[Faccus] IST Professional Development Seminar

Robert J H Hicks bjhicks at uwaterloo.ca
Wed May 13 15:29:11 EDT 2009

Topic:     Building a Research Support System
Date:      Friday May 15
Time:      9:00 am - 10:00 am
Location:  RAC 2004 (or RAC patio, weather permitting). ** Please note location **
Speaker:   Colin Bell,  cpbell at iqc.ca<mailto:cpbell at iqc.ca>

IQC sees itself as an innovative force for UW as one of the six world-class research centres from the "Sixth Decade Plan".  This talk will:

1.      Introduce Colin,  the lone Computing Support Specialist at IQC.

2.      Discuss how the use of IT is a means to sustaining competitive advantage.

3.      Introduce IQC and provide an overview of our current IT environment.

4.      Explain the research done so far into:

a.       IT Governance,

b.      IT Portfolio Management,

c.       current IQC user experiences.

5.      Describe what  "Research Support System" means.

6.      Provide a high-level explanation of how we might build it.

Please note that refreshments will be provided by IQC (while quantities last).

The RAC building is on the North Campus...

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Bob Hicks
Director, Client Services
Information Systems and Technology
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1
Office: Math and Computer Building, Room 2010
Phone: (519) 888-4567, x32194
Fax: (519) 888-4331
Email: bjhicks at uwaterloo.ca

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