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Just Released: ECAR Identity Management Report in New "Research Hub"

 

EDUCAUSE announces a new ECAR report, The 2011 Identity Management in Higher Education Report, by Mark Sheehan. The report finds that many institutions are struggling to deliver the full benefits of identity management. Institutions that report the greatest success have invested in all IdM infrastructure aspects—technical, administrative, and political.  

This 2011 ECAR report introduces several subscriber-requested changes in ECAR research, including the  new “research hub,” a website that organizes resources and enables you to interact extensively with results. 

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Top-Ten IT Issues in Higher Education: 2011 Current Issues Survey Results

In this year’s Current Issues Survey, mobile computing debuts as a top-ten higher education IT issue critical for strategic success and emerging across all issues is the need for IT leaders to manage multiple perspectives.

View the complete results of 2011 EDUCAUSE Current Issues survey, including the top-ten issues and a summary of the results, in this month’s EDUCAUSE Review. Also, the article’s associated web page, the 2011 Current Issues website, includes recommending readings for each of the top-ten issues and detailed demographic survey results. For a quick summary, read the press release.

Tune June 8 -- Vendor Statements of Work: Your Role as an IT Professional

In this free hour-long session, “Vendor Statements of Work: Your Role as an IT Professional,” hear how CIOs and other IT professionals contribute to vendor-supplied and/or outsourced work.

Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related EDUCAUSE resources:

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Tune In May 26 -- Spotlight on Mobile Computing: Going Mobile at Stanford

Who is driving the influx of new technologies? How does this create a “mobile mind-set”? How is Stanford answering these questions? How can you galvanize your campus to go mobile? Tim Flood, senior technology consultant and program manager of the Stanford Mobile Program at Stanford University, will address these key questions during this free hour long web seminar, “Spotlight on Mobile Computing: Going Mobile at Stanford.”

Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related EDUCAUSE resources:

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Tune In May 18: Alphabet Soup: A P2P, DMCA, and HEOA FAQ

Three speakers with hard-won experience will provide practical advice on dealing with copyright infringement on campus networks in this free hour-long webinar, “Alphabet Soup: A P2P, DMCA, and HEOA FAQ.”

Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related EDUCAUSE resources:

Vernon C. Smith Appointed to EDUCAUSE Board of Directors

Dr. Vernon C. Smith

May 3, 2011, Boulder, Colorado—EDUCAUSE, the association for information technology in higher education, announced that Vernon C. Smith, vice president for academic affairs at Rio Salado College, has been appointed to the EDUCAUSE Board of Directors. Smith assumes the seat vacated by Linda Thor, chancellor of Foothill-DeAnza Community College District, who recently resigned due to conflicting commitments.

Read the press release for more information.

 

Tune In May 3: The Horizon Report in Action—Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow

Join Malcolm Brown and Veronica Diaz of the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative as they review the Horizon Report and examine how the findings can be applied at your institution. During this free 90-minute webinar, "The Horizon Report in Action—Emerging Technologies Today and Tomorrow," they will review various emerging technologies likely to have a significant impact on teaching, learning, and creative expression over the next five years and highlight how institutions across the world are implementing these technologies.

Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related EDUCAUSE resources:

Are Mobile Devices Fundamentally Affecting Higher Ed?

Hear leading IT professionals on the ways mobile devices are fundamentally affecting higher education in today's Mobile Computing 5-Day Sprint video.

The Mobile Computing 5-Day Sprint is designed to simulate other commonly known single-topic, highly focused events and community gatherings like code and book sprints, innovation jams, and cause- and advocacy-based events. The goal of the Sprint is to bring the best minds in higher education together for a conversation which helps equip the community for the future of mobile computing.

Come and go at your leisure to participate in today's activities on the Future of Mobile Computing. If you're visiting this page after the Sprint, you'll find archives of all of the day's activities here as well.

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Enterprise 2011: Early-Bird Registration Rates Expire Today

CIO's and Enterprise IT Leaders:

This year's Enterprise Information and Technology Conference in Chicago, May 16–17, is a smaller-sized gathering designed to give you tangible takeaways for your IT enterprise and help you build relationships with a cohort of thought leaders—a priceless, peer-based resource for collaboration beyond the two-day event.

It’s your opportunity to:

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Tune In April 21: Privacy Attacks and Defenses

Our online privacy seems to be under assault from all sides: by commercial organizations, by the government, by search engines and ISPs, and even by our cell phones—not to mention by criminals. In this free hour-long session, “Privacy Attacks and Defenses,” we’ll discuss the sources and mechanisms for those attacks and what you can do, technologically and socially, to limit your exposure.

Those unable to attend may wish to visit the archives after the event or browse related EDUCAUSE resources:

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