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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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- The Ultimate eLearning Design and Development Checklist
April 9, 2012
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- Social Media guidelines
June 4, 2009
This blog from Florida International University provides some guidelines for how to communicate on behalf of FIU on social media sites. This blog…
- Copyright Threats End UCLA Libraryâ€™s Online Video System
February 5, 2010
Michael Weinberg writes in a Public Knowledge blog, "Being able to watch videos on your own time is a great boon to students. There is no practical reason that a student has to be in a certa…
- OCLC's Copyright Evidence Registry makes its debut
September 4, 2008
The Copyright Evidence Registry [OCLC] was recently launched. The effort promises a big step forward for those struggling to come up with ways to identify works for whom owners cannot be iden…
- Recording and Movie Industries Win Out Over Colleges in Higher-Education Bill
July 30, 2008
"In the longstanding battle between the higher-education community and the entertainment industry over how aggressive colleges should be in trying to stop the swapping of music and video…
- MPAA University 'Toolkit' Raises Privacy Concerns
November 23, 2007
"The Motion Picture of Association of America is urging some of the nation's largest universities to deploy custom software designed to pinpoint students who may be using the schools…
- A Controversial Antipiracy Measure Re-emerges
October 8, 2007
After the most recent republican supported HEA proposal, intended to combat music and movie piracy on campus computer networks, the primary backers members of the Motion Picture Association of Am…
- Pre-Litigation Letters Put Colleges Between a Rock and a Hard Place
October 5, 2007
"This week The Badger Herald, the University of Wisconsin at Madisonâ€™s student newspaper, profiles â€œElizabeth,â€ one of the growing number of college students who h…
- Treasury Institute Blog
July 25, 2007
This blog is designed for both business and technical staff to ask questions, respond to posts, and get answers. At the Institute’s two PCI DSS Workshops, you asked for a place to keep inform…
- e-Literate: EduPatents
June 26, 2007
This blogger collects and posts aggregated content on education related patents. This blogger collects and posts aggregated content on education …