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 Network equipment is being delivered.  Meeting scheduled with AV vendor April 8.
Mercer/Woodard Renovations  Design and install IT/AV equipment and services as part of building renovations  H. Cheshire Project is progressing.
Banner XE-Advising Student Profile Implement updated versions of Banner ERP  B. Kjar Link provided for Advising Student Profile in Production.  When Registrar is ready, will add it to SSB for general distribution or place on new Faculty website.
Banner XE-Registration Implement updated versions of Banner ERP B. Kjar Registrar’s Office agreed implementation date June 1, 2015. Registrar’s office has developed a communication and training plan for the module. Dependency on F5 installation.
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.
Oracle 12c Upgrade Upgrade Oracle DB from current version of 11.2.0.4 to 12.1 J. Rawlings Testing in progress through April with Go Live May 8-9.
Microsoft 365 Investigate cloud-based application services D. Hovey Boutchyard Project is progressing. Suggested to break the project out into separate individual projects that are specific to Office 365.  Meeting to be scheduled to identify the separate projects.

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 Live as of April 9th!  UMW PD training took place the week of April 6 for the CAD and Mobile portion of the new system.   Training for the RMS is scheduled later in the month. During the week of training, will also train the evidence staff on the new evidence system/bar coding.  This system will go live with RMS.
Cardinal Statewide replacement of Commonwealth Accounting and Reporting System (CARS) COV/Finance/IT Design, work planning, and spec development in progress. Ellucian consultant engaged to develop SOW for development. Cardinal Banner schools meeting weekly.
Laserfiche Upgrade of Laserfiche to latest version for added functionality and Admissions use Admissions RIO software loaded on new servers and data has been migrated.  Working with Unity ECM to get interfaces between Knowledge and RIO and Banner and RIO.
Maxient Behavioral incident management software for automation of processes Honor Council/Judicial Affairs It takes 4 weeks for Maxient to go live from receipt of data.  Plan is to have Conduct and Honor upload their information ASAP and get the system up and running.  Will then add other processes and information later as it is completed.  Training tentatively scheduled for late May or June.  Target Go Live in Fall 2015.
Next Gen Scholarship Manager Implement an online scholarship application software solution Financial Aid CAS has been set up.  EAS is sending file of Banner data next week.  Financial Aid is working on setting up rules.  Targeting a May 1 go-live.