Indian School of Business signs MoU with Cisco to create Digitally Intuitive Campus

The Indian School of Business, Hyderabad signed an MoU with Cisco to build India’s first truly Digitally intuitive Campus.  The MoU waszRajendra Srivastava, ISB and Sameer Garde, President, Cisco India & SAARC.

ISB’s Digital Campus is based on Cisco’s highly secure core network, unified voice, video, and wireless communications and lays the framework for connected campuses, empowered educators, informed administrators and students who will have the tools they need for success in a digital world.  The framework will allow ISB to –

Enhance the quality of teaching and learning: With Cisco’s Connected Classroom solutions which leverages Cisco’s networking and collaboration solutions like WebEx Boards, students can understand how they learn best: anywhere, anytime, and on any device. Whether on or off-campus or in a flipped classroom model, students and educators have highly secure access to educational resources, using their smartphones, tablets and other connected devices.

Boost student engagement and retention: Involvio, the world’s leading student engagement platform is integrated with Cisco Webex and Wi-Fi solutions to offer a suite of tools and dashboards for better student engagement. The integrated solution will allow ISB to leverage the power of mobility to improve access to campus resources, create opportunities for seamless communication and intervention, and track student engagement and attendance automatically.

Better Manage Campus facilities: By utilizing pervasive Wi-Fi access, sensors, analytics, context, and location-based services and digital signage, ISB can enable higher levels of operational efficiency to campus administration and management, including smart lighting and connected vehicles, while allowing a more in-depth view into building efficiencies, student behavior, and Cisco Connected Campus provides extensive network analytics so that can help administrators make data-driven decisions while managing facilities, lighting, parking, and transportation.

Foster global connections, support innovation, and research: A Digital Campus gives researchers, faculty, and students the tools they need to connect and collaborate seamlessly, on campus and around the world. It can also support new online learning experiences, global collaboration and rich consumption with virtual classrooms. It will empower students to learn on demand from any location, eliminating the boundaries that limit their ability to learn.

This initiative is part of Cisco’s Country Digital Acceleration program, a long-term effort to partner with national leadership, industry, and academia to foster inclusive growth and innovation, countrywide.


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