Friday, August 28, 2015

The Web Hosting team presented the OneIT Steering Committee with two proposed sub-project plans on Aug. 25, detailing their efforts to consolidate Drupal digital signage and explore Drupal cloud-hosting options.

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Application Portfolio Management team presented the OneIT Steering Committee with two proposed sub-project plans and a status update on Aug. 25.

Friday, August 28, 2015

The Application Portfolio Management team provided the OneIT Steering Committee with a summary of FY ‘15 efficiency savings across the campus application portfolio. The savings totaled over $350,000, including substantial savings in licensing software for the Evaluation and Exam Service.

Friday, August 28, 2015

The server room in the Medical Research Center has been fully decommissioned with all the equipment relocated to a multitenancy data center or retired to surplus. The room has been turned over to Facilities Management for renovations for the department to reutilize for other means.

Thursday, August 27, 2015

The End User Support Project Team held its first end user support advisory committee meeting on Friday, Aug. 16. The advisory committee reviewed three draft sub-project plans for end user device management, service desk unification, and desktop/end user support.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

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The transition of faculty-staff email accounts to the cloud-based Microsoft Office 365 platform is progressing well. To date over 500 email accounts have been migrated, including the Division of Continuing Education, the Office of Strategic Communications, Information Technology Services, and the Math, Statistics, and Computer Science departments in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. Migration will continue, unit-by-unit, through the end of the calendar year.

The team is surveying users about how the transition experience went, and reports high levels of satisfaction. Relative to the number of accounts migrated, there were few support issues.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The OneIT Web Hosting team published a project plan outlining efforts to consolidate the multiple Drupal digital signage instances across campus into on

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The OneIT Web Hosting team met Aug. 6 with representatives of Acquia, a Drupal cloud-hosting platform, to discuss the possibility of moving UI websites to a cloud-hosted environment.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The IT Project Management Office (PMO) team is piloting the use of the TeamDynamix project-management application to inventory IT projects in the UI College of Pharmacy.

Thursday, August 13, 2015

The Electronic File Storage project team assisted the Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA) in migrating over 8TB of data from local servers to the new ITS Large Scale Storage system.

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