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ACE 2016 is the country’s premier higher education event, bringing together nearly 2,000 higher education leaders to network with one another and hear from College and University presidents discussing the most pressing issues of the day.
ACE is the nation’s most visible and influential higher education association. ACE represents the presidents of more than 1,700 member accredited, degree-granting institutions, which include two-and -four year colleges, private, and public universities, and nonprofit and for-profit entities. The organization collectively promotes, protects, and advocates for students, faculty, and administrators in higher education. ACE members represent almost 70% of all students in accredited, degree-granting institutions.
WTC Consulting, Inc. is a leader in fully integrated activity based consulting, rate and funding models, and rate implementation for information technology. Since 1983, WTC has helped many ACE members with the facts they need to make informed decisions for IT strategic planning and the annual budget process. The success of the WTC approach is based on four characteristics: Structure, Understanding, Simplicity, Experience.
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In an engagement with a leading Pacific Northwest University, WTC provided them with a costing model for all of their technology services. Over and under recovery conditions for the current rate structure reflecting subsides and other funding considerations were developed. A proposed methodology for developing recharge rates for non-network related technology services were recommended. Two cost structures were evaluated: The Per Capita model was chosen as the foundation for a new rate structure on campus due to its scalability and sustainability, adaptation to growth, and flexibility. This model also simplifies departmental billing and accommodates new technologies.