Jenny Paulsen

University Technology Leader of the Year

Jenny Paulsen is a deputy chief information officer at the University of South Florida. Paulsen recognizes that being a savvy analytic consumer requires data literacy. She partnered with ASR Analytics to develop a data literacy program that inspires and enables self-service analytics and expands data expertise at USF. The team created a comprehensive program for beginner through advanced capacities, deploying courses in an online interactive platform. Users receive immediate feedback on their progress and badges for mastery, and work with real data examples to reinforce learning. Improved data literacy at USF reduces reliance on IT for reporting and promotes effective decision making in support of student and institutional success.

Jake Williams

Written by Jake Williams

Jake Williams is the vice president of content and community for StateScoop & EdScoop at Scoop News Group. Williams has spent nearly a decade in the government IT market, covering the ins-and-outs of state and local government as well as higher education. Williams started his journalism career in regional journalism in his native Pennsylvania, and also worked as a reporter for Campaigns & Elections magazine.

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