Creating the IT Architecture for the Connected Age


Beyond MOOCs: Is IT Creating a New, Connected Age? A 3 Day Sprint - August 1st, 2013

The last day of the EDUCAUSE Sprint 2013 features Tracy Futhey, vice president for information technology and CIO at Duke University, who addresses the pressures facing today's campuses and what the strategic implications are for CIOs and senior IT leaders. Tracy Schroeder, vice president of information services and technology at Boston University, discusses how to create an agile and innovative technical foundation, and Ethan Benatan, vice president, CIO, and chief strategy officer at Marylhurst University, explores the architecture and services critical to the connected age.

The infrastructure necessary for the connected age is complex, including technologies, processes, management strategies, and governance structures. To realize the full potential of connectedness, higher education will need ubiquitous campus wireless, broadband access, interoperable information systems, cloud services, identity and access management, and more.

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