Architecture, Security and Innovation


Enterprise Architecture (EA) is a discipline that defines and maintains the architecture models, governance and transition initiatives needed to effectively co-ordinate disparate groups towards common business and IT goals.

EA needs to link the University’s enterprise's business strategy to its change programs through the definition of Architecture models, Mechanisms, Policies, Standards, Procedures and Guidelines.

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With the increased use of technology to store, transmit and retrieve information, we have become more exposed to increased numbers and types of threats. Effective Information Stewardship is a major theme in the IT Strategy. IT Services has started an Information Assurance initiative covering Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of information as part of a move towards compliance with the international standards ISO17799 and ISO27001. 

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The IT Innovation Centre allows for pioneering prototying of new IT solutions outside of existing systems in a way that responds more effectively to rapidly changing technologies. 

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Head of Information Security
Tim Lucas

Tel: 0121 414 4748 

IT Security Manager 
Chris Bayliss

Tel: 0121 414 3991

Head of Architecture and Design
Adrian Hassell

Lead Architect
Laurence Williams


The IT Service Desk is your first point of contact for IT Services enquiries.


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