The following are the five cornerstones of the MSUM Technology Master Plan…….
Develop, support, and foster technology enriched student-learning environments, which inspire and teach learners to acquire, apply, and extend knowledge; to think critically; and to solve challenges imaginatively. Aligns with University Strategic Priority #1.
Services can be counted on for consistent consumption. Services perform at a consistently high level. Aligns with University Strategic Priority #5
The University IT Division conducts services and support in a business-like manner that meets the expectations of Faculty, Staff, and Students. Those services are designed to meet at the desired service level of the customer. Students will have the opportunity to engage in real-world IT Business challenges that will help them prepare for their careers. Aligns with University Strategic Priority #2
Cost Conscious, Resource Allocation/awareness. The services that we engage in will be implemented in a manner that allows the University to benefit from that service for the longest period of time. Aligns with University Strategic Priority #5.
We will commit a certain percentage of our resources to development and research into the space of new technologies, so that we continue to remain in line with industry trends and activity. (Pilot projects will have a defined starting and ending point, with the ending point consisting of a decision to halt the project, or to proceed with full/enterprise implementation, including training/development, as well as service and support. Aligns with University Strategic Priority #1