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Staff Profile: Meet Gerald Lindo

Name: Gerald Lindo Job Title: NGSIS Project Manager Working On: -Project Managing for Safety Abroad and CM/Calendar: Working with stakeholders to create an adaptive infrastructure that facilitates project deliverables while working to meet agreed-upon milestones. -Program Management: Working with project teams to help to identify & address risks/issues/dependencies that allow us to facilitate delivery of … Continue reading “Staff Profile: Meet Gerald Lindo”

Future of IT at UofT: Business Analysis

Technological demands are changing at the University of Toronto (and, if you’ve been paying attention, have been changing for some time). Staff are being asked to take enormously complex systems (SAP, ROSI) and make them appear simple to users. The ease with which students and staff can interact with U of T’s technology systems (SAP, ROSI) needs … Continue reading “Future of IT at UofT: Business Analysis”

NGSIS shines at Excellence Through Innovation Program Awards

The Excellence Though Innovation Award program recognizes the contributions of administrative staff in advancing the University’s strategic objectives, encouraging administrative innovation and providing a platform for sharing best practices. This program is an excellent way to “identify and celebrate improved practices within every area of our work” and to let the employees know that their … Continue reading “NGSIS shines at Excellence Through Innovation Program Awards”

NGSIS shines at Excellence Through Innovation Program (ETIA) Awards

The Excellence Though Innovation Award program recognizes the contributions of administrative staff in advancing the University’s strategic objectives, encouraging administrative innovation and providing a platform for sharing best practices. This program is an excellent way to “identify and celebrate improved practices within every area of our work” and to let the employees know that their … Continue reading “NGSIS shines at Excellence Through Innovation Program (ETIA) Awards”

2015 Year in Review & What’s Next in 2016

2015 was a productive year for NGSIS as we continued on our mission to modernize U of T’s online services with new impactful products and enhanced existing ones. Let’s review some of the highlights before we look ahead to what’s next in 2016.   ACORN The new Student Web Service and NGSIS flagship product launched in late June for students … Continue reading “2015 Year in Review & What’s Next in 2016”

Part II: Navigating the Twilight Zone – A futuristic view into Bi-Modal IT as relevant to Higher Education

NGSIS’ project manager, Vikram Chadalawada, discusses the new Gartner project management and governance model and how it applies to the NGSIS program. Part II of the series focuses on Mi-Modal Readiness and how to affect change within your organization. (Click here for Part I) Bi-Modal Readiness The way organizations view change itself has drastically been changing, right … Continue reading “Part II: Navigating the Twilight Zone – A futuristic view into Bi-Modal IT as relevant to Higher Education”

Navigating the Twilight Zone: A futuristic view into Bi-Modal IT as relevant to Higher Education

Part I: In this two part series, NGSIS’ project manager, Vikram Chadalawada, discusses the new Gartner project management and governance model and how it applies to the NGSIS program The big questions that always tend to linger within mature organizations are, “Now that we are here, what’s next? And how can we keep up with … Continue reading “Navigating the Twilight Zone: A futuristic view into Bi-Modal IT as relevant to Higher Education”