The University of Wisconsin System is committed to a collaborative approach toward driving Information Technology direction, policy, and development. To these ends, a number of groups exist to encourage cooperation, collaboration, and resource sharing among the UW institutions. Some groups are coordinated by UW System Administration in conjunction with staff at the various UW Institutions, while other groups are driven by staff to facilitate knowledge sharing, and trends and strengthen the abilities of their members.

Campus Web Council of Wisconsin (CWCW)

The CWCW group brings together web professionals, whether marketing or technical, to share experiences, best practices and collaborate in order to enhance our web expertise across the UW System.

Common Systems Review Group (CSRG)

Budgetary considerations, oversight and leadership for large information technology systems used by all or most of the fifteen institutions in the University of Wisconsin System.

Council of Chief Information Officers

Provide leadership in the development and use of information technology. The Council supports the unique needs of each institution while providing a forum for the development of opportunities that become possible when the institutions work together.

Council of UW Libraries (CUWL)

Provide a forum for library and information technology planning within the University of Wisconsin System.

DLE Advisory Council

The UW System Digital Learning Environment (DLE) Advisory Council is a standing group of UW System stakeholders with unique expertise and knowledge assembled to provide a forum for reporting, discussing, and providing input to the DLE program service owner.  The DLE Advisory Council creates linkage between UW System institution perspectives and the DLE program. 

Educational Media Technology Council (EMTC)

The purpose of the EMTC is to provide a forum for addressing educational media and technology issues that affect individual campuses and the University of Wisconsin-System as a whole.

Enterprise Data Governance Council (EDGC)

The UW System Enterprise Data Governance Council (EDGC) is the decision-making body that implements a set of data governance policies and processes for the stewardship of all UW System enterprise data and data processes.

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Leadership

The University of Wisconsin System’s Identification, Authentication and Authorization (IAA) system provides identity management and authentication services supporting the secure deployment of applications at UW-System institutions.

Information Technology Management Council (ITMC)

The University of Wisconsin Information Technology Management Council (ITMC) is established to consider information technology matters of common interest among University of Wisconsin institutions, and to address such issues as may be directed to them by UW System Administration.

Learning Technology Development Council (LTDC)

Brings together learning technologists, instructional designers, and faculty technology support professionals on all UW campuses in their quest to support faculty and students to integrate instructional technology with the goal to improve student learning outcomes.

Portfolio, Program, Project Management and Business Analysis (PMBA) Group

The PMBA group will collaborate, promote the value of and share best practices in business analysis and portfolio, program and project management across the UW System community.

Technology and Information Security Council (TISC)

The purpose of TISC is to oversee, develop and maintain an enterprise, systemwide information security (IS) program designed to ensure the confidentiality, integrity and availability of UW System Administration (UWSA) and institutions’ information assets from unauthorized access, loss, alteration or damage while supporting the open, information sharing needs of the academic environment.