ERIC Number: ED368260
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Managing Information Technology as a Catalyst of Change. Track I: Leadership during Times of Change.
CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Eight papers are presented from the 1993 CAUSE conference track on leadership challenges facing managers of information technology during times of change at colleges and universities. Papers include: (1) "ASURITE: How To Avoid Creating a Distributed Computing 'Tower of Babel'!" (Neil Armann and others), which discusses the Arizona State University Rational Information Technology Environment; (2) "Integrating Computing Resources: A Shared Distributed Architecture for Academics and Administrators" (Monica Beltrametti), which describes the integrated electronic environment at the University of Alberta (Canada); (3) "Technology Planning for the Nineties: Responding to the Challenge To Do More Work with Fewer Resources" (Ilee Rhimes and Lawrence R. Kelley), which presents the results of an information technology planning study at Kent State University in Ohio; (4) "Lots of Data! No Information! (Why Universities and Colleges Do Not Take Full Advantage of Their Information Systems)" (Bethany M. Baxter), which calls for changes in organizational structure, resource allocation, and approaches to academic and administrative tasks; (5) "Leadership and the Changing Role of the Chief Information Officer in Higher Education" (Gary M. Pitkin); (6) "Strategies for Data Management Leadership: Why, Who, What, and How" (Lore A. Balkan and others); (7) "A Model for Change" (William R. Brunt); and (8) "Implementing Distributed Computing at Cornell University" (Mark Mara). (Some papers contain references.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Systems, Information Technology, Integrated Activities, Leadership, Models
CAUSE Exchange Library, 4840 Pearl East Circle, Suite 302E, Boulder, CO 80303 (individual papers available to CAUSE members at cost of reproduction).
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: CAUSE, Boulder, CO.
Identifiers: Arizona State University; CAUSE National Conference; Chief Information Officers; Cornell University NY; Distributed Computing; Kent State University OH; University of Alberta (Canada)
Note: In: Managing Information Technology as a Catalyst of Change. Proceedings of the CAUSE Annual Conference (San Diego, CA, December 7-10, 1993); see HE 027 275.