SABIS® IT Department Set-Up Ensures Efficiency, Quality, and Security
SABIS® continuously sets industry standards in the use of information technology. Its cutting-edge approach to and proficiency in IT helps ensure that the organization achieves its objectives of using technology to enhance the learning process, ensure utmost efficiency, and foster a positive environment. A team of 100+ IT professionals develop and deploy innovative software tools and applications, keeping SABIS® at the forefront of the industry.
In order to streamline the development and deployment process and ensure the highest quality in terms of IT solutions and operations, the SABIS® IT Department is divided into three specialized departments: Software Development, IT Operations, and IT Infrastructure.
The Software Development Department is in charge of developing all the solutions used at the SABIS® corporate offices and in schools. The department has two main objectives: improving the academic standards of students and increasing the efficiency and productivity of school operations. Having earned the highly regarded CMMI Level 3 and ISO 9001 certifications, the department follows the latest Agile methodologies to develop high-quality software in a shorter period of time. The latest initiative by the department is the SABIS® Digital Platform, which will act as the platform for some exciting new systems.
The IT Operations Department ensures that the process of delivering IT tools and applications to SABIS® schools around the world is done efficiently and in compliance with SABIS® and global standards, ultimately contributing to the successful implementation of developed solutions. The department handles all operation requests, issues, and problems faced by the schools by offering effective, timely IT support, guidance, and training.
The IT Infrastructure Department is responsible for maintaining and securing the SABIS® data centers worldwide. Through the data replication technique implemented by the department, the data resulting from all school operations is automatically transmitted to data centers in real time, allowing for a swift performance and secure, accurate results. In addition to auditing all school and Regional Center IT processes, the department also supports SABIS® corporate operations by handling all IT issues, creating awareness of new security concerns, and protecting the network’s data from security challenges.
As a global education network with schools operating in 20 countries on five continents, SABIS® relies on its IT Department set-up to ensure efficiency, quality, and security across the network. By adopting a specialized and practical division of work, the SABIS® IT Department is able to tackle all IT needs at all levels of the organization, as well as continue to develop new IT tools that help prepare students for the future.