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Private Cloud vs. Public Cloud Servers: Who’s Got the Edge?

Adam Stern | July 10, 2014 10:21 am

There’s broad agreement on the key benefits of virtual servers — scalability, improved resource utilization, reduced operational costs, instant provisioning, and the ability to quickly expand the server base. But there is no “one size fits all” consensus around private vs. public cloud servers.

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That’s Not #Funny: Higher Ed’s Least Clever Twitter Accounts

August 21, 2014 8:31 am
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Earlier this month, a puckish Twitter user going by the handle @ProfJeffJarvis managed to provoke two actual professors into fits of outrage.  

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Christensen Institute: Mastery, Not MOOCs, Will Disrupt Higher Education

August 21, 2014 8:28 am
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Sorry, MOOC-manics. According to the Clayton Christensen Institute, “online competency-based education stands out as the innovation most likely to disrupt higher education.” That’s because, it argues, students are looking for a new (some might say practical) value proposition from higher education–namely, graduating with specific skills that are immediately relevant to employers.  

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Remind’s App Surges to The Top 15 Free Apps in Apple Store

August 21, 2014 8:24 am
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CB Insights reports that Remind’s app that provides the teachers with ability to stay in touch with students has surged to the top 15 free apps in the whole Apple Store as of August 14. This is remarkable, given the presence of other apps such as Spotify, Twitter, and WhatsApp on the list.  

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Bitcoin phishing campaign targets media, tech, education industries

August 21, 2014 8:22 am
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A Bitcoin-based phishing campaign has targeted over 400 organizations with the intention of stealing cryptocurrency wallet passwords.  

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BrightSign to Partner with Philips Signage Solutions at InfoComm 2013

Sinthia Thomas | June 11, 2013 10:37 am

LECTROSONICS ANNOUNCES ASPEN CERTIFIED DEALER PROGRAM

Luis Phill | June 11, 2013 10:36 am

Consumer Cellular Adds Home-Phone Service

Joseph Palenchar | June 11, 2013 10:34 am
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Udemy Expands Leadership Team with Three New Executive Hires

August 20, 2014 6:52 am
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Udemy, the leading global marketplace for learning and teaching online, today announced the addition of three senior leaders to its executive team. This latest wave of management hires reflects the scaling of Udemy operations to support the company’s rapid growth following its recent $32 million financing round.  

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The Mobile LMS Race: Responsive Design vs. Apps

August 20, 2014 6:50 am
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We’ve all been there — pan left, right, scroll down, left, zoom, right, down, too far, ugggh — reading a full size webpage on our phones is painful. If users are panning to use the LMS, you can guarantee they will only use it as a last resort. For extended enterprise LMS initiatives where your users are mainly voluntary users, this is not an option.  

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