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Institutional Practices and Faculty Perspectives on Research Computing in Higher Education
December 1, 2014

Contemporary scientific and scholarly research is highly dependent on technology, and information technology units play a primary role in enabling research in higher education . Strong r esea…

Maverick* Research: We Analyze Too Much, and Synthesize Too Little
October 30, 2014

Analytics suffers from diminishing returns as strategy, innovation, and operations are riddled with lack of data and ambiguity. Analytics professionals must become synthesists. (Maverick research…

Study of Students and Information Technology, 2014
October 30, 2014

For the 2014 student techology use study, ECAR also collaborated with 213 institutions to collect responses from 75,306 undergraduate students about their technology experiences. Key F…

IPAS Implementation Handbook
October 13, 2014

While the use of analytics to promote student success is gaining in popularity, basic questions about what IPAS is and the issues institutions face during implementation and integration. The IP…

The Chief Information Officer in Higher Education, 2014 Reports
July 18, 2014

This study provides information about  higher education CIOs’ attributes, education, experience, and effectiveness  and about the technology professionals who are likely to replace these…

Comparing Methodologies for IT Risk Assessment and Analysis
February 28, 2014

This Gartner report can help institutions identify the most appropriate IT risk management methodology . It summarizes common IT risk management methodologies, highlighting attributes …

Today's Higher Education IT Workforce
January 13, 2014

Key Findings Soft skills are rated by chief information officers (CIOs), managers, and staff alike as being the most important skills for success. Technical proficiency is more importan…

Integrated Planning and Advising Services (IPAS) Research
August 30, 2013

Related Resources in the EDUCAUSE Library Executive Briefs on Personalized Pathways Student Success Student Retention Managing Data Risk in Student Success Sys…

Gender Diversity among Higher Education CIOs
September 9, 2013

Women’s presence in the IT profession in general, and as top executives in particular, has been a theme garnering much attention over the past several years. At a time when women make up …

The Chief Information Officer in Higher Education, 2013 Reports
July 2, 2013

This study provides information about  higher education CIOs’ attributes, education, experience, and effectiveness  and about the technology professionals who are likely to replace these CI…

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