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  • A Study of CIO Roles and Effectiveness in Higher Education

    The role of the CIO has existed in higher education for some 25 years, but its career path is not well defined. Wayne Brown's ongoing research, now under the guise of the Center for Higher Education Chief Information Officers Studies, attempts to uncover key trends in the CIO role in an effort to help IT leaders going forward.More

Worth Noting

  • U Michigan Rolls Out Laptop-Based Interactive Teaching Tool

    The University of Michigan will soon make a new interactive classroom response system available to faculty--one that was developed in house and uses laptops in place of classroom clickers.More
  • Carnegie Mellon Takes IT Project Management Online

    Carnegie Mellon University has rolled out a custom implementation of TeamDynamixHE to help manage IT projects and end user support.More
  • Anaheim U Pursues Paperless Goal

    In pursuit of its goal to become paperless in 2010, California's Anaheim University said it is working with publishers to convert its textbooks into e-books to enable students to download and store their class materials on the Sony Electronic Book Reader or the Amazon Kindle.More
  • Cloud Security a Key Focus at RSA

    Concerns about the security implications of evolving cloud computing technologies dominated the recent annual RSA Conference. More
  • U Kentucky Automates Web Performance Management

    The University of Kentucky in Lexington has deployed Coradiant TrueSight Automated Incident Management (AIM) to manage the performance of online applications at the university. The purpose of the program is to provide visibility, manage performance, troubleshoot, and plan capacity into the online experience of users using the university's Web applications, which include Blackboard, an SAP NetWeaver portal, Exchange Webmail, and SharePoint.More