Tag: Microsoft Azure

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5 ways to speed up digital transformation in higher education

We’ve been hearing - and talking - a lot about digital transformation in the education space. In order to enable true and full transformation, institutions are looking at upgrading key campus administrative systems: the heart of their operations and central to the student experience. Why modernize your administrative systems? You do it to address the pressures you are... Read more

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From clutter to the cloud: Why Boise State University moved to a unified video platform

When it comes to video platforms, more is not always better. Officials at Boise State University found themselves in this situation: Throughout years of growing their online initiatives, they had accumulated multiple platforms for video creation, hosting and streaming. Maintaining numerous systems had become unsustainable from an IT and usage perspective. Leif Nelson,... Read more


Extra Credits: Bright minds from Czech Republic win Imagine Cup 2017

Extra Credits rounds up the latest stories on innovative educational endeavors coming from other parts of Microsoft and the world. This entry comes from the Official Microsoft Blog, celebrating the champions of 2017's Imagine Cup, the competition in which more than 50 teams of student developers descend upon the Microsoft campus in Redmond to show their vision for the future... Read more