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We Built, We Bought, We Shared: The Costs of Administrative Service Systems vs. the Academic Mission, EDUCAUSE Review, July 2014. In this article, CIOs talk candidly about three strategies: building-your-own in the modern era; buying and implementing in smarter ways; and joining a higher education consortium that shares processes and software.
2013 CDS Executive Summary Report February 2014. This report provides higher education CIOs and senior IT leaders with the benchmarks they need to make strategic decisions about IT at their institutions. Each year, more than 750 institutions (both within and outside the United States) participate in a survey about IT financials, staffing, and services. This report provides a glimpse into the breadth of CDS data and summarizes the most important findings from this year’s survey.
Technology and the Broken Higher Education Cost Model: Insights from the Delta Cost Project, September 5, 2012. The Delta Cost Project has drawn attention to the need for a new focus on institutional spending and has provided a number of useful metrics for thinking about how different types of institutions spend money, about the relationships between costs and revenues, and about the declining public subsidies in public higher education.
The EDUCAUSE 2011 Core Data Service Report: Highlights and Insights into Higher Education Information Technology, January 2012. "The IT Organization, Budgets, and Funding" chapter provides statistics on where IT funding sources are from and what the budget is being spent on.
Expert Discussion Session: Unexpected Outcomes from the Cost-Cutting Era. EDUCAUSE 2011 presentation. Two CIOs share their experiences and some of the outcomes from these belt-tightening measures.
Funding-Model Archetypes for Central Information Technology Functions. ECAR research bulletin, January 2012. This CDS Spotlight ECAR research bulletin focuses on EDUCAUSE Core Data Service survey results related to funding models for IT functions.
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- EDUCAUSE Comments: NTIA Multi-Stakeholder Process for Cybersecurity Engagement
May 20, 2015
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) released a request-for-comments (RFC) in Spring 2015 on behalf of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s multi-agency Internet P…
- Information Sharing Legislation Moves in Both Chambers of Congress
June 5, 2015
Three bills have been introduced in Congress that are intended to improve information sharing on cybersecurity threats and analysis between the public and private sector. Senator Richard Burr (R-…
- President’s Budget Allocates $14 billion for Cybersecurity
March 6, 2015
On February 2, President Obama released his $4 trillion proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2016 in which he called for a 10 percent increase in cybersecurity spending to better protect federal a…
- President Issues EO Promoting Cyber Threat Information Sharing, Congress Considering Legislation
March 6, 2015
Information sharing on cyber threats between the public and private sector is a major issue for both Congress and the Obama Administration this year. Legislation has already been introduced i…
- Senate Holds Hearing on NIST Cybersecurity Framework
February 12, 2015
On February 4, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing , entitled “Building a More Secure Cyber Future: Examining Private Sector Experience wit…
- Higher Education Information Security Council Charter
January 30, 2014
The HEISC mission is to support higher education institutions as they improve information security governance, compliance, data protection, and privacy programs. HEISC accomplishes this work thro…
- Congress Passes Cybersecurity Bills in Lame Duck Session
December 15, 2014
Congress has passed four cybersecurity bills in the final days of the 113th Congress. The bills largely codify existing federal agency activity, but they are seen as major steps for cybersecurity…
- Outside the Box: Evolution & Ascent of the CISO
November 24, 2014
November 24, 2014 ERO141109 …
- EDUCAUSE Submits Letter to NIST on the Agency’s Cybersecurity Framework
October 23, 2014
On October 10, EDUCAUSE submitted a letter to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in response to the agency’s Request for Information (RFI) on the implementation of its cy…
- Senate Bill Aims to Strengthen National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center
July 25, 2014
On June 24, Chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE), introduced S. 2519 , the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integr…