Lemons to Lemonade: Disaster Preparation and Recovery


This research bulletin explores how two Texas higher education institutions—the University of Houston and the Baylor College of Medicine of the Texas Medical Center—recovered in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Allison, which dropped nearly 37 inches of rain in Houston and flooded both campuses. The bulletin addresses the role that information technology (IT) and the IT leadership and staff played in campus-wide recovery efforts and the refocusing of institutional priorities in response to the disaster.

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