Your Reputation is Only as Secure as Your Data
Recent news of large scale data breaches present cautionary tales of the risks associated with storing and maintaining sensitive information. What you may not be aware of is that institutions of Higher Education are increasingly being targeted not only because of their rich troves of sensitive information, but also because many of them are inadequately protected.
Learning Analytics and a Ferrilli Theory of Consulting Practice
Times of change are opportunities to reevaluate our assumptions about the world. As higher education confronts emergent cloud and analytic technology, we all are entering such a time. One interesting question worth considering now is: Do we have a theory of consulting? Should we?
Learning Analytics and Responsive Process Design
Sir Francis Bacon said “knowledge itself is power.” Exercised ethically, power confers responsibility. As institutions of higher education increasingly examine their learning communities through an analytical lens, a great deal of useful knowledge no doubt will be generated.
Academia at the Dawning of the Age of Data Analytics
More and more institutions of higher learning are using data and predictive analytics to aid the success of their students and schools. By harnessing their existing “big data,” some colleges and universities are realizing impressive results in recruitment, retention, alumni relations, employee engagement, and in-time intervention for students at risk of failure. We think it useful to consider exactly what’s going on under the hood to account for these market opportunities. We might propose two hypotheses—let’s call one the weak hypothesis and the other the strong.
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FERRILLI SELECTED TO PHILADELPHIA 100
The Forum of Greater Philadelphia and Philadelphia Media Network, publisher of The Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News and Philly.com announce Philly’s 2017 winners of the fastest-growing privately-held companies.
EDUCAUSE PREVIEW: FERRILLI GOES BEYOND CONSULTING
Ferrilli not only knows technology in the rapidly-changing Ed Tech landscape, they also know how to teach people, to teach people, to use it.
THE ART OF HIGHER ED IT SERVICES
Relationships mean everything to Ferrilli. Their long partnership with Pratt Institute provides solid proof of the power of IT to enhance student success.
“WannaCry” Virus Prevention & Information
The “WannaCry” virus has infected numerous computers around the world. The WannaCry virus can infect a server or desktop without any end user interaction. According to White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert, more than 300,000 computers have been infected.
This virus impacts most modern Microsoft Windows Operating Systems. + Read More