IT governance provides processes and structures that specify how decisions are made, implemented and managed. IT governance structures are designed to be flexible and adaptable to meet changing conditions.
ITS Governance Groups
ITS governance groups are tasked with advising and providing input on a wide spectrum of IT topics, including new technology implementations, data use, campus infrastructure, and large IT systems and contracts.
This group reviews infrastructure-related policies, creates task forces to investigate University-wide IT infrastructure initiatives, and makes recommendations to the CIO.
This group advises ERP Sponsors on enterprise applications needs across campus and approves requests for data or integration with ConnectCarolina systems.
This group coordinates communication technology activites regarding the campus network infrastructure, both on and off main campus, and the campus phone system.
This group has as its specific mission to ensure that the University has in place a set of processes that ensure that important data assets are formally managed throughout the enterprise.
This group consists of three sub-committees that select computer models, develop the software load, and make recommendations for administering the Chancellor’s technology funds.
This group is comprised of research faculty from varied disciplines and provides guidance and advice regarding both foundational research cyberinfrastructure and differentiating capabilities.
This group develops strategies for making the most effective use of the Request for Service application, focusing on innovation and user satisfaction.
This group supports the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of University information resources through coordination between ITS and IT Executive Council representatives.
This group of IT Executive Council members meets with the CIO to discuss issues covered during ITEC meetings and other matters of mutual concern.
ITS plays an active role in many governance groups elsewhere on campus. This involvement allows IT to be an important part of academic, research and administrative conversations.
This group considers issues pertaining to the use of information technology in teaching and learning, research, and other professional activities in the University.
Deans of Research & Directors of Centers/Institutes
This group, impaneled by the VC of Research, reviews, discusses, and where appropriate decides university research-related matters, including research cyberinfrastructure and services.
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Sponsors
This group provides oversight in establishing and maintaining enterprise and ConnectCarolina systems that effectively and efficiently support the financial, human resources, and student administrative activities of the University.
ConnectCarolina Executive Committee
This group evaluates institutional requirements and provides Sponsors with recommendations for establishing and maintaining enterprise and ConnectCarolina systems that effectively and efficiently support the administrative activities of the University.
This group is comprised of senior-level administrators who bear primary responsibility for technology-related support and infrastructure within their given schools or units.
This group provides best practices for protecting personal data and specifically reviews the University’s use of Social Security Numbers.
This group monitors regulatory statutes and contractual obligations specific to the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, NACHA and electronic commerce.