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On-Line Cash System

Once the need was identified discussions took place between Financial & Registration Services and the IT Services department to determine what the system requirements would be and what business rules would need to be applied. A member of the faculty of the Mathematics/Computer Science department was involved to write the software. In order that the … Continue reading "On-Line Cash System"

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


Saint Mary’s University Student Recruitment Program

The implementation projects included system managers from central ITS and departments or colleges across campus, help desk staff, college based IT staff, and administrative application personnel. Colleges and departments using SSAM include: Commerce, Medicine, Pharmacy & Nutrition, Nursing, Dentistry, Arts & Science, Computer Science, Education, Kinesiology, Engineering, the Financial Services Division, Student and Enrolment Services, … Continue reading "Saint Mary’s University Student Recruitment Program"

April 16, 2004


Benefits Driven Procurement Through Strategic Alliances!

The private sector model was used as the springboard to establish this program at UVic. Suppliers and Distributors are supported extensively by manufacturers through marketing support (funds), volume rebates, sponsorships based on sales volumes, product samples, contests, etc. It is common practice that the larger manufacturers and suppliers support their customers through their marketing resources … Continue reading "Benefits Driven Procurement Through Strategic Alliances!"

April 16, 2004


Powerful Ideas at Work: Distance Education and Learning Technologies (DELT) Materials Channel

Development and implementation effort for this project was minimal, DELT identified the problem area within their business practices and one developer, in conjunction with the portal team, made this project a reality very quickly with very little impact on current resources. Once the problem was identified, DELT sought a solution that would require very little … Continue reading "Powerful Ideas at Work: Distance Education and Learning Technologies (DELT) Materials Channel"

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


Healthy and Safe Work Environment for Caretakers

The Caretaking Steering team had sponsorship from the AVP, Human Resources and the AVP, Physical Plant. The membership of the committee included Caretaking staff, Rehabilitation Services, CUPE 2361 representatives, Occupational Health and Safety, the AVP, Housing and Ancillary Services, and Human Resources. The task teams that were created in response to the caretaker’s focus groups … Continue reading "Healthy and Safe Work Environment for Caretakers"

April 16, 2004


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