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Should We Worry about Information Security in Higher Education?

Vantage News | June 12th, 2018

Information Security has been the top issue in the EDUCAUSE Top 10 IT Issues in each of the last 3 years. It will likely continue to be a leading issue on campuses in the future for several reasons, specifically, the increasing number and seriousness of external threats, the complex nature of managing IT priorities in ...
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Providence Tarzana Reimagined

Designing a Hospital for the Future in Tarzana

Vantage News | June 7th, 2018

The Los Angeles City Council recently provided final approval for Providence Tarzana Reimagined – a $540 million construction and enhancement project of a hospital designed to reflect the changing art and science of health care. In 2008, Providence Health & Services acquired the original Tarzana hospital which was built in 1973 and pledged ...
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Developing and Implementing IT Governance for Higher Education

Vantage News | June 4th, 2018

This is Part 4 of the IT Governance for Higher Education series of blog posts, based on the IT Governance Toolkit developed by Vantage Senior Consultant Cathy Bates for EDUCAUSE. The previous posts in the IT Governance for Higher Education included: Part 1: Why is IT Governance Critical for Higher Education defines IT Governance and presents a ...
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Transforming a 45-year-old Library into a Modern Learning Commons

Vantage News | May 29th, 2018

How do you convert a dated 45-year-old library into a modern learning commons that will serve the purposes of students and faculty well into the 21st Century? In October 2017, Springfield College dedicated their new state-of-the-art Harold C. Smith Learning Commons. Springfield College is a private college located in Springfield, Massachusetts ...
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A Primer for RTLS in the Healthcare Industry

Vantage News | May 21st, 2018

In a complex healthcare environments, people and equipment are constantly in motion. So, what’s the best way to keep track of patients, equipment, nurses and doctors as they move from room to room and throughout the facility? How can technology be leveraged to improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery, reduce costs and increase patient ...
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Anatomy of a Healthcare Technology Visioning Project

Vantage News | May 15th, 2018

Why is Technology Visioning Important in the Healthcare Industry? What is the hospital of the future going to look like? How do you build a cutting-edge facility when it takes between six and ten years to design and build a new hospital? What healthcare technologies will be relevant in the next 10 to 20 years?  ...
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City of Fontana Celebrates the Grand Opening of the Miller Park Amphitheater

Vantage News | May 11th, 2018

On May 10th, the City of Fontana celebrated the grand opening of the new Miller Park Amphitheater. The grand opening event included a ribbon cutting ceremony, live musical performances, food vendors and giveaways. What are the Key Features of the Miller Park Amphitheater? After a yearlong renovation, the Amphitheater is ready for community ...
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Give Focus and Meaningful Work to Your IT Governance Groups

Vantage News | May 9th, 2018

This is Part 3 of the IT Governance for Higher Education series of blog posts, based on the IT Governance Toolkit developed by Vantage Senior Consultant Cathy Bates for EDUCAUSE. In Part 2 of our IT Governance for Higher Education series, we discussed various approaches that leading institutions have put in place for organizing their ...
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Technology In Healthcare: An Interview With Phil Crompton (Part 2)

Vantage News | May 8th, 2018

The Technology in Healthcare Interview with Phil Crompton originally appeared on the Parkin Architects Limited blog. Vantage is working with Agnew Peckham and Parkin on a Healthcare Master Plan for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) in Ottawa, Canada. This is part two of a two part series – read the the first part of the ...
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Learning Spaces Collaboratory Website

Learning Spaces Collaboratory Imagines the Future of Learning Environments with a New Website

Vantage News | May 7th, 2018

The Learning Spaces Collaboratory (LSC) is a collaborating community of researchers, academic leaders, architects, practitioners and other stakeholders who share a commitment to transforming the learning environments for undergraduates in all fields. The central goal of LSC is to “imagine a future in which the process of planning learning ...
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