IT Trends
An Electronic Newsletter for IT Professionals in Higher Ed


  • Keeping the IT Help Desk In-House

    Faced with ever-growing demands for tech support, some universities have chosen outsourcing as a way to increase service while controlling costs. But the Division of Information Technology at Washington, DC's George Washington University (GWU) is achieving those goals and more, while bucking the outsourcing trend.

  • 2012: What's Hot, What's Not

    As the new year kicks off, four higher education analysts look deep into their crystal balls to predict the IT winners and losers for 2012.

  • CT Innovators Reunion: Where Are They Now?

    Ever wonder what becomes of our award winners after their moment in the CT spotlight? We followed up with three Innovators from past years to find out how their projects have fared.

  • Mission Support

    The real value of IT in higher ed lies in its ability to support the institution's core mission--quickly and cost-effectively. 


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Professional Resources

  • 2012 Campus Technology Innovators: Call for Entries
    Sponsored by Campus Technology
    We seek exemplary colleges and universities, their visionary technology project leadership, and their innovative vendor partners who have deployed extraordinary campus technology solutions to campus challenges. Entry deadline: Feb. 15.

  • Using Business Intelligence in Education to Predict Outcomes
    Sponsored by IBM
    Download this recorded lesson to explore how business intelligence practices can unlock insights captured in academic, operational and financial systems. You will learn how higher education institutions can track and predict student performance across institution, cohort, course and more.

  • Find Out What You May Be Missing – Benefits of Unifying Your Network
    Sponsored by: GovConnection
    Adding wireless connectivity to your existing network can result in disjointed management tools, poor user application experience, and unnecessary operational costs. Download this white paper to learn about the benefits of a unified network.