• October 19, 2020

Join Vantage at EDUCAUSE 2020 Annual Virtual Conference

Join Vantage at EDUCAUSE 2020 Annual Virtual Conference

Join Vantage at EDUCAUSE 2020 Annual Virtual Conference 706 287 Vantage Technology Consulting Group

Vantage team members will be speaking virtually at the 2020 EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in October. Join us as we discuss topics and find solutions to issues within higher education IT.

October 23rd: EDUCAUSE Community Day
Join Vantage staff for EDUCAUSE Community Day before the conference. Have a chance to meet up and connect with peers and share news and information.

October 27th: EDUCAUSE Break Out Session
Vice President Cathy Bates and Associate Vice President Joanna Grama will join panelists Augie Freda, Data Steward at the University of Notre Dame and Rachel Serrano, Director of BI and Data Warehousing at UNC Chapel Hill at the EDUCAUSE Virtual Annual Conference. Their Simulive presentation, Spinach or Kryptonite? Leveraging Data Governance to Improve Analytics, will explore their data governance journeys, their pain points and celebrations, and how they have leveraged data governance practices to create a campus culture that embraces analytics.

On Demand Videos:

– Associate Vice President Joanna Grama will be speaking with the California State University System Chief Information Security Officer Ed Hudson at the EDUCAUSE Virtual Annual Conference. Their on-demand presentation, Promoting Information Security Policy Piety, showcases how the CSU System deconstructed old information security policies, implemented a new policy framework, and adopted a life-cycle management approach to create information security policies that have system-wide devotees.

– Associate Vice President, Jon Young, joined by panelists Jim Monek (Lehigh University), Mike Storer (Rutgers University), and Scott Himes (Biola University), have an on-demand session: IT and Facilities Engagement Strategies. When you build or renovate a facility, do your design and budget accurately include infrastructure technologies?  Let’s talk about how to effectively integrate IT into the construction process so that we can ensure that campus buildings meet the current and future technology needs of students, faculty, and staff.

Cathy Bates - Senior Consultant with Vantage Technology Consulting Group

Cathy Bates

Cathy advises clients on strategic plans, planning and budgeting for infrastructure refresh cycles, IT and data governance, and developing technology and information security roadmaps.

Joanna Grama

Joanna advises clients on information security policy, compliance, governance, and data privacy issues.

Jon Young

Jon advises clients on technology strategic planning, information security, network design and architecture, and funding models for campus IT.