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ITTS Projects

Goal Description Reviewed
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Applications Services

Webfocus Upgrade

Upgrade of the existing 7.X version to the most current 8.X which offers enhanced functionality.
Start Date: June 2013
End Date: TBD

 

 

 

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Workflow Upgrade

Complete install of new version that will enhance the performance of the workflows, provide updated browser support, online accessibility tool tip etc.
Start Date: July 2013
End Date: TBD

 

 

 

 

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February 2014

Xtender Upgrade

Install version 6.X containing enhancements for sensitive field masking capabilities, easily reordering pages in web access portal among other security features.
Start Date: July 2013
End Date: June 2014

 

 

 

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Smart Call

A "telefundraising "Application to be used by Alumni and Development to enhance their fund raising efforts.
Start Date: August 2013
End Date: TBD

 

 

 

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Datamart Student

The Student Datamart is a GA initiative to centralize and unify all student related data, such as demographics, grades and dropout rates, majors etc. The purpose is to make it easier for GA to submit their reports to State and Fed Government agencies.
Start Date: October 2013
End Date: August 2015

 

 

 

 

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August 2014

Banner Upgrades

Start Date: October 2013
End Date: June 2014

 

 

 

 

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June 2014

World Language Project Phase II 

The World Language project is a centralized online portal designed to increase access to language courses to UNC students. Here students can find and register for language courses irrespective of their home campus location.
Start Date: November 2013
End Date:  April 2014 

 

 

 

 

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April 2014

SmartTime

Web-based time entry for non-exempt employees. 
Start Date: February 2014
End Date: April 2014

 

 

 

 

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March 2014

SSC Verification Service

Implement third party FAFSA verfication
Start Date: December 2013
End Date: April 2014

 

 

 

 

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March 2014

E-transcript Implementation

E-transcript Implementation
Students can request transcripts to be sent via multiple platforms: paper and/or electronic PDF format through the National Student Clearinghouse.
Start Date: July 2014
End Date: December 2014

 

 

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Billing Process

Billing Process
Update student billing process - fulltime main campus students will not be charged additional charges when enrolled in distance classes.
Start Date: July 2014
End Date: August 2014

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June 2014

Graduation Fee in TouchNet 

Graduation Fee in TouchNet 
Allow Students to Pay Graduation Fee online via TouchNet and post to their Banner Account
Start Date: July 2014
End Date: December 2014

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Campus Judicial Software Implementation

Campus Judicial Software Implementation
Automation of current judicial process.
Start Date: TBD
End Date: TBD

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Networking

Butler Data Center Reorganization Project Phase 1

Reorganize servers/telecom racks
Start Date: September 2012
End Date: July 2013

 

 

 

 

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January 2014

Butler Data Center Restoration 

Oversee abatement and replacement of damaged raised-flooring, replace fire suppression and cooling w/SmartRow, install security cameras, and setup guest login.
Start Date: On hold
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January 2014

Campus Wide Fiber Infrastructure Project

Upgrading existing campus fiber to all buildings
Start Date: Pending funding
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Campus Wide Underground Project (Directional Boring / Duct Banks)

Overseeing the repairing of all damaged ductbanks
Start Date: September 2013
End Date: TBD

 

 

 

 

 

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January 2014 

Student Center Renovation Project

 

Overseeing technical aspects of the RSJC renovation project, and installing network and wireless equipment
Start Date: March 2013
End Date: On Hold

 

 

 

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Campus IP Subnet Change

 

Complete the move from public IP addressing to private IP addressing
Start Date: June 2013
End Date: June 2014

 

 

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Remote ASA/Firewall Firmware Upgrades

 

Upgrade all remote firewalls firmware
Start Date: December 2014
End Date: December 2014

 

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ACS Upgrade

 

ACS Upgrade
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: January 2014

 

 

 

 

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February 2014 

Firewall Installs

 

Firewall Installs
Start Date: June 2013
End Date: August 2013

 

 

 

 

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March 2014

Secondary ACS Install 

Install redundant authentication server for wireless and VPN.
Start Date: December 2013
End Date: December 2013

 

 

 

 

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December 2013

Internet Bandwith Upgrade

Upgrade existing 1GB internet bandwidth to 10GB.
Start Date: January 2014
End Date: May2014

 

 

 

 

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May 2014 

Distribution Switch Upgrade

Upgrade current aggregate switches.
Start Date: January 2014
End Date: February 2014

 

 

 

 

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March 2014

Campus Police Firewall Installation 

Campus Police Firewall Installation 
Start: February 2014
End: March 2014

 

 

 

 

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March 2014 

Network Topology Change

Network Topology Change
Start: April 2014
End: June 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Goal Description Reviewed
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Client Services

Windows x64 Image

Create Windows x64 image
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: Fall Semester 2013

 

 

 

 

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August 2013

Update Cycle for Campus Computers

Create update / patch management process / cycle for campus computers
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: December 2014

 

 

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Science & Technology smart classroom project:

Currently working with six different vendors on solutions to implement new smart classroom technology.
Start Date: June 2014
End Date: September 2014

 

 

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HTC 216A Enhancement

HTC 216A Enhancement
Start Date: July 2014
End Date: August 2014 

 

 

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Lab PC Refresh

Lab PC Refresh
Oldest lab to be refreshed for Windows XP replacement.
Start Date: August 2014
End Date: December2014 

 

 

 

 

 

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Systems

Unified Computing System (UCS) install and migration of existing servers to new architecture

UCS is a data center architecture that combines computing, networking and storage resources into a single entity to enable centralized management and increase efficiency. Fayetteville State University is in the process of installing and configuring two UCS setups, one in each Data Centers, Science & Tech and Butler for an active/active UCS configuration, respectively. Upon completion of testing, Production VMWare servers will be moved to the UCS environment creating an Independent Production Private Cloud (IPPC) environment and Test environment.
Start Date: March 2013
End Date: May 2014

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March 2014 

SyncSort Installation for Disaster Recovery

Fayetteville State University working w/ UNC General Administration Support Staff will be installing and configuring SyncSort on campus for our Production data to be replicated to MCNC Western Data Center, as well as to archive to tape on campus.
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: July 2014
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Upgrade current Exchange architecture

Systems team will be upgrading our current Exchange environment from Exchange 2007 to Exchange 2013, utilizing new advancements in the Microsoft Exchange arena, including but not limited to Anti-malware protection, Integration w/ SharePoint and Lync, Unified Messaging and Integration w/ Microsoft Outlook @ EDU which will create a Private/ Public Cloud configuration.
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: May 2014

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January 2014

Inventory of Technology @ Fayetteville State University Campus

Systems team is researching different software applications, as well as, already purchased software to help in ascertaining the desktop technology that exists on campus, to achieve true visibility as to what exists, where it exists and who is the primary user. This includes desktops, phones and mobile tablets.
Start Date: May 2013
End Date: On hold (pending funding)
Original End Date: December 2013
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Re-implement current Citrix (FSU Virtual Office) environment

Systems will be re-implementing/upgrading our current Citrix environment so as to include the latest versions of the applications offered as well as to provide a better user experience.
Start Date: July 2013
End Date: February 2014

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April 2014

Setup ‘true’ Test environment

Upon completion of the UCS project and NetApp Optimization Projects we will be setting up an independent Test environment w/ its own SAN, utilizing pre-existing hardware.
Start Date: April 2013
End Date: pending funding

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January 2014 

Installing and configuring Microsoft System Center 2012

Microsoft System Center 2012 is an integrated management platform that will help to easily and efficiently manage client devices on campus. System Center 2012 will provide a platform to offer comprehensive management of applications, services, physical resources, hypervisors, software defined networks, configuration, and automation in a single offering. 
Start Date: June 2013
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

 

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April 2014
 

Air Watch install

Solution for mobile device management
Start Date: October 2013. Kick-off: 10.07.13
End Date: November 2013

 

 

 

 

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December 2013

HP Printer Refresh Installs

Help in coordinating the installation and configuration of new HP Printers on campus
Start Date: October 2013
End Date: January 2014 

 

 

 

 

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March 2014

Pharos upgrade

Upgrade current Pharos Managed Printing Software, adding functionality
Start date: December 2013
End date: On hold

 

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SANS Securing the Human Deployment

Security Awareness Training Program for the campus. Integration phase of project.
Start Date: October 2013
End Date: November 2013 

 

 

 

 

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November 2013

Library Patron System Switch Over 

Library will be replacing the current Millennium System w/ another similar system.
Start Date: November 2013
End Date: June2014 

 

 

 

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Alertus Emergency Mass Notification System rollout to all campus computers

The Alertus application allows public safety personnel to relay important emergency alert information to campus users. Systems team will be configuring the server and the client application according to vendor and Public Safety Office requirements and work on a plan to install the software on all campus computers.
Start Date: November 2013
End Date: February 2014 

 

 

 

 

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April 2014 

WordPress Upgrade

Upgrade WordPress server for university's news and information.
Start Date: February 2014
End Date: April 2014 

 

 

 

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April 2014

Class Climate Upgrade 

Class Climate Upgrade 
Start Date: March 2014
End Date: April 2014 

 

 

 

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April 2014

WordPress Server for Faculty Websites 

Set up new WordPress environment for faculty websites.
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

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May 2014 

Shibboleth Install

New Shibboleth Install
Start Date: April 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

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TMA Install and Migration

Install of and migration to new Facilities Management work order system. 
Start Date: April 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

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May 2014

Windows Update Server Implementation

Windows Update Server Implementation 
Start Date: April 2014
End Date: June 2014

 

 

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Airwatch Client Install

Airwatch Client Install
Solution for mobile device management.
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: August 2014

 

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AlienVault

AlienVault Unified Security Management
Solution to address compliance and threat management
Start Date: June 2014
End Date: June 2014

 

 

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UTS CLEP IBT Upgrade and Migration

UTS CLEP IBT
University Testing software upgrade and migration.
Start Date: June 2014
End Date: TBD

 

 

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VMWare Upgrade

VMWare Upgrade 
Start Date: June 2014
End Date: On hold

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AD Manager Upgrade

AD Manager Upgrade
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

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May 2014

Install QualysGuard 

Install QualysGuard 
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

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May 2014 

Exchange 2013 SP1

Exchange 2013 SP1 Upgrade
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

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May 2014

Blackboard Connect Test Environment

Set up a Blackboard Connect Test Environment
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

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May 2014 

AD Self Service Upgrade

AD Self Service Upgrade
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: May 2014

 

 

 

 

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May 2014 

Goal Description Reviewed
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Training

SANS Securing the Human Deployment

Security Awareness Training Program for the campus. System administration and documentation.
Start Date: November 2013
End Date: May 2014 

 

 

 

 

 

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December 2013

WhenToWork Scheduling System

Scheduling application for ITTS student workers.
Start Date: September 2013
End Date: May 2014 

 

 

 

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Web Services

Integrate Ingeniux CMS with Digital Measures Work with vendor to set up a webservice to integrate with Digital Measures for dynamically generated faculty bio pages on departmental websites.
Start date: October 2013
End date: On hold
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Implement forms and photo/text slider apps in CMS Implement and configure forms and photo/text slider apps for use in departmental websites.
Start date: October 2013
End date: October 2013

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November 2013

Implement JQuery calendar feature in CMS Implement and configure JQuery calendar in CMS for use in departmental websites.
Start Date: November 2013
End Date: December 2014

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December 2013

Implement JQuery photo gallery and lightbox features in CMS Implement and configure JQuery photo gallery and lightbox features in CMS for use in departmental websites.
Start Date: January 2014
End Date: February 2014

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January 2014 

FSU Mobile Web Work with Ingeniux developer team to optimize existing pages for mobile delivery.
Start Date: TBD
End Date: June 2015
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Moodle LMS Evaluation We will run an instance of the Moodle LMS on our servers and the Office of Faculty Development will coordinate for a select small group of faculty to teach some of their courses using the Moodle LMS test instance.
Start Date: November 2013
End Date: June 2014
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Ingeniux Site Audit Work with vendor to audit Ingeniux site installation and plan for response to any audit findings and recommendations.
Start Date: December 2013
End Date: TBD

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April 2014 

Upgrade Web Application Servers Upgrade and reorganize Web Application Servers.
Start Date: February 2014
End Date: March 2014

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March 2014 

Update publishing system for Faculty and Student Organizations websites Update publishing system for Faculty and Student Organizations websites.
Start Date: April 2014
End Date: April 2014

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April 2014

Pilot WordPress Site for Faculty webs Set up new pilot WordPress environment as an alternative solution for faculty websites.
Start Date: May 2014
End Date: August 2014
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Upgrade CMS Upgrade web CMS
Start Date: April 2014
End Date: April 2014

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April 2014

Academic Catalog 2014-2015 Revisions and preparation for new edition of academic catalogs in cooperation with undergraduate and graduate catalog officers.
Start date: May 2014
End date: August 2014
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Integrate Clery Compliance Center with Public Website Integrate Clery Compliance Center with Public Website
Allow for fire and crime log data to be available to the community as it is entered in existing records management system.
Start Date: June 2014
End Date: July 2014
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