Category Archives: learning

Enterprise Architecture in Higher Education – Yes!

By | January 15, 2012

Tweet Adrian Grigoriu wrote an article in eBizq titled Enterprise Architecture in Higher Education in Nov 2011 – http://www.ebizq.net/blogs/ea_matters/2011/11/enterprise-architecture-and-higher-education.php.  I have been meaning to write a supportive post to Adrian and finally have time.  In a nutshell, I agree and Adrian’s makes 3 excellent points for why Enterprise Architecture should be taught.  Adrian’s short article… Read More »

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 »

Thinking about Your Career Path

By | June 15, 2011

Tweet I have the privilege of leading a great group of IT professionals at the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Part of my role is to help my team members think about and plan for their careers. I wrote about an approach using Personal Learning Plans that contributes to my thinking about this topic.  I… Read More »

Motivation at a Glance – Resource Site

By | February 21, 2011

Tweet In the fall, I took the Syracuse University iSchool course IST 617 – Motivational Aspects of Information Use taught by Dr Ruth Small.  Our main project was to research and write a description of a motivational theory. I selected Canadian Victor Vroom’s Expectancy Theory.  My assignment has now been posted to the Motivation at… Read More »

Taking the Next Step in My Education

By | August 4, 2010

Tweet Since I completed both the UBC Sauder School of Business – Certificate in Management Excellence and the Carnegie Mellon Institute of Software Research International – Certified Enterprise Architect program, I have been looking to take the next step in my education.  Here is an older post where I asked “What Masters Program should I… 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 »