Books that matter: Bob Brock on Selling the Invisible

Posted by Higher Ed Marketing 02-18-2013 7:53 am


For the second installment of a series of “books that matter” book reviews by colleagues in higher education, I’ve asked Bob Brock (@bobbrock21) of Educational Marketing Group (@EMGonline) to review his pick for the best marketing book e...



Check Out SeatGeek: New Mobile Ticketing App for Events

Posted by CKSyme.com 02-18-2013 7:05 am


Today’s guest post is from Daniel Hour, Manager of New Media and Recruiting Services at the University of Washington. Many thanks to Daniel for his review of SeatGeek. I want to introduce you to what is, in my opinion, the best new mobile ticketing ...



What higher ed can learn from an underdog wrestling promotion.

Posted by InsideTimsHead 02-17-2013 6:36 pm


You may be rolling your eyes already. You’ve been subjected to hundreds of “what higher ed can learn from ________” posts by now, and here’s another asking what you can learn from a so-called “fake sport” usually playin...



Book Review: Ethics in IT Outsourcing

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 02-17-2013 1:31 pm


Ethics in IT Outsourcing by Tandy Gold is a surprisingly great read on the ethics in IT outsourcing as well as IT ethics and business ethics more generally. The reason it was a surprise is that the Gold tackles the … Continue reading →The High...



You Cant Wake A Person Who Is Pretending To Be Asleep

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 02-16-2013 9:23 pm


“You can’t wake a person who is pretending to be asleep” is an ancient Navajo proverb. The wisdom of this proverb has withstood the test of time and therefore it should not escape your attention today. Slow down, for just a minute, ̷...



Undercover CIO: What you dont know they wont tell you

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 02-16-2013 2:20 pm


Undercover CIO is an idea I hope each of you will consider. Actually, undercover CIO is more than an idea, it’s a management approach for CIO’s to use in their daily routine to increase their visibility into their IT organizations.It’s &...



Update: Buzzr CMS Soon Ready for Higher Ed

Posted by mStoner blog 02-15-2013 5:14 pm


Our goal is simple: Provide institutions that dont need a fully customized content management system (CMS) with a quality alternative that requires no technical resource capability on campus. Were just about there. We announced last...



Attending OmniUpdates Conference Order a Copy of Social Works, Get a 10% Discount

Posted by mStoner blog 02-15-2013 12:07 pm


OmniUpdate, provider of the popular OU Campus web content management system (CMS), is hosting its annual User Training Conference in Anaheim, CA, on 3-7 March. More than 150 higher education web professionals are registered. Are...



How to do more with less

Posted by TargetX iThink Online 02-15-2013 11:00 am


Since I started at TargetX, I would say that I’ve talked to over 200 schools about student recruitment and how technology can assist them. When I have these conversations about the latest trends and tools, I find that we often return to a common top...



Facebook Social Graph: Your New Reason Not to Sleep at Night

Posted by CKSyme.com 02-15-2013 10:43 am


Today’s guest post is written by longtime friend and colleague, Dr. Bill Smith, Director of Marketing and Branding at Northwestern State University in Louisiana. Bill and I share a common concern about privacy issues in social  media, especially as ...