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Technology Strategy v ITSS will define and promote a unified technology strategy ! v There will be one technology strategy plan for all ITSS. v Discussions with clients and other IT organizations will be consistent with this plan. v The technology plan will be regularly updated to reflect changes in business plan and advances in technology.
Technology Strategy v TSS’ strategy will be understood and endorsed by clients! v Client forums solicited v Vision articulated to clients v Technology strategy must meet the needs of Stanford University
Technology Strategy v Technology strategy will trend toward uniformity, not unsustainable diversity. v ITSS will select and prefer technologies and corresponding products strategically. v Technical groups will implement technologies and products consistent with these strategic selections.
Technology Strategy v Excellent use of technology is more important than using excellent technology. v The use of the very latest technology is a secondary to using tried-and-true technologies well. v Technical groups will only implement technologies and products consistent with these strategic selections.
Technology Strategy v ITSS will choose and demonstrate prowess in targeted areas of technology. v Innovative use and creation of technologies is consistent with Stanford University’s role as a leader. v Few areas will be chosen for this type of work v These targeted areas will be where industry doesn’t have a good answer and higher education will benefit from our contributions.
Technology Strategy Four areas of IT strategic concentration Infrastructure v Application v Data v Network. . . working collaboratively! Characteristics for each: v Standards based design v Scalable v Secure v Robust v Interoperable