Data is quickly becoming the most valuable resource on Earth. Research in big data analytics has allowed tech companies to monetize social activity online so they can offer great apps and services for free. However, schools and universities can use the data that they generate for an entirely different purpose: to provide the best possible educational experience.
We’re proud to share that Evan Feenstra, a software engineer at Lingk, won a worldwide IOTA hackathon with his Fognet project! He is a key contributor to our user experience efforts and the Lingk DX platform demonstrates his creativity and versatility.
The EDUCAUSE 2018 Top 10 IT Issues represent a strong, measurable set of issues that every institution or organization invested in digital transformation needs to pay attention to. We found some common themes among the top 10 IT issues that can crystallize your strategic data roadmap or accelerate specific projects. Lingk provides tangible data pipeline solutions to address the top issues in higher education IT.
The Learning Management System (LMS) is the backbone of student engagement. One of the most significant benefits of using a LMS is the ability to immediately gauge online learner satisfaction; engagement. Capturing this data is easy - you can use the LMS - but how do you extend the value of the data into initiatives like advising and retention?
I hope you had a chance to see the news last week, we announced a new partnership with Instructure! LingkSync™ for Canvas and Salesforce is the latest breakthrough for institutions to connect with their students, partners and employees in new and innovative ways.
There are a lot of tools on the market for building integrations. They do all sorts of interesting things — from integrating cloud-based systems to exposing APIs. For some situations, a tool that is a jack-of-all-trades is a necessity. But scaling integrations with a limited set of resources requires a focus on what really matters — ease of use and quality data models.
The CEDS (Common Educational Data Standards) foundation recently held a webinar that featured edtech vendors' use of CEDS in their latest solutions. Joseph Vaughan, CIO at Harvey Mudd College (HMC), joined us to speak about how HMC uses Lingk and CEDS for institutional innovation.
Take advantage of new business opportunities and advance your mission to improve education today using Lingk’s unique and cost-effective Automated Staff and Student Rostering solution. This easy-to-implement solution provides a rostering service and tools that allow quick data access to complete staff and student rosters using developer-friendly REST APIs. We’ve designed this powerful solution to be managed entirely by your team with little effort.
Supporting innovation in IT and the broader ecosystem requires cost-effective, powerful solutions. Lingk is providing a free solution for non-profit education institutions. With Lingk, you can free yourself from mapping to every vendor's data model, centralize your knowledge and tactics for integrations, and take more control of your ecosystem. And it’s simple to get started.
During the week of EDUCAUSE, we unveiled the new Lingk cloud data integration platform and announced its availability for early adopters. Learn more about platform capabilities.