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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.
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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EDUCAUSE Library Items for IT Funding
- Guide for Developing Performance Metrics for Information Security: Recommendations of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
May 19, 2006
This publication focuses on developing and implementing information security metrics for an information security program. The processes and methodologies described in this guidance link informati…
- Information Security and Data Breach Notification Safeguards
January 28, 2010
The 2010 report describes information security and data breach notification requirements included in the Privacy Act, the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), Office of Management…
- Committee Holds Hearing on Inadvertent File Sharing over Peer-to-Peer Networks
July 24, 2007
On Tuesday, July 24, 2007, the Committee held a hearing to examine recent developments regarding inadvertent file sharing over peer-to-peer (P2P) networks, the impact of such sharing on consumers…
- Personal Information: Data Breaches Are Frequent, but Evidence of Resulting Identity Theft Is Limited; However, the Full Extent Is Unknown
June 4, 2007
In recent years, many entities in the private, public, and government sectors have reported the loss or theft of sensitive personal information. These breaches have raised concerns in part becaus…
- Letter Opposing The Illegal File Sharing Amendment to the HEA Sent by the Higher Education Members of the Joint Committee
July 23, 2007
This letter states the higher education community's grave concerns about a proposed amendment to the Higher Education Act developed by the entertainment industry.Â This letter describes h…
- Warshak v. USA
June 26, 2007
A three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has held unanimously that the Fourth Amendment applies to e-mail. When it comes to government searches, e-mail is analogous to a seale…
- Report to the President on Issues Raised by the Virginia Tech Tragedy
June 13, 2007
The President directed top officials at the Departments of Education, Justice, and Health and Human Services to participate in a federal review of the broad questions raised by the shooting trage…
- The Role of Technology in Reducing Illegal Filesharing: A University Perspective
June 5, 2007
Recently members of the House Science and Technology Committee heard from university officials and a leading technology expert on different methods to reduce illegal filesharing on campus inter…
- EDUCAUSE signs on to 700 MHz Comments to the FCC
January 1, 2007
As part of the Ad Hoc Public Interest Spectrum Coalition, EDUCAUSE signed on to comments submitted to the FCC regarding the auction rules for the 700 MHz spectrum. This valuable spectrum is expecte…
- State Legislative Tracking Chart
January 1, 2007
The EDUCAUSE State Legislative Tracking Chart for the year 2007. This tracking chart focuses mainly on telecommunications issues at the state level. Th…