ERIC Number: ED255163
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Information Management Basics in a New Technological Era. Proceedings of the 1984 CAUSE National Conference (Orlando, Florida, December 1984).
CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Proceedings of the 1984 CAUSE conference on information management and new technologies are presented. Contents include 49 papers covering seven subject areas: issues in higher education, managing the information resource, innovative technologies, office automation/networking, microcomputer issues and applications, promises and perils of technology, and applications. Also provided are five papers on different aspects of the information center in higher education and summaries of special interest sessions. Information is included on 14 company presentations as well as exhibits covering new information technology available to colleges. A paper based on Lloyd Vaughn Blankenship's keynote address, "An Amateur's View of the Information Revolution in Academe," is provided, and Edward T. Foote II's address on the importance of strategic planning in higher education is briefly noted. Topics covered by the other papers include: computer-related costs, evaluating computer center personnel, managing software development using the critical path method, selecting microcomputer network configurations, networking library and computer services, electronic mail, decision support systems for strategic planning, a statewide reporting system, and the use of new technologies at specific colleges. (SW)
Descriptors: Business, Case Studies, College Administration, College Planning, Computer Oriented Programs, Data Processing, Higher Education, Industry, Information Centers, Information Networks, Library Networks, Management Information Systems, Microcomputers, Office Management, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Identifiers: Computer Centers; Decision Support Systems; Electronic Mail; Office Automation; Strategic Planning