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Assessing the Landscape

Use these tips and strategies to uncover the internal and external factors that affect your IT Planning and decision making. Understand IT governance processes and practices to develop improved unit IT Planning.

External Research

  • Gartner Reports (Information Technology): For objective information on IT-related topics, Penn State has contracted through June 2015 to access research and gain insight on IT-related topics through Gartner, Inc., an information technology research and advisory company. Anyone at Penn State may access this research through the link above.
  • EDUCAUSE “…is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology.” (EDUCAUSE website)
  • Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC): “Headquartered in the Midwest, the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) is a consortium of the Big Ten universities plus the University of Chicago. For half a century, these 12 world-class research institutions have advanced their academic missions, generated unique opportunities for student and faculty, and served the common good by sharing expertise, leveraging campus resources and collaborating on innovative programs.” (CIC website)

Vendor Relationships

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Conferences & Events

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