<p>In 2020, educational institutions scrambled to adjust to unseen complications brought about by the global pandemic. Changes in student, staff, and faculty access patterns drove evolving requirements and necessitated agile solutions to keep the virtual doors open. Few could have predicted the scale and scope of this impact, but it does illustrate the need for continued evaluation to ensure our preparedness and relevance. Join us as we examine the last decade and consider the most influential and effective trends shaping higher education today. We will discuss the role of cloud technologies and how they’ve transformed the student experience, improved institutional performance, and reimagined teaching, learning, and research.”</p>



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Team Lead Solution Engineer, Government &amp; Education | Oracle

<p>Scott Howe, Enterprise Cloud Architect, provides engineering and architectural guidance for the Higher Education community. Prior to his employment with Oracle, Scott spent 10 years at a large University as a DBA and Systems Admin responsible for Ellucian Banner, Degreeworks, Blackboard Learn, Blackboard Transact, and other core services. Scott holds certifications including Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Architect, AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate, AWS Certified Advanced Networking - Specialty, 11g Oracle Certified Professional, RedHat Certified Systems Admin, CompTIA Network+, Security+ as well as a Bachelors in Computer Science.</p>