The CIO provides the vision and leadership of information technology initiatives to support uOttawa’s vision for excellence in research, teaching, and learning.
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Chief Information Officer

Martin Bernier was named chief information officer (CIO) of the University of Ottawa in April 2018.
CIO Biography

What we do

  • develop strategies and lead strategic initiatives
  • financial and people management
  • project and portfolio management
  • vendor management
  • enterprise architecture
  • security strategies
  • change management and communications
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Our major projects includes:
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Digital Credentials

MyCreds is the digital credentials platform that we will offer to students for access and control over their credentials within a secure, digital wallet. This application is being adopted by many post-secondary institutions.
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Process Analysis & Pre-Award

A review of the research pre-award process and definition of the requirements for the pre-awards phase for grant management. This will include searching for funding, developing proposals, and working with internal teams on grant applications.
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SharePoint Online

SharePoint Online will be implemented at uOttawa, leveraging the University’s investment in M365. This will improve information management, increase collaboration, and provide efficient search and retrieval of information.

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