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Current OIT Planning Activities

Common Good Adoption Planning
OIT recently surveyed the collegiate IT directors regarding their intent and associated timeframes for adopting common-good / budget-allocated technology services. The results of this survey (PDF) are being used as a planning instrument to inform resource and capacity plans for this exciting initiative.

University Technology Planning in the News
The University's changing information technology environment is highlighted in a recent Campus Technology: C-Level View publication. Read "University of Minnesota Reorganization Takes Hold."

OIT's Business Continuity Plan (BCP) Highlighted
OIT's BCP model is highlighted as part of the University of Minnesota's business continuity preparedness in this month's EDUCAUSE Research Bulletin. Read "Business Continuity Planning: Process, Impact, and Implications" (PDF).

Common Good Service Statements
OIT is developing service statements to describe the common good, budget allocated services it provides, define boundaries of such services, and identify levels of services all users should expect.

OIT Planning Structure / Framework

OIT's planning model incorporates a number elements that are aligned with the University's priorities and goals. These elements range from 5-year strategies to detailed work plans.

What is OIT Planning? Enterprise-scale technology planning explained.

OIT to Institutional Strategy Alignment OIT's strategy alignment to the Institution's Strategic Positioning Action Strategies.

FY08 Budget Allocation Services A portfolio of OIT's services that are funded through the annual collegiate budget allocation process.

Current OIT Compact A 2-year rolling set of initiatives, update to long-term goals, and an articulation of new goals and priorities.

OIT Organizational Planning A DRAFT document containing new mission, vision, principle, value, action strategy, and measurement thinking.

Technology Value Measures

Return on Investment (ROI)

Key Institutional Technology Measures