Michigan IT Governance & Communities of Practice activities for September/October 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 September and October 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 September/October 2021

The full calendar is on the IT Governance web page.

September Meetings Recap:

  • Administrative Domain Advisory Committee (ADAC) – Sep 14
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Full) – Sep 14
  • Student Records, Curriculum, & Academic Advising (SRCAA) – Sep 15
  • Data Governance Council – Sep 17
  • Unit Reps – Sep 20
    • Zoom Rooms Service Launch, Sep 20
    • NameCoach Tool is available
    • MCommunity Transformation Project – Enhance/Improve Directory Services 
    • Informatica Cloud – On-Premise Extract, Transform, and Load (ETL) to perform large data operations. Soft launch Oct 15
    • Link to Agenda
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Core) – Sep 21
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Full) – Sep 28
  • In-Building Networks/UMNet Governance – Sep 28

 Upcoming Meetings in October:

  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Core) – Oct 5
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Full) – Oct 12
  • Data Governance Council – Oct 15
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Core) – Oct 19
  • Student Records, Curriculum, & Academic Advising (SRCAA) – Oct 20
  • Collaboration Services Advisory Group (CSAG) – Oct 20
    • Agenda – TBD
  • Quarterly Data Center Governance – Oct 25
  • Admitting Systems Production (ASP) – Oct 26
    • Agenda – TBD
  • Strategic Technology Advisory Committee (STAC-Full) – Oct 26

IT Communities of Practice activities for September/October 2021

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

September Meetings Recap:

  • Women in IT – BTAA – Sep 15
    • Coffee Chat
  • Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity CoP – Sep 21
  • Project Management CoP – Sep 22
    • Speakers: Maithili Vadula  and Mike Jacobs
    • Topic: Pre and Post Project ROI Definition/Discussion and how ROI Relates to Project EVM
    • Link to Agenda  
  • CoP Facilitators Fall Meeting – Sep 22
  • AV CoP – Sep 24
    • General Announcements 
    • Staff 
    • Education Update – Professional Development
    • Zoom Rooms Update (Rich Wong)
    • Future – where to save our stuff/collaboration
    • Procurement Process Update
    • InfoComm 2021
  • Data Integration CoP – Sep 27 

 Upcoming Meetings in October: