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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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- An Integrated Digital Campus Delivers ROI and VOI
January 1, 2007
Good Ideas An Integrated Digital Campus Delivers ROI and VOI Integrating our digital campus brought together services, processes, and the campus community while delivering substantial retur…
- Making Research Cyberinfrastructure a Strategic Choice
January 1, 2007
Making Research Cyberinfrastructure a Strategic Choice Growing demands for research computing capabilities call for partnerships to build a centralized research cyberinfrastructure By Tho…
- The Myth about Techies
January 1, 2007
Ã‚Â© 2007 Diana G. Oblinger and Brian L. Hawkins EDUCAUSE Review, vol. 42, no. 1 (January/February 2007): 8–9 Diana G. Oblinger is Vice President of EDUCAUSE, where she is …
- Working Together: Multi-Institutional Efforts to Develop and Deliver Technology Services (Non-Collaborators)
November 14, 2006
This November 2006 survey is for higher education institutions that indicated in an ECAR screening survey of September 2006 that they have not engaged in a major IT collaboration within the past …
- Working Together: Multi-Institutional Efforts to Develop and Deliver Technology Services (Collaborators)
November 14, 2006
This November 2006 survey is for higher education institutions that indicated in an ECAR screening survey of September 2006 that they are involved in one or more significant multi-institutional c…
- 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…