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Going to EDUCAUSE? Important ITANA Links

Going to EDUCAUSE 2013?  Important ITANA Links. ITANA Face2Face 2013 – Tuesday, October 15th, 8AM to 4PM, Room 207D ITANA Discussion Session – Thursday, October 17th, 1:30Pm to 2:20PM 208A/B ITANA (un)Conference – Thursday, October 17th, 4:30PM to 6:30PM, Room 204C The ITANA Face2Face 2013 registration is still open   We are Seminar 07F – ITANA Face2Face 2013.  Check […]

ITANA Face2Face 2013 Registration Open

ITANA Face2Face 2013. EA In Action: The value of Enterprise Architecture.  Tuesday, October 15th in Anaheim, CA. Registration is now open.  See the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference Site for Registration and Logistics.  We are Seminar 07F – ITANA Face2Face 2013 This full-day workshop will focus on how Enterprise Architecture (EA) delivers business effectiveness, fiscal efficiency and enhanced […]

Joint ITANA and CIO CG Screen2Screen: EA – Shining a Light on IT Spend

Joint ITANA and CIO CG ScreenScreen:  Enterprise Architecture – Shining a Light on IT Spend, March 15, 2013 2:00PM to 3:00PM EST (GMT -5)   Correction EDT (GMT -4) Three case studies and a panel discussion will highlight how Enterprise Architecture (EA) helps IT leadership shine a light on IT spend for their business partners […]

ITANA Face2Face 2012 is just around the corner

Higher Education faces a host of disruptive forces – the most ever seen in our history.  Hear from the Face2Face 2012 team their best-practices and insights and share your vision about the architects role in navigating these changes.Join your peers in discussions, workgroups and case studies.  Work with your peers as you perform your our […]

ITANA Kick-Off 2012-2013

Hi All and welcome to a new school year.  We are kicking off the ITANA year as well.  Below are several important announcements. Screen2Screen with Laura Patterson, CIO of U. Mich – Why EA is Important. The first call of the year will be a Screen2Screen event with Laura Patterson, the CIO of University of Michigan. […]

Face2Face 2012 and (un)Conference 2012

The registration for the Face2Face 2012 meeting is now open. Theme:  Disruptive Change in HE – Why Architecture Matters or Disruption meets Reality – What you should do about it Registration for the Face2Face 2012 is now open at the EDUCAUSE site.  The registration is separate from the main conference registration.  The Face2Face 2012 meeting is a […]

New to Higher Ed Google+ Hangout

Next Tuesday (3/13), at 11 am EST, we’ll have the first meeting of our New To Higher Ed ITANA Sub-group. We’re going to use Google Hangout for the meeting. Chris Eagle of University of Michigan is chairing this group. Before this first meeting, you should drop him an email(before mid-day Monday, preferably). He will need […]

SOA in HE – An Environmental Scan

The SOA in Higher Education working group is ramping up their efforts. They are close to putting out their survey and they are looking for interesting SOA stories in higher education. Do you have a great success story you want to share? Is there a lesson-learned story from your SOA implementation? Engage with this group […]

New to Higher Ed Peer-Group Forming up

Are you new to Higher Education? Are you interested in an ITANA Peer Group for new to HE people? If so, take a minute and fill out this short survey. We are looking to build a New To HE Peer-Group. We would meet-up in Google+ Hangouts and discuss how you get traction, how to build […]

Leadership Lessons from Capability Mapping

The Capability Mapping exercise provided me with several insights into ITANA and the strategy for taking ITANA forward.  I walked through each section of the Capability Map in the four previous posts (1, 2, 3 and 4).   In this post, I’ll cover the leadership insights that came from both the mapping process and the […]

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 4

ITANA Community-Facing Capaiblities

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise.  This is the forth part of the walk-through of the Capability Map, covering the Community Facing Capabilities.   This portion of the Capability Map gave me some of my greatest insights into my leadership strategy for ITANA.  The next (and last) post […]

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 3

ITANA Support Capabilities

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise.  This is the third part of the walk-through of the capability map.   This part covers the Support Capabilities.   The final two parts of the series will cover the Community Facing Capabilities and Lessons Learned from Capability Mapping. Parts 1 […]

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 2

ITANA's Service Capabilities

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise.  This is the second part of the walk-through of the capability map.  The first part covered ITANA’s Strategic Capabilities.  This part covers the Service Capabilities.

ITANA Capability Map Walkthrough Part 1

Overview We created a Capability Map for ITANA during the ITANA Rebranding 2012 exercise. The capability map gave us insight into three areas where we should focus our efforts in the future. ITANA should look to produce more formal publications including articles, videos and session captures to better meet the Publication channel. We should also […]

ITANA at AACRAO Tech 2010

Hi All, I’ll be presenting on Monday, July 19th at AACRAO Tech 2010. If you going to be at AACRAO Tech, come to the session. I’ll share a link to my handouts with the email list. Architecture and the Registrar’s Office (RO): A Strategic Alliance Time: Monday 11:05 am – 12:15 pm Location: Pershing West […]

EA in HE Survey 2010

The Enterprise Architecture in Higher Education Survey is now live. You can take the survey here: If you would like to read through questions prior to taking the survey, you can download a PDF of the questions following the link below. Note that the survey has logic so you may not see all the […]

Enterprise Workflow – research topic announcement

The ITANA membership has identified Enterprise Workflow as a research topic. This topic was also brought up as a follow-on activity at the June, 2009 CAMP meeting. Members from the CAMP workflow group have been invited to work with ITANA on the topic. ITANA has identified the following activities as part of the research topic: […]

ITANA Screen2Screen: Enterprise Authorization

Reminder, this Thursday, ITANA will hold a Screen2Screen session on Enterprise Authorization. Date: April 16, 2009 Time: 1:30PM to 3:00PM Eastern Daylight Time Agenda Part 1 is a presentation and discussion, Part 2 is a working session on the topic. How to Join: See the instructions below. Topic: Enterprise Authorization, Marina Arseniev Truly enterprise-wide authorization […]

ITANA Face2Face has been cancelled

Hi All, The ITANA Spring 2009 Face2Face has been canceled, because we did not meet our minimum registration mark. I have heard from many members that they are under travel restrictions or complete travel bans and know that this is a financially difficult time for our institutions. I also know that these restrictions have impacted […]

No January Working Group Meeting

The January Working Group meeting has been cancelled. Many of the members contacted me to say that they cannot travel due to travel restrictions. We still plan on having a meeting in April in Arlington, Virginia. Let us hope that the economic situation stabilizes and doesn’t get worse before then. Until then, we will use […]

Data Management – Focus Area for ITANA

Data Management With collaborative research taking place everywhere how do we classify the research data, protect it while the research is going on and then enable everyone to see after the research is published? How do we collaborate with the libraries on this one? How do we arrive at data management policies that cut across […]

Upcoming ITANA Meetings

ITANA EDUCAUSE Constituent Group Meeting 2008 The ITANA EDUCAUSE Constituent Group will be meeting on Thursday, October 30th in Orlando.  We have a space for 60 people this year.  Last year we filled a smaller room with 40 attendees.  Details for the session: Date:  Thursday, Oct 30 Time:  4:55 PM to 6:10 PM Room:  W311E […]

ITANA Face2Face Survey Results

The survey results from the Face2Face are in with 28 out of 40 people responding.  Nearly half the respondents (46 and 44 percent respectively) said that the Case Studies and the Data Management sessions were “Really Useful”.  36% found the overall meeting “Really Useful” and 46% found it “Very Useful”.  The success of the meeting […]