Part 4: Stakeholders and Their Influence on Decision-Making

On Demand

Learning Objectives

  • Develop an awareness of how nontechnical leaders across campus influence technology investment decisions.
  • Understand the opportunities and challenges technical leaders face in managing relationships across campus.
  • Gain insight into the RFP process.


  • Lois Brooks

    CIO and Vice Provost for Information Technology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Betsy Reinitz

    Director, CIO and Senior Technology Leaders Program, EDUCAUSE

Resources & Downloads

  • Recording

    Updated on 1/25/2024
  • Audio only

    Updated on 1/25/2024

Additional Resources

The Importance of Stakeholders in Shaping IT Governance: This article presents an overview of stakeholders and processes involved in higher education decision-making.

From Informal to Formal: The Path to IT Governance at Texas A&M University: Read how a public research university transitioned from informal IT governance to a formalized IT governance structure and how it provided closer alignment between IT decision-making and the university's overall strategic goals.

Becoming Institutional Partners and Brokers: The New Role for IT: This article is the third in a 2018 series that presents case studies related to the theme of next generation enterprise IT and models of decision-making.