Content tagged with Education
posted in January 2013
Bill Gates Touts Analytics To Solve Global Problems
News  |  1/31/2013  | 
In his foundation's annual letter, Microsoft co-founder says analytics are helping developing countries tackle health and education problems, urges setting clear goals.
IBM's Watson Finds Home At Rensselaer Poly Tech
News  |  1/30/2013  | 
IBM's cognitive computer will let university do advanced computing research and expose students to big data analytics disciplines.
Google U.K., Raspberry Pi Donate School PCs
News  |  1/29/2013  | 
Google U.K. teams with Raspberry Pi to donate 15,000 cut-down computers to British schools and inspire the next generation of computer engineers.
Education Tech Investments Surpassed $1 Billion In 2012
News  |  1/25/2013  | 
As venture capitalists pour money into educational technology companies, some wonder whether they are just building a new bubble.
7 Top Business Intelligence Trends For 2013
Commentary  |  1/25/2013  | 
Short list of BI hot buttons includes dashboards, self-service, mobile, in-memory, cloud, collaboration and, of course, big data.
To Avoid Nasty Surprises, Higher Ed Turns To Prediction
Commentary  |  1/24/2013  | 
Colleges are turning to predictive analytics for a variety of uses.
Apple Doesn't Rule The School
News  |  1/16/2013  | 
Education is one of Apple's traditional markets, but the company's gear isn't always a perfect fit.
SAP Caps Strong 2012 With Modest Q4
News  |  1/15/2013  | 
SAP meets resistance in the Americas and falls behind Oracle on software sales growth.
Swartz Suicide Puts JSTOR Academic Database In Spotlight
News  |  1/15/2013  | 
Death of Internet activist Aaron Swartz renews debate over online content and copyright.
SAP Sweetens Hana Deal With Free Sybase Database
News  |  1/15/2013  | 
Not everything demands in-memory performance, so SAP is bundling a conventional database for customers licensing SAP BusinessSuite to run on Hana.
Online Education Policy Draws Fire In California
News  |  1/10/2013  | 
Higher education representatives and online education providers tussle over the impact of online, computer-mediated instruction on college students, faculty and budgets.
SAP Moves Core Applications To Hana In-Memory Platform
News  |  1/10/2013  | 
With ERP on the Hana in-memory platform, SAP says it's making good on the promise of real-time performance and "dramatic simplification."
Why Tablets Will Kill Smart Boards In Classrooms
Commentary  |  1/9/2013  | 
Tablet computing opens a whole new world to faculty and students, a world that's within reach financially.
InformationWeek Education: Your New Guide To Higher Education IT
Commentary  |  1/8/2013  | 
Even if higher education is an industry and calling like no other, it must grow and evolve with its tech-literate clientele. Or it will whither.


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