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, as of January 2015.

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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
Large Scale Tape Ops Integration
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
Office 365 - UW Exchange Online General Availability
UW/Microsoft 2015 Campus License Renewal
3. Enable Innovative Teaching and Learning
MyPlan: Registration, Advising and Community & Technical College Access
Social Identity for Web Applications (Google/Facebook sign-on)
Lecture Capture 2.0: Phase 1 - Panopto Assessment and Service Design Coordination
My Husky Experience: Discovery Phase
MyUW Rebuild: Student Content for a Better Mobile Experience
4. Support World-Class Research
Campus Research Environment - 100G, Hyak/lolo, DMZ, Cyber tools & training
5. Modernize Information & Business Systems
Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) Infrastructure Renewal
Enterprise Document Management System Implementation
HR/Payroll Intersections
HR/Payroll Modernization
Undergraduate Admissions Modernization (UAM) Project: Seattle Domestic Freshman Integration
UW-IT Information Management Shared Infrastructure Renewal
Curriculum Management Implementation: Course Management
Financial System Strategy and Readiness Assessment
Mainframe Platform Technology Refresh
Procure to Pay Initiative
Technology Business Management Program - Apptio
6. Reduce Enterprise Risk
Geographic Redundancy Migration
Scalable Network IPS (Intrusion Prevention System)
Operationalize TDAT (Technical Data Analysis Tool) for Business Continuity
7. Better IT Management
UW-IT 2015 Customer Satisfaction Survey
Financial Management System Billing & Reporting Enhancements
IT Service Management Implementation Project 1 - Incident Management/Request Fulfillment
ITSM Implementation Project 2 - Service Catalog/Structured Requests
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: