When Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker ordered schools closed throughout the state in response to the coronavirus pandemic, sending home millions of students to learn remotely, Cicero School District 99 was ready. The K-8 district of 14,000 students, southwest of Chicago, was already five years into its mission, driven by Superintendent Rudy Hernandez, of changing the […]
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While COVID-19 numbers rise again, there are still many regions of the country where businesses are intent on either getting their operations back on track now, or at least planning for a safe reopening in the future. Some are using tools like user experience management software to do so. One idea for getting back to […]
In an industry as high stakes as IT where one small mistake could spell disaster for an entire organization, delegating and assigning roles to your team is one of the most important functions of a manager. When your team has a firm grasp on their job descriptions and they know what you expect out of […]
Darren Chait, co-founder of collaborative note-taking app Hugo, talks about the importance of keeping track of meeting notes and asynchronous collaboration.
If you’re new to a management role in your IT department, eventually the time will come to evaluate those on your team. Here are some tips for how to properly set goals and measure them.
For the past few months, we’ve published many, many articles related to commercial technology products that aim to prevent the spread of coronavirus in corporate and other settings. Temperature scanning platforms have stood out as a major product category lately, and will likely continue to dominate into the fall. So what can technology mangers and IT […]
As more and more organizations migrate their data from on-premises client servers to the cloud, end users are discovering the benefits of having their communications tools, platforms and applications under one unified roof. That of course is unified communications, a collection of technology solutions that organizations implement to creates an environment for seamless and secure […]
The University of Southern California was faced with evaluating transfer credits for thousands of new students who were slated to arrive for orientation during a short two-week cycle in the summer of 2020. They needed a transfer credit automation solution to help them with that enormous task. The Tech Decision Previously the institution didn’t have […]
Laura Padilla, head of global business development for videoconferencing platform Zoom, joins the podcast to talk about the company’s security plans.
The world today is on the cusp of amazing innovations made possible by new commercial technologies. 5G communications, advanced batteries, power management systems, and sophisticated software including various forms of artificial intelligence will enable virtual and augmented reality, self-driving vehicles, remote surgery, smart factories and cities, and other innovations yet to be conceived. To get […]