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SwiftData Founder Hosts New ASSA ABLOY Podcast Series

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We’re excited to announce the launch of a new podcast series created for higher ed IT folks and campus administrators to better understand physical security. It’s called Unlocked and produced in partnership with ASSA ABLOY. Brian Adoff from SwiftData is the host for all six episodes and talks with the experts, manufacturers and end users to help you demystify the …

SwiftData Speaking About Security at ISC West Conference

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We’re excited to be a part of a panel session at the upcoming ISC West show in Las Vegas. And thrilled two SwiftData clients—Gary Rodman from Ripon College and Tara Steelman from College of St. Rose are also participating. The education session—called Access Control Trends in the Education Sector—takes place on April 07, 2016 @ 10:00 AM. Check out the description below or …

Over At CampusAux: Getting On Board With The Student Affairs Technology Shift w/Eric Stoller

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My guest is Eric Stoller, higher education thought-leader, consultant, writer, and speaker. Eric is currently based in England helping transform student affairs in UK higher education. He’s also the Student Affairs and Technology blogger for Inside Higher Ed, where he generates conversations, answers questions, and provides insight about a variety of “tech topics.” Listen as Eric shares his insights on how the student …

Happy Birthday To Us!

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We’re thrilled to make it through our first year in business with much greater success than we could’ve imagined. We’re greatly indebted to all of our awesome customers and partners that put their faith and trust in our service and products. We’re looking forward to many more successful years ahead! Here’s the official press release: SWIFTDATA CELEBRATES YEAR ONE SUCCESS DATA MANAGEMENT …

Over At CampusAux: IT Privacy, Security and Accessibility On Your Campus w/Dr. Tracy Mitrano

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On this episode of CampusAux I welcome Dr. Tracy Mitrano, former Director of IT Policy at Cornell University. Tracy is now Principal at Mitrano & Associates and the author of the “Law, Policy and IT?” blog at Inside Higher Ed. Tracy shares a career’s worth of knowledge regarding campus IT policy, security and some pitfalls to be aware of when contracting …

Over At CampusAux: How To Achieve a 96.4% Student Safety Rating On Your Campus w/Chief John Venuti

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On this episode of CampusAux I sit down with Police Chief John Venuti from Virginia Commonwealth University and take a deep dive into how to keep your campus safe including: embracing new technologies like mobile apps and advanced video surveillance, connecting with the off-campus community, the importance of data analysis, police legitimacy, implementing a perception of safety survey (and receiving a …

Over At CampusAux: Auxiliary Services as a Hospitality Industry w/Robert Walker

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Robert Walker from UNCG discusses his innovative mail management program that saves his campus $65,000/year and his thoughts on auxiliary services as a hospitality industry. We also talk door access, delve into the importance of IT in auxiliary purchasing decisions and Robert gives some great advice to vendors on how best to approach working with higher ed institutions. Robert is …

Over At CampusAux: Breaking Down Silos To Give Students What They Want w/ Jason Maslanka

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Jason Maslanka, Director of IT for Auxiliary Services at UIC, discusses how best to break down departmental silos to bring about technology innovation on his campus. Plus some great advice for those campuses just getting starting out with a campus one card program.   Head over to www.campusaux.com/2 to listen to the episode. Or check out the Show Notes below. Show Notes …

Over at CampusAux: Blazing Trails And Creating Value With Your Campus Card w/Abe Cereno

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Abe Cereno from UC Merced talks about ways to create value for your campus card office through innovation and persistence. Also learn how Abe takes a silicon valley approach to product development for his campus card department and how his applications create valuable student engagement data for the University. University clubs also use these programs to help with funding from …

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CampusAux Podcast Launches!

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SwiftData is proud to present the launch of our brand-new sister venture, the CampusAux podcast. CampusAux—the first and only podcast highlighting the technologies and business practices of the modern campus—is available on iTunes, Stitcher, any Android podcast player and online at www.campusaux.com. Listeners can expect insightful discussion and commentary from higher education thought leaders on various topics including auxiliary services, information …