Governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) issues increasingly pervade higher education information technology. As institutional investment in IT and reliance on information systems have grown, so has the need for reliable structures and measures to ensure success and minimize failure.
This report describes an optimized future for data governance in higher education, drawing on the insights of a small panel of data and analytics higher education experts, focusing on a 10-year timescale.
Colleges and universities increasingly rely on third-party services. With recent changes to the regulation of these services, institutions will need to review and possibly update their contracts and outsourcing practices to ensure compliance.