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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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- Working Together: Multi-Institutional Efforts to Develop and Deliver Technology Services
September 11, 2006
This September 2006 screening survey seeks to understand how higher education institutions collaborate to develop and deliver essential technology services. Before tackling a topic this broad, EC…
- So, What Does IT Cost?
August 1, 2006
In 2004, MIT and Stanford University began the Total Cost of IT project to measure, or at least estimate, the total cost of IT at those two institutions. This bulletin describes the project costi…
- IT Portfolio Management and Accountability in Higher Education
July 3, 2006
IT portfolio management at the University of Nebraska is being used to address accountability in the broadest sense: strategic decision-making, project analysis, and performance-based reporting. …
- Higher Education in the Age of Paradox: Fostering a Culture of Evidence
May 16, 2006
Presentation at the May 2006 ECAR Academy in Dedham, Massachusetts. "NERCOMP Presents: ECAR Academy" was developed jointly by NERCOMP and ECAR to develop the next generation of current …
- Current IT Issues Survey Report, 2006
January 1, 2006
Current Issues Current IT Issues Survey Report, 2006 Security and Identity Management edges out Funding IT as the top strategic challenge, while Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity reemer…
- Beyond the Rhetoric: A Midterm Appraisal
January 1, 2006
© 2006 Leo I. Higdon Jr. EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 41, no. 2 (March/April 2006): 8–9. Beyond the Rhetoric: A Midterm Appraisal Leo I. Higdon Jr. Leo I. Higdon Jr. is Presid…
- 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 …
- Recommended Readings on the Top-Ten IT Issues
January 1, 2005
© 2005 EDUCAUSE EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 40, no. 6 (November/December 2005): 114–15. Recommended Readings on the Top-Ten IT Issues The following list provides recommended readings fo…
- Information Technology Funding in Higher Education
February 18, 2004
This is the February 2004 ECAR survey instrument used for ECAR Research Study Information Technology Funding in Higher Education. This is the Feb…
- IT Investment and Business Process Performance in Higher Education
September 20, 2004
The September 2004 ECAR survey instrument used for ECAR Research Study on IT Investment and Business Process Performance in Higher Education. The…