Norm Wright has been working in the SIS space for over 30 years as architect, business analyst, trainer and hard-core developer, creating the building blocks vital to integrating complex enterprise systems. Norm led development of the initial proof-of-concept for DXtera’s integration framework, and is currently leading DXtera’s SIS integration efforts, working closely with members to implement, configure and deploy service connectors to successfully integrate with existing systems-of-record.
For the past 30 years, he has been consulting in the Higher Ed and Healthcare industries where he has successfully designed and implemented dozens of administrative systems. As an undergraduate at MIT, he led a small team of students in developing its Student Accounts Receivable module, used by the Institute for 15 years to assess tuition, generate bills and collect payments.
A strong proponent of Service Oriented Architecture Norm participated in the initial meetings to form the Kuali Student project. He is working as a service architect on Boston College’s EagleApps project completing the original Kuali Student vision. He is also working with MIT and the Open University of Catalonia to develop service based federated learning objective catalogs, integrated with online digital content, courses, and assessments. In addition, Norm has worked on projects for Kuali Foundation, Harvard-Pilgrim Health, Kaplan University and many other efforts to improve digital integration.