Law School operations and initiatives all rely heavily on a backbone of technology platforms and tools that must be secure, reliable, and user-friendly to facilitate success.  As a result, these initiatives often live or die based on purposeful selection, implementation, and maintenance of IT solutions.  When planning new projects, how can law school stakeholders and IT departments communicate and collaborate effectively to define technology requirements, anticipate user concerns, and stay within IT staffing and security limitations?  A panel of IT professionals and liaisons will discuss tips and strategies for success in planning and stewardship of IT projects in higher education.