Office of Information Technology Introduces Awards Program

OIT introduced an awards program to acknowledge, recognize, and reward the effort, accomplishments, and contributions of employees and teams who reflect Georgia Tech’s and OIT’s values, mission, and goals on a regular basis.

Georgia Tech Announces New Chief Information Security Officer

After a national search, the Georgia Institute of Technology has selected Leo Howell as its new chief information security officer.

Georgia Tech Strives for Data Excellence

Georgia Tech is taking steps to reshape its data strategy as part of the multi-year, multi-phase Data Excellence initiative.

CIO Blog - Data Excellence

We formally introduce the multi-phase, multi-year Data Excellence initiative at Georgia Tech. I'm extremely excited to share details around this initiative, which directly supports the Institute Strategic Plan and brings together leaders from across

Shared Experiences, Shared Responsibility, Shared Success

For the Office of Information Technology (OIT), the past semester has been all about shared experiences, shared responsibility, and shared success.

New PACE Advisory Committee and Funding Model Formalized

Georgia Tech has formalized an advisory committee for the Partnership for an Advanced Computing Environment (PACE) and adopted of a new method of funding research cyberinfrastructure.

OIT to Upgrade Website on May 14

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) will perform an upgrade to its website ( on Friday, May 14, migrating the site from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8.

Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in IT

Nationally observed in May, Georgia Tech celebrated Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month throughout April - recognizing the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans to Georgia Tech’s rich history,

Women in Technology Group Resumes Monthly Meeting Cadence

Georgia Tech's Women in Technology Group resumed its monthly meeting cadence in April with a presentation from Academic Technology Associate Director Pam Buffington titled "What's Your Pandemic Presence?"

Multiple IT Teams and Partners Recognized during Georgia Tech Excellence Awards

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) would like to take a moment to recognize IT units, staff, and partners across Georgia Tech who have recently received Staff Excellence awards. 

Sound and Inclusive Strategy Wins

Over the past month, I have been repeatedly reminded of the significant role that women play in shaping digital strategy at Georgia Tech.

Georgia Tech Technology Equipment Loan Program

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) continues to provide equipment support for students, faculty, researchers, and staff through its Technology Equipment Loan program.

We Thrive on Diversity

We thrive on diversity. That is one of the nine core values that makes Georgia Tech unique. It was one of the things that attracted me here last year and I believe it is the value that will be the source of our strength in the future.

Network Operations Center Rebranded

After a series of surveys and customer feedback sessions, the Office of Information Technology’s (OIT) Network Operations Center (NOC) team has successfully rebranded as the Infrastructure Operations Center, effective Monday, February 22.  

Didier Contis Named Interim Chief Information Security Officer After Jimmy Lummis Leaves Tech

Georgia Tech Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Jimmy Lummis left the Office of Information Technology at the end of January to pursue another professional opportunity and commit more time to personal endeavors.

A Message Regarding Issues with Student IT Services

Since the start of the semester, Georgia Tech has experienced technical challenges to the campus network and important student services such as Buzzport, TouchNet, and Banner. While some issues have been isolated, others have been widespread.

Looking Forward in IT; Holiday Cyber Safety

The past year has been unlike any year we have seen before, and while extremely challenging, I am grateful for the great things we have accomplished in 2020.

Cyber Safety During the Holidays

This rise in online activity also heightens the risk for scams and cyberattacks.

CIO Blog - Operational Excellence: Reimagining the “Tech” at Tech

As I wrap up my third full month, I’m eager to share takeaways from what has been an eventful November in my first CIO blog entry.

Georgia Tech Launches New Strategic Plan

Georgia Tech has launched its new strategic plan, which presents a shared vision for the next decade, leading with motto, “Progress and Service for All”.