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Ellis discusses “Culture and Cloud” at the February InfoForum

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“I’ve been thinking about our cloud transformation,” says LITS Deputy CIO John Ellis, presenting to a large audience of Emory Library employees during this week’s InfoForum, “and I wanted to have a discussion with you.” Change is coming The planned transition of Emory from locally-based storage and infrastructure to a cloud-based approach is a significant […]

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Emory Libraries Leadership Development Program finishes second cohort

The second Libraries Leadership Development Program recently completed its extensive training program, which included executive education, goal setting and review, crucial conversations to get better results, introduction to project management, situational leadership, the Birkman Method, and diversity and inclusion. This second cohort took a year to complete and was developed to provide employees with effective […]

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LITSers attend 2018 Leadercast leadership event

On May 4, 2018, 48 Emory team members from all across the Emory Community attended the 2018 Leadercast Leadership event at the Infinity Energy Arena in Duluth, Ga. Team members came from LITS, Oxford, Yerkes, SOM, Grady and Emory College. We enjoyed an array of great speakers including Michael Hyatt, Jen Bricker and Carey Lohrenz. […]

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LITS employees attend Leadercast 2016

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On Friday, May 6, a group of team members from LITS, along with other Emory employees from Oxford, the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing, attended the Leadercast Leadership event at the Infinite Energy Center (Gwinnett Arena) in Duluth, GA. This is an annual, all-day leadership conference that brings together some of the best […]

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John Ellis named Deputy CIO

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John Ellis was announced this week as the new Deputy CIO for LITS, removing the interim designation he has held for two years. “I’m delighted, and honored, to accept the role of Deputy CIO and the great opportunity, and responsibility, that comes with the position,” said Ellis. “Everyone has been so encouraging and supportive during […]

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Jim Johnson leaves impressive IT legacy

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The Emory community was saddened by the passing of Jim Johnson last week. He was 73 years old. Jim, who served as Emory’s Vice Provost of Information Technology and Chief Information Officer from 1988 to 1998, was an IT pioneer in higher education. Jim helped build Emory’s fiber optic network, established supercomputer and biological science computer centers for research, […]

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Mendola, Overcash discuss new roles at Rollins Auditorium

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On Friday, March 13, following announcements regarding Emory’s leadership, Rich Mendola, Marc Overcash, and the executive team met with LITS staff in the Rollins Auditorium to outline the details of the changes at the top of the organization. Earlier in the week, it was announced that Mike Mandl had taken the position of President and CEO of Emory Healthcare. […]

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