Profile of David F CarrEditor, InformationWeek Government/Healthcare
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 834
David F. Carr oversees InformationWeek's coverage of government and healthcare IT. He previously led coverage of social business and education technologies and continues to contribute in those areas. He is the editor of Social Collaboration for Dummies (Wiley, Oct. 2013) and was the social business track chair for UBM's E2 conference in 2012 and 2013. He is a frequent speaker and panel moderator at industry events. David is a former Technology Editor of Baseline Magazine and Internet World magazine and has freelanced for publications including CIO Magazine, CIO Insight, and Defense Systems. He has also worked as a web consultant and is the author of several WordPress plugins, including Facebook Tab Manager and RSVPMaker. David works from a home office in Coral Springs, Florida. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org follow him at @davidfcarr.
Articles by David F Carr
posted in April 2013
Now more than ever, a higher education CIO's job hinges on both surviving the academic politics of the institution and mastering bleeding-edge technologies.
Making collaboration and community technologies speak your language is just one example of the still-untapped potential of global social business.
Ellen Borkowski's CIO responsibilities at small liberal arts college include her twin technology objectives: make teaching and learning more effective.
Teambox, as a task-oriented, cloud-based social collaboration tool, is a flexible option for collaborative learning and other campus projects.
Internet2 member universities will soon be able to add Vidyo to their subscriptions for high-speed network access.
Lynda Weinman assures educators that popular tutorials website Lynda.com wants to be a resource, not a replacement, for schools and universities.
Admissions 2.0, which lets prospective students learn about a school, set up a visit and apply for admission, is part of a broader Mobile Campus offering.
Udemy for Organizations lets companies create their own branded learning channels and create private courses with Udemy's tools.
Learning management system developer Instructure promotes the Learning Tools Interoperability specification as it preps its own Canvas App Center.
College uses Desire2Learn to better manage online learning programs as well as measure student achievement.
Edmodo's rapidly growing network of teachers, students and education technology publishers are helping it develop into a free learning management system.
Textbook rental broker finds niche partnering with public colleges to lower the cost of higher education.
Go inside a FIRST Robotics regional competition in Ft. Lauderdale, where tomorrow's tech leaders put robot creations to the test.
At the FIRST Robotics Competition, teens learn about technology trade-offs, strategy and teamwork. NASA and major tech firms say the contest shapes tomorrow's tech leaders.