The following committees provide governance for Information Technology issues that affect the larger University of Virginia community:
IT Advisory Committee (ITAC)
The Information Technology Advisory Committee, along with its permanent and temporary subcommittees, provides guidance, advice, and assistance to the CIO and the CIO leadership team on matters affecting information technology operations and strategy. The focus of the committee is on the overall IT environment at the University. The work of the committee is outcome-based, collaborative, and focuses on common solutions. The committee takes a pro-active role in advising the CIO areas on future projects and services. Members of the committee are responsible for representing the interests of the school/departments as well as the University as a whole.
IT Security Advisory Committee (SAC)
The Information Technology Security Advisory Committee provides guidance, advice, and assistance to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) on matters affecting the SecureUVA Program and related projects. The focus of the committee is on improving the overall cybersecurity environment at the University in a collaborative and outcome-based manner. Members of the committee are responsible for representing the interests of their respective schools and departments as well as the University as a whole.
HR/Finance Senior Advisory Board
The Human Resources/Finance Senior Advisory Board is comprised of directors and data stewards who assist in prioritizing major initiatives for ITS Enterprise Applications in the areas of human resources and finance. Board members also propose and represent major initiatives in their respective areas for consideration and prioritization before decisions are considered by the Vice Presidents’ Designees and the Integrated System Executive Committee.
Project-Specific Governance Committees
Identity and Access Management (IAM) Steering Committee
The Identity and Access Management Steering Committee approves decisions and resolves issues associated with the UVa IAM Program. The IAM program ensures that the right people get access to the right resources at the right times for the right reasons. The IAM program implements a set of business processes, policies, data governance, and supporting technologies that enable appropriate and timely creation, maintenance and use of digital identities.
Office 365 Advisory Committee
The Office 365 Advisory Committee advises ITS on the implementation of Office 365 for UVa students (the same platform used by UVa faculty and staff), in an effort to reduce barriers to communication and collaboration and to enable UVa faculty, staff and students to work across traditional boundaries. The Committee advises and makes recommendations regarding the transition from Google to Office 365, the provisioning of Office 365 for new and continuing students, the overall implementation timeline, and other considerations to ensure a smooth transition.