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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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- Responding to Recession: IT Funding and Cost Management in Higher Education—Key Findings
July 19, 2010
This document presents the key findings from Responding to Recession: IT Funding and Cost Management in Higher Education, the 2010 ECAR study of how the economic recession is impacting inform…
- Responding to Recession: IT Funding and Cost Management in Higher Education—Roadmap
July 19, 2010
This ECAR roadmap synthesizes the important issues and recommended actions drawn from the study Responding to Recession: IT Funding and Cost Management in Higher Education , by Philip J. Golds…
- Responding to Recession: IT Funding and Cost Management in Higher Education
July 19, 2010
Abstract This 2010 ECAR study is an analysis of how the economic recession is impacting information technology (IT) organizations and operations in higher education. The study was designed t…
- Formalizing Enterprise IT Project Management
March 9, 2010
This ECAR research bulletin discusses how formal enterprise IT project management can be applied to IT projects when the scope, cost, and external controls put them into a different league from …
- Demystifying the Cloud: Implications for IT Funding in Higher Education
February 23, 2010
This ECAR research bulletin extends the discussion that was begun in the 2009 ECAR research bulletin Demystifying Cloud Computing for Higher Education by looking more deeply at the economic …
- University IT: Essential and Strategic in Changing Times
February 4, 2010
© 2010 Jerrold M. Grochow. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.…
- IT Funding Crisis Management Survey Questionnaire
November 10, 2009
This November 2009 survey is a critical component of the EDUCAUSE Center on Applied Research (ECAR) study on key issues related to the impact of the economic crisis on information technology fund…
- IT and the Economy: A Focus on Priorities
July 30, 2009
© 2009 Kent John Chabotar EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 44, no. 4 (July/August 2009): 4–5 Kent John Chabotar ( email@example.com ) is President and Professor of Political Scie…
- CFOs Talk about Finances: Glimmers of Hope
July 30, 2009
© 2009 Laurie G. Antolovic, Albert G. Horvath, and Margaret F. Plympton EDUCAUSE Review , vol. 44, no. 4 (July/August 2009): 36–43 Laurie G. Antolovic is Deputy CIO and IT Chief Fi…
- Managing the Funding Gap: How Today’s Economic Downturn Is Impacting IT Leaders and Their Organizations
January 20, 2009
The sharp decline in the global economy is driving institutions to significantly reduce expenditures and curtail investments. Institutions are cutting budgets deeply and across the board as they …