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SaaS and PaaS
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Working Group Description
The SaaS/PaaS Strategic Plan Working Group will focus its efforts on the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) landscape. The group will work collaboratively to assess the current state of SaaS/PaaS usage and adoption at Yale vs. peer institutions and identify key factors for delivery and ongoing management of and satisfaction with SaaS/PaaS solutions at Yale. The group will formulate key strategic goals, objectives, and action items to position SaaS/PaaS solutions at Yale as exemplary with regard to community satisfaction, technology leadership, rock solid services, organizational readiness, fiscal management, and global recognition.
Working Group Members
Colleen Whelan*, Director, ITS SaaS/PaaS Practices Daniel (DJ) Martin, Technical Program Lead, ITS SaaS/Paas Practices Daryl Brereton, Associate IT Director, School of Drama David DeMichele, Software Engineer, ITS SaaS/PaaS Practices Gary Leydon, Associate Director for Tech Services, Teaching and Learning Center, YSM Student Affairs John Coleman, Director, ITS Core Services Louis Rinaldi, Applications and Usability Manager, ITS Academic Project Development Walter Mullen, Senior Program Analyst, School of Management William (Bill) Daniels, Technical Lead, ITS SaaS/PaaS Practices *working group lead
Develop a vision and service delivery roadmap that positions Yale to leverage Software-as-a-Service(SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) solutions to advance the University mission and functions and realize total cost of ownership savings and improved timelines for technology solution implementation.