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Issue 6: November 2015

Connector

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"Cloud First" Strategy + Sharing Services = Innovative Approach for Nova Scotia PSE Institutions

In Nova Scotia, a major initiative is afoot, exploring innovative models of collaboration among higher ed institutions. The goal: operational cost savings.
 

Preview – CUCCIO Resource Paper:
Alternative Sourcing Models at Three Canadian PSE Institutions

No matter the location or size of your campus, if you’re a higher ed institution in Canada, chances are you’re currently engaged in conversations around the cloud – and what it means for your department, institution and users.

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40 years of collaboration. 10 years as an organization. 1 year in review.

2014-2015 highlights from Canada’s voice on higher ed IT

As part of CANHEIT 2015 at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, CUCCIO hosted its 2014-2015 Annual General Meeting on June 17. Here is a recap of where CUCCIO has been, and where it’s headed.

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This Quarter's Most-Read Fast Five: IT News


1. Winners of the inaugural CUCCIO Awards are announced at CANHEIT 2015.

2. CUCCIO President and Simon Fraser U CIO, Mark Roman, publishes an article called, “Why does IT cost so much?” (To read the original version, published on page 27 of University Manager magazine’s fall 2015 issue, click here.)

3. Dalhousie CIO, Dwight Fischer, releases a blog post on the future of IT on campuses, speaking to increased cloud computing, contract services and sharing.

4. U of New Brunswick releases an infographic summarizing IT achievements of the past year, including stats on mobility, VoIP savings, Eduroam, its data centre renovation project and more.

5. U of Waterloo’s 2015-2016 IST Annual Plan is available online.

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