Submission and Review Process

Step 1: Submit a Project Request

Please email ITSC Request with a project name and answers to the following six questions:

  1. What do you want to do?
  2. Why do you want to do this?
  3. Why do you want to do this now?
  4. What alternatives have you considered?
  5. What is the impact of not doing this?
  6. How does this request support Emory's Strategic Plan?

Project requests are logged into a database and assigned to an IT Business Analyst or IT Service Management Specialist. The originator of the request will be contacted within 2 business days of the submission of the request.

Step 2: Complete a Business Case

  • Download the Business Case Template, and if needed, the Business Case Guidance document.
  • The originator of the project request and OIT staff work together to create a detailed business case.
  • The business case is forwarded through the IT Governance Process.

Step 3: Review/Prioritization by University Governance

Business cases are reviewed, approved, and prioritized by the IT Steering Committee (ITSC) and appropriate subcommittee(s).