Metrics: Support for Strategic Goals


The UW Information Technology 2014 Strategic Investment Plan identifies seven key goals to support UW-IT's mission and meet the University’s current and future information technology needs. Connecting UW-IT’s priority projects to our strategic goals is key to ensuring that our organization is focused on the right priorities in support of the University. This section shows how current UW-IT projects support our strategic goals.

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Metrics: FY 2015

FY 2015: Project Alignment With UW-IT Strategic Goals

The pie chart shows the percent of UW-IT priority projects that support each key strategic goal for Fiscal Year 2015.

pie chart of projects

FY 2015: Specific Projects That Support UW-IT’s Strategic Goals

The table below shows UW-IT's priority projects for Fiscal Year 2015 that support each of the seven strategic goals.

Strategic Goal Supporting Projects
1. Provide Access to Excellent Infrastructure
Student Web Service Re-Architecture, Core Components 
Telecommunications Upgrade Phase 3: Core System Migration
2. Enhance Collaboration
Exchange Online (Office 365) – Migration from UW Local Exchange and Windows Live
3. Enable Innovative Teaching and Learning
Lecture Capture 2.0: Phase 1 - Panopto Assessment and Service Design Coordination
My Husky Experience: Discovery Phase
MyPlan Phase 3
MyUW Rebuild: Student Content
Social Identity for Web Applications
4. Support World-Class Research
Campus Research Environment
5. Modernize Information & Business Systems
Curriculum Management Implementation: Course Management
Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Infrastructure Renewal
Enterprise Document Management System (EDMS) Implementation
Mainframe Platform Technology Refresh Evaluation - 2014
Procure to Pay Initiative
Seattle Domestic Undergraduate Admissions Modernization: Analysis/Design
UW-IT Information Management Shared Infrastructure Renewal
6. Reduce Enterprise Risk
Scalable Network IPS (Intrusion Prevention System)
7. Better IT Management
IT Service Management Implementation Project 1 - Incident Management/Request Fulfillment
Project Portfolio Management Improvements

UW-IT Strategic Plan: Strategic Goals

  1. Provide Access to Excellent Infrastructure: Deliver highly functional, reliable and invisible infrastructure that just works—and doesn’t get in the way.
  2. Enhance Collaboration: Provide excellent productivity tools, and enable easy, secure collaboration with partners at the UW and beyond.
  3. Enable Innovative Teaching and Learning:  Provide technology to support and improve the teaching and learning experience.
  4. Support World-Class Research:  Support UW research with up-to-date tools and resources.
  5. Modernize Information and Business Systems:  Provide modern, flexible and integrated business information systems to support a complex, global research institution and access to better business information for planning and analysis.
  6. Reduce Enterprise Risk:  Support UW’s risk management objectives by promoting privacy, security, business continuity and compliance.
  7. Better IT Management:  Improve the operational efficiency and transparency of UW-IT.


Strategic Framework for IT at the University

This framework shows how UW-IT’s vision, mission and strategic goals support the mission of the University: