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Enterprise Systems Advisory Committee

The Enterprise Systems Advisory Committee (ESAC) advises the CIO on IT matters related to enterprise information systems issues. Examples of responsibilities: review and recommend related IT standards, guidelines, and policies; review, oversee, and establish priorities for all administrative systems projects; coordinate among client departments competing for limited IT resources; help ITS maintain architectural consistency of administrative systems; advise ITS on opportunities for process improvement and operational efficiencies using technology; document and review system proposals; coordinate reports from technical teams and work groups.

ESAC Project Forms

Charge

The Enterprise Systems Advisory Committee (ESAC) advises the CIO on IT matters related to enterprise information systems issues. Examples of responsibilities: review and recommend related IT standards, guidelines, and policies; review, oversee, and establish priorities for all administrative systems projects; coordinate among client departments competing for limited IT resources; help ITS maintain architectural consistency of administrative systems; advise ITS on opportunities for process improvement and operational efficiencies using technology; document and review system proposals; coordinate reports from technical teams and work groups.

Composition

Team leaders from the core ERP (Banner) modules (Finance, HR, Student, Advancement); AVP level / key principals from administrative and academic divisions; Faculty / Staff Senate representatives; ITS staff (Ex-Officio members from the ITS Directors' group). The CIO appoints the Chair for a two year term.

Member role

To provide input on behalf of constituents; to disseminate IT-related information; to assist in implementing IT policy and procedures; to review and prioritize proposals from all University departments for IT systems, services, and support; to make recommendations with a University perspective. The committee meets bi-weekly or as needed throughout the year.

Advisory Path

Advisory to CIO

Membership

Maria Alam
Wattine Baker
Deborah A. Becker
Bridgette Decent
Todd Deese
Kenneth Haggerty
Robert Johnson Jr., facilitator
Darla Michelle Keel
Carol L. Laney
Justin Lawhead
Daniel Linton
Brian Meredith, chair
George Ninan
Robin E. Stewart
Eric Valdescaro
Lofton S. Wilborn
Colette Williams