Archive | August, 2013

CONVERGENCE TECH WORD CLOUD

Converged infrastructure is big business

Worried about the health of convergence infrastructure? Don’t be. According to the “Converged Infrastructure Landscape Report” by Technology Business Research, the average budget for a converged infrastructure solution is $900,000. The 400 IT leaders surveyed estimate that infrastructure spending will top $3.8 billion in the next 12 months. “Adoption of converged systems is gaining momentum […]

3D Printer and models

Austin city limits

The entire staff of the National Convergence Technology Center (CTC) recently traveled down I-35 to Austin, Texas to attend the “HI TEC conference.”  That’s shorthand for High Impact Technology Exchange Conference.  The goal was to not only continue gathering insights and resources from other IT educators to improve the CTC’s best practices, but also to […]

WC 2013 Survey Results

Summer Working Connections by the numbers

Every Summer Working Connections attendee is required to take three surveys during the five-day training event.  A short survey on Monday afternoon helps with any necessary course corrections.  The two longer, more comprehensive surveys at the end of the training event on Friday afternoon provide an overall look at the program’s success.  Together, these surveys […]