Category Archives: conference

Enterprise Architecture in Higher Education – some global resources

By | December 18, 2011

Tweet Last week, John Gotze (@gotze) sent me a call to action by tweeting: Finnish universities adopt #entarch, and look for international inspiration and collaboration. Who’s doing EA for universities? @leodesousa? My first reply to John was the Twitter handles of practicing Enterprise Architects in higher education as well as the Educause group ITANA.  Educause also… Read More »

SGHE Summit 2010 – Conference Overview

By | April 27, 2010

Tweet I attended the SunGard Higher Education Executive Summit and Summit conferences in early April 2009.  This was the first time I attended Executive Summit and I found it to be highly valuable.  There were about 250 senior Higher Education leaders from around the world in attendance.  We were presented with roadmaps and strategic directions… Read More »

SGHE Summit – Project Horizon Technical Overview

By | April 27, 2010

Tweet SGHE Summit – Project Horizon Technical Overview – Bob Rullo (@bobrullo) * power in Moscone West went out just as Bob started his talk. He did a great job working through his presentation with no slides! Great job, Bob! SGHE Summit – Project Horizon Technical Overview – needs Oracle 11gR1 database, Oracle Weblogics App… Read More »

SGHE Summit – Banner Enterprise Identity Management (BEIS)

By | April 27, 2010

Tweet SGHE Summit – Banner Enterprise Identity Management (BEIS) – Dan Sterling and Mark B Definitions (Identity Management in Action) Provisioning (Create IDs) Authentication (AuthN) – is the user allowed to access the system Authorization (AuthZ) – is the user allowed to access services within the system Identity Mgmt in Banner ODC Standardization Banner Database… Read More »

SGHE Summit – Electronic Banner Access Request (eBAR) Workflow

By | April 27, 2010

Tweet Electronic Banner Access Request (eBAR) Workflow – Portland State University Replace paper form routing from Portland State University Electronic routing – replaced two paper forms with Banner Self Service online form – uses Banner Workflow to route the request Advantages of eBAR Workflows faster than paper request process can be routed to multiple users… Read More »

SGHE Summit – An Efficient Means for IT Planning

By | April 27, 2010

Tweet An Efficient Means for IT Planning – Aims College Andria Brabo – andria.brabo@aims.edu, Dr Gary Bardsley gary.bardsley@aims.edu used project portfolio planning process – using Word Docs and a Wiki to coordinate projects across a small IT shop of 26 people. Challenges lack of communication staff turnover project managers making promises without checking with implementers… Read More »

SGHE Summit – Millennial, Metrics and the New Media

By | April 27, 2010

Tweet Millennial, Metrics and the New Media – John Della Volpe (@dellavolpe) Millenials are a Big Deal Millenials = 13 to 30 year olds, they are the largest generation in human history and they have a significant impact on the economy This generation has trust issues – especially with traditional media and old institutions and… Read More »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Day 2 Summary

By | December 21, 2009

Tweet Here are the Day 2 sessions linked into one blog post.  Again, lots of good content and multiple sessions that got me thinking about how to leverage the Microsoft capabilities we already own.  I wrote mini posts on each session and linked them here for your easy reference. ** Updated post with links to… Read More »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Day 1 Summary

By | December 21, 2009

Tweet Yesterday, I spent the day with my colleagues from other Canadian Higher Education organizations being briefed on the new directions from Microsoft.  As our organization is rapidly moving to leverage Microsoft solutions, this was an extremely valuable day.  I wrote mini posts on each session and linked them here for your easy reference. **… Read More »

Canadian Colleges Update – Dec 2009 Session 12 Education Products Strategy

By | December 9, 2009

Tweet Session 12 Jon Perera, GM Strategy, Education Higher Education studies about students and institutions. Looking at broad trends and their impacts on education delivery. Microsoft is making a commitment from a number of fronts – education software, programs and policy & advocacy. Interaction with over 300,000 schools across 115+ countries and 900 dedicated full… Read More »