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Recommended Resources for the Top-Ten IT Issues

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EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 6 (November/December 2009): 102-103

The following list provides recommended resources, produced in 2008-2009, for each of the top-ten IT issues identified by the 2009 EDUCAUSE Current Issues Survey.

All of the resources listed below can be found in the EDUCAUSE Library.

1. Funding IT

Philip J. Goldstein, "Managing the Funding Gap: How Today's Economic Downturn Is Impacting IT Leaders and Their Organizations," EDUCAUSE White Paper (2009), <http://www.educause.edu/Resources/ManagingtheFundingGapHowTodays/163639>

"Tackling the Economic Downturn" focus issue of EQ, vol. 32, no. 2 (2009), <http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EQVolume322009/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/174539>

Figure 1 "Beyond the Economic Downturn" focus issue of EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 4 (July/August 2009), <http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/ERVolume442009/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume44/174184>

2. Administrative/ERP Information Systems

Edward G. Mahon, "Implementing an ERP on Time and on Budget: An Innovative, Inclusive Approach," EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) Research Bulletin (issue 10, 2009), <http://www.educause.edu/Resources/ImplementinganERPonTimeandonBu/171910>

Timothy D. Carroll, "ERP Project Management Lessons Learned," EQ, vol. 32, no. 2 (2009), <http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Quarterly/EDUCAUSEQuarterlyMagazineVolum/ERPProjectManagementLessonsLea/174574>

3. Security

Fred Schneider, "What Price Insularity? Reflections about Computer Security Failings," EDUCAUSE Live! Podcast (January 4, 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/blog/gbayne/EDUCAUSELivePodcastWhatPriceIn/167383>

Figure 2 "Cybersecurity" focus issue of EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 5 (September/October 2009), <http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/ERVolume442009/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume44/178404>

4. Infrastructure/Cyberinfrastructure

Mark C. Sheehan, "Higher Education IT and Cyberinfrastructure: Integrating Technologies for Scholarship," EDUCAUSE Center for Applied Research (ECAR) Research Study (vol. 3, 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ECAR/HigherEducationITandCyberinfra/162866>.

Figure 3 "Cyberinfrastructure" focus issue of EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 4 (July/August 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/educause-review-magazine-volume-43-number-4-julyaugust-2008>

Clifford A. Lynch, "The Institutional Challenges of Cyberinfrastructure and E-Research," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 6 (November/December 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/institutional-challenges-cyberinfrastructure-and-e-research>

5. Teaching and Learning with Technology

Figure 4 John Seely Brown and Richard P. Adler, "Minds on Fire: Open Education, the Long Tail, and Learning 2.0," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 1 (January/February 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/minds-fire-open-education-long-tail-and-learning-20>

Bryan Alexander and Alan Levine, "Web 2.0 Storytelling: Emergence of a New Genre," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 6 (November/December 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/web-20-storytelling-emergence-new-genre>

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), "7 Things You Should Know about ..." series,

6. Identity/Access Management

EDUCAUSE, "7 Things You Should Know about Federated Identity Management," September 10, 2009, <http://www.educause.edu/Resources/7ThingsYouShouldKnowAboutFeder/179330>

Jack Suess and Kevin Morooney, "Identity Management and Trust Services: Foundations for Cloud Computing," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 5 (September/October 2009), <www.educause.edu/ero/article/identity-management-and-trust-services-foundations-cloud-computing>

7. Governance, Organization, and Leadership

H. David Lambert, "Managing Risk and Exploiting Opportunity," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 6 (November/December 2008), <http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/ERM0864.pdf>

Figure 5 Richard N. Katz, ed., The Tower and the Cloud: Higher Education in the Age of Cloud Computing (Boulder, Colo.: EDUCAUSE, 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/research-and-publications/books/tower-and-cloud>

8. Disaster Recovery / Business Continuity

EDUCAUSE/Internet2 Computer and Network Security Task Force, "Business Continuity Planning Toolkit" (2008), <https://wiki.internet2.edu/confluence/display/itsg2/Business+Continuity+Planning+Toolkit>

Leysia Palen, "Online Social Media in Crisis Events," EQ, vol. 31, no. 3 (July-September 2008), <http://net.educause.edu/ir/library/pdf/eqm08313.pdf>

E. Michael Staman, Mark Katsouros, and Richard Hach, "The Multi-Dimensional Nature of Emergency Communications Management," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 1 (January/February 2009), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/multi-dimensional-nature-emergency-communications-management>

9. Agility, Adaptability, and Responsiveness

Colin Currie, "Painting the Clouds," EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 6 (November/December 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/painting-clouds>

John A. Bielec, Sayeed Choudhury, Maureen McCreadie, and Nadine Stern, "The Technology Revolution in Higher Education: IT as a Catalyst of Change," EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference 2009, podcast, <http://www.educause.edu/blog/gbayne/TheTechnologyRevolutioninHighe/168087>

10. Learning Management Systems

Ining Tracy Chao, "Moving to Moodle: Reflections Two Years Later," EQ, vol. 31, no. 3 (July-September 2008), <http://www.educause.edu/ero/article/moving-moodle-reflections-two-years-later>

Clare C. van den Blink, Patrick Masson, and Donna Llewellyn, "Selecting and Implementing a Course Management System for Your Campus," EDUCAUSE Live! August 5, 2009, <http://www.educause.edu/Resources/SelectingandImplementingaCours/176880>

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