The ECAR-CLOUD Working Group is developing this series of seven papers, Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud. The fourth paper, Building a Migration Plan, helps you develop a cloud migration plan to guide your future efforts.
BiographySteve Terry is currently the Director of Enterprise Applications at Denison University. Since arriving at Denison in the fall of 2013, Steve has focused his efforts on implementing strategic project management solutions, coupled with the deployment of tactical IT governance best-practices. Steve was previously the Director of Technology Utilization/University IT Projects at the University of Memphis where he focused on cloud strategies, strategic planning and helping the University integrate with new or emerging technologies. While at Memphis, Steve also served in a variety of leadership roles, (Director of MIS and as Director of Client Services) where he led a number of major IT initiatives.
Prior to coming to the University of Memphis in 2001, Steve worked for over ten years with the City of New York in a variety of IT leadership roles. Also in an IT capacity, Steve worked for several large, non-profit arts institutions including, the Metropolitan Opera and City Center Theater.
Steve holds an MFA from Trinity University and a BFA from the University of Mississippi. He has also been a part-time adjunct professor, a guest lecturer and has volunteered his services to other schools by helping them plan and/or implement a number of IT-based projects.
Steve is an active member of EDUCAUSE and completed the EDUCAUSE Institute Management Program in 2003. He also served on the 2004 Southeast Regional Conference Program Committee and has performed as a presenter and convener at several EDUCAUSE conferences. Steve continues his service with EDUCAUSE as a member of the 2014 Senior Leadership Roundtable and as co-chair of the Cloud Computing Constituent Group. In addition to EDUCAUSE, Steve is currently active with a variety of IT or higher-ed service-based organizations including, Internet 2, NMC, ELI and CLAC.
The ECAR-CLOUD Working Group is developing this series of seven papers, Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud. The third paper, Transforming the IT Organization, addresses the impact that cloud computing is making in the evolution of the changing roles of IT staff in higher education.
The ECAR-CLOUD Working Group is developing this series of seven papers, Preparing the IT Organization for the Cloud. The second paper, Developing Cloud-Aware IT Governance, shows how a cloud-aware IT governance strategy helps increase awareness of cloud computing throughout the organization and highlights the considerations that come with adopting cloud solutions.