North Carolina State University is looking to leverage IBM analytics tools to better identify users of technology created at the Raleigh school, Triangle Business Journal reports. NCSU has completed two pilot studies to see whether Big Blue’s data analytics tools could cut down the time and energy folks in the university’s office of technology transfer spend trying to find companies capable of commercializing the innovations created by university researchers. Billy Houghtelling, director of the Office of Technology Transfer, says NCSU was able to cut the time to find companies from two to four months down to about a week. “There...

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Denny Carter

Dennis has covered higher education technology since April 2008, having interviewed some of the most recognized IT pros in U.S. colleges and universities. He is always updating eCampus News with the latest in pressing ed-tech issues, such as the growing i