Thursday, September 08 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | Data-Driven Decision-Making and Strategic Planning: Compare Peer Budgets, Staffing, and Technology Solutions

Seeking our "new normal" will require strategic planning and dependable data for decision-making. Budget and staffing resource changes require responsive measures. Join us as we discuss the value of IT and benchmarking with your peers. Explore the Technology Solutions Hub and learn how to connect with peers about their technology solutions.


  • Discuss IT budgets, spending and staffing benchmarks, and trends
  • Examine the value in the EDUCAUSE Core Data Service (CDS) survey
  • Prepare to participate in the CDS survey to gain access to peer benchmarks
  • Explore the EDUCAUSE Technology Solutions Hub to identify the solutions peers are using

Additional Resources


  • Tiffni Deeb

    Analytics Services Product Manager, EDUCAUSE
  • Leah Lang

    Director of Corporate Engagement, EDUCAUSE
  • Jamie Nordstrom

    System Director, Technology and Budget, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    2 MB, pdf - Updated on 1/25/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 1/25/2024

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