Office of the CIO

Information Technology Mandate

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Information Technology’s mandate is to lead the IT efforts at the University of Ottawa.  It closely works with faculties and services to address uOttawa’s institutional requirements and objectives.

Information Technology provides leadership in prioritizing and optimizing technical investments while leveraging best practices in terms of solution design and security. The vision is to facilitate the best student experience, as well as the activities of faculty, researchers and staff with IT resources and expertise.


CIO Mandate

The CIO provides the vision and leadership of information technology initiatives to support uOttawa’s vision for excellence in research, teaching, and learning.

He focuses on strategies to improve systems, people, resources, and technologies for organizational effectiveness that will ultimately lead to a more cohesive and integrated environment for information, applications, and infrastructure.  In guiding the University to strategically invest its IT resources, the CIO helps the University in achieving better cost effectiveness, service quality, and agility.

CIO biography

IT Projects

The strategic choice and the completion of technological projects contribute to the excellence of teaching, learning and research at the University of Ottawa.

List of major projects

  • Digital Credentials project

MyCreds is the digital credentials platform that we will offer to students for access and control over their credentials within a secure, digital wallet. This application is being adopted by many post-secondary institutions. 

  • Process Analysis & Pre-Award project

A review of the research pre-award process and definition of the requirements for the pre-awards phase for grant management. This will include searching for funding, developing proposals, and working with internal teams on grant applications.

  • SharePoint Online project

SharePoint Online will be implemented at uOttawa, leveraging the University’s investment in M365. This will improve information management, increase collaboration, and provide efficient search and retrieval of information.

IT projects intake and portfolio

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