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Hadoop: ECAR-WG Technology Spotlight
March 30, 2015

Apache Hadoop is an open-source software project for reliable, scalable, distributed computing . Hadoop enables big-data storage and processing by dividing the work across computer clu…

The Ever-Present Demand for Public Computing Resources
January 15, 2014

This CDS Spotlight focuses on public computing resources , including lab/cluster workstations in buildings, virtual lab/cluster workstations, kiosks, laptop and tablet checkout progr…

The Wild-Card Character of "Bring Your Own": A Panel Discussion
April 1, 2013

Panelists on the front lines of higher education information technology share their thoughts on BYOD and what it could mean for colleges and universities. By R. F. "Chip"…

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 detaile…

AT&T Splits Phones into Work and Personal Partitions, on any Carrier
June 15, 2012

AT&T says it has the answer for corporations that want to let employees access work applications from personal phones without becoming a security threat. A new virtualization-style technology…

Estimating the Costs of Distributed IT Services
October 1, 2014 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Challenging budgets lead CIOs to try to understand institutional "IT spend." Many institutions have significant levels of IT spend outside central IT. We will define distributed IT spen…

IT Organizations: Balancing Centralized Efficiencies with Localized Needs
May 4, 2010

This ECAR research bulletin outlines an approach for rethinking the structure for delivery of IT services in colleges and universities that have multiple IT groups. It examines where in the inst…

E10 Session Podcast: Distance vs. Distributed Education: Bringing the Campus to the Student
November 4, 2010

Advances in integrating the worlds of bits and atoms are challenging assumptions of scarcity that are implicit in the organization of advanced technical education and investigation. In this sessi…

From Wired to BYOD to Distance Learning: Lessons Learned in Making Technology Investments
October 17, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

Adopting a strategy of connected education centered on mobility, video, and collaboration has allowed Duquesne University to deliver a rich teaching and learning environment. Learn how Duquesne has…

The 2009 Horizon Report
February 18, 2009

Join us for this discussion between the founder and a long-standing advisory board member of the NMC's Horizon Project. As part of this effort, an annual report is produced each year in coll…