IT Capital Investment and Shared Service Approval Process


The annual IT Capital Investment and Shared Service Approval process allows the IT Governance committees to review and compare information technology requests collectively instead of on a case-by-case basis. IT Investment requests for FY16 are due by Friday, September 12, 2014.

This IT planning process is for the Ann Arbor campus:

  • Schools and colleges
  • Administrative units
  • Centers and institutes

This process is used both when a unit has the funding and when they need to request funding. While having the appropriate funding in place is a vital component of preparing a successful proposal, there are a number of other factors and dependencies that must be considered when a unit implements a technology solution. A unit should use the IT Capital Investment and Shared Services Approval when they are planning:

  • Any information technology investment greater than $1 million—total dollar amount includes all university costs
  • New or enhanced IT Shared Service ideas (An IT Shared Service is defined as providing an IT service to more than one campus or administrative unit.)

This annual approach has many benefits. It will:


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