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2013 Q1 Special Report Supplement: Funding and Professional Development

on March 6, 2013

Mobile initiatives, virtual learning, the move to online assessments, the advent of big data and the demand for 24/7 Internet connectivity are all driving education institutions to upgrade and modernize their IT infrastructures. To stay smart in this digital world, education institutions need IT infrastructures that are reliable and scalable for the changes happening now and the changes to come in the future. Before institutions even begin this transformation, however, there are two essential obligations that must be met — funding and professional development. This Special Report Supplement examines funding sources and a suggested list of professional development questions for education institutions eager to take advantage of new solutions and strategies that will help them modernize their IT infrastructures.



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