NAEP Webinar Sponsored by Canon
“Engaging Institution-Wide Stakeholders for the Successful Roll Out of New Technology”
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 2:00 PM ET
Director of Purchasing and Auxiliary Services, Gregory Long, will share how Seminole State College was able to successfully gain control of its print environment through the collaboration of its IT group, purchasing department, faculty members and their local office equipment dealer.
Through the combined efforts of a team of institution-wide stakeholders along with senior management support, Seminole State was able to achieve its goals of reducing costs, improving document security and compliance, and enabling greater accessibility to printing devices by faculty, staff, students and guests.
Higher Ed Procurement Professionals, as well as IT and business units leaders will have the opportunity to gain insight on how Seminole State College built internal and external alliances resulting in a successful technology deployment that promoted innovation, improved the user experience and saved operational costs.
- Needs Assessment & Sourcing: Working collaboratively to map out resources towards strategic partnerships
- Getting Buy-in: Identifying and engaging key stakeholders to build a strategic partnership based on organizational vision and common goals
- Change Management & Communication Plan: Working with multiple departments (IT, Business Services, Marketing) and the vendor/manufacturer towards successful outcomes for all involved.
Gregory Long, Director of Purchasing and Auxiliary Services, Seminole State College of Florida
Mr. Long has worked for Public K-12 Education, Higher Education, and Private industry. He received his BS in Marketing from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Masters in Procurement and Acquisition and in Business Administration from Webster University. Mr. Long holds a lifetime Certified Purchasing Manager certificate from the Institute for Supply Chain Management and is the current chair of the Council of Purchasing Professionals for the State College System of Florida.
Gisela Albuquerque Weise, Education Vertical Market Specialist, Canon USA, Inc
Gisela is a Former senior higher education administrator and IT Director, Gisela spearheaded and managed various deployments of education technology serving curricular and administrative needs. She holds an MA in Media Studies and an ITIL certification and currently works as Education Vertical Market Specialist advising Canon USA on strategy for technology roll out in education.
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Participants who attend this webcast will receive 1 hour of continuing education credit. This time may be applied toward ISM’s CPSM/CPSD certification or C.P.M. recertification and/or A.P.P. re-accreditation, or UPPCC’s CPPO/CPPB certification or recertification program requirements.
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