Brandeis University’s information technology (IT) governance structure includes committees, processes, and communications aimed at ensuring IT-related decisions and investments effectively support institutional objectives and priorities.
An effective IT governance framework improves the transparency of IT spending, clarifies decision-making boundaries and accountabilities, provides strategic direction of IT, and ensures that there is adequate IT capability and infrastructure to support University needs.
Technology Prioritization Council
The Technology Prioritization Council (TPC) serves as the parent to the four technology advisory committees. TPC validates the direction, resolves escalated issues, and provides approval and prioritization of projects requested by community members.
Workday Production Advisory Committee
Provides oversight and direction for Workday Production, approving and prioritizing changes stemming from needs across campus. These may include changes to business processes, system configuration, and security/roles, as well as changes stemming from Workday product releases.
Workday Student Advisory CommitteeProvides oversight, direction, and decision-making for the Workday Student implementation, reviewing and providing input on items such as the project plan, business processes and workflow, risk assessment, community readiness, training strategy, and policy recommendations.
Academic Technology Advisory Committee
Receives, proposes, prioritizes, and submits recommendations related to the use of technology in support of the academic mission of the University including the areas of teaching, learning, research and scholarship.