Planning and Governance

The University of Illinois information technology governance structures focus on these primary areas:

  • design, implement, and manage a system of input and strategic decision-making
  • create and maintain processes for investment and prioritization
  • ensure collaborative design of services and infrastructure
  • provide a mechanism for communication, reporting, and performance measurement

The ITPC is the primary body responsible for evaluation administrative information technology initatives from project origination through the end of a project'slifecycle. 

Since its inception, the ITPC has been a part of a number of planning and process review activities. 

IT Governance Planning Summits

The IT Governance Summits bring together academic, technical, and business leaders from across the University of Illinois. Invited participants take part in sessions throughout the day that identify strategic IT areas of focus and an opportunity to provide feedback to create more effective IT governance processes.  These summits include ITPC processes and materials.

Information about all IT Governance Planning Summits is available. 

2017 ITPC Planning Summit

The ITPC Planning Summit brought together academic, technical and business leaders from across the University of Illinois System. Throughout the day, invited participants took part in discussions to inform strategic IT areas and to provide feedback on more effective ITPC processes. This year's summit was an interactive opportunity to collaborate and provide input on:

  • workflow and document management capabilities
  • self-service opportunities
  • data analytics to improve services to students
  • improved business processes
  • design characteristics of administrative systems
  • next-generation ERP systems (Banner)

In the following weeks we will be condensing the full results of the Summit and working on communicating the needs and support that resulted from the day's discussion, as well as future action items that can be implemented. 

Summit materials can be found on the 2017 ITPC Planning Summit page.

2011 ITPC Planning Summit

2011 ITPC Planning Summit Wrap Up Report

The ITPC Planning Summit brought together technical and functional leaders from across the University of Illinois to collaborate on IT for Business Process Improvement and Decision Support. Participants had the opportunity to provide feedback on the ITPC process and to help create a more effective integration of the ITPC process with campus and college governance for IT for Business Process Improvement and Decision Support project investments. Select participants took part in various sessions throughout the day that focused on input discussion and future priorities of the IT for Business Process Improvement and Decision Support.

2010 ITPC Planning Summit

2010 ITPC Summit Wrap-up Report

The ITPC Planning Summit brought together select business and academic leaders throughout the University with individuals that provide the support for the University of Illinois administrative IT services. Participants took part in sessions throughout the day that identified administrative IT areas of focus and provide dfeedback to create a more effective IT evaluation and prioritization process. 

2009 ITPC Planning Summit

2009 ITPC Planning Summit Follow-up Report | 2009 ITPC Summit Wrap-up Report

The ITPC Planning Summit brought together select technical and functional personnel from across the University of Illinois system. The focus of the summit was administrative IT planning and support relative to the strategy initiatives set forth by the campuses and university administration as well as mission critical projects within the current funding environment.

2008 ITPC Process Review

2008 ITPC Process Review Final Report

Since 2004, the Information Technology Priorities Committee (ITPC) process has provided a common approach to solicit, review, prioritize and execute information technology projects involving University Administration (UA) information technology resources. After four years of experience with the process, the ITPC agreed that a review was in order, to determine where the process is working well and where improvements are needed.  The final set of recommendations was summarized and endorsed by ITPC on June 25, 2008. The recommendations were approved for implementation by the Academic Affairs Planning Council on October 10, 2008.