October 26, 2020

Gray Presents at National Conference

Gray answering questions after the presentationEdward Gray, systems integration and support specialist in UMW’s IT Support Services, presented “Measuring Success: An Introduction to Metrics” at the annual Service Management FUSION conference on Wednesday, November 2, 2016. The presentation provided more than 100 attendees with foundational knowledge on the topic of metrics, including their definition, selection and use. There was also good discussion on the topic between Gray and those attending the session. Gray was selected for one of about 80 available presentation slots, out of a pool of more than 400 presentation submissions.

Gray presentingGray has been at UMW for more than 16 years, serving in various IT roles.  He earned a master of science degree in Management Information Systems from UMW in 2010. He was a participant in the inaugural cohort of Leadership UMW and  also has earned several technical and management best practice certifications. Find more information about Gray on his website, http://www.edwardgray.com.

The annual Service Management FUSION conference is co-produced by HDI and itSMF USA. Each year about 2,000 visionaries, leaders, vendors and practitioners attend the event, coming from all around the globe. The conference includes networking events, five keynotes, more than 80 breakout sessions and an expo hall showcasing solution and service management providers.

Gray presentingitSMF USA is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the advancement of service management good practices by professional and academic practitioners, researchers and leaders. HDI is a global association for IT service and technical support professionals and the premier certification body for the services support industry. Gray is a member of both organizations and currently serves as community manager for itSMF USA’s Higher Education Community of Interest. If you have questions, feel free to contact Gray at egray@umw.edu.