Chancellor John Sharp will be providing a Kyle Field construction update on Monday, August 10th, at 2:00 p.m.
The Human Capital Management Executive Sponsor Meeting will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11th.
The Digital Center of Excellence Committee will be meeting at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, August 12th.
All Universities should be prepared to participate in the EDUCAUSE Core Data project. Our participation enables TAMUS Universities to maintain an IHE waiver from providing data required of other State agencies.
EMC is hosting the EMC Big Data Vision Workshop with Bill Schmarzo. Here are the details:
- Venue: Hilton College Station; 801 University Drive East, College Station, TX 77840
- Date: August 13, 2015
- 11:15 am – Check In
- 11:30 am – Buffet Lunch
- 12:00 pm – Session Start
- 1:30 pm – Break
- 2:00 pm – Breakout Sessions (XtremIO and Isilon)
Please note that you do not have to attend the entire session (i.e., breakout sessions after). EMC has limited seating so please register for the EMC event.
System-Wide Contracting News
The RFI responses for the Maestro RFI will continued to be reviewed this week.
TAMUS is finalized the amendment to engage SolutionsPlus to provide RFP evaluation assistance for the Banner Services RFP.
The RFP for Mobile Application Services has been posted at Mobile Apps RFP.
Siteimprove checks web pages, every five days, for spelling, grammar, broken links, and accessibility. The cost is 54 cents per web page per year. Any Members interested in adding this service need to contact me directly.
The System-wide agreement with Cisco WebEx allows Members to purchase licenses for their entire faculty/administrators at the low cost of $1.44/month/license.
Syncplicity licensing is available for all Members.
The Workday team has completed its initial evaluation of the six firms responding to the RFP for a System Integrator for the upcoming implementation of Workday Human Capital Management. The evaluation team has narrowed the list to two finalists. More details will be made available as Procurement rules allows.
Dollar Data Center — TAMU is working with OGC and Real Estate to nail down a contract with a second component #1 vendor (data center build out). The evaluation of the second component (compute and storage) and third components (IT services) are in process.
- TAMU Graduation (August 14th)
- Oklahoma (August 18-19th)