ERIC Number: EJ527904
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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The Financial Mythology of Information Technology: Developing a New Game Plan.
Oberlin, John L.
CAUSE/EFFECT, v19 n2 p10-17 Sum 1996
As economic realities drive colleges and universities to reassess financial strategies for managing information technology investments, many will have to develop a new game plan, requiring: collaboration among academic, financial, and technical leaders; rejuvenation of the collective conventional wisdom; shift to life-cycle budgeting; emphasis on technology replacement; explicit plans to recycle old technology; and acceptance of new financial challenges. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Budgeting, Change Strategies, College Administration, Cooperation, Economic Change, Educational Economics, Educational Finance, Higher Education, Information Management, Information Technology, Interprofessional Relationship, Life Cycle Costing, Program Administration, Resource Allocation, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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