The University of Hawaii Board of Regents adopted the institution's first Strategic Plan for Information Technology in February, 1992 after a comprehensive systemwide consensus-building process. The 1992 Plan represented the institution's first shared vision for information technology. It identified a set of strategic objectives and recommended specific actions to attain each of these objectives.
A new systemwide committee was appointed to update this plan for both the necessary changes and the technological realities and opportunities of the new millennium. The committee assessed UH's progress since 1992, the changes in the technology landscape as they relate to higher education, and the new environment in which the University of Hawaii operates given the changes of the 90s. Through that assessment a new draft plan was prepared as the basis for wider discussions within the University system. The draft plan was circulated throughout the University community, made available on the web and presented in various meetings and forums in order to obtain comments and feedback from the widest possible constituency. The draft was substantially revised based on feedback from the University community, and the new Strategic Plan for Information Technology was presented to and accepted by the UH Board of Regents on July 20, 2000.
While the general economic condition of the State of Hawaii and University of Hawaii have not been conducive to funding the Plan, it serves as the guiding framework for Information Technology Services (ITS) ongoing activities.
Reviewed: 22 September 2005