July 28, 2014

Monday, July 28, 2014

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, progress has resumed.  The team continues efforts to resolve duplicate user accounts.  KUL has released the 'doesUserExist' web-service, and associated clients.  QA Testing is continuing.  This web-service will prevent duplicated accounts from being created in the respective systems.  KUL will begin working to incorporate this web-service into its processes.  All organizations must have implemented this web-service into their user-account provisioning processes before all of the duplicate accounts can be resolved.

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.  PaperCut software upgrades were implemented to expand printing and photocopying functionality.  Work is ongoing for the MFD Findings Document.

Server Centralization

  • A memo was sent to all technology staff and DDDCs on July 24th announcing the annual server registration/re-registration process. All Technical Liaisons will receive a list of their registered servers the week of August 4th and will be required to verify and/or update their list by September 5th to comply with the University‚Äôs Server Registration and Centralization Policy, http://policy.ku.edu/IT/server-registration-centralization.


Reorganize & Redefine

  • KU IT continues to work with the School of Engineering to further understand their existing IT support model in order to determine what functions Engineering will continue to support vs KU IT. KU IT also continues to work on the proposal for the School of Journalism and the School of Architecture is in the process of reviewing theirs. The Staff Centralization IT Proposal will be reviewed with the Hall Center on July 25th.

Network Optimization

  • Staff from KU Lawrence, KUMC and Wichita continue to discuss differing levels of access granted on the individual wireless networks, and how each campus monitors different environments. A matrix of wireless access and monitoring solutions is being created to determine where systems are similar or overlap.  Additional online meetings have been scheduled to continue discussing wireless and monitoring.

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.  A timeline for the FY15 priorities has been established and requirements gathering has commenced.  Features not needing requirements have begun development.   All features within project will follow a monthly release schedule provided to Leadership beginning in July 2014.

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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