Solution Design Authority (SDA)

The purpose of the Solution Design Authority is to oversee and approve the proposed solutions for enterprise wide digital projects across the University, ensuring that the solutions adhere to overarching University wide frameworks such as digital master plan, IT Enterprise Architecture principles and framework. 

In addition to approving proposed solutions for enterprise wide digital projects, this committee will approve all technology solutions introduced into the University environment, including any significant changes to current software, applications of infrastructure.

Please visit the Technology Governance at ANU SharePoint site for more information on the overall framework and links to other committees.

Committee meeting cycle:

The frequency of the SDA meetings is set every six weeks from February to November, or as per out of session arrangements nominated by the chair. 

Meeting Dates and News:

Please visit the Technology Governance at ANU SharePoint site for the current SDA meeting dates and News from past meetings.

Members

  • Jonathan Churchill, Chief Information Officer (Chair)
  • April Weiss, Associate Director, Applications, Information Technology Services
  • Steven Fox, Associate Director, Infrastructure, Information Technology Services
  • Shankar Arjunan, Chief Enterprise Architect
  • Leone Nurbasari, Associate Director, Prospective Student Analytics, Planning & Service Performance
  • Jochen Trumpf, Software Innovation Institute, CECS (University Representative)

Invitees

  • Matthew McGowan, Enterprise Architect
  • David Howse, Manager, Cyber Engineering
  • Adam Reed, Solution Architect, Project Delivery & Engagement, Information Technology Services

Secretariat

  • Adam Reed, Solution Architect, Project Delivery & Engagement, Information Technology Services