The “new normal” for higher education IT involves juggling the challenges of security, cost and productivity while providing user support for rapidly expanding technologies on campus.
That’s the takeaway from the 2015 Top 10 IT Issues list, released Wednesday by EDUCAUSE, higher education’s largest technology association. The list helps faculty members put the multitude of technology issues facing higher education into perspective and focus on those issues that could have the most impact.
EDUCAUSE’s Top 10 IT Issues of 2015
- Hiring and retaining qualified staff, and updating the knowledge and skills of existing technology staff
- Optimizing the use of technology in teaching and learning in collaboration with academic leadership, including understanding the appropriate level of technology to use
- Developing IT funding models that sustain core service, support innovation, and facilitate growth
- Improving student outcomes through an institutional approach that strategically leverages technology <Read the rest of the list.>