Canadian universities excel through IT innovation
CUCCIO is Canada’s community of information
technology leaders in higher education, working together to help Canadian
universities excel through the innovative and effective use of IT. Incorporated in 2006, CUCCIO is the result of
almost 40 years of information-sharing, collaboration, knowledge creation and
advocacy among provincial and regional associations of IT leaders in
post-secondary education. Today, CUCCIO is a non-profit, member-funded
corporation representing more than 50 universities Canada-wide, who
collectively serve over 90% of Canada’s university students.
The CUCCIO Awards program is designed to honour individuals, groups or institutions whose work exemplifies CUCCIO’s efforts to build and support Canada’s higher education IT community. The awards will be presented for the first time on June 18, as part of CANHEIT 2015, at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. Read More
“This is a group of trusted peers and advisors. When trying to sell your ideas to others within your institution, being able to say what your peers are doing is very helpful. If you can bring CUCCIO out as an example – this is what I think, and this is what my peers are doing – that’s a big one. There’s an advocacy role that CUCCIO plays. Being at the table for the whole national digital infrastructure discussions – nudging things along from a leadership perspective – that was a huge step forward for us. It sets us apart because we’re national and we speak for a sector that probably hasn’t ever had a unified voice.”
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The top Canadian higher education IT stories of the week (in English only).
Fast Five for the week of October 5
Information Security Officer, ITS - Queen's University
Assistant Director, Project Portfolio Office, ITS - Queen's University
Universities from western, central and eastern Canada honoured at inaugural CUCCIO Awards Gala at CANHEIT 2015 in Fredericton
University of Alberta Announces Partnership with CUCCIO and Compute Canada for Joint 2016 Conference
A Community-building Conference, in More Ways than One
Congratulations are in Order
Get with the Program
Director, Client Services, ITS - Simon Fraser University
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IT Security: Have Universities Become Targets?
Shared Services: A Matter of Cost vs. Investment
Client Services Manager - University of Lethbridge
Manager, Project Management Office (PMO) - University of Lethbridge
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“I” for “Information”
Tips from the top: CUCCIO sits 1-on-1 with the President of the University of Manitoba, David Barnard