Tag Archives: it governance

Higher Ed CIO Challenges 2 – Consumerization of IT

By | July 11, 2012

Tweet This is the second of a three part series on Challenges for Higher Education CIOs – Consumerization of IT. The particular focus of this challenge is the rise of mobile computing commonly known as “Bring Your Own Device” (BYOD).  This trend is changing the education mandate, particularly how faculty teach course materials to their… Read More »

Reorganizing An Application Service Delivery Model – an update

By | August 2, 2011

Tweet I wrote a post titled How Would You Reorganize an Application Service Delivery Model? in March 2010 and thought it was time to update you on the changes we made to our Application team. At that time, my team was structured by role:  DBAs, Developers, Application Administrators, Email Administrators, etc.  Over that time, we had… Read More »

Build your Application Portfolio to Support EA Governance

By | July 25, 2011

Tweet Nick Malik wrote a great post titled The Rule of EA Governance that hits to the core of EA and IT governance. It is a must read and I highly recommend it. Nick asserts that: All Enterprise Architecture will be implemented according to the structure of ownership and governance that exists in the enterprise.… Read More »

Response to: The Progressive CIO’s Model for Project Success

By | May 17, 2011

Tweet I scanned my Twitter feed on Monday May 16th and found a post by Todd Williams called The Progressive CIO’s Model for Project Success.  After the last couple of months of having to put our IT Services PMO team in place to rescue “business” led projects, I am compelled to question approach proposed by… Read More »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Identity and Access Mgmt

By | February 4, 2011

Tweet Mark Wahl, Senior Program Manager/Architect, Microsoft Corporation Identity and Access Management – Business ready Security Solutions Business needs agility and flexibility and IT needs control – these needs are in competition Business Ready Security – Protections = protect everywhere, access anywhere,  Access = simplify the security experience, Management = manage compliance, integrate and extend security across… Read More »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Institutional Effectiveness

By | February 4, 2011

Tweet David Raney MD, CEO Nuventive How do you achieve Institutional Effectiveness? What questions do you need to answer? are your core learning outcomes improving? how do you assess institutional performance? how do you measure strategic goals? … The Growing Challenges of Accountability – many challenges here centred around disconnect between data and planning What is… Read More »

Microsoft Canadian Colleges Exec Briefing – Data Sovereignty

By | February 2, 2011

Tweet John Weigelt, National Technology Officer, Microsoft Canada Data Sovereignty and Privacy John’s job is to avoid “those unintended consequences” around technology adoption. Discussion about what constitutes cloud computing especially being clear about the context.  SaaS, PaaS and IaaS all have different contexts and require different approaches when considering data security and privacy. Microsoft Infrastructure Investment –… Read More »

Forrester Top 15 Technology Trends – Webinar Notes

By | January 27, 2011

Tweet Gene Leganza (@gleganza) VP and Principal Analyst, Forrester Research Inc discusses and presents on Technology Trends.  Gene used the following criteria (Impact, Newness, Complexity) to help describe the trends. In Oct 2010, Gene wrote about the Top 15 Technology Trends on his Forrester blog.  Gene published a table of the top trends here. On Jan… Read More »

Do you need to create an As-Is State?

By | August 22, 2010

Tweet I just saw a post by Adrian Grigoriu responding to Gartner’s Philip Allega’s post Applying EA to Your Life .  Within the post about how EA might be able to help plan our lives, Philip then brings up an regular EA debate “Do you start with the Current State?”  Actually, Philip says don’t do… Read More »