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Recommended Readings on the Top-Ten IT Issues


Recommended Readings on the Top-Ten IT Issues

The following list provides recommended readings for each of the top-ten information technology issues identified by the 2007 EDUCAUSE Current Issues Survey. The complete survey and additional online resources are available at http://www.educause.edu/2007SurveyResources/13140. This Web site also contains a longer version of the reading list.

1. Funding IT

Philip J. Goldstein and Judith A. Pirani, "IT Collaboration: Multi-Institutional Partnerships to Develop, Manage, and Operate IT Resources," EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Key Findings, June 2007, http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EKF/EKF0704.pdf.

2. Security

EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Security Task Force, "Confidential Data Handling Blueprint," EDUCAUSE (2007), https://wiki.internet2.edu/confluence/display/secguide/Confidential+Data+Handling+Blueprint.

"Privacy & Security" focus issue of EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 5 (September/October 2006), http://www.educause.edu/er/erm06/erm065.asp.

3. Administrative/ERP/Information Systems

Ted Dodds, "Changing Assumptions in Best Practice," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 4 (July/August 2006): 76–77, http://www.educause.edu/er/erm06/erm06410.asp.

4. Identity/Access Management

Norma Holland, Ann West, and Steve Worona, "A Report on the Identity Management Summit, November 2–3, 2006," EDUCAUSE, November 2006, http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/CSD4751.pdf.

5. Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity

Judith A. Pirani and Ronald Yanosky, "Shelter from the Storm: IT and Business Continuity in Higher Education," EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) Key Findings, March 2007, http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/EKF/EKF0702.pdf.

6. Faculty Development, Support, and Training

"It's All About the Faculty" focus issue of EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 42, no. 5 (September/October 2007), http://www.educause.edu/er/erm07/erm075.asp.

7. Infrastructure

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), "7 Things You Should Know about ... Cyberinfrastructure," August 2007, http://www.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ELI7028.pdf.

Jim Phelps and Brian Busby, "Service-Oriented Architecture: What Is It, and How Do We Get One?" EQ: EDUCAUSE Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 3 (2007): 56–58, http://www.educause.edu/eq/eqm07/eqm0739.asp.

8. Strategic Planning

Bart Strong, "Strategic Planning for Technological Change," EQ: EDUCAUSE Quarterly, vol. 30, no. 3 (2007): 48–51, http://www.educause.edu/eq/eqm07/eqm0737.asp.

9. Course/Learning Management Systems

Malcolm Brown, "Mashing Up the Once and Future CMS," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 42, no. 2 (March/April 2007): 8–9, http://www.educause.edu/er/erm07/erm0725.asp.

10. Governance, Organization, and Leadership

Timothy M. Chester, "A Roadmap for IT Leadership and the Next Ten Years," EQ: EDUCAUSE Quarterly, vol. 29, no. 2 (2006): 56–60, http://www.educause.edu/eq/eqm06/eqm0626.asp.

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