(formerly Mastering the Moment)
Mastering the Moment is transitioning to SmartIT, a new initiative that reflects the ongoing priority for technology leaders to strategically plan and manage IT investments. SmartIT will provide tools and resources that focus on:
- Student Outcomes & Budget Management: Making technology core to the teaching and learning mission to increase student achievement even as budgets shrink.
- Total Cost of Ownership: Understanding the direct and indirect costs of implementing and maintaining computing devices and related infrastructure, using those costs to articulate the effects of proposed changes and to reduce operational costs.
- Value of Investment: Evaluating proposed projects through cost/benefit analysis to understand and articulate the financial and non-financial benefits of projects in terms that allow stakeholders to understand the value of the investment.
- Sustainable Computing: Protecting the environment, reducing waste, and lowering district energy expenditures through responsible computer purchasing, energy use, disposal and use of computers.
Please look out for more information with a newly designed site during 2013 and continue to use the tools of the Total Cost of Ownership, Value of Investment, and Green Computing initiatives. CoSN appreciates your ongoing support and apologizes for any inconvenience while we work on bringing the most current tools and resources for district technology leaders. If you have questions, please contact Rich Kaestner, Project Director.
offers the tools and resources for you to respond effectively to shrinking budgets.
SmartIT positions you to run a smarter, stronger and more cost-effective technology—and educational—operation in the long run.
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