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Generating Academic Support for Information Systems

Monday, January 1, 1990


This article describes a current dilemma on many college and university campuses: the desire to decrease and/or distribute central Information Systems (IS) resources concurrent with the emerging desire to pursue development of mission-critical systems that will require increased central IS support. The author outlines a number of areas in which such increased support is needed and describes the need for IS leadership, offering specific steps that can be taken to provide such leadership.

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