IL CTO Presentation at Tech Feast


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IL CTO Presentation at Tech Feast

  1. 1. Jeffrey L. Hunt, Ed.D. Illinois Chief Technology Officers, NFP [email_address] Twitter: @jeff_hunt
  2. 2. Illinois Chief Technology Officers <ul><li>Began meeting informally in 2006 around CoSN webcasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Focus on Professional Development </li></ul><ul><li>Incorporated in 2007. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guy Ballard, Jim Flanagan, Connie Hodson, Jim Gerry, Jeff Hunt, Pete Knopf, Jeff Romani. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>501(c)(3) status in 2008. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Illinois Chief Technology Officers <ul><li>Leadership Development </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing professional development opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fostering leadership skills based on research & best practices </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Providing a forum to discuss common issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fostering new leadership </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Illinois Chief Technology Officers <ul><li>Emerging Trends </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning from other Illinois CTOs/CIOs. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inviting experts to address topics of interest. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Influencing vendors to better meet the needs of education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prototyping and testing new technologies. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Illinois Chief Technology Officers <ul><li>Collaboration and Advocacy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Establishing effective relationships among IL CTO members and other organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Working collectively to influence policy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Supporting organizations that address Illinois educational technology issues </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. In the News “ Office 365 is the future of business productivity for Microsoft,” says Kelly Waldher, director of Office 365 product management for the company. Among the improvements: Office 365 applications, including Exchange and SharePoint, are now based on the 2010 edition of their on-premise versions.
  7. 7. Embrace Rogue IT <ul><li>CIOs no longer control all of a company’s technology choices. But they still need to manage risk and save rogue users from themselves. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Teacher PLCs
  9. 9. Warning Signs An IT Organization is Too Slow <ul><li>IT is left out on Mobile Apps </li></ul><ul><li>Security Trumps all </li></ul><ul><li>New Computing Capacity = Months </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing and IT don’t talk </li></ul><ul><li>iPhone? What iPhone? </li></ul><ul><li>Shadow IT explosion </li></ul><ul><li>IT isn’t part of new initiatives </li></ul><ul><li>IT doesn’t work with startups </li></ul>
  10. 10. Universal Challenges <ul><li>Time </li></ul><ul><li>Money </li></ul><ul><li>People </li></ul>
  11. 11. Five Trends Cloud Computing Personal Devices Open Source Increasing Bandwidth Digital Content <ul><li>OER </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Social Networking </li></ul>
  12. 12. Personal Technologies Gartner predicts 64M tablets sold in 2011. Projects 326M tablets in 2015. Source:
  13. 13. Text Messages In U.S., 7 billion text messages sent every 30 hours. National Geographic, March 2011
  14. 14. Digital Divide <ul><li>Millennials, Ages 18-34, 97% have cell phone in household, 95% own cell phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Gen X, Ages 35-46, 96% have cell in household, 92% own cell phone. </li></ul><ul><li>Source: </li></ul>Image Credit:
  15. 15. Digital Divide <ul><li>Cell phone ownership demographics (Adult) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Black, 87% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hispanic (English speaking), 87% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Internet Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Black, 46%, Hispanic, 51% </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most commonly used for text and pictures </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source: </li></ul>Image Credit: Should term be renamed or redefined?
  16. 16. Source:
  17. 17. Internet Bandwidth Nielsen’s Law
  18. 18. Nielsen’s Law of Internet Bandwidth High End User’s Connection Grows at 50% a Year. Cannot fully use bandwidth because of local infrastructure. Source:
  19. 19. Open Source
  20. 20. Open Source Image Editing: Movie Editing:
  21. 21. Cloud Computing Trends <ul><li>IDC -- $56B by 2014 </li></ul><ul><li>Gartner – $150B by 2013 </li></ul><ul><li>AMI Partners -- $100B by 2014 </li></ul><ul><li>Regardless of the exact numbers or the exact definitions of cloud computing that each of these companies used, the conclusion is that market for public cloud infrastructure, platforms and applications is large and growing much more quickly than any other type of IT spending. </li></ul>Source: Computer World
  22. 22. Move To The Cloud Source:
  23. 23. Students’ Learning Personalize Learning Flipping Classrooms Illini Cloud Google Docs Google Apps Digital Story Telling YouTube Learning Spaces IVS Web 2.0 Collaborative Learning
  24. 24. 13 million hours of video 7 billion playbacks Equivalent of 150,000 full length each week In 2010 Broad Demographic: 18-54 yrs YouTube Mobile had 100 million views a day 10% of videos in HD More video is uploaded to YouTube in 60 days than the 3 major US networks created in 60 years More than 500 million active users 50% of the active users log on to Facebook in any given day Average user has 130 friends People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month
  25. 25. 48% of Population
  26. 26. Digital Content <ul><li>Vail School District (AZ) reduced textbook costs from $53 per student to $9 per student with free digital resources. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Open Educational Resources <ul><li>Free or inexpensive digital courses/subjects or learning components </li></ul> www.hippocampus .org
  28. 28. Estimate of Adoption <ul><ul><li>If rate of adoption follows the classic disruptive innovation model, by 2018, 50% of all high school courses will be online. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>-- Clayton M. Christensen </li></ul>
  29. 29. Important Terms – Restrictions -Liberations Time Images from Microsoft Clip Art Teacher Classroom
  30. 30. IL CTO Future Meetings <ul><li>Techcon, Oct 14, NIU Naperville </li></ul><ul><li>IETC, Nov 15, Springfield </li></ul><ul><li>Members Meeting, January 11, Bloomington & video conferencing. </li></ul><ul><li>Members Meeting, March 14, Lombard & video conferencing. </li></ul><ul><li>Members Meeting, May 9, Bloomington & video conferencing. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow @ilcto on Twitter. </li></ul>