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What is Office of Information Technology (OIT) Governance?

OIT Governance is the formal process of defining the strategy of the IT organization and overseeing its execution to achieve the goals of the University of California Merced. OIT governance encompasses several major decisions related to the management of IT priorities. Read this Harvard Business Review article for a good overview of why IT Governance is critical to effective IT decision-making.

The Office of Information Technology is currently redesigning its approach to campus IT governance in light of executive and senior leadership changes and to align to new campus decision-making structures and key initiatives. An updated IT Governance process is expected to be finalized by mid-fall 2018 that will work in alignment with other campus governance bodies to guide the Campus IT Roadmap.