April 15, 2015

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Single Identity Management System

  • This project status remains at urgent status (I.E. Yellow).  For AD this effort remains on hold until the non-technical aspects of the project have been resolved.  For META, the project team continues working on the user-accounts that were missed in the previous rename efforts.  KUL and KUMC are working to determine when these accounts can be safely be renamed.  KUL and KUMC are also working on a problem where KUMC students are being provisioned at KUL first, and then getting a KUL formatted user-account name.

Leverage Software Purchasing

  • This project is complete.  We will continue to track progress on this initiative

Increase MFD Usage

  • The Increase MFD Usage team has completed standard operating procedures for optimizing MFD usage across campus, and is now implementing these processes in lockstep with the Reorganize and Redefine IT Staff and organization team. MFDs have been deployed and are in use at a large computing lab previously leveraging laserjets. There was a 1.0% decrease in MFD usage for the month of April 2015 versus April 2014 with an overall 4% increase from FY14 to FY15.

Server Centralization

  • Efforts are focused on the following processes: Network Security Scans, Server Registration, New Server/Service Requests and Contract Renewals.

Reorganize & Redefine

  • The EECS Linux Administrator position has been filled by Owen Kelly, who started 4/6/2015.
 The Senior IT Support Technician position for Engineering has been filled by Austin Polley. Completed all 15 CLAS Staff Reorganization assessment meetings on April 10, 2015.
Opened job search for  Engineering Lead Programmer positio

Network Optimization

  • The Single Identity Management System project remains as a potential dependency for continued wireless integration.  Recommendations for the future of Network Optimization initiatives are being discussed with KU IT Leadership.  Project teams will need to determine feasibility of solutions when priority and direction are determined for both the wireless integration initiative and monitoring system initiative.

Scanning & Document Workflow

  • This project is complete

Campus CRM (Constituent Relationship Management)

  • We are moving forward with driving students to the updated portal as an entry point to CRM.  All FY15 features within the project will follow a monthly release schedule provided to Leadership.  Communications to campus will occur strategically as features are released and grouped.  Videos of new features are now part of the strategic communications.

Campus CMS (Content Management System)

  • This project is complete.

Early Warning System

  • This project is complete.

Appointment Scheduler

  • This project is complete.

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