Hosting your website on campus not only has it's own risks but there are probably more "hidden costs" than you are aware. …
Hosting your website on campus not only has it's own risks but there are probably more "hidden costs" than you are aware.
The same can be said for trying to deploying your own streaming media server, digital asset management system, course catalog management system or countless other technology tools. Many of these tools are needed by the people that handle marketing and are increasingly being migrating towards the web.
In this thought provoking presentation Kyle hopes to start the discussion about why we do many of the technology projects the way we do and ask if there is a better, more cost effective way to do them. This isn't an us vs them debate but a how can we do more with less (people and/or budget).
Disclaimer: I'm not saying IT is bad or evil I'm hoping to start a discussion that is long overdue about how and why we do projects the way before. I spent three years in Higher Ed IT so I can relate to both sides.