Digital Education Services to Deliver Personalized Learning

We hear a lot of industry hype about digitally delivered education services and how they will help to deliver personalized learning. When I talk to clients the situation on the ground is much more complex, so it is important for us to be credible and realistic in these conversations. About 3 months ago I asked […]

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Education in the Cognitive Era

There are three things very important for Education leaders to know about the Cognitive Era and its impact on the segment. These systems will permeate many different parts of the economy, which will both create higher expectations for services among constituents, but also change the way new professionals are taught. Institutions much be more proactive […]

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Technology should provide professional support to teachers and faculty.

Technology has an established track record and tremendous potential to transform learning and education institutions.  Students can gain personalized learning programs that enrich their experiences and intervene when they struggle.  Institutions can find better ways to allocate resources and operate more efficiently.  Better outcomes, more productivity, what’s not to like? In fact, there are frequent […]

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It’s Thursday, do you know where your data are?

Student data has been top of mind in the industry over the past month or two. The closing of the Gates Foundation funded initiative, InBloom, along with the recent position the FTC has taken around student data in the ConnectEDU Chapter 11 proceedings, have focused attention on this important topic. Technology has demonstrated its ability […]

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Data is the “Killer App” for Education

One thing is clear, we’re moving into the era of Big Data, where new instrumentation and interoperability means more data than ever. With new and mobile applications, we have more opportunities to leverage that data. But institutions need to develop strategies and technologies to position themselves for the future. More than a single application, Big […]

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Technology for Tomorrow’s Schools

Education is the foundation of any country’s future. It provides a path to good jobs and higher earning power. It can also foster the cross-border, cross-cultural collaboration required to solve the most challenging problems of our time. One hundred...

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