Wednesday, September 27 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar
Planning for Growth: Using Benchmarks to Support Sustainable Funding and Staffing

How is your budget and staffing model evolving to support changing needs? Do you have the information you need to plan accordingly? Join the IT leaders behind the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service as they discuss how they use key benchmarks to inform their planning and how to collect data to ensure apples-to-apples comparisons.


  • Identify practical use cases for peer IT financial and staffing data
  • Use key financial and staffing benchmarks for strategic and tactical planning
  • Collect financial and staffing data using best practices to support apples-to-apples comparisons


  • Nick Backscheider

    Instructor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Auburn University
  • Cara Giacomini

    Director of Advancement Analytics, University of Washington
  • Leah Lang

    Director of Corporate Engagement, EDUCAUSE
  • Sean Moriarty

    Chief Technology Officer, SUNY College at Oswego

Resources & Downloads

  • Recording

    Updated on 1/22/2024
  • Slides

    Updated on 1/22/2024

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