T.H.E. IT Trends
An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in K-12


  • 5 Best Practices for Safeguarding Student Data

    In response to ongoing calls for increasing the safety of student data in the hands of technology vendors, the Software & Information Industry Association has issued a set of best practices for education technology vendors to follow.

  • 8 Mobile Competencies IT Will Need by 2016

    Within the next two years, IT organizations will need to master a slew of mobile-related skills — many of them new or unfamiliar. They'll also need to have on hand the tools to execute and support increasingly important mobile technologies.

  • As Smart Phones Approach the Saturation Point, Prices Head Downward

    The era of double-digit growth in smart phone adoption is coming to a close as devices approach the saturation point, which in turn will lead to drops in prices, according to new research. In North America alone, some 200 million smart phones are already in active use — one for about every 2.75 people residing on the continent and about one-seventh of the world's total active devices.

  • Gartner Report: Worldwide Server Market Growth at 2.1 Percent

    Worldwide server shipments grew 2.1 percent last year compared to 2012, while revenue declined 4.5 percent, according to IT research firm Gartner.


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