A Presidential and CIO Dialogue on Institutional IT Collaboration

Wednesday, October 31 | 1:30PM–2:15PM MT | Mile High Ballroom 2A/3A, Ballroom Level
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
This session offers a unique dialogue between a university president and her vice president and chief information officer about IT collaboration and shared services. The discussion will focus on how to foster collaborative IT work and the role of cross-institutional support and proactive communication in creating sustainable change.

Outcomes: Understand how a president of a research-intensive campus views the need for IT collaboration * Explore the team of teams approach for IT collaboration and how it differs from structural approaches to fostering work * Understand the importance of cross-organizational leadership and bidirectional communication to fostering productive change


  • Waded Cruzado

    President, Montana State University
  • Jerry Sheehan

  • Michael Trotter