A Model for Faculty Self-Evaluation of Web 2.0 and Social Media Site Risks

IT Strand

In the past many enterprises, including schools, tried to require advance approval of Web and Social Media sites prior to use. These “fences” protected staff and students but also inhibit innovation. This presentation describes an alternative “National Park” approach where access is less restricted but faculty can self-asses the risks and get assistance before using sites.


George Sowell
Kamehameha Schools ITD
George Sowell currently serves as the Senior Manager for Enterprise Planning and Architecture at Kamehameha Schools (KS). He has been at KS since September 2006 serving in consulting and architecture positions. He currently serves on the US and International Technical Boards of the Schools Interoperability Framework (SIF) Association and helps lead work on updating the Global Data Model. He has over 20 years experience in IT management and governance.