- Ed Meachen has an interconnected vision for the University of Wisconsin System
, one that would be impossible to imagine and execute without technology.
Meachen, associate vice president of learning and information technology for the UW System, envisions students at the Emory University
in Atlanta, CIO Leadership has three components: a fundamental understanding of the core business, a technology vision, and the will......Full article >>>
rk skills for the work environment, but establishing the Co-Lab required believers outside the university.
According to Meachen, it was necessary to take risks by anticipating income through grants and contracts, not state tax dollars. You scale that thing up, and then based on sizing up the environment, you hire people and you anticipate that you're going to get income to support it beca......Full article >>>
eated online modules to help them remember math. The modules are reverse engineered from the tests to figure out which math concepts the test covers, and to develop ways within the module for students to remember those concepts.
Everybody has taken math by the time they are a freshman in high school, but they can't remember it, he noted. I dare say, I'm one of those.
The modules......Full article >>>
fter five years and $26 million.
One of the practical lessons from Lawson pertains to lines of communication, Meachen said. There was no chokepoint to head off trouble, and from now on large IT projects will engage executive leadership across the UW System, as well as a subset of the UW Board of Regents
In addition, the UW System has direc......Full article >>>
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