University of Wisconsin–Madison

Enterprise Internet Services (EIS)

EIS delivers the core campus-wide services and applications that are related to the technology infrastructure on campus. We work with the campus community to develop and maintain a holistic set of IT services. Our work includes the development, implementation and support for email, calendar, chat, portal, enterprise content management, document storage and collaboration, web content management and more.

Interim director of Enterprise Internet Services: Joe Tarter

Productivity & Collaborative Solutions (PCS)

PCS specializes in technologies that enable individuals and organizations to work more efficiently and effectively. Our core services include: Office 365; Google Apps; chat; enterprise document storage,  management and workflow; and enterprise web content management.  Our work includes system acquisition and implementation, technical architecture and design, application integration, custom software development, consulting, project management, and support of production enterprise system environments.

Middleware Systems Technology (MST)

Delivers identity and access management (IAM) services that securely control access to UW Madison and UW System services and applications for faculty, students, staff, and off campus collaborators. IAM services benefit the campus and system by providing the right people with the right access at the right time. IAM service offerings include identity lifecycle management, application account provisioning, directory services, and group management. MST also provides software infrastructure for application integration and data services that reduce the complexity and cost of integrations.

Application & Infrastructure Services (AIS)

The AIS team develops, implements and supports technologies that promote standards-based integration methods and presentation platforms that are reusable and cost-effective.  We provide a variety of services to enhance the implementation of quality software services, and manage applications in their production state.  We are subject matter experts in the following areas:  software quality assurance, application hosting and administration, web and mobile presentation platforms, integration middleware and services, and developer tools like code and configuration management tools.

InCommon Federation: Participation Operational Practices

InCommon provides a trust framework that allows access to online resources for U.S. education and research. InCommon allows end-users to access a wide variety of protected services with a single credential, which is managed by the their home institution. InCommon uses SAML-based authentication and authorization systems such as Shibboleth to enable federated access to services across institutional boundaries and with external service providers.