State Government and Higher Education 2018 IT Priorities

Every year, select public sector-focused associations release lists of industry priorities. These priorities are the result of a considerable amount of research and shed light on the objectives key public sector stakeholders will be focusing on in the near-term. It is crucial to stay up-to-date with these evolving priorities to stay ahead of the competition. Here are the 2018 IT priorities from National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) and EDUCAUSE to start including in your sales and marketing activities now.

National Association of State CIOs (NASCIO) 2018 Priorities

  1. Security and Risk Management

  2. Cloud Services

  3. Consolidation/Optimization

  4. Digital Government

  5. Budget, Cost Control, Fiscal Management

  6. Shared Services

  7. Broadband/Wireless Connectivity

  8. Data Management and Analytics

  9. Enterprise IT Governance

  10. Agile and Incremental Software Delivery

EDUCAUSE 2018 Top 10 IT Issues

  1. Information Security

  2. Student Success

  3. Institution-Wide IT Strategy

  4. Data-Enabled Institutional Culture

  5. Student-Centered Institution

  6. Higher Education Affordability

  7. IT Staffing and Organizational Models

  8. (Tied for 8) Data Management and Governance

  9. (Tied for 8) Digital integrations

  10. Change Leadership