Educators To Survive And Thrive… Or Trail and Fail?

24 Mar 2014

Latest whitepaper from Data Integration cautions learning providers on the dangers of not meeting students technology demands   

LONDON, 24 March 2014 - Data Integration, the network and system integrator owned by Xchanging plc, today published a new whitepaper which highlights the importance of technology as a strategic enabler to attract students.

Learning is undergoing a sea change caused by rapid digitalisation – a dramatic shift which is affecting who learns, when they learn and the tools they use. To keep pace, leading teaching establishments are becoming commercially oriented service providers to remain competitive.

This whitepaper considers how learning has changed over recent years and looks at ways education providers are raising their game to meet the demands of ever-discerning students, using creative applications of technology. Data Integration also discusses what the next generation of learning will look like, and whether higher education is still ahead of the technology curve.

Adrian Taylor, Chief Technology Officer at Data Integration, comments:
“As analysts increasingly encourage CIOs within the education sector to become more strategic, moving towards a technology enabled future may seem daunting for some, but it doesn’t have to be with a blueprint for success already being laid down by others. Learning providers are at a tipping point in a new dawn of education; those that choose to embrace progressive thinking with creative applications of technology will be well positioned to attract the best students and climb the student satisfaction league tables.”

For your copy of the whitepaper, click here. For a printed copy, please visit Data Integration at UCISA in Brighton 26-28 April (stand no. 72) and at Networkshop42 at Leeds University 1-3 April (stand no. 29).


For further information, please contact: 

Xchanging Technology Services
Sarah Sutton                                                            
Tel: +44 (0)20 3604 5509

About Data Integration, an Xchanging company
Specialising in managed networks, managed security services, mobility solutions and high performance IT platforms, Data Integration delivers media-rich and bandwidth intensive applications over high speed, high availability and secure network infrastructures to over 300 leading organisations in Higher Education, Insurance, Finance and the Public Sector.

Acquired in 2011 by Xchanging, the business process, procurement and technology services provider, the company is now part of Xchanging’s Technology business.