Themes from the March Cabinet Retreat

Krisellen Maloney

For the last two months, I have used the Agenda to provide updates about a framework we are developing to provide us with a common vocabulary and a shared understanding of the relationships and dependencies between local and central services.… Continue Reading


Local Components of the Rutgers University Libraries Framework Matrix

Support Matrix (local only)

Last month I introduced the idea of using Frameworks to describe our increasingly complex environment. As a reminder, Frameworks provide a way to divide complex processes into manageable chunks while retaining information about relationships and dependencies between the components. Developing… Continue Reading

We Are Not Alone – Thoughts on the BTAA Meeting

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I know that we spend a lot of time focused on building infrastructure. Our top priorities involve undergraduate success and strengthening information control to ensure that our users have efficient, reliable access to information resources. I just got back from… Continue Reading

How Do We Handle New Requests in the Planning Process?

As busy as we all are, sometimes it can be difficult to see the tremendous progress we’ve made in the last couple of years—particularly with something as diffuse as the priorities planning process. Our most recent cabinet meeting provides a… Continue Reading