Part 3: Strategic Planning

On Demand

Learning Objectives

  • Review varying types of strategic planning efforts used across an institution and how they impact technology investments.
  • Understand how strategic planning models influence technology purchasing and decision-making.
  • Gain awareness of the technology leader’s role in cultivating and managing relationships with nontechnical and distributed IT leaders across the institution.


  • Cole Camplese

  • Betsy Reinitz

    Director, CIO and Senior Technology Leaders Program, EDUCAUSE

Resources & Downloads

  • Recording

    Updated on 1/24/2024
  • Audio only

    Updated on 1/24/2024

Additional Resources

New Approaches to Higher Education IT Strategic Planning: This paper provides an overview of the causes for the shift in how institutions are approaching IT strategic planning and how IT strategic planning relates to overall institutional planning. New models and trends in IT strategic planning are also identified.

IT Strategic Planning: An EDUCAUSE collection of resources related to higher education strategic planning.