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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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- What Do We Really Understand about the Cost of IT Support Services?
January 1, 2000
For four years the speakers have been leading a collaborative effort among a wide range of institutions, to develop models for understanding the cost of IT support services. The year 2000 heralds a…
- Top 10 IT Challenges of 2000
January 1, 2000
The Current Issues Committee guides you through this year's 10 most strategic challenges for IT professionals in higher education. The Curre…
- Checking the Radar: Survey Identifies Key IT Issues
January 1, 2000
The Current Issues Committee and EDUCAUSE surveyed members to see what issues are the most strategic, emerging, time consuming, and expensive. How does your to-do list compare? …
- Campus Network Strategies: A Small College Perspective
January 1, 1999
This article offers advice to administrators and faculty in small college environments about things to consider as they engage in planning, building, and managing campus networks. Also included are…
- EDUCAUSE Security Conference: Influencing the future of security in your organization
April 17, 2007
Summary: Influencing the future of security in your organization Pamela Fusco, Former EVP and Head Global Information Security, Citigroup Inc. 2007 Security Professio…
- Making Decisions With Shrinking Resources
January 1, 1992
Information Services providing campus technology resources must operate with an understanding of the critical issues facing universities in the current decade. Alignment of decisions regarding prio…
- An Interview with Laurie Antolovic
October 17, 2006
In this 25 minute recording, Bill Hogue hosts an interview with Laurie Antolovic , CFO of Indiana University's Office of the Vice President for Research and Information Technology. L…
- An Interview with Joakim Nejdeby, CIO of Sweden's Linkopings Universitet.
November 11, 2005
In this recording from the 2005 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, we'll gather some thoughts from one of our international attendees, Joakim Nejdeby , CIO of Sweden's Linkopings Universitet.…
- The Top IT Issues in Higher Education
November 9, 2012
A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2012
This year's EDUCAUSE Top-Ten IT Issues list departed from those of previous years, reflecting a growing recognition of IT's strategic value. What will 2013 bring? Learn more about this …
- Expert Discussion Session: Unexpected Outcomes from the Cost-Cutting Era
October 20, 2011
A session at the EDUCAUSE 2011 Online Annual Conference
Many of us have had to approach recent budget years with creative ways to do more with less. We have renegotiated contracts and perhaps reduced our workforce and cut services. Budget-cutting activi…