October 3, 2014

Friday, October 3, 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.  The team continues efforts to resolve duplicate user accounts. We are now using doesUserExist for all KUMC faculty/staff accounts at KU Lawrence to assign the correct Online ID. Work continues to incorporate the web-service into user-account creation processes for Campus Solutions and HR. 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 expansion has been completed to accommodate newly centralized units.  Work is ongoing for the MFD Findings Document. There was an 11.2% increase in MFD usage for the month of September 2014 versus September 2013.

Server Centralization

  • Completed the annual server registration process, where all departments were required to register their servers not hosted or managed by KU IT in order to comply with the University‚Äôs Server Registration and Centralization Policy, http://policy.ku.edu/IT/server-registration-centralization.

Reorganize & Redefine

  • A process has been put in place at the School of Engineering to check all IT equipment in both centrally scheduled, departmental classrooms and computer labs. KU IT continues to work with the School of Architecture to discuss the staff centralization proposal.

Network Optimization

  • Recommendations on the future of Network Optimization have been submitted to KU Leadership for review.  Based on the differences in the remaining initiatives, a recommendation to separate the scopes of wireless configurations and monitoring has been submitted, along with the next steps of action for both initiatives.  Project teams will need to determine feasibility of solutions when direction is determined.

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 started to be released in the Portal as their development completes.   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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