ICT adoption in the Education Sector

Education Sector
Education industry is one the fastest developing sectors in the world and Indian education sector happens to be the most lucrative of the lot. There has been a tremendous revolution in ways of disseminating knowledge and information within educational institutions. More and more academic institutes are opening doors to welcome the advancement of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Recognizing the advantages that ICT can bring in, there has been a rising demand and desire to adopt latest ICT tools to impart education through a novel and innovative approach.Coming to the interactions taking place within the educational sector, communications technology can do wonders in facilitating better connectivity amongst all stakeholders involved such as students, faculty, management, parents and other peer institutions and relevant organizations. Automation of the entire cycle of interactions can make it more manageable and orderly. A centralized repository that would store the relevant information and be available at a single click would help reduce time and efforts that was earlier too cumbersome on manual handling of processes.
Today’s students are more tech-savvy and wish to procure information regarding colleges and schools through various medium of communication. IT solutions have changed the way communications take place by leaps and bounds. SMS, live chat, web callback, and phone call, all of these have been made possible through the interactions solutions that help the institutions in maintaining a competitive edge in the world. The focus and priority of software developers have been to develop and implement innovative and scalable solutions that can cater to the education field. Integration of technology with the educational system, initially a major obstacle has now been overcome and effectively translated into gains. With a view of reusing existing hardware/technology to build path breaking IT solutions has contributed to the growth and progress of the industry and the country as a whole.