Free Mediasite webcast explores challenges and priorities confronting campus IT officers
MADISON, Wis. — December 13, 2012 — Sonic Foundry, Inc. (NASDAQ: SOFO), the trusted market leader for video management and academic, enterprise and event webcasting, will host a live webinar this month as part of the company’s continuing thought leadership series.
“Campus IT Priorities: A Conversation with Kenneth C. Green of the Campus Computing Project”
Register now for the live webcast at http://www.sonicfoundry.com/KennethGreenWebinar | Tuesday, December 18 at 1 p.m. Central
Campus IT priorities are changing – or are they? Clearly campus IT leaders confront significant budget challenges, as well as the growing demand for additional IT resources and services: going mobile, maintaining IT security, supporting online instruction, migrating to cloud computing, enabling lecture capture, and also updating the institutional IT infrastructure.
Yet new data from the fall 2012 Campus Computing Survey reveal that core issues – the instruction integration of information technology, IT user support, and hiring/retaining qualified IT personnel – are the top concerns of CIOs and other senior campus IT officers. Moreover, the fall 2012 survey data suggest that presidents, provosts, and CIOs offer up very mixed assessments about the effectiveness of campus IT investments.
Green will discuss the challenges that confront campus IT officers as well as the IT priorities that emerged from the fall 2012 Campus Computing Survey.
Presenter: Kenneth C. Green is the founding director of The Campus Computing Project, the largest continuing study on the role of information technology in American colleges and universities. He is the author/co-author or editor of a dozen books and published research reports and more than 100 articles and commentaries that have appeared in academic journals and professional publications. He also serves as the senior research consultant to INSIDE HIGHER ED.
Moderator: Sean Brown, vice president for education, Sonic Foundry
Trusted by more than 1,100 colleges and universities worldwide, the Mediasite webcasting and video content management system quickly and cost-effectively automates the capture, management, delivery and search of live and on-demand streaming videos and rich media presentations.
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