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Aligning IT Funding Models to the Pace of Technology Change: Enabling Financial Flexibility for Core, Flexible, and Transformative Services, ECAR Working Group, December 2015. The EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) brought together a group of high-level IT and finance leaders from a wide range of institutions to work together to understand how to better align IT funding models to the pace of technology change. The results of this collaboration between technology and business officers provide guidance and suggestions to help institution
2014 CDS Benchmarking Report February 2015. 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.
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.
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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EDUCAUSE Library Items for IT Funding
- ELI Podcast: Calibrated Peer Review
January 16, 2014
This podast features an interview with Scott Klemmer, associate professor in the Department of Cognitive Science at the University of California San Diego. In this conversation, Klemmer discusses…
- CNI Podcast: Data Federation of University Research
January 2, 2014
This podcast features a conversation with Assistant Dean for Innovation and Strategy at the University of Kansas, Deborah Ludwig. In this interview, Ludwig updates us on the D4 project. D4 (Da…
- CNI Podcast: The Community Sourced Development of Fedora 4
December 31, 2013
This podcast features a conversation with Chief Technology Strategist and Associate Director at Stanford University, Tom Cramer. He talks about the international community supporting the developm…
- Podcast: Brown University Libraries Supporting Digital Scholarship
December 31, 2013
This podcast features a conversation with Joukowsky Family University Librarian at Brown University, Harriette Hemmasi. In this interview she discusses the Brown University Library Digital Schola…
- Cristina Maldonado on Delivering Engaging Webinars
December 12, 2013
Cristinia Maldonado is manager of IT training and documentation at Tufts University. In this interview she discusses how to create an effective webinar. …
- The Behavior of Finding Information
December 4, 2013
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Donna M. Lanclos, and Erin M. Hood, in conversation with Beth Forrest Warner, share insights into a three-year U.S.-U.K. collaborative study project that identifies how s…
- Disaggregation and Innovation in Higher Education: Charting a Course through Turbulent Times
November 22, 2013
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Paul LeBlanc, President of Southern New Hampshire University. Institutions of higher education are …
- Internet Governance
November 22, 2013
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is James X. Dempsey, Policy Director at the Center for Democracy and Technology. Who controls the Int…
- Copyright Challenges Facing Higher Education
November 22, 2013
This podcast features session audio from the EDUAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Pam Samuelson, Faculty Director for the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology at the University of C…
- But Is It Quality?
November 21, 2013
This podcast features session audio from the EDUCAUSE 2013 Annual Conference. The speaker is Judith S. Eaton, president of the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. It is both an excit…