May 13, 2015

Wednesday, May 13, 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 process user-accounts that were missed in the previous rename 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 students are being provisioned at KUL first, and then getting a KUL formatted user-account name.  The project team will also resume 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. MFDs are in use at a large computing lab previously leveraging laserjets and currently is trending as the 3rd highest printing lab on campus. 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 Engineering Lead Programmer position will be reopened. KU IT will continue to work with CLAS and the School of Architecture, Design & Planning to reorganize and redefine IT Staff.

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 are following a monthly release schedule provided to Leadership.  Communications to campus will occur strategically as features are released and grouped.  Videos of new features are being provided to campus communicators.

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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