The Society of American Magicians
Higher educational institutions such as universities provide campus data and information to stakeholders such as students, faculty staff, administrators, media, and community members. They also analyze such data and information for decision making, planning and continuous improvement. They obtain necessary capabilities for collecting, providing and analyzing data and information by acquiring products and services from suppliers or by developing products and services by themselves. As in today's social infrastructure, software plays an important role and software seems to keep growing in its scope, size and complexity in infrastructure of educational institutions.