Projects and Initiatives

Active Projects

List of currently active projects managed by IT

Project   Description  IT Project Manager     Status 
Campus Center  Design and install IT/AV equipment and service in new Campus Center building  H. Cheshire Install of the network and switches is in progress; IT met with Sodexo regarding their system needs in the building however further clarification is needed.
Mercer/Woodard Renovations  Design and install IT/AV equipment and services as part of building renovations  H. Cheshire IT equipment and network gear  has been ordered and is arriving.  IT met with project manager regarding AV bid specs which needs further refinement.  Targeted AV install date is by Sept 29.  Project substantial completion is targeted for end of Sept with move in mid-October.
Banner XE-Faculty Grading Implement updated versions of Banner ERP B. Kjar In QA and available for testing as of Sept 2014; however, official Go Live date still TBD.
Office 365: DirSync & ADFS Investigate and implement ADFS and DirSync B. Kjar PEQ submitted; Project categorized as LOW.  Need to schedule project kick off meeting.  Request was made to further discuss the targeted implementation date (i.e. move to 2nd or 3rd week of September)
ClearPass Purchase/Install Clear Pass as replacement for Clean Access D. Hovey-Boutchyard Devices are racked.  Initial implementation meeting conducted with Slait on June 8-9.  Second follow up meeting to be scheduled.

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

Project                   Description                                 Department     Status
Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD)/Records Management System (RMS) Implement a computer aided dispatch and records management system to improve University Police operations University Police CAD is up and running and continues to be improved daily.  RMS was delayed by approximately two weeks at the request of the Chief to have an interface designed to work with NCIS’s LInX system designed by Northrop Grumman.  LInX is a national criminal data base designed to complement NCIS.
Cardinal Statewide replacement of Commonwealth Accounting and Reporting System (CARS) COV/Finance/IT Contracted Oracle developer began work on May 12.  Status of six interfaces:  Design: 75% complete; Build: 15% complete.  Modifications to three major programs for internal processing: Design: 80% complete;  Build not started. 
Laserfiche Upgrade of Laserfiche to latest version for added functionality and Admissions use Admissions EAS continues to work on interfaces.  ISO to follow up regarding dedicated machines.   Workflow for Undergraduate and Graduate is nearing completion.  At last count, there were 10 workflows connected together.  Demo scheduled June 8th.  Admissions staff will be attending Laserfiche User Group and Regional training next month. 
Maxient Behavioral incident management software for automation of processes Honor Council/Judicial Affairs Training scheduled for July 30.  BART UDM request for Banner data feed in progress.  Target Go Live prior to beginning of Fall semester (August).
EagleNet Revitalization Implement a replacement for the current EagleNet platform. IT/University Relations and Communications EagleNet icon and link on the web toolbar will be replaced with “my UMW” on Monday, June 1.  myUMW is the student-view replacement for EagleNet.  User instructions and documentation on the website to be updated by July 31 when EagleNet is officially decommissioned.  The tool will no longer be available after that date.  A follow up meeting to be scheduled regarding the development of a landing page to provide users with direct links and end date information.