Network Governance

Definition:

A dynamic enterprise network that is conducive to driving results for all stakeholders.

Implementation Recommendations:

The Initiative Working Committee made the following recommendations to the NMSDC Board of Directors at its annual meeting on October 31, 2012:

  1. Restructure the Network to determine the most effective/efficient Regional Council size and operating model for the NMSDC network
    Current Status: The strategic network restructuring was completed on target by January 1, 2014. The new operating model for the NMSDC network includes 24 affiliate regional councils – down from 36.
    Information Technology & Services is working to implement an animated graphical network map by the end of March 2014.
  2. Network will function under Operating Guidelines/Standards of Affiliation to include legal compliance, program development and operational proficiency
    Current Status: The revised Network affiliate agreement was delivered and completed for all affiliates by January 1, 2014. The revised Standards of Affiliation include a focus on organizational and operational proficiency, along with compliance.
  3. Monitor and measure the Network for continuous Improvement
    Current Status: In the process of completing performance metrics for implementation in third or fourth quarter 2014.