The new device is a less expensive alternative to the previously announced dual-screen tablet focused on providing textbooks, course materials and other content for the classroom. Kno, a tablet maker focused on the education market, plans to release a single-screen device that will provide students with a less expensive option than the company's previously announced dual-screen tablet. Like its larger cousin, the single-screen model, which has a 14.1-inch display, is built to store digital textbooks, course materials and other educational content. Because e-textbooks are less expensive, students can reap a return on investment from the dual-screen model, which is expected to sell for less than $1,000, within 13 months, according to Kno. The single-screen tablet will be less expensive, meaning a faster ROI. Kno has not released pricing.
InformationWeek Elite 100Our data shows these innovators using digital technology in two key areas: providing better products and cutting costs. Almost half of them expect to introduce a new IT-led product this year, and 46% are using technology to make business processes more efficient.
The UC Infrastructure TrapWorries about subpar networks tanking unified communications programs could be valid: Thirty-one percent of respondents have rolled capabilities out to less than 10% of users vs. 21% delivering UC to 76% or more. Is low uptake a result of strained infrastructures delivering poor performance?
InformationWeek Tech Digest, Nov. 10, 2014Just 30% of respondents to our new survey say their companies are very or extremely effective at identifying critical data and analyzing it to make decisions, down from 42% in 2013. What gives?