June 17, 2015

Wednesday, June 17, 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 to rename user-accounts that were missed in the previous efforts.  KUMC is working to rename their accounts provisioned with the vfa, and aff suffixes.  KUL is renaming the corresponding accounts to match.  KUL and KUMC are also continuing work on a problem where KUMC users are being provisioned at KUL first, and then getting a KUL formatted user-account name.  The project team has also resumed discussions for data synchronization, so that phase 1 can come to a conclusion.

Leverage Software Purchasing

  • This project is complete.  The Technology Advisory Committee (TAC) Hardware/Software subcommittee 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. Initial evaluations for newly centralized units are underway. There was a 1.0% decrease in MFD usage for the month of May 2015 versus May 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 Engineering Lead Programmer position has reopened and closed. There are currently 5 candidates who will start interviewing on Monday, June 15th
  • After review of the Reorganize and Redefine IT staff proposal, KU IT will meet with CLAS IT staff on June 12 to provide the result of the agreement.

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 wrapping up the projects prioritized for FY15.  Business cases for FY16 projects are being developed in anticipation of the next Leadership meeting in July.

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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