When a College Chatbot Breaks Up With You

Passing the college application process requires perseverance. During a pandemic, tackling this pile of paperwork requires a bit more persistence. So the people behind the Common Application have been testing a tool that might help more students apply successfully to college, whether by giving them accurate information about deadlines and resources or by encouraging them … Read more

After A Year Of Uncertainty, College Presidents Reflect On COVID-19’s Impact

People in higher education may be tired of the word “pivot” by now, but that’s undoubtedly what colleges and universities across the country have been doing so much since the COVID-19 pandemic has rocked the education field. In a new report, the New America Research Center has published interviews with 24 presidents and administrators from … Read more

Government Funds Shielded Colleges From Extinction. In 2022, the Stakes Will Change.

At the start of what will soon be known around the world as the COVID-19 pandemic, higher education industry leaders are beginning to fear the worst. Within days, colleges and universities across the country announced their continuity of service plans to provide instruction and support students remotely. Using a combination of digital communication technologies, messaging … Read more

APAC Banks Encouraged To Adopt ‘Multicore’ Banking Model for Digital Transformation in New Report

According to new research from IDC Financial Insights, Southeast Asian banks continue to view digital transformation as high-risk, and while recognizing the value of core digital banking, they are seeking a less risky approach to digital transformation to extend the life of their legacy technology and mitigate potential risks. IDC’s new white paper, sponsored by … Read more

Education Has Been Hammering the Wrong Nail. We Have to Focus on the Early Years.

Maria and her husband arrived at the Lourie Center for Children’s Social and Emotional Health of Adventist HealthCare in 2018, searching for answers for their then two-year-old middle son, Lucas. Their beds are packed, busy with wrestling matches, full of outdoor adventures, and completely covered in Legos. They definitely love their mess. And while Lucas … Read more