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Data Warehouse Design Best Practices

Author Introduction: Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. Data warehousing is an expensive project with high costs and a great return on investment — if executed properly. Data warehousing isn’t for the … Continue reading

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Big Data or Big Problems

Before you start planning for your big data requirements and asking for a big data budget, make sure what you think is big data isn’t really just big problems. That’s my best advise from a more enlightened perspective on how … Continue reading

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Review Your 2013 Web Hosting Strategy

The new year is still new making it a great time review your current web hosting strategy. It might be the right time of the year to find an alternative web hosting service that meets your needs perfectly. Speaking of … Continue reading

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Cloud Computing in Higher Education

Author Introduction: Bob Burke is president of FolderWave, Inc., a cloud-based company offering products and services designed to significantly improve complex, high-volume time-dependent process and data management operations in many operational areas in higher education.  Bob can be reached at bob@folderwave.com. The … Continue reading

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Understanding Open and the MOOC Ain’t Open

Understanding Open. It has to be one of the greatest professional challenges ahead for institutional leaders and CIO’s especially on OER and the MOOC. So, if you are intellectually lazy you should know up front there are no shortcuts.

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2012 US Higher Education Web Tools Market Share

The 2012 US Higher Education Web Tools Market Share: Advertising, Analytics, Trackers, and Widgets report has just been released. This report, available in the Products, is the first research of its kind into the exploding use of web tools on college … Continue reading

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Book Review: Education for a Digital World

I just finished Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities Education for a Digital World: Present Realities and Future Possibilities and I was terribly disappointed and do not recommend the book. From start to finish, and I … Continue reading

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Geotagging and Location Based Services Privacy Concerns

Geotagging and location based services are exploding and universities must address the privacy and security issues in their mobile computing strategies. Additionally, colleges and universities should take deliberate steps to help students and their employees better understand how to manage the … Continue reading

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User Experience and Other Thoughts

During these last two weeks I have been focusing on some new client needs and fixing the blog’s user experience while taking a bit of a vacation from writing. I have used this time to get caught up on some … Continue reading

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Case Study: Arkansas State University Privacy Policy and Web Trackers

This is a case study of the Arkansas State University privacy policy and the prevalence of web trackers on ASU websites. Although this case study is specific to Arkansas State University, the approach and tools used along with the findings … Continue reading

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