SchoolDude IT Professional Benchmark Survey Results

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SchoolDude IT Professional Benchmark Survey Results

  1. 1. THE UNIQUECHALLENGES FACINGTHE IT PROFESSIONALIN K-12 EDUCATIONSURVEY RESULTS HIGHLIGHTSPRESENTED BY:Maddie Mansson, Market Manager, SchoolDude 3/25/2013
  2. 2. PART 1THE CHALLENGE
  3. 3. Huge budget pressure affects everyone 72%Not enough staff tomanage and maintain therapidly growing number ofassetsNo time to train teachersand staff on how to usenew technologies Do not have enough time to implementUnable to provide new technologyadequate equipment tostudents
  4. 4. Mandates and new technologyinitiatives raises the barCommon CoreTech Readiness 70% Do not have time to integrateBYOD, 1:1 technologycomputing into the classroom
  5. 5. PART 2THE RESEARCH
  6. 6. Survey Details and Demographics Focused on Four Key Areas Staffing IT Assets Software and Systems IT Issues 371 respondents Targeted to top-district- level IT leaders Represented 39 states 97% were Public K-12Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  7. 7. Survey Demographics – District Size 26% 17% 16% 14% 10% 10% 7% <500 500 - 999 1,000 - 3,000 - 5,000 - 10,000 - >25,000 2,999 4,999 9,999 24,999Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  8. 8. IT Staffing
  9. 9. Student to IT Staff Ratio Staffing Mean Number of Students per Total IT staff in K-12 1,000 941 900 800 Think about it! 700 600 532 How many more 488 488 500 437 computers per 383 400 student has your 300 185 215 district added in 200 100 the past year? 0 National < 500 500 - 999 1,000 - 3,000 - 5,000 - 10,000 - > 25,000 2,999 4,999 9,999 24,999 Put it in Perspective: In the corporate world, that ratio is between 100-200:1Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  10. 10. Respondents who don’t have Staffing enough IT staff to: Integrate technology into the classroom 70% Implement new technology 72% Plan for new technology 57% Maintain IT applications 44% Install IT applications 38% Maintain network systems adequately 51% Meet your department’s yearly objectives 57% Effectively support the needs of the district/school 66%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  11. 11. The same or less staff to handle Staffing more stuff 15% Decreased Increased Stayed the same 15% 70%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  12. 12. Where is staff is needed? Staffing Do Not Need Additional Staff Need Additional Staff Web Specialist/Web Application Developer 53% 47% Student Records Specialist 57% 43% LAN Engineers 56% 44% Technology Assistants 46% 54% Technicians 26% 74% Media Specialists 69% 31% Instructional Technology 21% 79% IT Manager/Coordinators 62% 38% Technology Leaders 79% 21%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  13. 13. Is Outsourcing the Answer? Staffing IT Staff Outsourced to an Outside Vendor 59% 21% 16% 3% 1% 0% None 1-10% 11-25% 26-50% 51-57% 76-100% Respondents who Outsource Some IT Staff (2008-2012) 79% 76% 50% 44% 2012 2010 2009 2008
  14. 14. Reactive vs. Proactive Staffing Percentage of respondents who work in a 120% reactive mode versus a proactive mode 100% Think about it! How do you have time to 80% plan, test, and 63% 63% 55% Reactive implement new 64% information 60% Proactive technology & assets if most of your day is spent “putting out 40% fires”? 20% 44% 36% 37% 37% 0% 2012 2010 2009 2008 64 percent of respondents spend more than half their day in a reactive mode.Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  15. 15. IT Staffing Summary Staffing IT Staff in public K-12 is understaffed—more assets than ever to manage IT staff in public K-12 do not have time to integrate and implement new technologies Working in a reactive mode due to lack of staff Growing number of districts are outsourcing to meet needs of department Overall, data is similar to years in pastAccess the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  16. 16. IT Assets
  17. 17. Number of Assets Keeps IT Growing Assets Compared to last year, the number of computers in my school system has: Increased Decreased 25% Stayed the Same Put it in Perspective: For school systems where the number of computers increased, IT Staff levels have: 15% Stayed the same 6% 8% Increased proportionally 4% Increased, but not 70% by as much Decreased 74%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  18. 18. …and growing IT Assets Compared to Last Year, the Number of Non-Computer IT Assets Has: 1% 20% 28% Decreased Significantly increased Somewhat increased Stayed the same 51%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  19. 19. Existing Assets are Aging IT Assets Percentage of All Computers that are Five or More Years Old 29% 23% 20% 14% 10% 3% None 1-10% 11-25% 26-50% 51-75% 76-100% About 50 percent said half or more of their computers are 5+ yrs old.Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  20. 20. …but, are they aging gracefully? IT Assets The Amount of Time it Takes to Support a Five-Year Old Computer is (Compared to a New Computer): 4% 4% Significantly more 10% Somewhat more About the same Somewhat less 46% Significantly less 36%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  21. 21. Replacement Strategy and IT Assets Frequency Does Your Organization have a Formal Refresh Strategy for Replacing Old Computers? Yes No How Often Do You Replace Computers? 44.0% 17% Every three years 56.0% Every four years 31% Every five years Other 18% 35%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  22. 22. IT Asset Audits IT Assets How Often Do You Conduct an Inventory of IT Assets and to Whom Do You Report the Results? Never For the State DOE 24% 10% 63% 2% Every Other Year Every School Year Twice per Year For the School Board 42% 8% 47% 3% Think about it! How can you get an accurate picture of your For internal use 6% 12% 68% 14% assets if you don’t know what you have?Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  23. 23. Software and Systems Software and Systems
  24. 24. Software and system you Software and support and the time spent on Systems each Training and Professional Development 10% 67% 17% 6% Dont Have/Dont Printers 6% 53% 30% 12% Support Human Resource Systems 26% 60% 8% 5% Less than 25% Student Management Systems 8% 40% 31% 18% 25%-49% Transportation Systems 42% 53% 3% 2% 50% and more Cafeteria Management Systems 18% 73% 6% 2% Telecommunication Systems 18% 64% 14% 2%Integrated Security and Protection Systems 23% 69% 7% 1% Video Conferencing 38% 59% 1% 1% Classroom Technology 1% 45% 34% 14%
  25. 25. How Familiar are you with the Software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Systems model? 2008–2012 Familiarity increased almost 20 % since 2008. 36% 43% 48% 54% Very familiar Somewhat familiar Not at all familiar 51% 45% 37% 36% 10% 12% 15% 13% 2012 2010 2009 2008Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  26. 26. Familiarity of SaaS and Software and adaption rates grow at about Systems the same rate Do You Currently Use Any SaaS Applications? 20% Currently use for one or more applications Don’t plan to use any 3% Plan to adopt in within 12 or more months Under consideration, but no decision yet 57% 19%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  27. 27. Current IT Issues IT IssuesAccess the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  28. 28. Top IT Issues IT IssuesAccess the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  29. 29. Respondents who indicated IT Issues their IT budget is less than needed to: Allocate enough financial resources to invest in new computer assets that are 52% 24% 23% needed to meet state requirements? IT budget is severely less than needed IT budget is slightly less than Allocate enough financial resources to needed support the computer assets that have 34% 38% 27% IT budget is sufficient already been purchased? IT budget is more than needed Allow you to meet the overall expectations 41% 36% 23% of the School Board/District leaders?Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  30. 30. How are you overcoming IT Issues budget and funding issues? Other (please specify) 20% Reduced energy use 28% Vendor contract negotiations 25% Network or server consolidation 46% e-Rate funds 53% Stimulus money 14% Grants 44% Reduction in technology purchases 43% Reduction in staff 14%Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  31. 31. Research Summary Time’s aren’t great… but there are some hopeful trends emerging Flat trends = predictable = workable Must continue to do more with less Keep your head upAccess the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  32. 32. PART 3(SOME) SOLUTIONS
  33. 33. Small changes can make a big impact Change what you are responsible for Use data to justify and measure Must continue to do more with less Utilize tools Use data to drive decisions Close perception gap Keep your head upAccess the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  34. 34. Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreportAccess the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport
  35. 35. Contact Maddie Mansson, Market Manager maddie.mansson@schooldude.com 1-877-868-3833Access the full survey report here: www.schooldude.com/itreport

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