IS&T maintains an institutional membership or subscription on behalf of Boston University for the following resources, allowing members of the BU community to take advantage of their benefits for both professional development and research.


NERCOMP, the Northeast Regional Computing Program, is an affiliate of EDUCAUSE. “NERCOMP’s mission is to enhance the communication and dissemination of information related to the use of computers, networks and information technology in education, academic research and educational administration throughout the Northeastern United States.”

BU students, faculty and staff have affordable access to a wide variety of NERCOMP SIG (Special Interest Group) workshops and the Annual Conference at a discounted member rate.

Gartner Research

Gartner, Inc. is a well-known information technology research and advisory company. Gartner provides technology-related information and insights to help their clients make informed decisions related to information technology. Gartner’s website offers access to the latest research in a broad range of information technology topics, and reporting formats include everything from overviews to in-depth research to Gartner’s well-known Magic Quadrants. Gartner’s wealth of research findings and advice on technology markets, topics, and industries can help your planning processes, enhance your requests for proposals and support your purchasing decisions.

Anyone with an “” email address can use this service. Log in to Gartner using your BU login name and Kerberos password (if prompted).