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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 Library Items for IT Funding
- Web Accessibility Toolkit
May 16, 2014
This Association of Research Libraries (ARL) toolkit was created to promote the principles of accessibility, universal design, and digital inclusion. As well as help research libraries achieve di…
- Toolkit for Developing an Identity and Access Management (IAM) Program
May 7, 2013
The IAM Program Outline has been created as a roadmap for institutions to use in developing an IAM program (or to address gaps in their current offerings) including: Providing a structure o…
- Information Security Program Assessment Tool
February 3, 2014
This self-assessment tool was created to evaluate the maturity of higher education information security programs using as a framework the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700…
- Data Protection Contractual Language
August 18, 2009
The purpose of this resource is to provide sample contract language for common themes related to data protection as well as practical guidance as to when and how to consider the themes when draft…
- E-Discovery Guideline and Toolkit
August 14, 2009
This E-Discovery Guideline and Toolkit was developed by one of the Higher Education Information Security Council Sub Working Groups. This E-Disco…
- Electronic Records Management Toolkit
August 14, 2009
Members of the Higher Education Information Security Council crated this toolkit to provide a practical set of resources that will assist members of the higher education community in addressing r…
- Compliance Assessment Template
September 24, 2008
This sample Harvard University questionnaire is designed to assist people in understanding if the setup and operation of their systems are in compliance with the Harvard Enterprise Information …
- Data Classification Toolkit
August 18, 2008
The Data Classification Toolkit is a compilation of resources pertaining to data classification in higher education. Although data classification is just one component of a comprehensive program …
- Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS): Self-Assessment Questionnaire
December 1, 2004
The PCI Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) is an important validation tool that is primarily used by smaller merchants and service providers to demonstrate compliance to the PCI DSS. …
- Data Incident Notification Toolkit
January 1, 2005
The Data Incident Notification Toolkit includes resources that cover a range of issues that commonly arise in the heat of the moment when responding to data incidents. If your institution has a d…