The Service Desk and Parenthood's Shared Classroom

This past April, my husband and I took on our most exciting and daunting chapter yet: parenthood. Despite the chaos around us, we made the most of our pregnancy and thoroughly enjoyed sifting through baby clothes, putting together his nursery, choosing a name...the works. When it came time to bring our little guy home, I thought we had relatively grounded expectations for what our lives would look like as a family of three.


How is Cloud Adoption Changing Public School Education?

As the past year has shown, cloud computing has proved a vital service for K–12 public schools. It’s enabled online learning during a time of critical need, and the schools who have embraced cloud adoption have thrived and will continue to do so. Let’s look at the ways the cloud is changing public school education today—and some of the common bumps administrators and IT teams should avoid along the way.


The Complete Guide to Student Data Privacy

Are you handling students' education records or personally identifiable information (PII)? If so, it's crucial that you're familiar with what student privacy laws such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) have to say. In this article, we'll go over what educators and administrators need to know about FERPA and student data privacy.


Overcoming data challenges for state and local government and education with Elastic

With the surge of endpoints and growing demands for access to data, public sector organizations have seen an increase in security threats since the onset of the pandemic. Against this backdrop, Elastic gathered industry leaders to learn how to manage these challenges and demands and build a path toward the future. The recent State and Local Government & Education ElasticON Public Sector event showcased the tech solutions that are delivering for constituents, faster.


The State of EdTech 2021: Education Software Usage Analyzed

Today we will share our list of the most popular software tools used by education institutions. Why is this important? If you are managing technology in education you need to make the best choice from among many available tools. Discovering the most popular tools used by other education professionals can help you make an informed choice. After reading the report you’ll know which tools are relied upon by primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities in the United States.


Modern log management for modern higher education

As the pandemic of 2020 led educators to develop systems to support remote learning, higher learning institutions also had to secure and monitor their new systems. The growing number of networks, applications, servers, and endpoints led to higher volumes of data. The remote nature and increased complexity of these technologies is making achieving security and observability far more difficult for IT teams. At the same time, higher education budgets have been impacted by the pandemic.


Redivis makes research data accessible, experiences collaborative with BigQuery

Understanding the data we collect is essential—it allows us to identify trends and uncover answers about our world. However, stories in our data frequently go untold. Large datasets are hard to share between research communities due to their size, security restraints, and complexity. Even if these datasets are accessible to users, the tools needed to query them often require deep technical knowledge.


Proactive IT & The Future of Higher Education

Higher education is one of the many sectors facing the prospect of profound reorientation in the post-COVID-19 world. Following the government’s re-evaluation of approach, which saw students awarded predicted grades at A-level, many university leaders are concerned that taking on the extra, successful students would mean a stretch to resources – especially with social distancing and remote learning requirements needed to manage the spread of the virus.