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Working Alone

The development process was a collaborative effort with Curriculum Redevelopment Center, Information Technology, Security and Occupational Health and Safety. Once the system was developed it was introduced to senior administration as well as employees. Excellent suggestions were received and the system was adjusted enhancing the user friendly model, which made the concept and physical attributes … Continue reading "Working Alone"

April 16, 2004


Faculty of Medicine, Curriculum Information System

The Faculty invested in forming a representative committee of the best Faculty leadership, the best researchers, the best students, and the best business consultation. This group worked with the community constantly for an entire year prior to bringing on delivery resources to qualify the potential value CIS could bring, and its strategic business objectives. Delivery … Continue reading "Faculty of Medicine, Curriculum Information System"

April 16, 2004


Development and Implementation of an Asbestos Management Program

A special Asbestos Management Program Review Committee was established to assist in the development of the program. It included representatives of the Environmental Health and Safety Office, Physical Plant, Information Services & Technology, and all the bargaining units on campus (including the CAW, UM Faculty Association, The Association Of Employees Supporting Education Services and CUPE). … Continue reading "Development and Implementation of an Asbestos Management Program"

April 16, 2004


Campus Wide Wireless LAN

There was extensive consultation with staff, faculty and students. There were meeting with the campus system administration before embarking on the project to make sure they felt a campus wide network made sense for the University. We also met with The Student Executive team to make sure they understood the project and benefits. The project … Continue reading "Campus Wide Wireless LAN"

April 16, 2004


Data Logging: A Tool for Doing More with Less.

The stakeholders were/are our students and laboratory supervisors and student assistants, and our chemistry faculty and those of cognate departments. During the winter of 1996 and the spring of 1997, we designed our computer-mediated laboratory based on the outcomes of a series of presentations, demonstrations and discussions with our students, faculty and lab support staff. … Continue reading "Data Logging: A Tool for Doing More with Less."

April 16, 2004


A Consolidated Billing and Payment Web Service for Students and Departments

The BPR project was the result of negative feedback about bill payment from students through surveys and counter questionnaires. We also heard from parents and staff that the old process of fee payment was time consuming and inconvenient. The BPR team consulted with students and staff during the initial redesign, and concluded that a single … Continue reading "A Consolidated Billing and Payment Web Service for Students and Departments"

April 16, 2004


Implementation of Electronic Supplier Payment System

In order to assess the impact on those affected by the change, Queen’s surveyed 40 companies that have been the recipients of electronic payments. Of those that replied (50%), 100 percent expressed high satisfaction with the payment service. The nature of this system ensures portability. As long as the existing accounting system has the capability … Continue reading "Implementation of Electronic Supplier Payment System"

April 16, 2004


Meeting the Fiscal Challenge: The Achievements of the University of Alberta in Cost Containment and Revenue Enhancement

The entire university community had the opportunity to participate in this exercise, as well as individuals outside the university through the expert panel process. The Funding Solutions Task Force met with representatives of every portfolio as well as representatives from both the staff and student associations. Mechanisms were also put in place through the Faculties … Continue reading "Meeting the Fiscal Challenge: The Achievements of the University of Alberta in Cost Containment and Revenue Enhancement"

April 16, 2004


Applying Activity Based Costing to Supply Chain Management in a University Context

As this is a management decision support tool, the focus has been internal to the Materials Management area. However, University of Calgary Information Technology (UCIT) has had a relatively large stake in the enhancement of the ABC model. The development of the model fit with their application of Cognos data mining tools to support institutional … Continue reading "Applying Activity Based Costing to Supply Chain Management in a University Context"

April 16, 2004


Creation of a highly efficient response team to address high ROI Workflow solutions across Campus

The end user is a key component of the solution from the project inception, specification gathering, on-site testing of the prototype, to the on-going interaction for the life span of the use of the solution. For each project, a champion is appointed from the client community and the development team. These two individuals are responsible … Continue reading "Creation of a highly efficient response team to address high ROI Workflow solutions across Campus"

April 16, 2004


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