The Intelligent Campus with Greg and Don
  • Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise
8 episodes
Take a narrative walk along the education IT journey of fascinating ideas, innovative approaches to trends & challenges and tangible takeaways with Greg Kovich, Global Sales Director for Education at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, Don Otto, Director of Network Services for Ridley School District, and their industry-leading guests.

Episodes

A career in IT and supporting the network on campus
2019 Nov 3028m 27s
Mary Stevens- Technology Architect for Technology Services at the University of Illinois Urbana campus – joins Greg as they talk about the challenges and triumphs of planning and managing network infrastructure on campus, and building a career in IT.
Waiting for connectivity – The rise of wireless technology on campus
2019 Aug 0528m 30s
Greg and Heitor Faroni – the Head of Network Solutions for Education at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise – take an in depth look at Wi-Fi and why it may be the perfect technology for educators to turn any location into a learning space.
Making the connection – Decoding the trends and challenges of Wi-Fi on campus.
2019 Aug 0540m 11s
Greg and Heitor Faroni – the Head of Network Solutions for Education at Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise – chat about wireless networking in education and how Wi-Fi and IoT truly enables different teaching styles and student success.
Plan to be Safe – Knowing what goes into an emergency management and crisis management strategy.
2019 Aug 0537m 5s
Greg and Brian McPike– recently retired chief of police and executive director of public safety for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs–have a frank and insightful chat about the best ways to plan, fund and implement a safe campus strategy and why it should be a focus for you.
The Safety Dance: Creating a safe and secure learning environment on every campus.
2019 Feb 2832m 22s
In episode 4, Greg and Brian McPike- recently retired chief of police and executive director of public safety for the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs - discuss campus safety: best practices for developing a safe campus strategy, crisis management and dealing with the aftermath an of on-campus incident.
E-Rate: The good, the bad, and the ugly
2019 Jan 1929m 11s
In episode 3, Greg chats with Steve Dunn, Technology Director of Decatur County School System, about what’s going on with E-Rate today and what an uncertain political climate holds for its future.
Cybersecurity: What it means for K-12 and Universities
2019 Jan 1929m 7s
In episode 2, Greg and Don talk cybersecurity on campus with Tom Dugas, Chief Information Security Officer at Duquesne University, and the challenge of keeping information safe in an increasingly open campus environment.
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Technology in Education
2019 Jan 1924m 18s
In episode 1, Greg and Don discuss the history and evolution of technology in education- where it’s been, where it is now and where it’s going- the dynamics, challenges and benefits to your students, faculty, administrators, and families.