AAHEIT members are the driving force behind system technical innovations and change such as Apply Alberta, the post-secondary application system; ITM Control Framework, a collaborative initiative focused on government and management controls; Shared Data Infrastructure, shared server and rack space; online registration services for apprentices, urban expansion of fibre network and other areas as needed opportunities are identified. 
Significant financial resources are either saved through cost-avoidances via software license and procurement or managed on behalf of the Ministry and member institutions.