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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 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 …
- With Budget Crunch Hitting IT, Time to Rethink Role?
December 11, 2008
Colleges’ information technology budgets aren’t immune to the economic downturn, and some CIOs see opportunity to streamline priorities and recast their mission. …
- EDUCAUSE Core Data Service 2007 Summary Report
October 8, 2008
EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2007 Summary Report summarizes much of the data collected through the 2007 EDUCAUSE core data survey about campus information technology (IT) en…
- The “Developing Country” Model of Information Technology
September 15, 2008
© 2008 Eduardo J. Padrón EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 43, no. 5 (September/October 2008) The “Developing Country” Model of Information Technology Eduardo J. Padrón Eduardo…
- Technology Spending Survey '08
November 29, 2007
Inside the minds-and budgets-of chief information officers and IT directors. Inside the minds-and budgets-of chief information officers and IT di…
- EDUCAUSE Core Data Service: Fiscal Year 2006 Summary Report
October 8, 2007
EDUCAUSE Core Data Service Fiscal Year 2006 Summary Report summarizes much of the data collected through the 2006 EDUCAUSE core data survey about campus information technology (IT) en…
- The Place of Information Technology in Planning for Innovation
October 19, 2007
© 2007 Michael A. McRobbie EDUCAUSE Review , vol. 42, no. 6 (November/December 2007): 12–13 The Place of Information Technology in Planning for Innovation Michael A. M c Ro…
- Toward Sustainable Funding for Information Technology Infrastructure
August 28, 2007
This research bulletin presents a framework for the effective, ongoing, sustainable funding of IT infrastructure in universities and colleges. The framework articulates the composition of IT infr…
- IT Collaboration: A Preview of Findings from the 2007 ECAR Study
June 19, 2007
This ECAR research bulletin addresses a unique strength of higher education: its commitment to sharing ideas and promoting open access to knowledge. These values shape IT in higher education as w…
- Preparing the Next IT Leaders: Financial Management
January 1, 2007
Professional Development Preparing the Next IT Leaders: Financial Management The next generation of IT leaders must learn to navigate the complexities of higher education financial planning…