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CAUDIT Top Ten Issues

Annually CAUDIT Members are surveyed to determine the Top Ten issues affecting the strategic utilisation of technology in support of their organisations' mission.  

The CAUDIT Top Ten issues list is a vital tool highlighting the most significant areas of interest and opportunity for ICT leaders in Australian and New Zealand higher education and research sectors. 

The CAUDIT Top Ten forms part of the CAUDIT Strategic Plan focus. 

The 2016 CAUDIT Members Top Ten issues, along side their 2015 rankings, are:

1 1 Student Success Technologies:
Improving student outcomes through an institutional approach strategically leveraging technology 
4 2 Emerging Technologies:
Facilitating and supporting the application of emerging and existing technologies to improve the 'University experience' for students and staff
- 3 Information Security:
Developing a holistic, agile approach to information security to create a secure network, develop security policies, and reduce institutional exposure to information security threats  
- 4 Educational Technology:
Supporting  the use of innovative technology in teaching and learning 
2 5 Digital Strategy:
Developing a fit-for-purpose digital strategy for the institution's future 
12 6 Workforce Evolution:
Reshaping the workforce to position IT as an agile enabler and strategic business partner 
14 7 Business Transformation:
Positioning IT as a catalyst to transform the business functions of the institution
17 8 Learning Analytics:
Supporting improved student progress through establishing & utilising learning analytics 
3 9 Research Support:
Developing a sustainable research support model servicing the needs of all researchers 
10 10 Identity & Access Management:
Effective and efficient Identity and Access Management to provision appropriate e-Services to students and staff 

CAUDIT develops a short narrative which accompanies each issue to provide some context and background and you can download this for past years using the links below.


2016 Top Ten Issues
2015 Top Ten Issues
2014 Top Ten Issues
2013 Top Ten Issues
2012 Top Ten Issues
2011 Top Ten Issues