Tuesday, April 26, 2005

Blogging from Educause WRC #2

Brian L. Hawkins, President of Educause, just gave a talk about navigating the seas of IT change and coping with new technology. He used a nautical metaphor. He spoke very keenly about the need to base decisions on research and data. But, isn't research based on gathering evidence after an event? How do you research things that have not happened yet? How do you gauge the success of your voyage when you are sailing on new and uncharted seas?

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