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Diana Oblinger and Joanne Dehoney

This is the second in a blog series describing five “metatrends,” drawn from a review of articles in industry IT press, that affect CIOs in all IT sectors.:

Each post in the Future Slant blog will describe one of these trends, suggesting implications for higher education.

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February 27, 2014 | Valerie M. Vogel
Guest Bloggers: Lisa Ho, Matt Wolf, and Erika Donald, University of California, Berkeley
February 27, 2014 | Nancy Millichap
In January’s  “Trending Now: Postsecondary” post, Kristen Vogt called attention to a Center for American Progress (CAP) report that pointed to competency-based credentials as a way to provide employers with more confidence in the capabilities of higher education graduates.
February 24, 2014 | Valerie M. Vogel
Guest Blogger: Rich Murphy, Director of Technical Account Management, @BlackStratusIT Systems administrators working in an academic setting are often faced with the unenviable task of balancing two seemingly disparate priorities: managing and mitigating security risks, and ensuring a user...
February 24, 2014 | Timothy M. Chester
Of all the things I get to do at the University of Georgia, one of my favorites is my lunchtime reading clubs, which are groups of mid-career IT professionals who get together regularly to discuss an interesting book. Typically, half of each club’s members come from EITS, the central IT...
February 21, 2014 | Gerry Bayne
Matthew Burfeind is interim CIO for the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. In this interview he talks about the challenges of collaboration, enterprise computing, and his role as interim CIO.

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