Hire Slow to Achieve Excellence

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Hire Slow is absolutely the single most important strategy to achieving excellence. That is because excellence starts and end with the people you hire and the team that you build. Therefore, hire slow is the first part of an overall staffing strategy R...



Managing a Growing IT Department

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Can any of you imagine being the CIO of a growing IT department Maybe you imagine it to be the land of endless candy, rainbows, and pastel glitter. A land where there are no IT budget cuts or hassles getting an additional FTE. Funny … Continue read...



4 Steps to Improving IT Value Realization

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Improving IT value realization is clearly top of mind for many executives these days. Sadly, IT value realization is more of a focus among CEO’s and CFO’s than it appears it is for CIO’s. The reasons I am hearing for the interest …...



A tribute to Robertson Chamberlain Engelsman

Posted by Marketing with Mallory 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Disclaimer: people in higher education know how to have fun. RIP to the short-lived Wikipedia page. Follow the man, myth, and legend.



How do we train people to trust

Posted by Alaina Wiens 01-01-1970 12:00 am
A website is only as good as the content it supports, and that content is only as good as the system behind it. I’m not simply talking about a content management system (CMS), although that can certainly play a role in presenting good content. A suc...



On Being a Content Strategist

Posted by Alaina Wiens 01-01-1970 12:00 am
I am a Content Strategist. Or so my new job title says. Through some series of bewildering events, Ive managed to conglomerate all of the things I care most about into something I get paid to do. For the past year, Ive been allowed to weasel my way into...



Data Warehouse Design Best Practices

Posted by The Higher Ed CIO 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Author Introduction: Jennifer Marsh is a software developer, programmer and technology writer and occasionally blogs for Rackspace Hosting. Data warehousing is an expensive project with high costs and a great return on investment — if executed prope...



Reel Deal Monday: Pop quiz: the beginning

Posted by Marketing with Mallory 01-01-1970 12:00 am
This post originally appeared on mStonerblog.com Confession: I had every intention to feature the latest video from the Boston College Minute video series, “Problem in A minor.” The BC Minute series produced by Ravi Jain consistently tops my l...



Facebook Timeline Cheat Sheet

Posted by Marketing with Mallory 01-01-1970 12:00 am
If you are in charge of your institution’s Facebook Page, get ready. Facebook will automatically push Timeline to all pages on March 30. Your institution has a wonderful opportunity to tell its story in a more visual and dynamic way. Change can be a...



265 Days Until #heweb13 (but whos counting)

Posted by Mark Greenfield - Higher Ed Web Consulting 01-01-1970 12:00 am
Yes, 2013 is upon us and for me that means one thing,  the Higher Education Web Professionals Annual Conference (#heweb13) is coming to Buffalo and I have the honor and privilege of serving as conference chair.  While I have been thinking about the planni...