Smart IT: Strategic Technology Planning & Investment
CoSN’s SmartIT initiative provides strategic recommendations for the smart CTO. There are several smart ways to address the cost and choices of technology infrastructure and projects. SmartIT addresses these with a strategy of applying interactive tools to tie the district’s technology investments to its strategic goals. Instead of being trapped in the old thinking of approaching IT operations as a cost center, these tools provide a method to quantify and position your IT spending as investments for improving learning. Your district can keep your technology programs intact, and position your district to run a smarter, stronger, and more cost‐effective technology—and education—operation. CoSN is grateful for the following sponsors for their support of this initiative: BestBuy, ENA, Filewave, Fortinet, JAMF Software, Lenovo, Pearson and Sunesys.
Hear a member perspective on the importance of SmartIT.