Colin Wood

Colin Wood

Managing Editor

Colin Wood is the managing editor of StateScoop and EdScoop. He's reported on government information technology policy for the past decade, on topics including cybersecurity, IT management and governance, health care, public safety and criminal justice reform. He lives in the Sacramento area with his family.

Modernization

U. of South Carolina CIO says hybrid-cloud data center more flexible, predictable

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The University of South Carolina is currently migrating to a hybrid-cloud data center, an upgrade CIO Doug Foster said is overdue.

Higher Education

NTIA distributes first grants in 'Connecting Minority Communities' program

by Colin Wood • 2 weeks ago

The NTIA distributed five grants totaling more than $10 million to minority-serving institutions seeking to improve broadband access.

Cybersecurity

Napa Valley College has been battling ransomware for two weeks

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Napa Valley College, a community college in Northern California, has been struggling with a ransomware attack for more than two weeks.

Emerging Tech

(Non-Russian) GrubHub bots return to Ohio State campus this fall

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

Technology from the Google-alum robotics startup Cartken will replace Yandex bots for Grubhub deliveries on Ohio State University campus.

Higher Education

Modern Campus launches text messages aimed at bringing students back

by Colin Wood • 2 months ago

As higher education's enrollment crisis continues, Modern Campus launches a suite of text messages designed to bring students back to school.

Emerging Tech

One Morehouse College professor wants every student to have a VR headset

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Muhsinah Morris, an assistant professor of chemistry at Morehouse, said she wants all incoming freshmen to be issued a VR headset.

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