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Governance, Policies and Planning

Policy Framework

The Director of ITS is responsible for a number of ICT policies, the development of which is coordinated through the ICT Committee (ICTC) with support from the Policy and Governance Office. A variety of other (inlcuding financial) policies also relate to the purchase and use of ICT equipment. Current policies, guidelines and similar documents relevant to ICT include can be found on the ICT self-help website.

ICT Governance

[ NB: Access to following Terms of Reference documents are limited to UOW staff members only.]

ICT Committee (ICTC)

The ICT Committee monitors the ICT Plan and considers ICT Capital development and expenditure, prioritises ICT investments and makes recommendations to the Vice-Chancellor, Director of ITS and Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Student and Information Services). This Committee meets two-monthly.

ICT Committee Terms of Reference (PDF, 1MB)

ICT Managers Advisory Forum (IMAF)

IMAF provide ICT advice to the ICTC on ICT initiatives maintaining a ‘One University’ perspective focused on delivering benefits to the University as a whole. The forum members meet two-monthly.

IMAF Terms of Reference (PDF, 84KB)

eResearch Advisory Forum

The eResearch Advisory Forum provides advice to the ICTC and Research Committees on new emerging eResearch opportunities.  It also provides guidance on best practice in Information Management; promotes effective and efficient utilisation of eResearch infrastructure; and assists in building eResearch capability within the University research community.

eResearch Advisory Forum Terms of Reference (PDF, 204kb)