2017 Top 10 IT Issues

What's important and where to focus.

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EDUCAUSE helps higher education elevate the impact of IT

All-in-One Membership

All-in-One Membership

Beginning July 2017, EDUCAUSE membership will include access to ECAR research and the ELI teaching and learning community, no longer requiring separate subscriptions.
Policy Spotlight

Policy Spotlight

Current IT policy issues affecting higher education. Edited by Jarret Cummings, Director of Policy and Government Relations, EDUCAUSE
Core Data Service

Core Data Service

Stop guessing. Start making data-driven decisions. Use staffing, financials, and services benchmarks to inform IT planning.

EDUCAUSE Initiatives

EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research

ECAR helps colleges and universities improve service delivery through data, analysis, and actionable recommendations. Topics include analytics, student and faculty IT needs, the IT workforce, and strategic technologies.

Assessment and Benchmarking Services

Campus leaders use EDUCAUSE assessment and benchmarking services to plan for and manage IT service delivery, financials, security and risk, technology-supported learning, and digital initiatives.

EDUCAUSE Policy

EDUCAUSE monitors the public policy issues that affect IT in higher education and advocates on behalf of the community. 

Cybersecurity

The cybersecurity initiative supports institutions as they improve information security governance, compliance, data protection, and privacy programs.

EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative

The ELI community is designed to facilitate the sharing of ideas and innovations among higher education professionals committed to advancing learning through IT innovation.

Next Generation Learning Challenges

NGLC accelerates educational innovation through applied technology to dramatically improve college readiness and completion in the United States.

Explore our trending topics

Student Success

Student success is defined in various ways by institutions based on their nature and mission, student population, and student needs. Student progress and degree completion is driving higher education to take a fresh look at services that promote student success.

Competency-based Education (CBE)

The CBE approach allows students to advance based on their ability to master a skill or competency at their own pace regardless of environment. This method is tailored to meet different learning abilities and can lead to more efficient student outcomes.

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity is a growing and important issue in the higher education community. Learn about The Higher Education Information Security Council (HEISC) and how it supports higher education institutions as they improve information security governance, compliance, data protection, and privacy programs.