OTS Core Values and Principles

Core values

Honesty, Integrity and Transparency

At the heart of our organization lies the core value of Honesty, Integrity, and Transparency. We believe in doing what's right simply because it's right, regardless of the circumstances. We uphold these principles as the foundation of every interaction, decision, and relationship, fostering trust, accountability, and authenticity in all that we do.


Respect is the cornerstone of our culture, guiding how we treat one another and interact with our community. It's about recognizing the inherent worth and dignity of every individual, fostering an environment where all voices are heard and valued.

Innovation through Collaboration

Challenging the status quo we seek new and better ways of doing things by fostering a culture of openness, cross-functional collaboration, and idea-sharing.

Dedication to Service, Inside and Out

We walk in the shoes of our customers, prioritizing their needs above all else. As a unified team, we continuously strive for excellence, supporting one another through employee-led skill exchanges and collaborative projects that foster growth and mutual respect.

Embracing Humility

We leave our egos at the door, valuing every interaction as an opportunity for personal and professional development. Our culture is one of continuous learning, where every encounter with customers, colleagues, and peers is embraced as a chance to gain new insights and perspectives.

Commitment to Intellectual Excellence

Commitment is not just a word; it's a steadfast dedication to excellence in every task we undertake, ensuring that we consistently deliver high-quality results. Our decisions are grounded in rigorous analysis and supported by concrete data. By approaching challenges thoughtfully and critically, we leverage the collective intelligence of our team to achieve success, using all available resources to drive innovation and progress.

Injecting Joy into Everything We Do

We prioritize creating moments of connection and enjoyment within our team. We embrace new ideas that foster appreciation and encouragement, cultivating a positive and vibrant workplace culture where everyone feels valued and supported.



Prioritize the needs of students, faculty and staff by developing and implementing technology solutions that enhance their academic and administrative experience, support their success, and facilitate seamless access to resources and services.

Continuous Innovation

Embrace a culture of continuous learning and innovation, fostering an environment where experimentation and creativity are encouraged. Strive to stay at the forefront of technological advancements to meet the evolving demands of higher education.

Data Privacy and Security

Uphold the highest standards of data privacy and security to safeguard sensitive information, including student records, research data, and institutional assets. Implement robust cybersecurity measures and adhere to regulatory requirements to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information.

Collaboration and Partnership

Foster collaboration and partnership across departments, academic units, and external stakeholders to leverage collective expertise and resources. Work collaboratively to develop integrated technology solutions that support the mission and goals of the institution while promoting interdisciplinary collaboration and knowledge sharing.