Projects and Initiatives

Active Projects

List of currently active projects managed by IT

Project   Description  IT Project Manager     Status 
Office 365: DirSync & ADFS Investigate and implement ADFS and DirSync B. Kjar The Jan 19th meetings went as scheduled; vendor will be giving a debrief 3 Feb to discuss findings, and possibly have a proposal on what their next steps would be.
ClearPass Purchase/Install Clear Pass as replacement for Clean Access D. Hovey-Boutchyard UMW-Secured SSID went live on January 25th, however, it still needs to be locked down.  The Clean Access Servers need to be decommissioned.  Close out report to follow.

Listing of currently active projects managed by other Departments and supported by IT

Project                   Description                                 Department     Status
Cardinal Statewide replacement of Commonwealth Accounting and Reporting System (CARS) COV/Finance/IT Cardinal’s official go live was Feb 1.  The users entered transactions directly into Cardinal, ran reports, etc. and the first upload files were transmitted. The files/transactions submitted were successfully processed! Next big target date is March 31, 2016, when all reconciliations must be completed.
Next Gen API to Banner Develop and test API connection for the Next Gen Scholarship software to Banner (UMW is beta test site) Financial Aid The API is built and unit tested by the developers.  Target for Go Live is mid-Feb.  The code, on vendor side, is in production.  But if changes arise from testing, then we would need to move code again.
Clean Address  Address verification software Admissions In light of inclement weather and lost time, testing deadline has been pushed back to Friday 2/6/16.
Visual Zen
Research and possibly implement an online orientation management solution.
Student Involvement Met with VZ on Jan. 29 to discuss Interfaces files and options and CAS integration. IT will work to establish CAS integration, and send some baseline codes to VZ so they can begin their initial setup.