Intelligent CIO North America Issue 27 - Page 8

NEWS

Trio of Wisconsin technical colleges select Anthology solutions

Degree planning and guided pathways tools in Student will also give learners real-time visibility into progress along their academic journey to help them better plan for the future and clearly map the next steps to reach their goals .
“ Technology provides a critical interface between our college and community and based on our selection process , we believe Anthology ’ s products and services will help us reimagine and support the student and customer experience ,” said John Will , President of Northwood Technical College .

Anthology has announced new partnerships with three colleges within the Wisconsin Technical College System .

Northwood Technical College , Lakeshore Technical College and Mid-State Technical College will deploy Anthology Student as well as a host of its other solutions .
Anthology Student ’ s modern , intuitive user experience coupled with Anthology ’ s broader ecosystem of solutions will streamline and simplify registration , financial aid , advising , career planning and other processes for the colleges ’ students , so they can focus on learning and achieving their desired outcomes .
“ We are driven to connect our students with the skills they need to fill good-paying job vacancies in our communities ,” said Lakeshore Technical College President Paul Carlsen . “ Our partnership with Anthology will empower us to more efficiently meet the demands of a dynamic local economy and provide students with the knowledge they need to improve their lives .”

IWK Health , Cisco Canada and OnX Canada power critical connections between babies and families

IWK Health has announced the success of its web-delivered application – Chez NICU Home – and securely powered Cisco Webex technologies to connect NICU families to education , support and resources they need to become more active participants in the care of their babies , driving healthier outcomes for families .

Leveraging technology to provide critical support and virtual connections has helped more than 450 families thrive during their stay in the NICU .
Chez NICU Home offers families evidencebased education related to NICU care that can be accessed anytime , anywhere at their convenience . From daily care activities , feeding and nursing , to the discharge process and understanding common NICU conditions , Chez NICU Home provides families with the information and resources they need while also tracking their baby ’ s daily progress .
“ This project represents Government of Canada support working as intended – translating innovative collaborations into realtime applications with life-saving implications ,” said Andy Fillmore , Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation , Science and Industry and Member of Parliament for Halifax .
“ But the incalculably important benefit is the reassurance , the connection and the peace of mind it provides the parents of children at their most vulnerable during an emotional and challenging time for the entire family . There is an equal emphasis on health and care in this equation .”
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