Millennials are so last year. There’s a new generation hitting the social scene – Generation C. However, quite unlike most demographic cohorts, this one does not fall into a particular age demographic. Instead, it’s a term used to describe a new generation of people who have one thing in common: they’re digital natives and exceptionally tech-savvy. Furthermore, anybody can join the Generation C community, as long as they are digitally connected and a follower of Web 2.0.
Faced with the many different pressures that an increasingly interconnected world relying on data and digital systems involves, it’s no wonder that today’s universities are facing many IT challenges.
With this in mind, any system needs to be fit for purpose to deal with these increasing demands, and the capability to adapt to those of the future. And this is precisely why universities investing in what they believe to be the latest in technology need to be aware of the issues surrounding intellectual property (IP).
The Education Strategy Forum’s Trends Report is out and, as many of our customers are within the higher education sphere, we’ve been incredibly interested to read the latest survey findings.
Who’d have thought we’d live in a time when some universities are rumoured to be close to bankruptcy? With growing competition within the UK’s Higher Education sector, demand continues to grow for robust and feature-rich student information systems that can help attract and retain increasingly fastidious students.
Diversity within the world of education is a hot topic right now and will most probably continue to be for the foreseeable future.
Changes to higher education funding are forcing universities to compete in a cut-throat global market where competition levels show now sign of letting up anytime soon.