The Kyle Field Executive Re-Development Committee meets on Monday.
The Texas A&M University System Technology Summit is currently accepting presentation proposals for breakout sessions that explore technology, leadership and project management. Tech Summit is where technology experts come to network, learn from the best and exchange solutions for common challenges. Breakout sessions last 45 minutes and include 25-50 participants. Sessions should be as interactive as possible and may be jointly presented by teams of staff or faculty. Submit your proposal today using the online form. Proposals are due by midnight Saturday, October 31, 2015.
Michael Mathews, the CIO of Oral Roberts and the past Chief Strategy Officer of Lone Star College, will be in College Station on November 20th. If you are interested in speaking with him, please contact me.
System-Wide Contracting News
The committee evaluating the RFP for Mobile Application Services has selected a new vendor partner. The details will be made available shortly.
Four entities provided responses to the Student Information Systems RFP. A committee has been formed to evaluate the respondents. Scoring of the responses starts this week.
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 new RFP for build-out of the Dollar Data Center will be issued this week.
Project Helios Updates:
- The Project Helios IV&V (Independent Verification & Validation) RFP is in under review by OGC.
- The Deloitte team arrived last week and will be in College Station on a regular basis for the rest of the project.
- Discovery Workshops with Deloitte and Workday begin this week. These workshops will help Deloitte and Workday understand the details of our HR and payroll processes.
- The Project Helios Change Champions and Project Coordinators are gathering in College Station on November 5.
- Dallas (October 30th)