Cloud computing may be on every higher education IT leader's mind, but where you are in the cycle of decision-making and implementation varies widely. As you navigate the cloudscape, you can use this site as an entry into a wide range of resources and information on what others are doing.  The ECAR Cloud Working Group and the EDUCAUSE Enterprise IT Program each have specific resources on preparing your institution for cloud services and sourcing.

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  • Higher Education Community Vendor Assessment Toolkit

    Higher Education Community Vendor Assessment Toolkit

    The HECVAT is a questionnaire framework specifically designed for higher education to measure vendor risk. Before you purchase a third-party solution, ask the vendor to complete the HECVAT to confirm that the information, data, and cybersecurity policies are in place to protect your sensitive institutional information and constituents’ PII.
  • The Impact of Cloud Implementations on Budget Strategies

    The Impact of Cloud Implementations on Budget Strategies

    To manage the financial challenges of developing a cloud strategy, make a compelling business case, communicate clearly with the rest of the institution, use governance for decision making, align with institutional mission, and pay attention to risk.

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