Enhance Decision Making

Enhance Decision Making

  • Look in — Restructure your IT organization for the “new normal” with trends, forecasts, and benchmarking.
  • Look across — Understand your colleagues’ and constituents' needs and expectations so you can refine your IT service management.
  • Look up — Align IT with the institutional mission through strategic uses of technology and data.

Trends and Forecasts

Understand what’s important and where to focus with these annual reports.

  • Top 10 IT Issues
  • Top 10 Strategic Technologies

Research and Analysis

Improve your IT service delivery with user data and technology trends and practices.

  • EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research
  • Gartner Research Reports (available to EDUCAUSE member learning institutions)

Community Collaboration

Collaborate on emerging and common challenges, including cloud, data, and mobile.

  • ECAR Working Groups

Assessment and Benchmarking

Use assessment and benchmarking data and analysis to inform IT planning and support for strategic initiatives.

  • Core Data Service
  • EDUCAUSE Benchmarking Service
  • Learning Space Rating System
  • Information Security Program Assessment Tool
  • IT Risk Register
  • Technology Research in the Academic Community