Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Pros and cons of outsourcing e-mail

Young, J. (2009) Colleges Warily Turn Sensitive E-Mail Over to Outside Companies Chronicle of Higher Education, Sept 21

7 things you should know about cloud computing

Kurkowski, P. (2009) 7 things you should know about cloud computing EDUCAUSE, Aug 3 A downloadable, two-page PDF introduction to cloud computing. Extract: Cloud computing is the...

Educause’s Top Ten Issues in IT

Agee, A. et al. (2009) Top-Ten IT Issues, 2009 Educause Review, Vol. 44, No. 3 Based on a survey of 554 (responding) EDUCAUSE members, mainly...

Cloud Computing: the Economic Imperative

Erenben, C. (2009) Cloud Computing: The Economic Imperative eSchool News, March 4 A useful 'idiot's guide' to the relevance of cloud computing to educational institutions....

Networking and Wireless Analysis: Cloud Computing

Becta (2008) 'Networking and Wireless Analysis: Cloud Computing' TechNews, November An excellent briefing paper about cloud computing and its implications for education.

Questions on the future of information and communications technologies in higher education

Over the next month, I will be doing several blogs around topics prompted by three books that look very different, but each of which...

Review of: Katz, R. et al. (2008) The Tower and the Cloud

Review of: Katz, R. et al. (2008) The Tower and the Cloud: Higher Education in the Age of Cloud Computing Boulder CO: EDUCAUSE, available...

About Tony Bates

Dr. Tony Bates is the author of eleven books in the field of online learning and distance education. He has provided consulting services specializing in training in the planning and management of online learning and distance education, working with over 40 organizations in 25 countries. Tony is a Research Associate with Contact North | Contact Nord, Ontario’s Distance Education & Training Network.