Information Technology Focus
of the University Technology Planning Council
Technology is integral to research, instruction and administration. How technology resources can be directed to make their greatest impact on teaching, learning, research, and the administrative processes that support these efforts is a continual challenge. The University Information Technology Planning Council is charged with providing direction for institutional technology issues and planning as well as the review and prioritization of major information technology initiatives across the university.
The information technology focus of the University Information Technology Planning Council will be on the use of hardware, software, services, resources, and supporting infrastructure to manage and deliver information using voice, data, and video within UW’s centralized environment or where these integrate with other UW systems. The Council will not focus its efforts on standalone systems that do not interact with the UW network, other institutional campus systems, systems that do not interact or interfere with the institutional systems, or systems that do not have the potential to be utilized as institution-wide systems, i.e., where there is no potential for more than one department to utilize a single system to meet similar needs. Systems with the potential to be utilized as institution-wide systems include, but are not limited to, systems for video conferencing, imaging, data storage, data networking, security, email, or wireless.