Role of the committee

The role of the committee includes:

  • overseeing the development and implementation of a strategic BI architecture/ roadmap for the University
  • provide overall guidance and direction to the project, ensuring it remains viable with specified constraints
  • ensuring effective BI processes, systems and governance are in place to support the University’s strategic information requirements
  • ensuring alignment between ACU’s strategic information needs and BI capability
  • monitoring progress of major BI initiatives and projects across the University
  • managing key risks associated with the planning and implementation of BI solutions and/or initiatives
  • providing leadership and guidance in the implementation of BI best practice across the University
  • promoting, enforcing and supporting a data-driven culture across the University and the use of data in decision-making
  • to set tolerances and accept progress through major stages of the project
  • to respond to requests for advice or information from the Business Intelligence Project Manager, including granting access to subject matter experts particularly during discovery, implementation and user testing.


The BISC is a decision-making group with the power to approve Business Intelligence functionality, development and enhancement, within the remit of the Project’s Scope of Work.


The BISC consists of the following members:

  • Director, Planning and Strategic Management (OPSM) (Chair)
  • Director, Finance
  • Director, Human Resources
  • Director, Information Technology
  • Director, Learning and Teaching Centre
  • Director, Libraries
  • Director, Strategic Projects
  • One Faculty Manager
  • Executive Director, Infrastructure and Deputy Chief Operating Officer
  • Academic Registrar and Director, Student Administration
  • Director, Marketing and External Relations
  • Senior Manager, Research Systems and Reporting, Research Systems and Reporting
  • Director, Properties and Facilities.

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