IT Steering Committee

IT Governance Steering Committee

The IT Steering Committee (ITSC) was established to create a more systematic, strategic, transparent, and consistent process for presenting and making IT-related decisions throughout the institution. 

Committee Charge

ITSC reviews proposals, provide feedback and makes recommendations for the co-chairs' review and final approval/decision rights. 

When reviewing proposals, the committee looks to 3 guiding principles:

SHOULD we be doing this?  Has the problem/need been clearly articulated with solid data and evidence to justify its prioritization?  How strongly does this align with the Gallaudet Promise?  What happens if we don't do this right now? 

Is this the best SOLUTION to address this need and achieve the desired impact?  Why are you recommending this solution over others?  Which existing and new options were considered?  Why won't they meet the needs? 

Have we allocated sufficient resources to ensure sustained SUCCESS?  Do we have enough dedicated capacity and resources to support the entire lifecycle of this project?  What expected outcomes and data justify the cost and investment?  If we do not have sufficient resources, will we be able to secure them (e.g. budget, availability of expertise, approvals) within the time constraints of this project?  How will progress and outcomes be tracked, measured, and used for continuous improvement to ensure the ongoing success of the initiative? 

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