Articles: January/February 2015
The framework laid out here highlights IT’s value proposition. It provides background to enhance understanding of the types of infrastructure projects, present capabilities, analyze benefits and risks, develop a cost model, and, by comparing alternatives, develop the value proposition for presentation to decision makers.
EDUCAUSE presents the top 10 IT issues facing higher education institutions this year. What is new about 2015? Nothing has changed. And everything has changed. Information technology has reached an inflection point.
Design thinking focuses on users and their needs, encourages brainstorming and prototyping, and rewards out-of-the-box thinking that takes "wild ideas" and transforms them into real-world solutions.
This study, based on survey and log data from nine HarvardX courses, investigates how completion and attrition rates differ based on students' self-reported intentions about course participation.
The University of Florida Information Technology division established a communications group to create awareness of the services and value provided to the university.
Case Western Reserve University launched an active learning initiative to help faculty redesign a course to use active learning approaches in classrooms optimized for collaborative learning.
Cloud platforms with intuitive visual development tools let "citizen developers" build the apps they need within a framework that maintains IT’s security and governance needs.
IT typically focuses on the technical side of its services, but we also need to carefully consider the "e" in IT — that is, the economics of IT and the benefits of applying economic analysis to our portfolios and investments
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