Crowdsourcing Innovation: Leaders of Education Organizations Discuss the Evolution of Higher Ed Tech Transformation

As many higher education institutions are in the midst of updating their technology systems, there are a number of organizations offering research, best practices, and forums for universities to compare notes on innovation processes.

To get a broad perspective on the many different cases of technological innovation today, we spoke with leaders at two well-known organizations that work within higher education: ACE and IMS Global.

Listen in to the full podcast episode above (or read the transcript below) to find out what they had to say about the evolution of technology in higher ed, and how their organizations are facilitating the sharing of ideas and best practices for innovation in the digital age.

Listen to the full series, Transforming Higher Ed with Cloud Technology.


This episode is brought to you by Huron.

Huron is a global professional services firm with an extensive history in higher education. For nearly two decades, Huron has provided consulting services for over 500 educational institutions, including all 100 of the top research universities in the United States.

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Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren

Hannah Nyren is the General Manager of EdTech Times. A Texan by birth but a Bostonian at heart, Hannah is an educational writer, AmeriCorps alum, and one-time StartupWeekend EDU (SWEDU) winning team member. She started her career at a Pearson-incubated edtech startup, but has since covered travel, food & culture, and even stonemasonry in addition to education.