Illinois IT Featured in Campus Technology Magazine

“IT and analytics have always been valued, but a lot of times we’re sort of in the background,” said Joe Barnes, CISO at Illinois.

IT and analytics teams have had their time to shine during the past 18 months, as they integrated systems, built dashboards and tackled data governance challenges in order to provide the information needed to keep the campus community safe.

How Analytics and Data Management Guided Universities Through the Pandemic, by Campus Technology – one of higher education’s top information sources – highlights how Illinois’ IT departments facilitated accelerated information sharing, as data became critical to health, safety, and decision-making.

The article also highlights Carnegie Mellon and Colgate Universities in their fight to keep the higher-ed community safe in-person.