Developing Sustainable Resilience in Higher Education

Advance HE | August 21, 2020

Doug Parkin, Principal Adviser for Leadership and Management at Advance HE, introduces our member benefit theme for September 2020, Developing Sustainable Resilience in Higher Education. Never more relevant for colleagues working in higher education as we progress through the challenges, traumas and adversity brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, this initiative will explore individual, team and organisational resilience. Details of the webinar and Twitter chat event that will be the key opportunities to engage with this theme are provided below. There will also be a series of four follow-on blogs.

Spotlight

How is higher education information technology changing? What forces are reshaping the work of campus IT?The past year has seen the advent of new technologies and surprising practices. Self-driving cars hit the roads. Pokemon Go swept the world, sending millions of players into the real world to chase down digital objects via augmented reality. A massive hack attack used Internet of Things devices to shut down significant chunks of North America’s Internet presence. A growing chorus of experts argue that Russia used digital technology to skew the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Adobe Flash has been sent to hospice care, and automation is threatening to overhaul the world. Blockchain technology keeps rattling from project to project, its inventor still unknown.

Spotlight

How is higher education information technology changing? What forces are reshaping the work of campus IT?The past year has seen the advent of new technologies and surprising practices. Self-driving cars hit the roads. Pokemon Go swept the world, sending millions of players into the real world to chase down digital objects via augmented reality. A massive hack attack used Internet of Things devices to shut down significant chunks of North America’s Internet presence. A growing chorus of experts argue that Russia used digital technology to skew the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Adobe Flash has been sent to hospice care, and automation is threatening to overhaul the world. Blockchain technology keeps rattling from project to project, its inventor still unknown.

Related News

TALENT DEVELOPMENT

Identity Automation and PIXM Announce Partnership to Deliver Website Security Solutions for K12 and High Education

Identity Automation | June 21, 2022

Digital identity platform focused on education, Identity Automation, announced a partnership with PIXM, a premier AI-based cybersecurity platform to launch PhishIDTM, a smart anti-phishing, integrated solution that seamlessly meshes with Automation’s Rapid Identity IAM platform. "We are pleased to work with a fellow innovator such asPIXMto provide the latest protections and efficiencies schools need today. APIXM-Identity Automation partnership is a great example of working together to empower and secure educators with the newest measures of protection they need to maximize learning time and minimize distractions or delays from dangerous threats such as phishing." - Jim Harold, Identity Automation CEO The platform will offer an added layer of security against the threats of takeovers and identity theft. The PhishID solution will enable educational institutions to combine the identity management and authentication they use under one umbrella with point-of-click phishing protection by PIXM’s "Educators and learners shouldn't have to worry about phishing attempts. Partnering with Identity Automation provides an additional layer of protection to keep their information secure. Our AI-based technology identifies phishing attempts designed to bypass security measures and blocks users before they can enter their credentials." - Chris Cleveland, Founder and CEO of PIXM

Read More

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

Carnegie Mellon’s School of Computer Science Executive Education and TalentSprint to create global DevOps experts

TalentSprint | July 25, 2022

TalentSprint, a global edtech company and a market leader in transformational deeptech programs, today announced a multi-year and multi-program partnership with Carnegie Mellon University’s (CMU) School of Computer Science (SCS), Executive & Professional Education – World’s #1 Computer Science School. The Advanced Certificate Program in DevOps, first to be launched under this partnership, aims at fulfilling a growing need for new-age DevOps professionals in the APAC region. Most impacted by digital transformation, industries like BFSI, IT, Healthcare, Retail, Media and Entertainment are creating enormous opportunities for DevOps specialists globally. These market dynamics positions CMU’s well-researched Advanced Certificate Program in DevOps as a significant addition in the upskilling journey of the aspirants. “This partnership has further strengthened our presence in the United States. CMU’s School of Computer Science is iconic and this association is a validation of our success in path-breaking programs with leading institutes and global tech organizations in India and the US. Our first program with CMU aims at creating world-class DevOps specialists.” Santanu Paul, CEO of TalentSprint. Commenting on the launch, Ram Konduru, Director of Executive Education at the CMU-SCS said, “We were exploring international markets like India, Middle East and Southeast Asian markets that have a growing demand for tech professionals. We wanted to collaborate with a serious edtech company that could align with our core competencies and help us reach out to new geographies. We are happy to announce our association with TalentSprint and launch our first program in DevOps.” The Advanced Certificate Program in DevOps will help participants with in-depth knowledge of various new-age DevOps tools. The 6-month high-impact program, designed and taught by the expert faculty of CMU-SCS, who are globally renowned thought leaders in DevOps such as Professor Len Bass, and research scientists Hasan Yassar and Joseph Yankel. On successful completion, participants will receive CMU’s globally recognized certificate. The program will be delivered on TalentSprint’s digital platform ipearl.ai. Applications for this program are open.

Read More

EDUCATION TECHNOLOGY

TradeEZ Announces New Trading Platform Led by Trading Maestro Stephen Kalayjian

TradeEZ | May 24, 2022

Educational platform TradeEZ, led by renowned trading maestro Stephen Kalayjian, announced its unveiling. The platform enables the traders to receive the mentorship of some of the best in the industry and learn from experts in trading. The platform is led by Stephen Kalayjian, who is a successful trader with a 38-year track record of trading stocks, currencies, futures, and options. He has traded stocks for a total value of $2 billion in his career. He has also been an advisor to leading U.S. hedge funds. "Our goal with TradeEZ is to bring traders together to learn from and be mentored by industry experts, to transform their trading. We are passionate traders whose mission is to create a platform of excellence in mentorship, education, trading tools, and community for traders worldwide. You can learn with us at your own individual pace. Education has become critical with the increase in retail trading and new investors in the market. We are looking to fill a distinct niche by helping traders to learn, improve, and meet their personal objectives. The TradeEZ community is growing rapidly from all types of individuals looking to gain knowledge in the trading world. It is amazing to see the number of people reaching out to me daily with the willingness to learn. The TradeEZ community is spreading quickly and it is a great feeling to create a platform to help so many." -Stephen Kalayjian TradeEZ aims to collaborate with large firms and is in talks with several NFT partnerships in the education in crypto.

Read More