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Partnerships Between Universities and Information Technology Vendors
Monday, January 1, 1990
This article examines partnerships between information technology vendors and universities based on information gathered in interviews with more than twenty chief information officers or chief academic computing officers at universities considered leaders in information technology in the United States. The author addresses why partnerships are formed, describing four types of partnerships in the process; how partnerships are formed; the importance of the vendor contract; and the impact of partnerships on institutions and the broader higher education community.