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EDUCAUSE Annual Conference: 25-28 Oct, 2016, Anaheim (CA), US

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference will be held on 25th-28th of October 2016 in Anaheim (CA), US. The conference is the premier convening of IT professionals and technology providers across the diverse higher education landscape. The conference creates networking opportunities for colleagues to share ideas regarding strategies, leading change, effective processes, what’s working, and sometimes—more importantly—what isn’t.

Register before 27th of  September 2016 to receive the Early-Bird discount.

More information here…

Cloud Forward Conference, 18-20 Oct, 2016

Call for Position Papers is now open for Cloud Forward Conference 2016: From Distributed to Complete Computing. Conference will be held in Madrid from 18th to 20th October 2016.

The conference will provide the scientific community a dedicated setting for presenting and discussing innovative technologies in the area of distributed computing as well as newtechnologies beyond CLOUDs, ranging from architectures over methodologies to new applications and services. The conference will focus both on research and development efforts in the domain of CLOUDs, and in future scenarios and technologies that exploit CLOUD computing as a utility, such as Internet of Things. Integral to the conference, the work of the Clusters of experts working on ‘beyond current CLOUD’ topics will be presented.

The event will also host a dedicated SMEs event  to investigate innovative technologies, promote business ideas and foster current game-changers arising on the market.

Call for Position Papers is now open! Submit yours by 03/06/2016

More information here.

Webinar on Portal and Mobile: June 1

Webinar on Portal and Mobile – a combined strategy to improve student engagement and retention

We invite you to join the webinar on Portal and Mobile – a combined strategy to improve student engagement and retention presented by Collabco who develop the myday user portal.
Would you like to find out how our myday student portal can help make your student’s days easier? Attend our webinar to find out more about our product and the many forward thinking universities who are using our product to facilitate this. Collabco are also delighted to be attending the EUNIS Annual Congress in Thessaloniki and hope to speak to you there as well.

The EUNIS webinar will be presented by Lisa Drakonaki, who works with academia to improve the user experience on behalf of Collabco.

Date: the 1st of June at 1 pm CET  Duration: 30 minutes plus questions.

Presenter: Lisa Drakonaki, Collabco

Register for the webinar here. You will get the invitation two days prior to the event.



EUNIS webinar on end-user analytics: 21st of April, 2016

The webinar on end-user analytics for improved visibility of its IT infrastructure

We invite you to join the webinar on end-user analytics for improved visibility of its IT infrastructure. The second EUNIS webinar will be presented by London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine in cooperation with Software2.
Date: the 21st of April at 2 pm CET (1 pm GMT). Duration: 30 minutes plus questions.
Presenter: Jon Faulkner, CIO, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Overview: While traditional models of the IT Service Desk remain focused solely on Incident and Reactive Problem Management, analysts will continue to manage down queues by addressing a single incident at a time; escalating problems only when they have affected a large number of customers. Using end user analytics LSHTM focus on what real matters – the end user.The webinar will cover three questions to reframe for the Next Generation Service Desk:
  1. Are users reporting any issues? becomes Are users experiencing any issues?
  2. What is the status of our tickets? becomes What is the status of our network and services?
  3. How many tickets have we resolved today? becomes How many tickets have we prevented today?
If you are interested, please REGISTER here to receive an invitation (two days prior to the event).

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2015: visits to Purdue University & University of Washington

This report follows the feedback meeting held in Paris on February 12, 2016 and covers the two day-long university visits and the various workshops attended at the EDUCAUSE conference itself.  The report focuses on the IT challenges, a comprehensive student experience and top 10 IT issues & trends 2016 in the Higher Education context in the US.

Read the full report here