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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 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.
February 20, 2014 | Maura Johnston
To mark Data Privacy Month, the University of Pennsylvania and the National Constitution Center hosted a Town Hall program with some of the nation's leading experts on privacy and surveillance. On February 3, 2014, Peter Swire of the White House NSA Review Board, Anita Allen of the University...
February 19, 2014 | Jennifer Ortega
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the initial version of its Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity on Wednesday, February 12. The Framework provides owners of critical infrastructure and others with voluntary guidance on how to best protect...

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