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How a Texas School District Maximized Resources with an Innovative Alumni Training Program

by iSphere on January 15, 2024 in Education Sector Content, Education Technology Solutions

 

Lamar Consolidated Independent School District (CISD), a rapidly growing school district in the heart of Texas, faced a monumental challenge. Their technology infrastructure needed to keep pace with the projections of 69,000 students on 53 campuses sprawled across 385 miles—all by 2030. With their limited IT staff, managing and deploying technology effectively seemed an insurmountable […]

 

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Are You Keeping Up with Digital Transformation in the Education Industry? Here’s What You Might Be Missing

by iSphere on December 19, 2023 in Blog, Education Sector Content, Education Technology Solutions

 

It’s no great secret that the world has gone digital, but the unfortunate truth is that the education sector is falling behind this development. In fact, the 2023 THE Journal Digital Transformation Survey found only 35.87% of respondents in a survey of school districts were rolling out technologies to some degree while the rest fell […]

 

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How School Districts Can Maximize Their Budgets & Find Funds for Education IT Projects

by Karen Fuller on November 16, 2023 in Education Technology Solutions

 

How do you keep your school district away from the fiscal cliff and still educate students? That’s an ongoing question that legislators, administrators, educators, and the public are debating here in Texas during our biennium budget year. And there’s no easy answer. Since the start of the pandemic, school districts have relied upon billions from […]

 

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Defending Your Talent Pipeline: How to Avoid Hiring Deepfake Candidates (and Other Frauds)

by iSphere on October 17, 2023 in Blog, Hiring Challenges

 

Is your next candidate who they say they are? That’s a very real concern in the world of virtual hiring. Though digital technology and platforms have kept the hiring process from taking too long, they have also introduced an element of uncertainty. In face-to-face interviews, it’s next to impossible for someone to pretend to be […]

 

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K-12 Cybersecurity Best Practices to Keep Students, Teachers, & Systems Safe

by iSphere on August 14, 2023 in Blog, Cybersecurity, Education Sector Content, Education Technology Solutions

 

With students spending more time online than ever before, there’s a growing reliance on technology for homework, communicating with peers, and engaging with teachers and school staff. While greater access to technology has brought transformative benefits to schools, it has also exposed these educational institutions to heightened cybersecurity risks. For example, the State of Ransomware […]

 

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Top 3 Strategies for Staying Competitive in the Tech Executive Job Market

by iSphere on August 7, 2023 in Blog, Career Advice

 

Gone are the days when technical brilliance alone could secure even the most outstanding candidate an executive-level position or ensure long-term career growth. Tech executives must now strategically position themselves as well-rounded industry experts to people inside and outside their organizations. To thrive and stay ahead in their careers, these leaders need to embrace a […]

 

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iSphere Welcomes Karen Fuller as Director of Technology Innovation

by iSphere on August 3, 2023 in Blog, Press Release

 

Houston, TX — iSphere, a leading IT consulting and staffing solutions firm, is pleased to announce the appointment of Karen Fuller as the Director of Technology Innovation. With a proven track record in driving digital transformation and optimizing business processes, Karen brings a wealth of experience and expertise to iSphere. As a digital transformation leader, […]

 

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3 EdTech Leaders Share How Their Data Strategies Improve Decisions, Student Outcomes, & Parent Trust

by iSphere on June 1, 2023 in Blog

 

What do your school leaders need to know to ensure that data is managed effectively and securely? To protect the privacy of students? To comply with relevant regulations? iSphere gathered together dozens of education and IT professionals before the annual 2023 CoSN conference in Austin, Texas to discuss the benefits of having a proper data […]

 

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Readying for a Possible Recession? Cutting the Right IT Costs Can Safeguard Your Business

by iSphere on May 24, 2023 in Blog, Business Advice, Hiring Challenges

 

With all the chatter about a potential oncoming recession, it’s time we talk about controlling your IT costs. Let’s start with the good news. Though layoffs, inflation, and banks closing are dominating headlines, they’re somewhat offset by reports of healthy job growth, steady unemployment, and gradual GDP growth. If a downturn is around the corner, […]

 

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iSphere Is Proud to Sponsor TETL Post-Winter Summit 2023

by iSphere on March 20, 2023 in Blog, Press Release

 

Houston, TX — iSphere, a top-performing IT consulting and staffing solutions firm, is proud to announce it will join other industry frontrunners in sponsoring Texas Education Technology Leaders’ Post-Winter Summit 2023. The event will take place Thursday, March 23, 2023, at the Hays CISD Performing Arts Center in Kyle, TX. TETL leadership summits are seasonal […]

 

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