OneIT Spring 2018 Symposium Schedule

Tuesday, April 24 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

Morning Program

8:30-9:00 am Registration (coffee and pastries available)
GLC 236
9:00-9:45 am Keynote: The Future of IT in Higher Education
Laura McCain Patterson (MOR Associates, and former CIO University of Michigan 2009-2016)
GLC 236
10:00-10:40 am State of IT at Georgia Tech
Mark Hoeting, VP Information Technology and CIO, Georgia Tech
GLC 236
10:40-11:10am Q&A Session with Laura and Mark
GLC 236
11:20-11:30 am OneIT Program Status Report
Marissa Jules and Steve Hodges
GLC 236
11:30 am – 1:00 pm Buffet lunch provided for all registrants (with a special visitor)
GLC First Floor Atrium


Afternoon Program

1:00-1:55 pm

Instructor Not Available Because of Emergency

ITIL Overview Workshop

GLC 235

Presented by Knowledge Toolworks, this workshop is intended to provide the campus IT community with an overview of ITIL so that participants can determine how and which parts of ITIL may be of benefit to their IT organization. The workshop describes the ITIL Lifecycle phases and how they can help align IT with “the business”, control cost, improve IT service quality, balance resource allocations, and make IT a more enjoyable and stable working environment.

Canvas @ GT

GLC 236

* Warren Goetzel, Digital Learning, OIT

Gain understanding of GT’s ongoing Canvas rollout while following along in the same training sandbox used for faculty training

Microsoft Azure and Machine Learning Demo

GLC 222

Microsoft representative Gaurav Hind will present Microsoft Azure with specific reference to Azure machine learning (AzureML). Observe as a basic ML experiment is developed, and explore on your own after the session using the presentation materials.

Note: The demonstrated AzureML experiment requires an Azure account. If you want to repeat this demonstration during or after the session, you can sign up for a free Azure account using your GT credentials. From choose “Free account” -> “Start free” and use GT account of the form After signing in via SSO, verify identity by card (it won’t be charged unless you explicitly convert to a paid account).

2:00-2:55 pm

Salesforce @ GT

GLC 236

* Shannon Thomas, Scheller College of Business
* John Wilson, Enterprise Information Systems, OIT
* Jeff Fischer, Professional Education

Learn how Salesforce is currently being used at GT and plans for future use

Amazon AWS Machine Learning and Alexa Demo

GLC 222

Amazon representative Brian Beach will present AWS machine learning technology with specific reference to Alexa technology. Observe as a basic Alexa “skill” is developed, and experiment after the session using instructional materials provided. Stephen Garrett of GT will speak about ITG group’s recent work with Alexa.

Note: The demonstrated AWS skill requires an AWS account. If you want to repeat this demonstration during or after the session, you can sign up for a free AWS account. From choose “Create an AWS Account”. You’ll automatically be placed in the “free tier”, though credit card info is required for identification and in cases where usage exceeds the free tier.

3:00-3:55 pm

IT Governance @ GT

GLC 236

* John Gilleland, Office of Strategic Consulting

Better understand the structures and processes around IT governance at GT; see examples of projects that have gone through the process

Panel: The Technological Diversity of GT’s Campus IT

GLC 222


Closing Remarks and Feedback

GLC 236