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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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- 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
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- e-Literate: EduPatents
June 26, 2007
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June 22, 2007
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- A Professor Pokes Fun at Copyright
January 1, 2007
A Bucknell University professor, Eric Faden, created a 10 minute film "A Fair(y) Use Tale" that uses Disney movie clips to explain current copyright law. …
- Gonzales proposes new crime: 'Attempted' copyright infringement
January 1, 2007
"Attorney General Alberto Gonzales is pressing the U.S. Congress to enact a sweeping intellectual-property bill that would increase criminal penalties for copyright infringement, including &qu…
- CD sales dead? Not For Indies!
January 1, 2007
"The Future of Music Coalition launched their "Rock the Net" campaign today. Musicians around the country are signing up to do concerts to raise awareness of network neutrality and m…
- Open Letter to Universities Whose Students Have Been Targeted by the RIAA
January 1, 2007
The author offers advice on how schools may want to proceed when when served with an RIAA subpoena requesting student information on those who may have downloaded music. …