Cisco holds its monthly Lunch & Learn on Thursday.
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 scoring the Student Information Systems RFP are meeting this week to review the first round of scoring.
The committee evaluating the RFP for Mobile Application Services is negotiating with the preferred vendor.
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.
Project Helios Updates:
- An addendum was posted for the Project Helios IV&V (Independent Verification & Validation) RFP. The RFP and documentation can be found at Project Helios IV&V RFP.
- Discussions continue to help Deloitte and Workday understand the details of our HR and payroll processes. Workshops this week focused on Organizational Structure, Benefits, Absence and Time Tracking.
- We are focusing our first three months on visioning and planning the Workday implementation. High-level scope meetings this week focused on Benefits and Talent Management / Performance. Work also focused on defining integrations.
- TAMU Leadership Institute (Nov. 17th)
- Toronto (Nov. 18-19th)