Marist and IBM (PDF, 644.3KB)
For the students at Marist College, the community-wide collaboration enabled by IBM technology is a catalyst that inspires progress. The Marist/IBM academic cloud has helped unite disciplines, students, faculty and different campuses throughout the world by connecting them with a shared communication environment. It enables an online space where students and researchers can share and develop ideas, adding depth to the educational process. Not only has this communications platform allowed students and lecturers to share course environments and content with other schools, but Marist can now educate and interact with a number of students that were never accessible before.
Find out how IBM helped the University of Florida (PDF, 640.5KB)
The University of Florida saw a need for their sprawling 2000 acre campus to be more connected. They wanted their students to have access to their class schedules, required textbooks, academic dates, grades and important announcements as well as gain access to interactive maps of the University, to enhance the student experience. Through the use of IBM technologies, this has been made possible. Students are now able to easily and efficiently access this information and navigate through the Universities information overload to meet their needs and responsibilities.
The Smarter Educational Framework (PDF, 624KB)
This framework helps explore and maximise the opportunities available to help revolutionise the UK’s world-leading educational institutions. Smarter education drives sustainable performance improvement by leveraging information to make better decisions, anticipate problems and resolve them proactively, and coordinate resources to operate effectively
Birmingham Metropolitan College (PDF, 652KB)
Bmet knows that if their students are happy and engaged, then the University will be more successful. This is why they invested in their students experience, and introduced a collaborative approach to learning increasing student engagement. In 2012 they are also going to be hosting an IBM 'Smarter Campus' interactive room.
Seton Hall (PDF, KB)
Seton Hall is continually increasing their students intake by using business analytics to attract students to their College. IBM has helped to smartly advertise their college to prospective students, which has led to an 18% increase in student numbers, resulting in $29 million extra revenue for the college.
Middlesex University (PDF, 720KB)
IBM has helped Middlesex University to replace their core network to make it fully resistant and secure. This flexible system has not only enhanced both the lecturers and students University experience, but it has also allowed Middlesex to now run courses online.
Edinburgh Telford College (PDF, 1.64MB)
Edinburgh Telford College knew that to increase their student retention, they needed to support their students and track their progress. Through IBM's business analytics technology, this has been made possible. The results: students retention and attendance has increased, and the easy to use dashboard has enabled senior management to gain a full understanding of the College.
Hamilton University (PDF, 272KB)
Hamilton University wanted a system that would allow them to track their students progress, to ensure that retention at the College was maintained. By using IBM's Business Analytics, and they are now able to see their students progress and monitor their successes.
Aberystwyth University (PDF, 616KB)
Expensive tape libraries and time wasting back-up systems were causing huge problems for Aberystwyth University, and resulting in a need for a smarter solution. Consolidation to a single backup solution has not only reduced the software and management costs, but also reduced the workload for the ICT team, enabling them to focus on other key projects at the University.
Tulane University (PDF, 1.65MB)
In the wake of a major natural disaster, Tulane University made a commitment to rebuild its campus in a more environmentally friendly way. IBM has enabled them to fulfil this commitment, and not only have we helped the University to reduce the cooling and heating requirements but we have helped them to find inefficiencies and create a Smarter Campus.