Knowledge Management Strategy Group Remit

To oversee the University's knowledge management activities in the areas of Library, Information Technology, technology enhanced learning, Management Information and e-Administration (hereafter described as the University's 'Information Space') on behalf of Court; and to give initial consideration to and advise on any other Court business in respect of the University's knowledge management activities. 1 To oversee, on behalf of the Court, the University's knowledge management activities as they apply to the Information Space. In particular: 1.1 To oversee the University's major IT-based projects; and advise the Court and the Central Management Group on the proper control and management thereof; 1.2 To oversee the strategic IT and Library spends. KSC can approve the following transactions: 1.2.1 Acquisition of IT hardware/software and library materials with a value of up to £1 million (including VAT where appropriate) 1.2.1 Award of and payments for all goods, services and/or works contracts for non-estate related projects with a value of up to £1 million (including VAT where appropriate) 1.3 To advise the Court and the Central Management Group (CMG) on any related factors, whether internal or external to the University, which might have a significant effect on the University's information space; and to report to the Court as appropriate; 2 To advise on the strategic direction for the University's Information Space, bringing together academic, physical, and financial aspects; further to ensure that priorities are clearly aligned to the University's Strategic Plan and will support the delivery of the core strategic goals; and to monitor progress against agreed targets and in particular: 2.1 To advise the Court, as necessary, on the strategic direction for our Information Space. 2.2 To monitor the performance and activities of the Library Committee, Information Technology Committee and University Collections Advisory Committee, and report thereon to Court. 3 To undertake such other responsibilities as the Court may determine.

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January 2015 (Friday, 23 January 2015, 2.00pm - 4.00pm)