Excipio

Data Life Management

Does Your Business Have a Data Lifecycle Strategy?

By Matthew Maennche | February 17, 2021

Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) has become an important, yet overlooked, part of any IT business strategy in recent years. At its most basic level, DLM is a policy-driven approach that is often automated to ensure data is as useful as possible during its lifespan.

Contract

The Basics of a Good IT Contract

By Matthew Maennche | February 10, 2021

It is not uncommon for many technology and IT suppliers to have a standard contract that outlines the terms and conditions of their partnership with an organization or business.

Software As A Service

What Does Software as a Service Mean?

By Matthew Maennche | February 3, 2021

Software as a Service (SaaS) is a modern software distribution model in which a third-party provider hosts applications and makes them available to their clients over the internet.

Contract

IT Contract Negotiations and Tracking

By Matthew Maennche | January 22, 2021

Although contract negotiations have not changed much in recent years, it is becoming much easier for two businesses or organizations to make faster and smarter decisions.

Educational Technology

Technology Funding Challenges for Education

By Matthew Maennche | January 21, 2021

In an educational landscape that is becoming more tech-reliant, it is surprising for most people to hear that access to funding and technology funding challenges for education could be setting up modern students for failure.

IT Governance

The Top 5 Reasons for IT Governance

By Matthew Maennche | January 15, 2021

Although the concept of IT governance may seem a little intimidating for the average person, it is a necessary component of any organizational plan to ensure that IT investments are actively supporting business objectives.

Digital Diversity

10 Trends Affecting Digital Infrastructure & Operations: Digital Diversity

By Matthew Maennche | December 22, 2020

Just a few examples of these infrastructure demands include cloud providers, the use of multiple infrastructure delivery platforms or extensive mergers and acquisitions.

Staffing

Strategic Staffing for Higher Education

By Matthew Maennche | December 15, 2020

Higher education institutions are facing unprecedented challenges. With rising tuition costs, changing educational environments and a rapidly changing professional landscape, it is harder than ever for colleges and universities to keep up with trends and provide a high-quality experience to their students and faculty.

Vendor Management

Vendor Management for Higher Education

By Matthew Maennche | December 15, 2020

Many higher education institutions work with third-party vendors to fulfill needed services and expand their technologies; however, choosing the wrong vendors can cause security risks that expose sensitive student and employee information.

Efficiency

Accelerating Efficiency for Higher Education

By Matthew Maennche | December 15, 2020

Students that are actively investing in higher education are looking for a unique and complete educational experience that not only enhances the quality of education they obtain but also invokes a sense of confidence.