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Campus Emergency Management in an Information Age

The direction the University of Windsor has taken in the development of our overall emergency preparedness program has totally transformed our ability to effectively prepare, plan, respond and recover from any emergency. There has been a full cultural shift from the days of the binder on the shelf to a professional model of preparedness that … Continue reading "Campus Emergency Management in an Information Age"

April 16, 2009


McGill University Security Services Community Relations Patroller

Unlike other initiatives that involve many stakeholders, the successful implementation of this initiative involved very few people. The position of the Comml!nity Relations Patroller was created from .existing resources and no extra funding was needed. The success of the initiative is a result of the widespread support it has received since its implementation. The McGill … Continue reading "McGill University Security Services Community Relations Patroller"

April 16, 2009


Desktop Management Program

The Desktop Management Program resulted in a series of improvements to the quality of services for students and staff, improved productivity, and significant decreases in expenses. With the publicizing of the completed project, several large units at the University have begun implementation of a similar program, recognizing its advantages for both staff and the students … Continue reading "Desktop Management Program"

April 16, 2009


Video of the evacuation procedures at Ìäcole Polytechnique de MontrÌ©al

This video has shown staff that École Polytechnique de Montréal and its Security Service care about their safety and about the safety of students. This tool is a good example that confirms that the Security Service does not hesitate to devote a great deal of effort to protect them. The five students who produced this … Continue reading "Video of the evacuation procedures at Ìäcole Polytechnique de MontrÌ©al"

April 16, 2009


Major building retrofit for reduced energy consumption and improved occupant comfort

We’ve worked closely with vendors, campus IT providers and student groups in defining configurations, both generally and specifically. We’ve also worked hand-in-hand with staff in Student and Enrolment Services to promote the program to incoming students. The Laptops 4U program could be implemented relatively easily at other institutions since it is a completely voluntary program … Continue reading "Major building retrofit for reduced energy consumption and improved occupant comfort"

April 16, 2008


Project Delivery Manual

Previously a lack of planning resulted into too many changes during the delivery phases of projects. Quality of work, time and cost factors were ail affected and largely uncontrolled. Internally, the lack of integration and coordination resulted in conflicts. The increase in the volume and the complexity of projects compounded issues. Professionals could no longer … Continue reading "Project Delivery Manual"

April 16, 2008


Implementing FAST WebReq at UNBC

Millennium would periodically come to campus and meet with the clients to ensure their needs were met and the WebReq features could be customized for the campus. The stakeholder input resulted in a web-based application the users/department took ownership of and was designed to fit university requirements. A pilot group was then created to review … Continue reading "Implementing FAST WebReq at UNBC"

April 16, 2008


Messaging @ Concordia University

We worked closely with the university’s Internal and Web Communications group to ensure that we implemented a service that would not only reach the most number of people, but that would be easy to use. This group ensured that we included the most useful and widely used student information within our messaging menu system. They … Continue reading "Messaging @ Concordia University"

April 16, 2008


Laptop theft prevention program, utilizing the STOP – Security Tracking of Office Property

Thefts of electronic equipment and devices were highlighted in many public fora, ranging from student groups to governance. Combined with the theft of bicycles, these thefts are the most pervasive crime on campus and the most serious in terms of non-physical personal impact. Numerous Community and local media outlets reported the Stop program to the … Continue reading "Laptop theft prevention program, utilizing the STOP – Security Tracking of Office Property"

April 16, 2008


Online Application Process

The initial implementation of the OAP, while based on the traditional paper-based form, was in response to two years of comments received from Portfolio and Budget Managers as well as central office staff. Comments were also received through last year’s training sessions as well as during and after the budget cycle have been considered for … Continue reading "Online Application Process"

April 16, 2008


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