Building Effective Relationships Between Central and Decentralized IT Units on Campus

Tuesday, October 10 | 12:40PM–1:30PM | Room D167
Session Type: Professional Development
The complexity of information technology necessitates both central and decentralized support organizations at universities. Centrally supported enterprise systems offer efficiencies, whereas decentralized local support fosters rapid adoption and innovation. How can institutions effectively leverage central and decentralized IT units? This panel will explore how several universities are approaching this problem.


  • Shawn Clouse

    Professor of MIS, School of Business, University of Montana
  • Steve Fleagle

    CIO and Associate Vice President, The University of Iowa
  • Ray Ford

  • Paul Gandel

    Professor of Information Studies, Syracuse University
  • Maggie Jesse

    Executive Director, ITS Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology, The University of Iowa

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