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Competing for IT Talent in a Tight Labor Market: How Institutions Can Retain In-Demand IT Staff and Become a Destination Employer

Join the IT Forum for a two-part virtual roundtable series to discuss strategies to shore up retention and build a more talent-“resilient” IT shop. These roundtables will bring together IT leaders to learn from across the globe to engage in a two-day conversation about talent challenges and opportunities. Sessions are limited to Chief Information Officers and Chief Business Officers.

Higher Education’s Growing IT Talent Crisis: Preview of the 2022 IT Executive Roundtable Talent Discussion

Higher education has long faced challenges recruiting and retaining IT talent. With low unemployment and a growing gulf between compensation in higher education relative to the private sector, university leaders face the worst IT labor market ever.

Research and Services

IT Labor Market Analysis for Higher Ed

This resource will help higher ed IT leaders gain a better understanding of the IT labor market so they can more effectively advertise jobs and make the argument for competitive recruitment strategies.

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Hallmarks of an Antiracist Institution: The Behaviors and Actions that Promote Racial Justice in Education

The ongoing national conversation about the deadly impact of racism has created an urgency around the need for dramatic change at all levels of society.

Cybersecurity Diagnostic for Education Leaders

Cybersecurity attacks among education institutions are on the rise. This diagnostic will help campus leaders identify key opportunities for improving cybersecurity protections in an environment of rapidly escalating attacks targeting education institutions.

How Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification will impact your institution

EAB’s IT Forum hosted a Q&A panel with three senior IT leaders with experience navigating Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) at their institutions. Explore key takeaways from the roundtable event.

Quick Reads

5 key takeaways from an analysis of the U.S. IT labor market

To compete in today’s cutthroat IT labor market, higher ed leaders need to understand the latest labor market trends from higher ed and across industries to inform how they advertise jobs and recruit talent. Read EAB’s analysis of nationwide IT job postings in higher ed and explore our five key takeaways from this data.

4 things to know when planning for the future of teaching and learning

EAB convened 17 chief information officers (CIOs) to discuss opportunities and challenges facing the future of teaching and learning they see coming out of the pandemic. Read on for takeaways from the conversation, based on advice shared by participants and EAB experts.

How to get the most out of your security incident tabletop exercises: 3 lessons from the University of Auckland

Universities worldwide are scrambling to strengthen their security incident response planning as cyber-attacks targeting higher education rapidly escalate.

Experts

Research Director
Director, Strategic Research

Here’s how to sunset technology

This executive brief compiles best practice research to help IT leaders leverage data and principled tactics to mitigate risks, eliminate legacy and redundant technologies, and recoup valuable IT costs and resources.

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