While higher education presents unique identity and access management challenges, successful use leads to greater student success, Kelsey Nelson says.
Universities don't need to buy every new tool, said University of Oklahoma CISO Aaron Baillio, but they do need to educate and watch their users.
Arizona State University Chief Information Security Officer Tina Thorstenson said unknown devices and connections are a top concern.
To ensure student safety, it is important that departments come together and communicate before there is an emergency, Texas Tech's CIO says.
As CTOs look to a future beyond being the "break-fix person," tech can help them find efficiencies and improve services, one K-12 technologist says.
Open educational resources are saving money and increasing access for students, an administrator at the North Carolina community college says.
At Aldine ISD in Texas, the technology director says schools need to use data to improve services for both students and teachers alike.
Educational technologies take some training to deploy effectively, but ultimately they can transform classrooms, says an Indianapolis-area educator.
Kari Branjord, Ellucian's SVP of digital transformation, says universities' paper processes are inhibiting students and their own workforces.
Prince William County Public Schools' tech supervisor says the financial and human capital costs of data center upkeep have him considering the cloud.