The Rules of Engagement

Thanks to all for a great All-Hands Meeting last week. To those who were there, you got to see me embarrass myself (and my kids) a little bit. That may be motivation enough for those of you not able to attend to watch the video recording that we’ll be sharing on...

Team(work)

Change isn’t easy. Whether it is a technical change, an organizational change, or a culture shift, variations from what we are used to are difficult. Those latter two types of change are often the hardest. I bring this up is because ITS itself must change to keep up...

To Retrain or to Hire? That Is the Tech Talent Question

A good read, sent to me by a colleague this morning. The CIOs I know are having this conversation all the time, but it may be slightly more nuanced in higher education. While we know our institutions are facing a wave of digital disruption, we also know that we are...

Answering the Bell

Welcome to the new school year! Fall on campus brings so much excitement. For me, this new school year is especially exciting because this will be my first at Northeastern University. In the short time that I’ve been here, I’ve hit the ground learning about the great...

One Month In

It is hard for me to believe that I have been at Northeastern for a little more than a month. I have met with many people across the university to understand Northeastern’s ambition and how ITS can provide solutions to help pave the way. I am excited to hear...