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The Three Cs for Academic IT Teams: The Cloud

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Kivuto recently released a report on how academic institutions manage the software, cloud products, and other digital resources used on campuses. Based on a survey of college and university IT leaders conducted in partnership with University Business (UB), the report sheds light on the struggles school IT teams face in the procurement, distribution, and overall management of such resources. One of the takeaways from the report is that there are three major (and related) challenges looming ahead for academic IT…

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The Three Cs for Academic IT Teams: Compliance

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Kivuto recently released a report on how academic institutions manage the software, cloud products, and other digital resources used on campus. Based on a survey of college and university IT leaders conducted in partnership with University Business (UB), the report sheds light on the struggles school IT teams face in the procurement, distribution, and overall management of such resources. One of the takeaways from the report is that there are three major (and related) challenges looming ahead for academic IT…

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The Three Cs for Academic IT Teams: Centralization

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Kivuto just released a comprehensive report on how academic institutions manage the software, cloud products, and other digital resources used on campus. Based on a survey of college and university IT leaders conducted in partnership with University Business (UB), the report sheds light on the struggles school IT teams face in the procurement, distribution, and overall management of such resources. One of the takeaways from the report is that there are three major (and related) challenges looming ahead for academic…

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Kivuto Survey Finds 84% of Academic Institutions Concerned About Compliance in Distributing Digital Resources

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OTTAWA, ON – January 21, 2020 – Kivuto, a leading provider of academic digital resources, today released the results of their first annual academic IT survey, exploring the complex challenges being faced today by IT departments within higher educational institutions.

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IT Issues in Education: A Decade in Review

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EDUCAUSE recently released their top-ten list of IT issues in education for the year 2020. These annual lists shed light on the biggest concerns and highest priorities of IT teams in higher education. Since 2020 marks the end of the decade, this seems like a good time to look back on past lists and analyze how academic IT priorities have evolved.  Here are three significant lessons from the past ten years of EDUCAUSE top-ten lists. Security Reigns Supreme One clear…

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Is Your Home-Grown Software Distribution Solution Ready for the Cloud?

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School IT teams often build their own systems to manage and distribute software licenses and other digital resources on campus. This is understandable. Developing a solution in house can seem cheaper than adopting a third-party option, and schools often feel it’s the only way to address their unique needs. However, there are pitfalls to this approach. The long-term costs and work involved in maintaining a home-grown system are often underestimated. And it’s not enough to simply create a means of…

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