Michigan IT Governance & Communities of Practice activities for June/July/August 2021

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IT governance ensures the effective and efficient use of IT resources and capabilities across U-M in order to meet the goals of the university. Michigan IT Community of Practice are groups where like-minded IT professionals can share information, experiences, and ideas around a particular topic in support of the university’s missions. Advice and guidance are provided by strategic governance committees and multiple advisory groups.

Below is a summary of June and July 2021 governance and Community of Practice activities, as well as upcoming meeting information. You are invited to learn more or to add an upcoming meeting to your calendar, visit the IT Governance web page or the IT Community of Practice web page. Get involved, share your knowledge, and mark your calendars for these professional development opportunities!

IT Governance activities for June/July/August 2021

The full calendar is on the IT Governance web page.

June Meetings:

  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Core) – 1st
    • Link to STAC-Core agenda
      • Ravi Pendse – shared updates on ITS 5 Top Initiatives and discussed unit priorities
      • Charter review
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Full) – 8th
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Core) – 15th
  • Collaboration Services Advisory Group (CSAG) – 16th
  • Student Records, Curriculum, & Academic Advising (SRCAA) – 16th
  • Data Governance Council – 18th
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Full) – 22nd
    • Link to STAC-Full agenda
    • STAC Charter 2021 and member election:
      • Vice-Chair (2-yr): Cassandra Callaghan (Dentistry)
      • At-Large Member (2-yr): Nicki Trinka (SSC)
      • Steering Committee Member (1-yr): Erin Dietrich (HITS)
  • In-Building UMNet – 25th 
  • Admitting Systems Production Advisory Group (ASP) – 29th

July/August Scheduled Meetings:

IT Communities of Practice activities for June/July/August 2021

The full calendar is on the Communities of Practice web page.

June Meetings:

July/August Scheduled Meetings:

  • Project Management Community of Practice – July 21st
    • “Coffee Break”
  • Audio Visual Community of Practice – July 23rd
  • Data Integration Community of Practice – July 26th
  • Business Intelligence Community of Practice – July 26th
    • Data elements that could be moved to a more logical data structure
    • HITS Tableau server upgrade (gold service)
    • Tools/System updates
  • Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Community of Practice – August 17th
  • Project Management Community of Practice – August 18th
    • “Coffee Break”
  • Data Integration Community of Practice – August 23rd