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EDUCAUSE Now - Show #17 - Crossroads of Opportunity for IT, Tips for Project Management, IT Leadership, EDUCAUSE 2009 Conference

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This episode of EDUCAUSE Now features:

Managing Projects with Efficiency and Effectiveness
While each project is different, there are some general ideas that can increase the efficiency and effectiveness of large, campus-wide endeavors. We speak with two successful project managers: Susan T. Evans, who headed a web redesign for the College of William and Mary, and Gerald Allen, who led a seven-year data center redesign for Georgia State University.

Commentary: Leadership in IT
EDUCAUSE President Diana Oblinger shares her thoughts on IT leadership.

EDUCAUSE 2009: The Campus Computing Survey and Sustainable IT
The EDUCAUSE 2009 Annual conference is November 3-6 in Denver, Colorado. We give you a small peek at just two of the multitude of presentations you’ll find at the conference: one is a conference tradition and the other an emerging trend.

Interview: George Claffey Jr. on a Crossroads of Opportunity for Higher Ed IT
George Claffey Jr. is the CIO for Charter Oak State College. He sees ways that colleges and universities can find cost savings by reevaluating the services and expectations of IT.

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Running time: 30m 22s
File size: 27.8 MB

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