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The McMaster IT Forum 2021 coming soon

The McMaster IT Forum is coming! Join us for Connectivity 2021: the 4th Annual McMaster IT Forum! This year’s virtual forum is hosted by the Office of the AVP and CTO and celebrates the many contributions of the IT community at McMaster. Connectivity 2021 brings campus IT professionals, tech practitioners and business partners together as […]

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McMaster IT 2020 Year in Review

2020. Wow! It has been an extraordinary year! Twenty-twenty is also synonymous with hindsight. And as we close out this unpredictable year, I felt it important to reflect on all that has happened to and within the McMaster IT community.   2020 brought (dare I say it) unprecedented change for the world and McMaster. Our McMaster IT community came together […]

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McMaster IT Executive endorses two projects – December 2020

On December 7th, 2020, the IT Executive committee met to review and discuss proposed IT initiatives. The following two projects were endorsed through the IT Governance framework. Centralized Cellular Services : Phase 2 implementation will engage departmental  coordinators and start building on our existing support, training and operational service processes around Cellular Services. This project will […]

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Celebrating One Year of the McMaster IT Strategy


Today marks the one year anniversary of the McMaster IT Strategy. Thanks to the hard work and collaboration across campus, we’re all working together to create a technology experience that is more connected, seamless, and transformative. In the video below, McMaster University Assistant Vice-President and Chief Technology Officer Gayleen Gray provides an update on all […]

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McMaster Mobile Application Initiative Update


Phase 1 (Discovery) of the McMaster mobile application initiative is drawing to a close, having gathered an impressive collection of information. The purpose of the Discovery phase was to gather business requirements, including data mapping, environmental scans (internal and external), and data gleaned from student surveys and focus groups, as well as the development of […]

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Interview with Rocco Piro, Director, Computing Services Unit (CSU), Faculty of Health Sciences

Rocco Piro

A key member of our McMaster IT community will soon be retiring. Rocco Piro, Director of the Computing Services Unit (CSU) for the Faculty of Health Sciences, has served the McMaster community since July 1988. The McMaster IT community sincerely thanks Rocco for his contributions and positive impact. Read his parting wisdom below. When did […]

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