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Careers Online: An Integrated Approach to Career Education and the Work Search Process

UBC Career Services, as the central campus career contact for employers and students, provided the catalyst for and vision behind the CareersOnline development project. This project could not have been possible without the collaboration and assistance of the UBC Office of Learning Technology, who provided advice on possible functionalities and training on the use of … Continue reading "Careers Online: An Integrated Approach to Career Education and the Work Search Process"

April 16, 2006

Reengineering in the Office of the Registrar – The Student Activity Tracking System

While the technical development and implementation were accomplished by IT personnel, the overall planning of the system as a viable solution to improve our services was a collaborative effort. Representatives from each of the major units within the Office of the Registrar were heavily involved1 in the development of each module to ensure that each … Continue reading "Reengineering in the Office of the Registrar – The Student Activity Tracking System"

April 16, 2006

Fully Supported Faculty/Student Teaching and Learning Model

The fully supported faculty/student teaching and learning model is successful as a result of the involvement and commitment of institutional, internal and external stakeholders. Open Learning is a strategic direction of the University of Guelph. In addition, Open Learning seeks to incorporate the other four strategic directions adopted by the University of Guelph in 1995; … Continue reading "Fully Supported Faculty/Student Teaching and Learning Model"

April 16, 2006

Residence Wireless Network (ResNet)

ResNet was a big project that involved a number of people from several different departments. There was a project team from the department of Computing and Communications (C & C) that worked on planning the network, network design, programming the online Device Authorization Tool, and overseeing the whole project from beginning to end. The C … Continue reading "Residence Wireless Network (ResNet)"

April 16, 2005

Archimède: Une solution canadienne pour le dépôt institutionnel

ARCHIMÈDE is a team effort involving many specialists from the Laval University Library. The project’s success is dependent on the collaborative efforts of these individuals as well as those of the “Open Source” community, and the use of applications and frameworks developed through community cooperation. In order to realize our project, we used the following … Continue reading "Archimède: Une solution canadienne pour le dépôt institutionnel"

April 16, 2005

Risk-Based Workplace Hazard Analysis and Database

The following are departments or stakeholders that were involved in and contributed to the project: Department/Stakeholder Contribution to the project Vice-President Finance and Administration Project approval and financial support Department of Occupational Health and Safety (DOHS) Project planning, coordination and implementation. DOHS hygienist participated throughout the process (e.g., interviewing workers, grouping job positions etc.). Department … Continue reading "Risk-Based Workplace Hazard Analysis and Database"

April 16, 2005

The implementation of a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) program for Management and Professional Staff at the University of Calgary

The concept was first presented during 2001 when focus groups were held with Management and Professional Staff about proposed changes to improve and update coverages under the core benefits program. Feedback was positive that this type of benefit would be favorably received if offered. The MaPS Steering Committee, which is composed of MaPS staff members, … Continue reading "The implementation of a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) program for Management and Professional Staff at the University of Calgary"

April 16, 2005

Business Process Committee

The Business Process Committee includes representation from Senior Management, financial administration, information technology, student services, human resources, academic, customized training and internal audit. The Committee invites College leaders to many of its biweekly meetings (e.g. Registrar, Director of Human Resources, Director of Admissions, etc). The College’s Senior Leadership Team receives periodic status reports. The format … Continue reading "Business Process Committee"

April 16, 2005

Recycle Purchasing – UBC Supply Management

The primary stakeholders of this project are the Supply Management procurement teams and their colleagues in the University’s accounting functions. Once the LaserFiche Team software was purchased, employees were involved in implementation planning and information updates through regular staff meetings where a proposed structure for the make up of the files was reviewed and amended … Continue reading "Recycle Purchasing – UBC Supply Management"

April 16, 2005

Implementing VOIP at Concordia University

An ongoing consultative process took place with the community throughout the planning, implementation and feedback stages. DP phone coordinators, who act as liaison between IITS and their respective departments, were assigned. Before the project got underway, JJTS reps met with the coordinators to obtain feedback about various features and phones. These same coordinators were given … Continue reading "Implementing VOIP at Concordia University"

April 16, 2004

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