State CIO wants to unify electronic government
For us, we can't say to our campuses across the state `You must do this,' meachen
says. It will take us a while. ... It will take years. I know that in state...at's a tough row to hoe. There tends to be resistance.
At the same time, meachen
says he believes strongly in moving away from the smokestack-style IT opera...
Wisconsin chooses likely vendors for BadgerNet 2
We dont even have an agreement on how much bandwidth, for example, each of the UW campuses will be buying, he said.
Miszewski and meachen
both said the negotiators hoped to reach an agreement by the end of this year. And the sooner, the better, as far as the BadgerNet alliance is concern...
Wisconsin CIOs look for an IT tipping point
...nal bodies, setting the stage for online learning. meachen
hopes this growing collaboration will speed the de...behind the curve, but I think they will take off," meachen
Meachen said that this year could provide...say that every year and it happens incrementally," meachen
said. "Some year we'll have a tipping point, and i...
Restructuring is a watchword for IT in 2005
...ystems similar to those in the corporate sector for the past ten years, and meachen
said that higher education has begun to see the return on investment.
"Higher education will play a huge role in next-generation Internet," meachen
Converse said that while there is growth potential for both large ...
UW working to salvage multi-million HR software project
... budget overruns of up to $6 million were noticed, meachen
said. "That's a large amount of money, and it woul... get involved in this project, which was unusual," meachen
According to Meachen, the real source of ...ecision to keep much of the project work in-house, meachen
said, there was ultimately poor communication betw...
Fusion 2006 symposium focuses on making IT work for businesses
...ter what industry they're in, whether they're in education or the corporate sector or government, are faced with many of the same kinds of questions," meachen
State defensive on new Oracle contract
...ate last year it had been mismanaged and should be replaced with Oracle/PeopleSoft. An assessment in October said it should go forward as planned, but meachen
said that essentially nothing has been done and the university is waiting to see what the state does.
Cattanach said more than 150 people from stat...
UW System says goodbye to Lawson after 5 years, $26 million
... not think it could make the Lawson software work, meachen
added, but in the long run he said the state is be...m is implemented, which may not happen until 2008, meachen
said UW employees would continue to use the legacy...rces George Brooks.
In a 2005 WTN News article, meachen
maintained that his office was not allowed to get ...
CIO Leadership Series: Ed Meachen, University of Wisconsin System
... Madison, Wis. - Ed meachen
has an interconnected vision for the University o...le to imagine and execute without technology.
Meachen, associate vice president of learning and...y. With autonomous CIOs at each campus, everything meachen
does, outside the small staff that runs internal I...
UW-Madison launches new high-speed research network
...ughout the UW System.
We needed to satisfy granting agencies that take a look at your network infrastructure before they give you research grants, meachen
That's especially true, he added, if the institutions typically move large amounts of data.
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