August 11, 2014

Monday, August 11, 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.  KUL has completed QA testing, and has started 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 server resource expansions were implemented to accommodate quicker printing.  Work is ongoing for the MFD Findings Document.

Server Centralization

Reorganize & Redefine

  • The Hall Center was recently centralized and will be supported by KU IT’s Research Support Team. 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 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 their proposal.

Network Optimization

  • Networking and operations staff continue to review wireless access and configurations, and levels of monitoring for operations.  There are few similarities between the wireless network configurations based on levels of access granted to users; however, a potential solution for base access has been identified.  Similarities and overlaps have been identified in monitoring solutions, which have potential to be consolidated.  Continuing to work on matrix of this information through scheduled meetings to present to KU Leadership.

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 the 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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