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|FY16 WITC Technology Plan|
WITC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY PLAN FY16
|WITC Strategic Goal 1 (Student Focused) 2015-2018
Provide Support and Opportunities for Student Learning and Success
|1518-001||Improve student financial literacy.||Develop web page including links to financial literacy information available to students and staff.||1.1.1|
|1518-002||Eliminate barriers to students in allowing them to charge enterprise activities to their student accounts.||Implement procedures that integrate Nebraska Bookstore Books and PeopleSoft to allow all students to charge textbooks to their WITC student account.||1.3.1|
|1518-003||Master Facility Plan||Assess the strengths and weaknesses at each campus of the physical and technological first impression experience of students.||1.4.1|
|1518-004||Provide support for students in alternate delivery settings.||Provide support for students in alternate delivery settings.||1.4.3|
|1518-005||Provide additional instructional and administrative resources/functionality through mobile applications.||Promote Blackboard Mobile and develop mobile-friendly access to student services. Update the MyWITC Portal.||1.4.4|
WITC Strategic Goal 3 (Staff Support and Development)
Foster a Trusting, Respectful Environment that Nurtures Professional Growth and Balance
|1518-006||Provide support for students using technological practices.||Class capture, real-time chat availability||3.2.2|
|1518-007||Launch formalized professional development plan that is customized for each position utilizing College side platforms such as Blackboard for delivery.||Identify
an application to track and manage staff professional development &
|1518-008||Develop flexible training video materials and increase marketing of The Connection - Training & Support site and Atomic Learning||Identify training needs.
Develop training videos.
Develop communications plan to increase awareness of materials on The Connection.
WITC Strategic Goal 4 (Leadership and Communication) 2015-2018
Demonstrate Effective Leadership through Clear and Consistent Communications
|1518-009||Redesign with WITC Website||Focus on marketing the college to prospective students.||4.2.1|
|1518-010||Research and implement CRM||Research and purchase a CRM.
Develop plan to implement.
|Major Technology Initiatives|
|16-001||Community Area Networks||Work with UW, DOA & County Government to assist in the development of the Community Area Networks||IT|
|16-002||Move WITC Data Center to CVTC||Move the WITC Data Center hardware to the CVTC Data Center hosting||IT|
|16-003||Implement Blackboard Collaborate||Replace Adobe Connect with Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing||IT|
|16-004||Blackboard Hosting||Move Blackboard from WITC hosted to Blackboard hosted.||IT|
|16-005||Upgrade The Connection to Sharepoint 2013||Upgrade The Connection to Sharepoint 2013||IT|
|16-006||Upgrade to Windows 10||Upgrade to Windows 10
Develop and deliver training.
|16-007||Upgrade to Office 2016||Upgrade to Office 2016.
Develop and deliver training.
|16-009||Go-Live with Virtual Desktop||Complete research and pilot of
Implement Virtual Desktop.
|16-010||Replace Virtual Servers college-wide||Replace all virtual servers with new hardware.||IT|
|16-011||Upgrade the NetApp Disk Storage||Upgrade the college-wide NetApp disk storage unit||IT|
|16-012||Replace college-wide switches||Replace college-wide switches||IT|
|16-013||Research Print Services RFP options||Research feasibility to develop RFP for Print Managed Services||IT|
|16-014||Develop WTCS Sharepoint Sites in collaboration with WCTC||Develop WTCS Sharepoint sites for IT, Finance and Purchasing.||IT|
|16-015||Monitor computer usage throughout the college||Monitor computer usage to determine hardware lifecycle||IT|
|16-016||Implement Email Retention||Implement Email Retention Strategy||IT|
|16-017||Implement DMI Cyber Risk Policies||Develop incident Response, Encryption and Take Down Policies||IT|
|16-018||Implement Health Program options for sharing files with external agencies||Implement tools for the Health Program to share files with external agencies||IT|
|16-019||Implement a Digital Signage application||Implement college-wide digital signage application||IT|
|Staffing||Vice President of Business and Technology Services / Chief Financial Officer||Steve Decker||Oversight of the Technology Services Division|
|Sr. Director, Information Technology||Jim Dahlberg||Leadership of the Information Technology Unit|
|Technical Operations Manager||Tim Maki||Oversight of the college network & phones|
|Network/Security Administrator||Tim Bablick||Manage the college wide network|
|Instructional Technologist||Keith Hasart||Provide instructional technology support|
|WILM Student Administration||Shannon Scott||WILM leadership of the Student Administration systems|
|Webmaster||Nate Fry||Oversight of the college web site|
|Business Analyst||Brenda Nunemaker
|Provide support and development of administrative applications|
|Network Technicians||Heather Miller, Shell Lake
Aimee Nichols, Shell Lake
Pat McCullough, Ashland
Jared Lamm, New Richmond
Jim Monson, New Richmond
Jerry Secord, Rice Lake
Kathleen Stanton, Rice Lake
Steve Paplior, Superior
James Miller, Superior
|Provide technology support for their assigned campuses as well as the overall college.|
|WILM Financial Aid Technician/Lead||Tracee Bishop||Provide Financial Aid technical support to WILM.|
|Web Technician||Pam Thompson||Provide support & development of the college web site|