IT Governance Council 06.06.13 Minutes

Attending:

Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Pete Nelson, Dibyen Majumdar, Annette Valenta, Mike Kirda, Saul Weiner, Mary Case, Michael Hites, Ilir Zenku, Sandy De Groote, Heather O’Leary, Ann-Marie Lancaster, Ginny Schroeder, Dean Oyama

  • Chair Updates
    • Research Committee
      • “FY13 Accomplishments” report was examined
      • Report includes new charge, updated membership, and the establishment of various subcommittees
      • Purpose and status of each subcommittee and working group was outlined
    • Administration Committee
      • The Provost joined a discussion on business processes on campus
      • Committee is working on direction/improvement for not only IT, but overall business processes on campus
      • Discussion on idea of integrating online regulatory training
      • Faculty would ideally be able to track their training, as would administrators
      • Consideration of improving the promotion and tenure (P&T) system
      • Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs created a small committee to consider P&T issue
      •  Consideration of using less printed paper, going more virtual with documents
    • InfraSec Committee
      • The Mobile Subcommittee proposed a recommendation for a UIC Mobile app
      • Discussion of associated costs and benefits of app
      • Committee expressed approval for project to move forward
  • Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)
    • Goal is to improve cell phone signal inside buildings on campus
      • Currently in conversation with a vendor
  • Committee Chair Selection
    • Council selected the chairs from committee nominations
  • WTC Presentation
    • Presentation on status of the IT Strategic Plan and funding strategy
      • Discussion followed on encrypted mail and developing policies
      • Update given on the network working group project
      • Explanation of funding philosophy