Community of Practice Directory

Communities of Practice do not serve as governance or steering committees, but are about coordinating and sharing knowledge with peer IT experts across the university.

To update or remove information about an existing community, please contact [email protected].

  • Exploring AI Projects, Ideas, and Challenges Together
  • This community connects members of the U-M community who are engaged in assessment or evaluation work focused on teaching and learning outcomes and foster collaboration across units and disciplinary domains.
  • This community brings together individuals responsible for audiovisual technology.
  • The purpose of this group is to connect people who have an interest in Business Analysis. Discussion topics include requirements, tools, processes, testing, training, retrospective and networking opportunities.
  • This group builds and grows U-M’s analytics community through networking, information sharing, and skill development related to analytics, reporting, and business intelligence at the University of Michigan.
  • A collaborative space for campus members to share what's happening in the their unit in the space of Health and Well-being technology.
  • This community is intended for those interested in the use of cloud-based systems, either as infrastructure (e.g., servers, networks in the cloud) or as services (e.g., pre-built web services).
  • Collaboration and productivity services are widely used and critically important across the university community. This Community of Practice (COP) will discuss, educate and inform about such services; collect and offer examples of their use, and work to elevate collaboration and productivity at the University of Michigan.
  • This community for facilitators was established in order to share resources, challenges, tips, support and tools among Michigan IT Community of Practice facilitators.
  • This community is for those interested in being involved, or just monitoring, work being done with CRM systems and projects across the university.
  • This community brings together disconnected contact centers from across our 3 campuses to discuss the challenges of addressing the needs of our stakeholders.
  • Facilitate communication among campus groups that are using containers. Provide input to container service providers of user needs.
  • This group provides a collaborative environment where Content Managers can share resources and ideas, work on sign design, content, keep informed, and provide service feedback to the ITS Digital Signage Team.
  • This group is for those interested in sharing Data Integration best practices and experiences. We focus on sharing tips and tricks for leveraging enterprise tools, like Informatica, MS SSIS, the API Directory, and more. Members also share new tools, techniques, and discoveries within the group.
  • This CoP will allow data stewards, delegated data stewards and data managers to share experiences, updates, tools & resources, hold training sessions and provide ongoing support for data activities.
  • This community is for developers, admins, operators, and others who use DevOps practices or are interested in learning more.
  • Digital Asset Collaborative Community of Practice covers topics related to Digital Asset Management (DAM) practices such as curation, digital asset lifecycle, metadata, and governance.
  • An information discussion group for IT disaster recovery and business continuity planning efforts across the University so we can learn from each other.
  • This community provides a venue for members of the campus community to share information, experiences, and ideas around GIS topics.
  • The GLAM-IT Community of Practice brings together creators, users, and managers of data and digital assets from U-M galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (GLAM) to advance the mission of the University of Michigan.
  • A community where everyone can share their tips and tricks and help the UM community grow their expertise in the Informatica Cloud skillset.
  • Supporting researchers using mobile data in health studies.
  • The purpose of this group is to connect people who have an interest in project management and program management. Discussion topics include tools, process, lessons learned and networking opportunities.
  • Sharing information for best practices in the ever changing realm of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) & Marketing (SEM).
  • This community facilitates sharing information and challenges around data, storage hardware, access management, and networking to help understand how we do what we do, where we can improve individually and collectively, and strengthen existing relationships to support and learn from each other.
  • This working group provides a collaborative environment for those across the U-M Technology community (Academic and Medical campuses) interested in leadership development, skill advancement, and next practices.
  • This group exists to share resources, information, and ideas about how to address digital accessibility on campus.
  • The U-M Videoconferencing Group includes professional staff who provide video and videoconferencing services in units at the university. The group is focused primarily on videoconference room systems and interoperability.
  • This group collaborates by sharing information about data collection, querying, analysis, reporting, and other applied research efforts that support strategic planning and decision making at the unit and institution level.
  • This community connects faculty and staff from U-M with those at partner institutions in other countries to assist in the design of technical and pedagogical solutions that enable regular classes to be co-taught between institutions. Faculty, instructional design, and A/V-IT support staff will find resources, training, and mentorship within the group that will assist them in creating and supporting these rich engaging learning experiences, where students gain valuable global experiences within their regular for-credit courses.
  • This community seeks to establish a network of people in the field of Information Technology to support women’s career growth, education on relevant topics, and look for ways to increase the number of women in IT.
  • XR
    The purpose of this community is to explore and learn from each other on the various uses of XR systems.