Technology Projects Status

PROJECT

STATUS

CONTACT

SUMMARY

Move to an aligned reporting structure with ITS (OneIT)

In Progress

David Hartline

As announced in University budget reduction initiatives, academic IT units will move to an aligned dual report role with University IT

Perform CoB IT risk assessment (security related project)

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

As requested by UN ITS, perform a risk assessment on CoB IT.

Reduce desktop printer use in Hawks Hall

Pending

David Hartline

As required by the University budget reduction initiatives, significantly reduce the use of desktop printing in CoB.

Learning space IT risk assessment (security related project)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Assess and document security risks in learning spaces.

Begin regular security scans of CoB endpoints

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Begin regular malware, threat, and security scanning on CoB endpoints.

Conduct Hawks Hall warranty maintenance

In Progress

Amanda Colborn

Conduct documentation and project management for warranty repairs for CoB

USB display adapter replacements

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Conduct new cable pulls to replace USB display adapters.

Classroom PC/AMX integration

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Connect the remaining two video out connections from classroom PCs to the AMX to incorporate the August 2017 major design change.

Classroom cable TV

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Coordinate technology for those classrooms with cable TV

Learning space antivirus update protocol (security related project)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Develop a reliable system for automatic updating of antivirus in learning spaces

Apple TV update protocol (security related project)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Develop a reliable system to keep Apple TVs up to date

New Media metrics development

On Hold

Davis Podany

Develop new metrics to illustrate new media demand and usage to help with decision making

Email management training development

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Develop training on best practices for email management

Archive reduction training development

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Develop training on best practices for reducing archived documents

Microsoft wireless adapter update protocol (security related project)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Devise a reliable method for keeping Microsoft wireless adapters up to date.

Learning space windows update protocol (security related project)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Devise a solution for keeping windows up to date in classrooms

Learning space clickers

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Devise a strategy for implementing clickers in learning spaces if possible

Learning space program update protocol (security related project)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Devise a system for keeping programs up to date in learning spaces

Learning space metrics

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Devise applicable metrics for learning space usage and maintenance and upgrade prioritization.

Audit H drives (security related project)

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Find any H:/ drives for individuals not at the college and delete them to save space and money for the college.

Coordinate board room technology

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Fully verify, document, and provide training for board room technology

Bloomberg stability improvements

In Progress

Eli Morton

Improve the long term reliability and stability of the Bloomberg stock trading terminals in the trading room

Install a lecture capture device in auditorium B

Pending

David Hartline

In collaboration with ITS UNL, install a hardware based lecture capture, and possible lecture streaming, device in auditorium B

Dean's office digital sign installation

In Progress

Davis Podany

Install a digital sign for the Dean's Office

TLC projector Installation

On Hold

David Hartline

Install a projector in the TLC

Install digital signage display for the TLC

In Progress

David Hartline

Install Digital Signage Display for the TLC

Finance conference room technology installation

In Progress

Davis Podany

Install new technology for the finance conference room.

Install additional digital signage for the strengths institute

In Progress

David Hartline

Install one or two digital sign displays with special content for the area.

TLC video recording studio implementation

On Hold

David Hartline

Install self paced video production room the  TLC in a style similar to the Center for Sales Excellence

Install sound absorption in New Media studio

On Hold

Davis Podany

Install sound absorbing foam in the new media studio to improve audio quality.

Investigate UPS in classrooms

On Hold

David Hartline

Investigate the possibility of installing uninterruptible power supplies in Hawks Hall classrooms to protect classroom PCs from power issues.

Qualtrics branding and onboarding procedure updates

On Hold

David Hartline

Make Qualtrics easier to find and sign up for as a CoB user and update the branding. Better incorporate Qualtrics research services.

BBR webinars - Spring 18

In Progress

Davis Podany

Media operations

CARMA webcasts - Spring 18

In Progress

Davis Podany

Media operations

BBR podcast - Spring 18

In Progress

Davis Podany

Media operations

Migrate email lists to Grouper managed lists

In Progress

Eli Morton

Migrating email lists such as "CBA All", "CBA Faculty", "CBA Staff" and others to grouper managed groups would allow automated list updating directly from HR data feeds, improving update speed and improving accuracy.

Migrate CoB from network drives to Box

On Hold

David Hartline

Migrating file storage from network drives to box would improve security, reduce CoB cost, allow more user flexibility, and provide an improved mobile and remote experience.

Migrate select active directory security groups to grouper managed groups (security related project)

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Migrating security groups from individually managed groups to grouper managed groups would allow security access to files or printers to be done automatically based on employee data from HR fields, improving security and reliability.

Instructional designer office relocation

In Progress

Amanda Colborn

Move the instructional designers to office locations in the TLC

Learning space warranty documentation

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Organize and document learning space warranty specifics

Implement Thycotic storage (security related project)

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Password management solution

Online MBA video production - Spring 18

In Progress

Davis Podany

Prepare new distance MBA videos

TLC TV layout

On Hold

David Hartline

Provide a visual of how a new TV in the TLC might look

Reduce classroom monitor visual footprint

Pending

Lance Schendt

Replace classroom monitors with smaller and/or angled monitors so the view from students to the white boards are not as obstructed.

Graduate student PC upgrades

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Replace existing graduate student computers with Optiplex 7020s that were previously used by faculty and staff. This project includes the data migration from the previous computers to the new ones.

New active directory security groups (security related project)

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Review all of the Active Directory security groups used in the college. Create new ones that are needed for use in the grouper project and also create additional ones as needed.

Network printer permissions review (security related project)

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Review all of the network attached printers in the college and look into assigning permissions automatically based on either group policy or active directory groups.

Classroom inventory

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Review and document classroom technology inventory.

Classroom cable stability

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Review classroom cables for fraying and reliability. Implement a system to reduce fraying and unwanted disconnects.

Learning space room lighting programming

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Review classroom lighting programming. Add additional options based on feedback

Review CoB databases

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Review CoB databases. Migrate some to UNL libraries, if possible.

Audit drive access and cba- accounts (security related project)

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Review each network drive to confirm access and remove access that’s not needed. Also, disable any old cba- accounts for users who have left.

Internal documentation updates

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Review the CoB ITS Knowledge Base tools to provide additional information and update other information to reflect new tools and services as well as remove any out dated information.

Business continuity planning (security related project)

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Review the CoB ITS technology business continuity plan and recommend suggestions to improve the plan.

Disaster recovery planning (security related project)

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Review the CoB ITS technology disaster recovery plan and recommend suggestions to improve the plan.

New hire training tutorials/onboarding (security related project)

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Review the tutorials and material available for College of Business employees. New tutorials will be need to be created to represent additional services and to replace outdated information.

Develop a process of evaluating technology, staff, and resources in partnership with IT before committing to implementing technology changes

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Development of transparent and feasible change control policies

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Develop transparent policy generation and exception management policies

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

CoB ITS team transparency & feasibility surveys

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Develop a transparent and feasible issue prioritization policy

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

IT web documentation metric development

Pending

James Fairchild

Strategic planning item

Ticket statistics communication development

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Communicate preventative work vs issue response using ITSM/ITIL

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Opt-In vs Opt-Out policy development

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Development of 'Immediate & local support when needed'

Pending

Davis Podany

Strategic planning item

Communication best practices development

Pending

Davis Podany

Strategic planning item

Develop a policy for Sunsetting technologies and their support

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Routinely gather feedback from faculty, students, and staff on future interests

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Software license database creation

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Printing efficiency development

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Develop a way to experiment with different technologies and prototype them for IT staff, faculty, staff, and stakeholders

Pending

David Hartline & Tawnya Means

Strategic planning item

Software deployment statistics development

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Focus group qualitative feedback development

Pending

Davis Podany

Strategic planning item

FAQ/Forum/Website self help development

Pending

Davis Podany

Strategic planning item

Client surveys development

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Policy documentation metrics

Pending

David Hartline

Strategic planning item

Simple ticket submission

Pending

Davis Podany

Strategic planning item

Optimize Tier 1 support

Pending

Davis Podany

Strategic planning item

New onboarding simplification

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Physical storage space

Pending

Amanda Colborn

Strategic planning item

Communicate support vs. partnership' development

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Building maintenance funding

Pending

Amanda Colborn

Strategic planning item

TLC training session development

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

User centric software procurement and deployment development

Pending

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Adopt Duo in CoB (security related project)

In Progress

David Hartline

To improve security, prepare, train, test, and implement duo (https://its.unl.edu/services/duo) as a deployed dual factor authentication solution for the college. Attain best possible usage rate via opt-in encouragement methods.

Update new user request forms & workflow

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Update new user request forms with additional data and enable HR to interact with IT & Facilities tickets that are generated

Learning space SVSI (video streaming)

On Hold

Lance Schendt

Verify, coordinate, and provide training on SVSI technology

Install remaining donor recognition signage

Pending

Amanda Colborn

Work with Advent to install remaining donor recognition signage.

Onboard CMER to a ticketing system for event management

On Hold

David Hartline

Work with CMER to develop an event request form and use a ticketing system for event request and project management.

Enable cable TV service in Hawks Hall

In Progress

Davis Podany

Work with Spectrum and UNL ITS to install cable boxes and ensure active cable service in areas in CoB previously specified as needing cable service.

Imaging metric development

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Contact

Hartline, David
Director of IT
HLH 411 D
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
Mailing Address
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
IT Services
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
Shipping Address
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
IT Services
CoB 235
730 N. 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405