Learning in Dorm, Because Class Is on the Web

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Description: Online education is best known for serving older, nontraditional students who can not travel to colleges because of jobs and family. But the same technologies of “distance learning” are now finding their way onto brick-and-mortar campuses, especially public institutions hit hard by declining state funds. Source: NYT.com Date: Nov 4, 2010 Across the country, online education… Read more »

I.B.M.’s Hybrid Strategy in Business Intelligence

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Description: I.B.M.’s announcement Monday that it is buying Netezza for $1.7 billion highlights how much the fast-growing field of business intelligence is increasingly both a hardware and a software technology. Source: NYT.com Date: Sept 20, 2010 The term “business analytics,” of course, is the branding upgrade that has been given to business intelligence. Whatever. Both… Read more »

10 Ways Poor Training Can Cause Your ERP Implementation to Fail

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Description: It’s common knowledge that training is a key reason why large-scale ERP implementations fail. Knowing the symptoms of insufficient planning, execution or poor training delivery is the first step to diagnosing the greater problem Source: CIO.com Date: Oct 29, 2010 When outside training consultants assess ERP implementations already in progress, they act very much like doctors…. Read more »

Is user data safe in the cloud?

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Description: Thousands of websites and millions of pieces of private data are increasingly in one big cloud, where some of the old rules of data security are out the window. Source: Fortune Date: Sept 24, 2010 With the rise of cloud computing companies, and the ferocity with which tech’s biggest companies are snatching those firms up, it’s… Read more »