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The Impact of Converging Information Technologies. Proceedings of the CAUSE National Conference (Monterey, California, December 9-12, 1986) [microform]
Bib ID 5480538
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
CAUSE, Boulder, CO
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1986 
586 p. 

Proceedings of a 1986 CAUSE conference on the impact of converging information technologies are presented. Topics of conference papers include: policy issues in higher education, planning and information technology, people issues in information technology, telecommunications/networking, special environments, microcomputer issues and applications, and managing academic computing. Some of the papers (with the authors) are: "Distributed Access to Central Data: A Policy Issue" (Eugene W. Carson); "Distributed Access to Central Data: The Cons" (Katherine P. Hall); "Overselling Technology: Suppose You Gave a Computer Revolution and Nobody Came?" (Linda Fleit); "Selling the President on the Computing Plan: Strategic Funds Programming" (John L. Green); "A Preliminary Report of Institutional Experience with MIS Software" (Paul J. Plourde); "Policy Issues Surrounding Decisions to Use Mainframe or Micros" (Phyllis A. Sholtys); "Alternative Models for the Delivery of Computing and Communications Services" (E. Michael Staman); "Converging Technologies Require Flexible Organizations" (Carole Barone); "Student Computing and Policy Issues" (Gerald McLaughlin, John A. Muffo, Ralph O. Mueller, Alan R. Sack); "Strategic Planning for Information Resources Management: Putting the Building Blocks Together" (James I. Penrod, Michael G. Dolence); "Planning for Administrative Computing in a Networked Environment" (Cynthia S. Cross, Marianne J. Elser, Renee W. Frost, Cheryl Munn, Jill Tuer); "Long-Range Strategic Planning in a Decentralized Administrative Information Systems Environment" (William Gleason, John Moldovan); "PULSE: An 'Off-the-Shelf' Decision Support System at Dickinson College" (Ronald Doernbach); "Data Sharing among Campuses: Success and Prospects" (Daniel A. Updegrove, Thomas J. Abdella); "Planning with Technology-LRISP III on Time within Phase and Budget" (Paul Costello, M. Lewis Temares); "Organizing for More Effective End-User Computing" (Denis Pickron, Rick Seaman); "End-User Responsibility within Information Processing Systems" (Betty Laster); "Planning Model for Computing and Telecommunications" (Frank Slaton); "Penn State's Integrated Telecommunications and Teleconferencing Network" (David Phillips); "Library Automation at a Multi-Campus Community College (Deirdre Farris); "Electronic Student Folders" (Robert Adams, David Mannering); and "Academic Computing: From Chaos to Coordination...One Institution's Story" (Trudy Bers, Mary Mittler). (SW)


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Subjects College Administration.  |  College Planning.  |  Computer Oriented Programs.  |  Data Processing.  |  Higher Education.  |  Information Networks.  |  Information Technology.  |  Management Information Systems.  |  Microcomputers.  |  Telecommunications.  |  Users (Information)
Form/genre Collected Works, Proceedings.  |  Opinion Papers.
Other authors/contributors CAUSE, Boulder, CO
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