Cloud Computing

The Incredible Value of Cloud Computing Explained

February 23, 2011

The following is an excellent 5 minute video explaining not only how cloud computing works, but why it is becoming so valuable. As you watch this, think particularly about how Higher Education public online communications efforts — websites, mobile sites and apps, public education, video platforms, recruiting and marketing-communications landing pages, etc. — might immediately […]

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First Cloud Class Graduates!

December 6, 2010
First Cloud Class Graduates!

Arizona State has entered its fourth academic year of having students use Google Apps for Education to do e-mail, documents, presentation, and collaboration work.

Those who have been part of the journey said they believe the change has had an impact greater just the technology in use.

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Cloud Hosting Simplified

December 1, 2010
Cloud Hosting Simplified

It is an understatement to say the the term “cloud” hosting or computing has become a buzz word. But the fact remains that it is becoming the model of choice for hosting and delivering online content of all kinds. Here is a brief video tutorial explaining the basic concepts of cloud hosting and computing, and […]

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2009 Cloud Computing Trends Report

October 26, 2010

2009 was a banner year for cloud computing providers and solutions, according the online hosting provider Hosting.com.  Until then, the expected primary source for increased revenues for companies using the cloud was large companies, specifically for test and development environments. However, over the months leading up to 2009, the economic downturn decreased revenues and operating […]

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CASE Institute – Session One Commentary

September 29, 2010
CASE Institute – Session One Commentary

Well, the first CASE Simulcast session is in the can, as our film guys are wont to say. Here’s my initial impressions. Let me know what you think. The session was an overview from a MarComm “politician’s” point of view. I’m going to do these in “dot mode” — rattling off the key bullet points […]

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What services do HE institutions put in ‘The Cloud’?

August 27, 2010
What services do HE institutions put in ‘The Cloud’?

The Chronicle of Higher Education, on its landing page today – 27 August 2010 — has published summary results of a survey of HE institutions. The colleges & universities were asked  which of their functions or services are handled off-campus. I’m pretty blown away … are you? The percentages represent percent of surveyed institutions reporting […]

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