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Archive for September, 2007

SOA What?

Our CIO, Patrick Masson, is always rambling in a pseudo foreign language about “service-oriented architecture” and “agile and iterative” and “incremental” this and that. In the July/August issue of Educause Review, an article by Bill Olivier, (“Having your Cake and Eating It: The e-Framework’s Service-Oriented Approach to IT in Higher Education”) attempts to elaborate, describe, […]

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The ECAR Study of Undergraduate Students and Information Technology, 2007 is the fourth study of students and IT. The purpose of the study is to build upon the studies in 2004, 2005, and 2006 and to provide information on undergraduate students’ preferences and expectations for and use of IT. Key findings of the study are […]

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In a recent editorial in CIO Magazine, Eric Chabrow wrote, “When it comes to the efficient flow of business, many IT organizations are seen as part of the problem instead of part of the solution.” Charbrow continues, citing Gary Hamel, “arguably the world’s preeminent authority of management strategy, ‘When you want to run a quick […]

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Katherine Grayson, Editor-In-Chief of Campus Technology Magazine recently wrote in her monthly editorial: So, for all you IT department heads and managers out there in the throes of designing your first or latest blog, take a tip from those who make their living delivering information to busy people: Bone up on the editorial delivery of […]

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