Every decade or so, we’ve seen the education IT environment undergo major shifts. Over the past few decades, those shifts have been driven by BOYD, 1:1 initiatives, OERs, and most recently the move to the cloud. Now we’re entering the next big shift: the era of data—but we’re not talking about data that’s generated in the cloud or a data center. We’re talking about data that becomes available where the business of education and academics come together—where students, faculty, staff, devices, and things all come together. We call that the Edge.