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High Stakes: Strategies for Optimal IT Security Staffing
March 16, 2004

At many higher education institutions, casual staffing arrangements are no longer adequate to handle the myriad technical, procedural, and cultural issues surrounding information technology secur…

The Economic Development Case for Investment in Higher Education Information Technology
June 10, 2003

With the Indiana Pervasive Computing Research Initiative as a case study, this research bulletin explores how investments in higher education information technology research can drive community a…

IT Outsourcing at the University of Alberta
August 19, 2002

The University of Alberta is a major Canadian research university with a history of developing customized information systems in COBOL since the early 1970s. In 1999 and 2000, this university com…

IT Outsourcing at the California State University
August 19, 2002

This ECAR case study chronicles the IT outsourcing component of the California State University's $400 million ERP implementation. Based on the 1996 Integrated Technology Strategy and subseq…

Shared IT Services at the Associated Colleges of Central Kansas
August 19, 2002

The Associated Colleges of Central Kansas (ACCK) is a multi-faceted consortium of six private, religiously-denominated institutions located within a 35 mile radius of McPherson, Kansas. ACCK has …

Key Considerations for Successful Outsourcing of IT Functions in Higher Education
June 25, 2002

Many higher education institutions are considering outsourcing some IT operational services. This Research Bulletin provides an overview of why institutions outsource, the most common functions o…

IT Outsourcing in Higher Education
August 19, 2002

Abstract This study provides an analysis of IT outsourcing as it applies to colleges and universities. Based on an analysis of responses from nearly 300 colleges and universities and from a …

Application Service Providers: An Alternative Model for IT Services Delivery
May 14, 2002

Application service providers (ASPs) offer an alternative way for organizations to make IT resources available to users by hosting and managing software applications and the related hardware, net…

The Cost of IT Staff Turnover: A Quantitative Approach
February 19, 2002

Hiring and retaining IT workers is a chronic challenge. When knowledge workers leave and must be replaced, institutions incur significant costs. Often, replacement costs far outstrip the addition…

Leading the IT Workforce in Higher Education
October 29, 2008 | A session at the EDUCAUSE 2008 Annual Conference

This session will present the results of recent ECAR research by Philip Goldstein on IT leadership. The research examined critical topics including the potential impact on the workforce of boomer r…

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