IT Governance at Loyola is defined as a set of relationships and frameworks that provide input into process implementation, technology decisions and project work within Information Technology Services.
The ITS strategic plan provides a framework for the alignment of technology and services to the overall university mission and goals. The department mission & vision provides a foundation for service and the delivery of technology needs. For more information on ITS strategy, visit our webpage on Loyola Digital Experience.
Governance Process & IT Executive Steering Committee
IT Governance at Loyola is defined as a set of relationships and frameworks that provide input into process implementation, technology decisions and project work within Information Technology Services. The ITS Executive Steering Committee (ITESC) was created to enable customers to have direct into the prioritization and scheduling of IT initiatives.
The ITESC Sub-Committees allow for senior level staff members within Loyola to provide recommendations regarding technology needs, value and corresponding business priority.
Plan of Record
The ITS Plan of Record (POR) is created on a semi-annual basis and represents the prioritized and critical IT initiatives. These initiatives are aligned to and support the overall university mission and goals. They are categorized into one of 6 key initiative groups:
- Academic & Faculty Support
- Student Technology Support
- Administrative Initiatives
- Continuous Service Development
- Research Computing Services
Can't find your project or want to add a new one? Go to ITS Project Central.
Policy, Standards, Guidelines
The Governance of policies, standards and guidelines within IT helps to promote consistency of process and involvement of proper audiences.
The ITS Policies and Guidelines are centrally organized for your convenience.
Additional Governance & Communication Mechanisms
As an extension of the formal governance process, ITS also conducts quarterly meetings with the following functional areas: Academic Affairs, Advancement, Finance, Human Resources, and Student Affairs. The purpose of these meetings is to have more focused conversations on projects and priorities within the functional area to enhance the communications and understanding of the combined project teams. Additionally, ITS has standing offers to provide targeted and general updates on Technology at Loyola to faculty, schools, departments, deans, staff and students. If you would like to request a presentation, please send inquiries to Susan Malisch at firstname.lastname@example.org.