Date Added: Dec 2012
Educational institutions throughout the World have become highly dependent on information technology for their teaching-learning, service delivery and business requirements. Procuring and maintaining a wide range of hardware and software require substantial, ongoing investment and the skills to support them. In the current financial crisis and being challenged by growing needs, universities are facing problems in providing necessary Information Technology (IT) support for educational, research and development activities. The objective of this paper is to find alternatives to the use of IT, while leading universities try improve agility and obtain savings.