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The IT Service Organization for a Post-Enterprise WorldIn Print Edition

The technology-service marketplace is increasingly focused either below the enterprise (on the consumer) or above the enterprise (on the cloud). In the space between the consumer and the cloud, the post-enterprise IT organization can make key contributions, channeling technical possibilities in service to the institutional mission.


Advancing Without New ResourcesIn Print Edition

The expectations for IT services in higher education will not lessen, and the rate of change will not decelerate. How can the IT organization address these demands without new resources? By making a list of the top-ten things it wants to accomplish and a list of the top-ten ways it might find resources to accomplish those things.


Digital Preservation Policy Framework: A Case Study

The Ohio State University Libraries created an organizational policy for digital preservation, shared here to address the policy development process and its importance to an organization, and to provide an outline of repeatable best practices.

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HawkLearn: A Small College Reaches for the CloudsMultimedia

After considering several next-generation LMS models, a Saint Anselm College team ran a cloud-based pilot they called HawkLearn. It includes Web 2.0 collaboration tools, audio feedback, drag-and-drop editing, flexible course layout options, and an intuitive interface.

Avoiding a Four-Alarm Fire in VoIP Migration

Fire alarm control panels typically use phone lines and analog dialers to report trouble to monitoring services, so a VoIP migration requires assessing your fire alarm panels early to avoid costly mitigation issues. Explore the solutions here, pros and cons.

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IT Restructuring: Challenges and Opportunities

Driven by factors from decreased financial support to changes in technology, IT restructuring gives institutions a chance to rethink their IT organization’s services and units, where they reside, and how they might be consolidated or distributed.

Change Literacy in Higher Education

Literacy about change management helps campuses deal with ongoing change. A change readiness index helps disparate colleges identify key steps to improve their readiness to deal with change.


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