The Queensland University Directors of Information Technology (QUDIT) has broadened the scope of collaboration to more generally promote and advance the development and use of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) in Higher Education and Research in Queensland.
In this context, QUDIT has established a Data Centre Working Group with the intent to maintain a community-of-practice for professional development purposes and to discuss collaborative opportunities that can be progressed.
The QUDIT “Data Centre Workgroup” overseas collaborative work related to provision of data centre services for QUDIT members. It shares experience among the QUDIT member institutions, captures opportunities and makes recommendations to the QUDIT Board of Management regarding data centre solutions.
The Workgroup members are responsible to the QUDIT board for fulfilling the following terms of reference:
- Maintain a community of practice in relation to provision of data centre services in the research and higher education sector, sharing expertise, experiences, plans, policies, procedures and practices;
- Consider and recommend to the QRNO board collaborative initiatives which will improve the effectiveness and/or efficiency of provision of data centre services for the benefit of QUDIT member institutions;
- Oversee collaborative initiatives as requested by the board.
For more information on data centres, contact the Data Centre Working Group Chair, Matthew Wren (firstname.lastname@example.org).