Projects and Initiatives

Active Projects

List of currently active projects managed by IT

Project   Description  IT Project Manager Status 
IT Convergence Center (ITCC)  Construction of the IT Convergence Center (ITCC)  H. Cheshire COX is scheduled to move internet circuit Dec 16th. Dell on site Dec 1-2 to install Dell Compellent SAN.  DNS/DHCP move scheduled Dec 2nd. All AV components should be done by end of December; ITCC D/C should be completed by end of Jan 2015.
Campus Center  Design and install IT/AV equipment and service in new Campus Center building  H. Cheshire Sextant (AV Designer) is 75% completed. Demo of VOIP overhead emergency paging system (InformaCast) conducted; H. Cheshire to follow up with G. Hobsons. Network infrastructure purchases planned for Mar/Apr 2015.  Target date for opening Campus Center is Fall 2015.
Mercer/Woodard Renovations  Design and install IT/AV equipment and services as part of building renovations  H. Cheshire Substantial completion should be as early as October 2015 with full completion date of December 2015.  Still waiting on funding to be released from the state for the next phase of the project.
Banner XE  Implement updated versions of Banner ERP  B. Kjar Student Course/Student Class Schedule testing continues; some issues noted and being resolved; instance in Production dependency on ITCC. New target date for install in PRD is mid/end January 2015.
Remote Hosting of UMW Website Identify and purchase remote hosting solution for the UMW website H. Cheshire Project progressing on track with AIS; Targeted go Live week of Dec 15.

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

Project Description Project Manager Status
Bookstore Point of Sales (POS) System Implementation of a new inventory control and POS system, software and (possibly) hardware Business Services POS servers are up and running in the ITCC; Go Live as of Dec 1.
MyTime (Kronos)  Implement an automated time and attendance system Finance LDAP connection completed and working. IT Help Desk is coordinating the JAVA updates required with focus on getting Phase 1 staff on correct version. Wage and Student go live targeted for 1/12/2015; Full-time 2/10/2015.  Training in December.
Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD)/Records Management System (RMS) Implement a computer aided dispatch and records management system to improve University Police operations University Police Approval received from Virginia State Police on the new set up for the server network connection. C. Cash has provided IT with the list of data elements needed from Banner (this does NOT include SSNs).
Jepson Science Center Expansion Expansion of the Jepson Science Center College of Arts and Science In early discovery stages; meetings being held with Faculty on the interior design of the building; Project will be in 2 phases: 1st phase targeted for completion Jan 2017; 2nd phase completion December 2017.
Cardinal Statewide replacement of Commonwealth Accounting and Reporting System (CARS) COV/Finance/IT Meeting conducted in Richmond to discuss project structure;   Targeted go live for Wave 2 is January 31, 2016
Digital Measures Implementation of a web-based faculty activity and accomplishments reporting solution for the COB COB  Meeting with Digital Measures rep and IT conducted to better understand the data needs for implementation.