IS&T reports to the Office of the Executive Vice President and Treasurer (EVPT). The department is also a member of the Information Technology Governance Committee (ITGC), a decision-making body that reports directly to the Provost and the EVPT.
IS&T focuses on both emerging solutions and enabling services for the IT@MIT ecosystem. The Emerging Solutions area collaborates with teams across MIT to develop systems that are responsive to community needs and enhance MIT’s capacity for innovation. The Enabling Services area is responsible for ongoing operations, support, and security of all IS&T systems and services.
Other groups in IS&T provide project- and portfolio-management services, workforce planning, and financial and administrative support.