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University Information Technology Services (UITS) serves to provide technology infrastructure, administrative and academic applications, and support services to Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) students, faculty, and staff. Organizationally, the division is composed of five groups: Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), Information Systems (IS) Group, Information Technology (IT) Group, Technical Support Group, and the Business Technologies Group.

UITS Mission
UITS provides leadership, coordination, management, and support to the academic and administrative computing activities of SPSU. As a service organization, UITS works collaboratively across the University community to:

  • Digitally connect SPSU stakeholders together locally and globally through information and communication technologies;
  • Provide innovative and open technology environments where teaching and learning can occur anytime and anyplace;
  • Seek out and share the practical applications of the University's technological knowledge and expertise to benefit University students, faculty, and staff;
  • Enable and consistently improve SPSU’s administrative technology to deliver quality education services; and
  • Research and explore new and emerging technologies and tools related to higher education in the 21st century.

UITS Vision
UITS will function in a unified manner in the delivery and maintenance of academic, administrative, and general campus IT services. Appropriate standards, processes, and procedures for IT service management and delivery will be followed to meet the priorities of the University, while keeping the University informational assets secure and available. UITS will be responsive to the needs of its constituencies, be strategically aligned with the mission and direction of the University, and function as a unified services organization.

  Cheif Information Officer
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) provides leadership, coordination, management, and support for the strategic technology vision of the University. In response to the UITS mission and vision, the Office of the CIO works to optimize technology resources to advance the University.

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  Information Systems
The UITS Information Systems Group supports and maintains enterprise and departmental level software applications through all phases of the system development life-cycle process. Working to advance the technology value proposition of data to information to knowledge, this group is responsible for hardware and software project management, database system engineering and administration, and technology purchasing and logistics.

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  Information Technology
The UITS Information Technology Group designs, constructs, and maintains the physical components of the University’s wireline and wireless networks, data center operations, and cloud computing infrastructure. Working to achieve a reliable, available, scalable, and secure network infrastructure and hosting environments, this group is also tasked with operational support for networked systems administration.

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  Technical Support
The UITS Technical Support Group builds and maintains physical and virtual learning spaces on campus and provides desktop support for all administrative computing. Serving as a single point of contact for technology support needs, this group works with all University stakeholders to achieve project goals, resolve technical issues, and constantly enhance all stakeholder’s computing experiences.

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  Business Technologies Group
The UITS Business Technologies Group works to improve the efficiency of University academic and administrative business processes through business process reengineering and automation of workflows. This group also serves to implement digital document management, support strategic planning through enterprise administration of WEAVE, and improve use of business intelligence platforms and tools.

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