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September 5, 2014

Friday, September 5, 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.  The 'doesUserExist' web-service has been migrated to production.  Work continues to incorporate the web-service into user-account creation 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 expansion has been completed to accommodate newly centralized units.  Work is ongoing for the MFD Findings Document. There was a 1.0% increase in MFD usage for the month of August 2014 versus August 2013, making our YTD increase 11.0% over 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

  • 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.

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 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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