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Aligning IT Funding Models to the Pace of Technology Change: Enabling Financial Flexibility for Core, Flexible, and Transformative Services
December 11, 2015

For many institutions, technology has become a strategic and mission-centric consideration. Yet most prevailing IT funding models are based on practices that do not reflect the changing landsca…

Aligning IT Strategy to Open Source, Partnering, and Web Services
November 25, 2003

This research bulletin examines the current state of open source initiatives in higher education. It provides a roadmap for incorporating open source application development in an information tec…

Alignment Based on Strategic Priorities at the University of Delaware
June 14, 2004

This case study explores how the University of Delaware has achieved a high degree of alignment between information technology and institution-wide priorities. It describes how an institutional c…

Alternative IT Sourcing Strategies: From the Campus to the Cloud
August 20, 2009

Abstract This 2009 ECAR research study explores a multitude of strategies used by colleges and university information technology organizations to deliver the breadth of technologies and servic…

Alternative IT Sourcing Strategies: From the Campus to the Cloud–Key Findings
August 17, 2009

This document presents the key findings from the 2009 ECAR study, Alternative IT Sourcing Strategies: From the Campus to the Cloud , by Philip J. Goldstein. The study explores a multitude of s…

Alternative IT Sourcing Strategies: From the Campus to the Cloud—Roadmap
August 20, 2009

This ECAR roadmap synthesizes the important issues and recommended actions drawn from the 2009 ECAR research study, Alternative IT Sourcing Strategies: From the Campus to the Cloud , by Philip…

An Architecture for Evolving IT Customer Service
July 5, 2005

As a sequel to the ECAR research bulletin "Customer-Centered IT Support: Foundations, Principles, and Systems" by the same authors, this bulletin describes the philosophy behind Indiana…

An Evaluation Framework for Course Management Technology
July 8, 2003

This research bulletin describes an evaluation framework--developed by Project BMS@WBW.edu--for analyzing the teaching and learning processes that course management technologies support. Because …

An Introduction to BYOE Mobile Data Collection
April 24, 2014

Smartphone ownership among college-aged Americans is high and growing , and many students own more than one mobile device. Such devices are increasingly incorporated into the academic live…

Analytics in Higher Education, 2015
May 11, 2015

Related EDUCAUSE Resources View all EDUCAUSE Analytics Resources 2012 ECAR Study of Analytics in Higher Education 2015 EDUCAUSE Administrative IT Summit , "Analytics…