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Enhance Decision Making with ECAR Research

Colleges and universities use ECAR research and analysis to improve their IT service delivery with user data and technology trends and practices. ECAR is committed to a transparent and responsive process in developing our research agenda. Contact Susan Grajek, EDUCAUSE vice president, to suggest research topics. ECAR subscribers will receive the following in 2016:

Collaborate with Peers in ECAR Working Groups

Higher education leaders come together in ECAR working groups to address technology challenges and share their findings with the higher education IT community. Projects focus on issues such as:

  • Communications
  • Cloud
  • Cyberinfrastructure
  • Data and Analytics
  • IT Services and Management
  • Mobile

Dig Deeper into IT Topics with Research Materials

ECAR delivers a variety of research and analytical resources, including:

  • Research Reports
  • Member-Submitted Research
  • Case Studies
  • Data Tables
  • Maturity and Deployment Benchmarking Indices
  • Infographics and Interactive Graphics
  • Slide Decks and Presentations
  • Survey Instruments

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Most-Viewed Research

  1. Technology Research in the Academic Community
  2. Big Data in the Campus Landscape
  3. 2015 Top 10 Strategic Technologies
  4. Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud
  5. IT Service Catalogs

Research Staff

Susan Grajek
Susan Grajek, PhD
Vice President for Data, Research, and Analytics

Pam Arroway
Pam Arroway, PhD
Director, Analytics Infrastructure

D. Christopher Brooks
D. Christopher Brooks, PhD
Senior Research Fellow

Eden Dahlstrom
Eden Dahlstrom, EdD
Director of Research

Joanna Grama
Joanna Grama, JD

Director of DRA Operations, IT GRC and Cybersecurity Programs



Leah Lang
Leah Lang, MS
Senior IT Metrics and Benchmarking Analyst

Susan Nesbitt
Susan Nesbitt
Research Administrator

Jamie Reeves
Jamie Reeves
Research Assistant

Betsy Tippens Reinitz
Betsy Tippens Reinitz
Director, Enterprise IT Programs

Mike Roedema
Mike Roedema

Kathryn Roesch
Kathryn Roesch
Data Visualization Specialist

Benjamin Shulman
Benjamin Shulman

Valerie Vogel
Valerie Vogel
Program Manager, ECAR

Karen Wetzel
Karen A. Wetzel
Program Manager, ECAR

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