The Internet of Things (IoT) is at the hub of a convergence of interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary collaboration fueled by the growth of the globally connected digital organizations. Whether in business, education, or government, forward-thinking organizations, teams, and alliances are leading the charge by demanding relevant, real time data and implementing new technologies to automate strategic […]
Can a leadership team’s space help to influence corporate culture? The answer is simple, yes. Absolutely and positively. Because what does leadership ultimately do? They inspire employees; modelling behavior and driving a collective corporate culture that benefits the organization’s mission and strategic goals. Arguably, these skills are more essential than ever. With global locations, distributed […]
Training employees in a hybrid learning environment — one that combines live classroom instruction with virtual components — can significantly expand their range of knowledge and skills, thereby benefiting employers in many ways. Among the key benefits: Reduction in turnover. Employees understand they’re valued when businesses offer training and opportunities to grow from within. Improved […]
These days it’s worth examination of methods such as Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) and Integrated Project Delivery (IPD). In a nutshell, these design processes bring consultants and contractors into the project lifecycle early, then ask them to work together to meet the customer’s criteria in the most cost-effective manner. The different participants feed off […]
Ask enterprise CIOs whether or not they will be transitioning legacy IT operations to cloud environments within the next few years and the vast majority will give you a simple answer: Absolutely yes! But ask them why they’re making the move, what their cloud architecture will look like once implemented or how those environments will […]
Time and tide wait for no man, and our world continues to present us with alarming new challenges to battle: cyber-attacks, terrorism, erratic weather patterns, water scarcity, food shortages – to name just a few. The modern world is not standing still, however, and as our technologies grow ever more advanced in a push to […]
Elijah Mayfield of Lightside Labs and Turnitin answers five questions about the future of writing assessment: How can writing assessments be a help and not a hindrance? Assessments can’t be scary, isolated incidents that teachers spend months building up to, and that occur in a vacuum each spring while everyone anxiously watches. They need to […]
Managing multifaceted employee contracts can be a challenge for higher education as many institutions are hiring more staff, adjunct and part-time professors.