The IT Policy and Planning Department develops information technology policies for campus and provides support to UW-Madison units involved in the research and development of policies, guidelines and procedures that have a strong IT component. The IT Policy and Planning Department reports directly to the Office of the CIO.
IT policy development incorporates campus-wide input and collaboration. An IT Policy Planning Team is charged with identifying improvements regarding IT policy principles and procedures and overall policy planning.
The Information Technology Committee is the primary shared governance committee responsible for campus IT policy. Their oversight helps assure alignment with institutional culture and the goals and needs of broad campus constituencies.
Policy ForumsQuarterly IT policy forums engage UW-Madison faculty and staff on policy development and implementation. The previous forum was held on May 7, 2013. The next forum will be in August 2013 , date, time, location TBD. Additional forums are planned in November of 2013, February 2014, April 2014.
Policy Development Wiki
The department maintains a policy development wiki to support collaborative IT policy development. Wiki documentation includes agendas, meeting notes, timelines and related background materials.