Taming Contracts and Procurement for IT in the Cloud

Tuesday, October 15 | 5:00PM–5:45PM CT | Board 506, Poster Area, Halls F1, F2, Level 3
Session Type: Poster Session
Delivery Format: Poster Session
As IT continues to move from on premises to the cloud, contracts with service providers become a key tool for managing risk and ensuring service availability. In this interactive panel discussion, we'll present fundamental contract issues to keep in mind, bringing expertise from schools and purchasing entities to help you address your challenges.

Outcomes: Identify basic issues to watch for in contracts * Get answers to questions related to IT procurement challenges * Connect with schools and organizations interested in addressing IT procurement * Access sample contract language * Get examples of how to partner with multiple stakeholders on campus


  • Paul Erickson

    Sr. Consultant, Moran Technology Consulting
  • Sean O'Brien

    Associate Vice President, Cloud Programs, Internet2
  • Carrie Shumaker

    Chief Information and Strategy Officer, University of Michigan-Dearborn