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UAB IT - A Birmingham Partnership

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UAB CIO Dr. Curt Carver presentation to TechBirmingham, Sept. 22, 2015.

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UAB IT - A Birmingham Partnership

  1. 1. A Birmingham Partnership Dr. Curtis A. Carver Jr (“Curt”) September 22, 2015
  2. 2. UAB IT
  3. 3. • Collaboration (especially on security) • Communications • Relationships (Speakers, receptions, dinners, conferences, training, awards program) Birmingham IT Ecosystem BLUG InfraGard SIM Tech Birmingham Tech Bridge UAB TBD
  4. 4. SPARK platform • Allows us to leverage the ideas to earn wins for UAB faculty, staff and students • Student campaign launches later this month ideas.uab.edu 79 ideas 491 comments 2514 votes
  5. 5. • Tracking meetings with constituents and leaders • Feedback and suggestions logged for further action TeamBrain 304 meetings June –August 2015
  6. 6. • Creates opportunities for campus-wide involvement • Involving campus IT professionals on task teams, including the reThink Project, active directory and the campus network Shared governance
  7. 7. Quick wins • UAB Dropbox file size limit doubled • Office of Annual Giving surging • Standard patch management system • Unlimited and free cloud storage for faculty and staff coming soon Quick wins
  8. 8. • Searches ongoing for three positions: • Deputy CIO • Chief technology officer • Chief information security officer Executive searches
  9. 9. • Business services – not IT services • Optimized customer experience – built by the customers • Industry-leading tool (ServiceNow) reThink Project
  10. 10. • IT as a business • Streamlined business catalogue • Clear rate structure and understanding of costs • Industry-leading business management tool (Apptio) Financial transparency
  11. 11. • New password policy • Two-factor authentication • Foundational systems to support BlazerIDs • Movement to single logon Identity management
  12. 12. • Compute power quadrupled • New research network • New science DMZ approved, funded and coming soon • New research storage solution funded and coming soon Research computing
  13. 13. Building toward 100 technology wins 100-day report Strategic plan
  14. 14. Questions, comments, conversation?

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