A public research university transitioned from a cultural paradigm of informal IT governance to a formalized IT governance structure that was as robust as the university governance structures outside IT. The results it rapidly achieved also provide closer alignment between IT decision-making and the university’s overall strategic goals.
Joshua Kissee is the Director of Information Technology for the Texas A&M University - Health Science Center. He has 18 years of IT experience in the areas of Project and Portfolio Management, Application Development, IT Service Management, Learning Management Systems & Instructional Technology, IT Governance, and Strategic Planning. Joshua holds a B.S. in Information Systems, an M.Ed. in Human Resource Development, and is a PhD. student in the Higher Education Administration program at Texas A&M University.
His research interests center on the effectiveness of the triad between strategic planning, IT governance, and project portfolio management in the higher education context, as well as cultural and organizational development.