Digitalization Needs a Change in the IT Mindset

Wednesday, October 16 | 3:15PM–4:00PM CT | W184d, Level 1
Session Type: Breakout Session
Delivery Format: Interactive Presentation
Digitalization requires technology teams to rethink traditional silos and mechanisms for delivering projects, which requires IT to focus creating products for digitalization versus delivering projects. This session will cover the complexities and pitfalls of a transition to a product-driven mindset as well as strategies and examples of how to deal with those complexities.

Outcomes: Learn what a modern digital ecosystem can look like * Learn how these ecosystems will consistently change * Learn how to organize teams in IT to keep up with the change * Learn how USF has leveraged agile practices as a framework for the transformation

This session was recorded as part of the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2019 and can be accessed by full conference attendees and those who register separately for access. Click here for more information.


  • Swapna Chackravarthy

    AVP Business Intelligence and Analytics, University of South Florida
  • Sidney Fernandes

    Vice President Information Technology, CIO, University of South Florida
  • Patrick Gall

    Chief Technology Officer, University of South Florida
  • Alice Wei

    AVP of Transformation & Innovation, University of South Florida

Resources & Downloads

  • Transcript

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  • Recording

    Updated on 1/25/2024
  • Digitalization Needs a Change in the IT Mindset

    Updated on 7/13/2024