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Information Security Strategy for Higher Education

Creating an Information Security Strategy for Higher Education

Vantage News | June 20th, 2018

Part 2 in our Information Security series provides insights on developing an Information Security strategy for higher education. In Part 1, Should We Worry About Information Security in Higher Education, we identified the security issues and threats in higher education and reviewed how a reactive or ad hoc ...
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Should We Worry about Information Security in Higher Education?

Vantage News | June 12th, 2018

Information Security has been the top issue in the EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues in each of the last 3 years. It will likely continue to be a leading issue on campuses in the future for several reasons, specifically, the increasing number and seriousness of external threats, the complex nature of managing IT ...
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Transforming a 45-year-old Library into a Modern Learning Commons

Vantage News | May 29th, 2018

How do you convert a dated 45-year-old library into a modern learning commons that will serve the purposes of students and faculty well into the 21st Century? In October 2017, Springfield College dedicated their new state-of-the-art Harold C. Smith Learning Commons. Springfield College is a private college located ...
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A Primer for RTLS in the Healthcare Industry

Vantage News | May 21st, 2018

In a complex healthcare environments, people and equipment are constantly in motion. So, what’s the best way to keep track of patients, equipment, nurses and doctors as they move from room to room and throughout the facility? How can technology be leveraged to improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery, reduce ...
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Anatomy of a Healthcare Technology Visioning Project

Vantage News | May 15th, 2018

Why is Technology Visioning Important in the Healthcare Industry? What is the hospital of the future going to look like? How do you build a cutting-edge facility when it takes between six and ten years to design and build a new hospital? What healthcare technologies will be relevant in the next 10 to 20 years?  ...
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Give Focus and Meaningful Work to Your IT Governance Groups

Vantage News | May 9th, 2018

This is Part 3 of the IT Governance for Higher Education series of blog posts, based on the IT Governance Toolkit developed by Vantage Senior Consultant Cathy Bates for EDUCAUSE. In Part 2 of our IT Governance for Higher Education series, we discussed various approaches that leading institutions have put in place ...
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Technology In Healthcare: An Interview With Phil Crompton (Part 2)

Vantage News | May 8th, 2018

The Technology in Healthcare Interview with Phil Crompton originally appeared on the Parkin Architects Limited blog. Vantage is working with Agnew Peckham and Parkin on a Healthcare Master Plan for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa, Canada. This is part two of a two part series – ...
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Learning Spaces Collaboratory Imagines the Future of Learning Environments with a New Website

Vantage News | May 7th, 2018

The Learning Spaces Collaboratory (LSC) is a collaborating community of researchers, academic leaders, architects, practitioners and other stakeholders who share a commitment to transforming the learning environments for undergraduates in all fields. The central goal of LSC is to “imagine a future in which the ...
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Phil Crompton - "Our approach for technology visioning doesn’t focus on specific technologies but rather how people will work and interact with the building and the systems."

Technology In Healthcare: An Interview With Phil Crompton

Vantage News | May 1st, 2018

The Technology in Healthcare Interview with Phil Crompton originally appeared on the Parkin Architects Limited blog. Vantage is working with Agnew Peckham and Parkin on a Healthcare Master Plan for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa, Canada. This is part one of a two part series ...
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Insights from the 2018 Enterprise Connect Conference with Former ACUTA Members

Insights from 2018 Enterprise Connect Conference with Former ACUTA Members

Vantage News | April 25th, 2018

How Did the Enterprise Connect-ACUTA Panel Discussion Come About? For nearly 50 years, ACUTA promoted knowledge share and collaboration among higher education professionals responsible for telecommunication systems. Since ACUTA was dissolved in 2017, former members have looked for ways to stay connected with ...
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