Women in Tech |

Anne Margulies, University CIO of Harvard

March 28, 2016

Among other topics, Anne discusses the following issues with Metis Strategy:

  • Her role as the CIO of Harvard University
  • The strategic plans and future priorities of the IT organization
  • The IT Academy and how she builds new skills for her staff
  • How the IT Academy is administered, and how it functions
  • The toolkit of every IT professional and how she determines what skills are necessary within IT teams
  • Her history with massive open online courses (MOOCs) including edX and HarvardX
  • Eye on the Trends: The Internet of Things, Online Learning

Anne Margulies’ Biography

Anne Margulies is the University Chief Information Officer at Harvard.  In that role, she is responsible for technology plans, policies, and services that support the University’s mission of teaching, learning, and research. In addition to her institution-wide technology planning and coordination role, Anne directly oversees Harvard University Information Technology (HUIT), which provides IT services to 30,000 educators, students, and staff.

Prior to her role at Harvard, Anne was Assistant Secretary for Information Technology and CIO for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Anne has also held additional roles in the online learning community, including as the founding Executive Director of MIT OpenCourseWare, and as the founding Chair of the OCWConsortium, an international organization comprising 300 universities around the world working together to share educational materials.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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