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2012 CDS Executive Summary Report January 24, 2013, this report summarizes results from the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service (CDS) survey. Using a matched set of 616 CDS 2011 and CDS 2012 participating institutions, this year’s report is a detailed look at the most pertinent and interesting IT financial and staffing findings, with a high-level summary of the state of IT services.
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.
Increasing Corporate Philanthropy to Enrich Technology Innovation in Higher Education. EDUCAUSE Quarterly 33, no. 4, 2010. The author provides suggestions for higher education in creating partnerships with corporate philanthropists.
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- The Future of Administrative IT
October 16, 2013
A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013
Institutions are approaching the end of their administrative systems life-cycle facing significant fiscal pressures. As our community considers the future of administrative IT, how should we unders…
- The COSTS Project: IT Benchmarks, Trends, and Insights
January 1, 2003
Benchmarks inform the decisions that senior administrators must make about IT programs. The COSTS project helps institutions of higher education understand their IT investments and staffing through…
- Reinvesting the IT Dollar: From Fire Fighting to Strategic Services
January 1, 2001
We spend 30% of our IT budgets developing new IT services and 70% on maintenance and putting out fires. Project management processes help us spend the 30% strategically, but similar processes for m…
- Processes for Enterprise-Wide Management of IT Resources
January 1, 2001
This seminar will provide an overview of a broad-based, participative, campus-wide governance structure for making IT decisions. It will present a detailed description of an IT strategic planning a…
- Funding IT
November 4, 2009
This unique, online-only session will discuss strategies for funding IT. This unique, online-only session will discuss strategies for funding IT. …
- Benchmarks: Helping Your President Understand IT Investments
October 20, 2004
A session at the EDUCAUSE 2004 Annual Conference
Presidents face increasing requests for financial resources to support the use of IT on their campuses. Benchmarks for IT--developed in the COSTS project--will be used to illustrate how to shed lig…