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Bochum University Chooses Kivuto Cloud to Streamline Software Delivery to Over 10,000 Users

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Kivuto, a leading provider of academic digital resources, is pleased to announce that Bochum University of Applied Sciences in Germany has chosen Kivuto Cloud to securely manage and distribute digital resources to over 10,000 students, faculty, and staff.

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Kivuto Is Proud to Support VMware’s IT Academy: Africa Program

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VMware is empowering a growing young African population to confidently enter the digital workforce. Kivuto, a leading provider of academic digital resources, is proud to contribute to this outstanding work.

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Kivuto Announces Strategic Partnership with NERCOMP

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OTTAWA, ON – September 17, 2019 – Kivuto, a leading provider of academic digital resources, is pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic partnership with NERCOMP, a non-profit consortium focused on technology acquisitions by higher education IT professionals. Through this partnership, Kivuto will have exposure to NERCOMP’s higher educational institution members across the northeastern United States, who will have access to purchasing Kivuto Cloud through NERCOMP. Cloud license management and provisioning is a challenge for academic IT…

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Adobe Identity Types: Which is Best for Your Institution?

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Adobe Creative Cloud agreements support several methods of identifying and licensing users. These identity types define ownership and control of user accounts, data, and enterprise features. When a school makes the transition to offering named-user licenses for Adobe Creative Cloud through the Adobe Admin Console, one of the first things they need to consider is which ID type will best fit their organization’s needs. But what is the best identity type for schools? To answer this question, let’s look at…

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Streamlining Software Delivery at Hochschule Bochum

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The Goal Hochschule Bochum is a mid-sized higher-education institution in the Ruhr region of Germany. The school is comprised of approximately 7,500 students and 350 faculty members. Like many higher-education institutions, Bochum deals with numerous software vendors and licenses a wide range of digital products for its students, faculty, and staff. This includes products from Microsoft, Adobe, Sophos, Oracle, and VMware. Bochum decided to revisit how they handle the distribution of this software. The university was in the process of…

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Kivuto Partners with The Douglas Stewart Company to Expand Reach and Provide Tailored Solution to Manage and Distribute Adobe Student License Pack for Higher Education

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OTTAWA, ON – August 20, 2019 – Kivuto, a leading provider of academic digital resources, is pleased to announce their partnership with The Douglas Stewart Company, North America’s premiere distributor of educational software and technology products. Together, they will provide a tailored solution for the management and distribution of the Adobe Student License Pack for Higher Education. Cloud license management and provisioning is a challenge for academic IT departments as it is difficult to actively manage those who have access,…

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ELMS Release Notes

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The most recent version of ELMS may include new features and improvements for administrators and end-users. See below for a summary of changes. 4.10 – August 15, 2019 Various minor improvements and fixes. 4.9 – June 25, 2019 A New Look and Feel The ELMS Administration site has been redesigned to provide a better user experience and a more appealing look and feel. The new design is cleaner, better branded, more mobile-responsive, and easier to navigate. Automatic Renewals Keeping subscriptions…

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Technology’s Role in Creating Student-Centered Academic Institutions

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Welcome to part four of our blog series on Educause’s top ten IT issues affecting higher education. In this installment, we’ll look at how technology can help institutions become more student-centered. More and more institutions are moving from the teacher-centered approach that has historically characterized higher education to a more student-focused model.  The emphasis is now on the student perspective and on fostering academic success. This shift could be attributable to declining graduation rates among higher-ed students. Reduced government funding…

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Overcoming Data Privacy Issues in Higher Education

Overcoming Data Privacy Issues in Higher Education

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Welcome to part 3 of our blog series in which we discuss Educause’s Top 10 IT issues. In this blog we are focusing on Privacy, the challenges it creates for IT professionals in Higher Ed, and how some of these challenges can be addressed. Data privacy is about how sensitive data is collected and handled by institutions, who it is shared with, and for what purposes. For a discussion on the related topic of data security, please see here. Why…

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Why is Student Success Such a Difficult Objective for Higher Ed Institutions to Achieve?

Why Has Student Success Become Such A Challenging Objective for Higher Education IT Teams?

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If you were asked, “what drives student success?”, you probably wouldn’t be able to come up with just one definite answer.  However, what everyone would unanimously agree upon is the role technology plays in facilitating student success. For higher education institutions, student success is an objective they must prioritize if they want to maintain a reputation of excellence. With technology having permeated every facet of students’ lives, it has become imperative for institutions to understand the impact of this evolution…

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