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Targeted specifically to IT professionals and higher education leaders, ECAR is the only subscriber-driven research organization dedicated to understanding IT's role in colleges and universities.

Higher Education Subscription

ECAR Premium
$5,150 EDUCAUSE members
$7,160 nonmembers

  • All ECAR research, including more than 20 timely reports, focused  research bulletins, maturity indexes, infographics, data tables, and key findings and actionable recommendations
  • Two complimentary registrations to the ECAR Annual Meeting
  • Wayne Brown's Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS) reports
  • Gartner research, including four major IT1 research reports annually, webinars, and up to 500 IT News and Insight reports. See below for Gartner benefit details
  • Opportunity to lead or participate in ECAR Working Groups

 

ECAR
$3,600 EDUCAUSE members
$5,100 nonmembers

  • All ECAR research, including more than 20 timely reports, focused  research bulletins, maturity indices, infographics, data tables, and key findings and actionable recommendations
  • Wayne Brown's Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS) reports
  • Gartner research, including four major IT1 research reports annually, webinars, and up to 500 IT News and Insight reports. See below for details on the Gartner benefit
  • Opportunity to lead or participate in ECAR Working Groups

 

 

We offer special pricing for college and university systems. Contact us at ecar@educause.edu or (303) 449-4430.

Corporate Subscription

An ECAR subscription benefits companies in a number of ways, including access to timely industry information that informs operational activities such as understanding market trends, setting strategic initiatives, and establishing product and service strategies.

ECAR
$3,600 EDUCAUSE members
$5,100 nonmembers

  • All ECAR research, including more than 20 timely reports, focused  research bulletins, maturity indices, infographics, data tables, and key findings and actionable recommendations
  • Wayne Brown's Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officer Studies (CHECS) reports

 

Subscribe now and get complete access for the remainder of 2014 through December 31, 2015. Call EDUCAUSE Member Services at 303-449-4430 for details.

Review a complimentary summary of recent ECAR research projects that focuses on findings and recommendations concerning e-learning initiatives and the student experience.

ECAR also has corporate sponsorship opportunities.

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Everyone at an ECAR-subscribing organization has access to timely research on higher education IT trends and emerging technologies. View ECAR publications and subscribers.

 
Questions? Contact us at ecar@educause.edu or (303) 449-4430.

Gartner Research for ECAR Higher Education Subscribers

Gartner

ECAR higher education subscribers (institutions only) receive the three research services listed below from Gartner, Inc., a leading independent research and advisory company. This benefit is provided at no additional charge through January 2015, at which time the joint agreement between EDUCAUSE and Gartner will be reviewed.

  1. Gartner Webinars—All individuals at ECAR-subscribing higher education institutions are able to review Gartner's upcoming complimentary webinars, with the ability to search by topic and access archived seminars (see box at right).
  2. Gartner IT1 Research Reports—In 2014, ECAR staff will select four IT1 research reports that are most relevant or timely for the higher education IT community. Access to these reports expires one year from release. Announcements will be sent to all individuals at ECAR-subscribing institutions who have profiles on the EDUCAUSE website.
  3. Gartner IT News and Insight ServiceOne individual at each ECAR-subscribing institution, ideally the CIO or equivalent, receives access to over 500 Gartner selected research reports annually through the Gartner IT News and Insight Service. Gartner will invite the primary contact at the ECAR-subscribing institution to register to receive IT News and Insight access and communications.

Gartner Research FAQ

What research is available through IT News and Insights?
The content in the service is explained in this slide set from Gartner and includes weekly Gartner analyst picks, industry research, industry news analysis, market news and access to Gartner's library of complimentary webinars.

How can I find out if a particular Gartner report is available?
If you have access to IT News and Insight and there is a specific Gartner report you are interested in, enter the title of the report or general subject in the search box in the upper right on your My Gartner home page. If the report appears in the search results, then the research is available to you.

How can I contact Gartner if I need help?


I am a Gartner member. Do I get the same thing with the EDUCAUSE benefit?
No, the access you gain with your ECAR subscription does not replace your current Gartner membership. For more information, contact Mischelle Choinski, Gartner Healthcare and Education Area Vice-President, at mischelle.choinski@gartner.com.

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