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Issue 3: October 2014

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5 CIO focus areas for the next 5 years

At the Fall 2014 CUCCIO Member Meeting (October 15 – 17 in Winnipeg), we explored the future of higher ed IT in Canada. In lead-up to those discussions, we asked two member CIOs – Dwight Fischer, CIO at Dalhousie University and Tariq Al-Idrissi, CIO at Trent University – to provide their perspectives on the most important issues for CIOs to monitor and manage over the next several years.
 
In addition to highlighting important to-do’s, these gentlemen argue that the successful management of higher ed IT may require a re-envisioning of what the role of CIO means in the first place.

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Tips from the top:
CUCCIO talks 1-on-1 with the President of the University of Manitoba, David Barnard

There are two truths that all higher ed CIOs in Canada and beyond live with every day.
 

  • The demand for IT products and services is on the rise – alongside user aptitudes and expectations – and is showing no signs of slowing.
  • CIOs should not expect any major influx in financial resources to help them manage surges in demand.
     

For a discussion of how the various levels of university leadership can be engaged in long-term IT planning, we spoke to the President of the University of Manitoba, David Barnard.


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"I" for "Information"

As we look ahead to the next decade of higher ed IT in Canada, the impact of evolving technologies on teaching and learning becomes increasingly complex.
 
For insights into how the role of Provost – as the senior academic administrator on campus – plays into IT decision-making, we spoke to Dr. Alan Harrison, Provost and Vice-Principal, Academic, at Queen’s University and Dr. Jonathan Driver, Provost and Vice-President, Academic, at Simon Fraser University.

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