Category Archives: IT Strategy
Can any of you imagine being the CIO of a growing IT department? Maybe you imagine it to be the land of endless candy, rainbows, and pastel glitter. A land where there are no IT budget cuts or hassles getting … Continue reading
The new year is still new making it a great time review your current web hosting strategy. It might be the right time of the year to find an alternative web hosting service that meets your needs perfectly. Speaking of … Continue reading
The HathiTrust lawsuit decision will certainly trigger the law of unintended consequences causing the HathiTrust institutions and all others to regret the suit. That is my conclusion based on my reading of the decision in the lawsuit brought by The Authors Guild … Continue reading
Understanding Open. It has to be one of the greatest professional challenges ahead for institutional leaders and CIO’s especially on OER and the MOOC. So, if you are intellectually lazy you should know up front there are no shortcuts.
Author Introduction: Vanessa James is a business technology consultant and blogger. She enjoys reading about new technologies, especially while listening to The Rat Pack. She currently writes for database performance monitoring solutions provider confio.com. As I’ve read through some of … Continue reading
Alternative payment systems can reduce the cost of college for students, add convenience, and eliminate the cost of tuition payment systems. In many ways this should be a no-brainer for CFO’s and CIO’s. Yet roughly 50% of all colleges and … Continue reading
Building the LMS business case has to include the total benefits of one LMS product versus another and not get bogged down solely on the total cost or the fascination with open source software as a function of cost. I … Continue reading
If you are like thousands of other CIO’s and IT leaders who struggle with strategic or operational planning then The Organizational Master Plan Handbook: A Catalyst for Performance Planning and Results is a book you’ll want to read. Written by James Harrington … Continue reading
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