A few stories that caught our attention this week include how the adoption of cloud computing is ahead of schedule, how to get a university to go paperless and more. Check out the links below to read the full articles.
In our Follow Friday series, we feature a few industry news finds to share with you. We are constantly finding interesting, fun, exciting, noteworthy, shocking and industry-changing articles all week long on the internet. Check us out every week to see what catches our eye around the web!
Cloud Adoption Ahead of Schedule to Reach 500 Million in 2012 - eweek.com
By Michelle Maisto
Consumer adoption of cloud storage services is exceeding expectations, according to an Oct. 15 report from IHS iSuppli. By the end of June, the research firm found personal subscriptions to such services to have exceeded 375 million users—a figure that put the market already 75 percent of the way toward IHS' full-year estimate of 500 million users.
Convincing a Campus to Go Paperless - Campus Technology
By Jennifer Demski
For many universities, the road to a paperless workflow couldn't be called a path of least resistance. Complex, paper-heavy processes, combined with staffers clinging to old ways, make it difficult to implement new document management technology.
Buccaneers Become First NFL Team to Utilize Mobile Ticketing - Bay News 9
At the start of the 2012 preseason, the Buccaneers began using Ticketmaster's mobile ticketing application for scanning virtual tickets. The app, available for all smartphones and devices, enables fans to purchase tickets, and Tampa Bay is the first NFL team to utilize the app's paperless ticketing capability, which allows fans to pull up their tickets on their smartphones and have them scanned upon entry to the stadium.
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