IT Governance and Collaboration Framework

Memorial's IT Governance and Collaboration Framework is designed to ensure that significant IT decisions are made collaboratively with input from key stakeholders. IT investments that meet one or more of the following criteria require review through the framework and the completion of an IT Investment Proposal:

1. Requires more than 20 person days of effort from Office of the CIO resources

  • This includes, but not limited to, time required from
    • IT Procurement Office for procurement;
    • Information Management and Protection to complete the appropriate security and/or cloud assessments
    • Information Access and Privacy to complete privacy assessments; and
    • IT Services to analyze, design, configure and/or customize a solution

2. Requires integration with core university networks and/or infrastructure

  • This includes, but not limited to, IT investments that require
    • Modifications to network configuration and design
    • Changes in security practices, settings and/or rules
    • The movement of large amounts (e.g. TBs) of data over the network
    • Access to data centre services (servers, storage, databases, etc.)

3. Requires data and/or system integration, and/or sharing of data between multiple campuses, units, communities and/or systems

  • This includes, but not limited to, IT investments that require
    • Integration with enterprise authentication systems
    • Data integration with systems of record (e.g. Banner, Campus Card) or administrative systems
    • The creation and management of accounts for access management
    • Online payment functionality

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Office of the CIO

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000