Costs and Value of Enterprise IT

Give campus leaders a better understanding of IT value. Articulating IT projects and operations in the context of business value is important for IT strategic alignment and for informed campus decision making.

Enterprise IT Case Studies

In this set of EDUCAUSE Review case studies, see how three institutions are addressing the challenge of cross-enterprise communication about the relationship between the costs and value of IT.

Communicating about IT Costs and Value

Aligning IT Funding Models to the Pace of Technology Change: Enabling Financial Flexibility for Core, Flexible and Transformative Services

Working Group paper offering guidance and suggestions for making smart, informed decisions about IT investments
EDUCAUSE Benchmarking Service
Measures institutional progress in several areas important to understanding issues related to cost and value such as IT governance, IT risk management, information security, and culture of innovation

EDUCAUSE Core Data Service
IT expenditures information from the CDS IT Organization, Staffing, and Financing module includes data on college and university central IT financing
Cybersecurity Program
Help with information security related to finance issues
IT Governance, Risk, and Compliance Program
Resources for implementing governance, risk, and compliance activities
EDUCAUSE Library Budgets Page
EDUCAUSE resources on budget issues in higher education IT
EDUCAUSE Library IT Funding Page
EDUCAUSE resources on IT funding issues

Recommended Reading


Implications Across the Institution