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Transforming the IT Organization: An Exploration of University of Sheffield’s Product-Led Structure

IT units in the HE sector have long faced a “boom and bust” cycle of funding. IT projects receive a large influx of funding during implementation, but then face a funding shortfall during the maintenance phase. To address this, the University of Sheffield’s Director, IT implemented a new IT organizational structure in 2021.

Edify Data Strategy Series

The Edify Data Strategy Series consists of four interactive sessions focused on popular Edify Accelerators. Accelerators are workspaces with flexible multi-source analytics designed to answer a common set of higher ed business questions. Additional sessions will be scheduled, and their registration is not yet open.

Research and Services

Fostering the Next Generation of IT Talent

This report outlines seven tactics for IT departments to develop the most effective student employment programs as possible.

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Champions for a New Era: How CIOs Can Advance Post-Pandemic Institutional Ambitions

At this roundtable, EAB convened CIOs to discuss how institutions can best shape emerging institutional strategies even while dealing with an unprecedented IT talent crisis.

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.

How to engage your campus in a security-first culture

Cyberattacks have increased both in frequency and ferocity, leading to compromised operations, leaked personal data, multi-million-dollar losses, and even school closures. Now more than ever, IT leaders and their teams need the support of boards, cabinets, and the overall campus community to improve their institutional security posture and protect their institutions from devastating attacks.

Quick Reads

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.

EAB’s Edify Helps Oregon Tech’s Student-Centric Initiatives

Putting Edify at the center of their digital enterprise has allowed Oregon Tech to choose the best-fit, best-cost solutions for campus without being beholden to a single vendor.


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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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