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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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- Managing Data Risk in Student Success Systems: EDUCAUSE IPAS Summit Report
February 12, 2014
Student success has come into sharp focus for higher education. New models have emerged in response to outcome-based funding at the state level and a completion agenda at the national lev…
- Building Organizational Capacity for Analytics
February 25, 2013
Optimizing student success is the “killer app” for analytics in higher education . Intelligent investments in optimizing student success garner wide support and have a strong, justifia…
- Analytics 3-Day Sprint - Summary
August 20, 2012
This brief summarizes the main themes from the EDUCAUSE Analytics Sprint, held July 24–26, 2012. Presenters and participants exchanged ideas and information via webinars, online conversations, …
- Understanding and Managing the Risks of Analytics in Higher Education: A Guide
June 29, 2012
This guide provides an introduction to the major risk categories faced by a higher education institution considering investments in time, energy, and money in analytics work . Under the ri…
- Findings of the Expert Panel on Analytics
May 2, 2012
Analytics is of increasing relevance to higher education because of the role it can play in accountability, efficiency, and continuous improvement as well as its potential impact on ever…
- Case Study 4: Yakima Valley Community College: Using Near-Real-Time Data to Increase Student Success
May 2, 2012
A case study from Game Changers Wilma Dulin, Sheila Delquadri, and Nicole M. Melander Overview In July 2006, Yakima Valley Community College (YVCC) joined the Achieving the Dream…
- Case Study 3: Austin Peay State University: Degree Compass
May 2, 2012
A case study from Game Changers Tristan Denley Students entering higher education face the sometimes daunting task of navigating their way through a degree program. Confronted with …
- Academic Analytics
October 15, 2007
The importance of student success (commonly measured as degree completion) continues to rise, as does the demand for institutional accountability. Academic analytics can help institutions address…
- Organizing & Managing Information Resources on Your Campus
January 1, 2003
In recent years, colleges and universities have experienced tremendous growth in the applications of electronic information and the technologies that support the effective manipulation, transmiss…
- EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies Series, Eight-Volume Set
January 1, 2003
The EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies series covers a variety of issues important to IT professionals in higher education. Sponsored by PricewaterhouseCoopers, the series consists of eight volumes: …