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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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- Podcast: ERPs and the Academy: The Benefits and the Problems
May 18, 2009
This hour and sixteen minute podcast features a general session discussion from the EDUCAUSE 2009 Enterprise Information and Technology Conference. The discussion, " ERPs and the Academy: T…
- Happy Families, Good Fences, and Winning IT Collaborations
July 22, 2008
Â This ECAR research bulletin introduces the Amherst H. Wilder Foundation research on successful collaborative practices in the context of higher education. It details 20 collaborative success …
- Top-Ten IT Issues, 2008
May 7, 2008
© 2008 Debra H. Allison, Peter B. DeBlois, and the 2008 EDUCAUSE Current Issues Committee. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 …
- Current Issues Survey Report, 2008
May 5, 2008
© 2008 Debra H. Allison, Peter B. DeBlois, and the EDUCAUSE Current Issues Committee. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Derivative Work…
- ITâ€™s a Small World â€“ Observations of a Global Community
December 6, 2007
Presentation at the Sixth Annual ECAR Symposium, December 5-7, 2007, in Boca Raton, Florida. In June 2007 EDUCAUSE Vice President Richard Katz began a personal and organizational voyage of discov…
- 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
Â© 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 …
- Winds of Change: Charting the Course for IT in the Twenty-First Century
October 19, 2007
Â© 2007 Brian L. Hawkins. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ ).…
- The Kuali Group: Effective Practices and Structures Foster a Successful Collaboration
September 12, 2007
This case study complements the 2007 ECAR study by Philip J. Goldstein, IT Collaboration: Multi-Institutional Partnerships to Develop, Manage, and Operate IT Resources . Researchers undertook …