ucisa Groups

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Board of Trustees

The board of trustees is constituted to lead direct and govern the activities of ucisa to ensure that its mission and objectives as a charitable organisation are met.

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Leadership Council

The purpose of the ucisa Leadership Council is to define and propose activities that meet ucisa’s charitable purpose, in line with the agreed strategy and direction as determined by the ucisa Board of Trustees and membership, to act as a focal point for engagement between ucisa and its members and to maintain relationships with other relevant organisations in the UK and abroad.

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Corporate Information Systems Group

ucisa's Corporate Information Systems Group draws on the experience and shared knowledge of ucisa members involved in the implementation and operation Business and Corporate Information Systems.

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Digital Capabilities Group

ucisa's Digital Capabilities Group aims to promote sharing of experience and good practice in IT training and skills development for both staff and students in UK higher education institutions.

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Digital Education Group

ucisa's Digital Education Group acts as a bridge between IT provision and Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) in support of education and aims to identify areas of interest related to the use of technology in support of teaching and learning activities.

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Enterprise Architecture Group

The EA Community of Practice brings together people from across the UK HE and FE sector with an interest in Enterprise Architecture and related disciplines of Business, Application, Data, Technology and Solutions Architecture. The EA CoP seeks to promote and develop sector adoption of Enterprise Architecture through the sharing of knowledge, experience, case studies and examples of good practice.

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The role of HEIDS is to promote high standards in the provision and development of academic, management and administrative information systems throughout the Scottish Higher Education Sector.

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Infrastructure Group

ucisa's Infrastructure Group concentrates on the technology and services that sit between networks and end-user applications, as well as service management processes that help underpin well-managed IT delivery – such as Service Continuity and Availability.

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Networking Group

ucisa's Networking Group shares examples of good practice and raises awareness of developments in networking, IT security and data and voice telephony.

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Project and Change Management Group

ucisa's Project and Change Management Group is a community of skilled and experienced Project and Change Management professionals working together to develop and promote best practice in all aspects of project and change management in higher and further education.

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Support Services Group

ucisa's Support Services Group represents those involved in service desk delivery and operation, and communications in ucisa’s member institutions. We identify and share innovative approaches and develop knowledge and expertise.

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Women in Tech

ucisa's Women in Tech Group highlights the success of women already working in IT roles in HE and FE. The Group offers opportunities to network and share experiences and challenges as well as identifying best practice approaches to improving diversity.

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ucisa London Group

The London Group is open to anyone from member institutions in the capital at all professional levels. It offers a strong focus on networking and information sharing.

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