THE GROWTH OF NEXT-GEN LEARNING TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

THE GROWTH OF NEXT-GEN LEARNING TECHNOLOGY PLATFORMS

Next-Gen Learning Platforms We are in the midst of an eLearning revolution, the growth of next -gen learning technology is not only changing the game, but it’s also altering our perception of how we learn. One of the primary drivers behind this surge in the learning technology sector is preK-12 education. In 2015 primary academic institutions invested almost $5 billion dollars into new learning platforms. The growth in the preK-12 sector can be largely attributed…

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

Using Cloud Technology In The Education Industry

Education Tech and the Cloud Arguably one of society’s most important functions, teaching can still seem antiquated at times. Many schools still function similarly to how they did five or 10 years ago, which is surprising considering the amount of technical innovation we’ve seen in the past decade. Education is an industry ripe for innovation and more recent technological advances, such as use of the cloud, have began to make their way into schools. Teachers…

How The Cloud Is Changing Online Education

How The Cloud Is Changing Online Education

Online Education Growth There’s no doubt that the internet has changed the face of education over the last two decades. In fact, by some estimates more than 80 percent of college students expect to take at least some — if not all of their courses — online. Thousands of people have earned degrees without ever setting foot on a campus, and the number continues to grow. Online education’s explosive popularity is due to a number…

When Will Women In Tech Become The Norm?

When Will Women In Tech Become The Norm?

Tech Diversity It is well known that the technology industry has been dominated by men, but it is also clear that the industry is working to change that. Diversity in the tech industry, especially where it applies to women in tech, has been a topic of discussion for years. Recently the Washington Technology Industry Association even released an infographic Tech Diversity Champions, designed to push the diversity issue into the spotlight. Michael Schutzler, CEO at…

Edtech and Virtual Reality – Exciting Learning Environment

Edtech and Virtual Reality – Exciting Learning Environment

Customizing Edutech Customized edtech learning solutions are becoming more commonplace as the education industry recognises their potential and begins transforming the traditional structures so as to incorporate innovative developments. From textbooks to tablets, chalkboards to virtual reality, edtech promises not only dynamic and exciting learning environments but better learning strategies and solutions. Virtual Reality and Education Potentially one of the next prodigious education tools, in the last few years virtual reality has made strides that…

Retaining and Developing Tech Staff

Retaining and Developing Tech Staff

Looking For The Ideal Workplace Many leading tech companies are recognized as ideal workplaces, voted into the likes of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For lists, and yet the industry as a whole continues to struggle with talent challenges. Businesses are looking to source individuals who are top performers in their category, reliable, and trustworthy, but the workforce pool isn’t yet keeping up with industry growth and development. The Dynamic Tech Workforce CloudTweaks discussed…

CompTIA Certifications Fare Well in New IT Skills and Salary Report

CompTIA Certifications Fare Well in New IT Skills and Salary Report

New IT Skills and Salary Report DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/— Skills certifications from CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the technology industry, are the most popular credentials among information technology (IT) professionals, according to a recent survey on tech skills and salaries. The 2016 IT Skills and Salary Report published by Global Knowledge, a leading professional development and IT training provider, found that 35 percent of certified IT professionals reported holding one or more…

Education Through Collaboration And The Cloud

Education Through Collaboration And The Cloud

Education And The Cloud Online education, supported by cloud computing, has seen much growth due to the spread of massive open online courses (MOOCs) hosted in the cloud and a changing learning environment in which today’s tech-savvy students make use of their own devices to facilitate their learning. Providing cost-effective availability and scalability to e-learning programs, cloud computing additionally delivers access to streaming video, simulations, and virtual learning worlds. With the benefit of collaboration in…

The Edutech Expansion – Significant Advances In The Industry

The Edutech Expansion – Significant Advances In The Industry

The Edutech Expansion The largest education event in Asia-Pac and the Southern Hemisphere, EduTECH, has just launched in Brisbane, Australia, collecting educators and tech providers who will participate in eight congresses and eight post-congress masterclasses. The purpose of the conference is to discuss the significant role technology is playing in education, and a panel dedicated to students will explore how technology is already impacting learning. EduTECH is just one of the many events exploring the…

Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Business Analytics Vs Data Science

Big Data Continues To Grow Big Data continues to be a much discussed topic of interest and for good reason.  According to a recent report from International Data Corporation (IDC), “worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from nearly $122 billion in 2015 to more than $187 billion in 2019, an increase of more than 50% over the five-year forecast period. The new Spending Guide expands on IDC’s previous forecasts by offering…