Technology Projects Status

PROJECT

STATUS

CONTACT

SUMMARY

Move to 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

Impliment Thycotic Storage

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

Password management solution

Software License Database

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

TLC Training Session Development

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Develop Transparent IT and Facilites Change Control Policies

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Develop a Policy for Sunsetting Technologies and Their Support

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

User Centric Software Procurement and Deployment

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Communicate Support vs. Partnership Plan

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

New Onboarding Simplification

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Printing Effeciency

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

Strategic planning item

Imaging Metric Development

In Progress

 

 

Instructional Designer Office Relocation

In Progress

Amanda Colborn

Move the instructional designers to office locations in the TLC

MBA Video Revitalization Project - Round 2

In Progress

Davis Podany

Prepare new distance MBA videos

Coordinate Classroom Response Systems 

Completed

Jeff Sherrill

Investiagate iClicker, TopHat, and other student response and attendance systems in the College of Business. Identify possible best practices.

Define NU wide PC standards with ITS UNL/UNK/UNO, Round 1

Completed

Jeff Sherrill

Work with NU IT to define system wide computer standards to save on IT spend system wide.

Install an AED in Hawks Hall

Completed

Amanda Colborn

Install an AED in the new building.

Install Remaining Donor Recognition Signage

Pending

Amanda Colborn

Work with Advent to install remaining donor recognition signage.

Breakout Room Display Outlets

Completed

Davis Podany

Finish installing display outlets in the breakout room furniture to allow students to connect to the TVs.

Advent Digital Displays

Completed

Davis Podany

Work with Advent to improve the up time of digital displays in Hawks Hall.

Improve Accessability in Hawks Hall - Round 1

Completed

Amanda Colborn

Upgrade identified doors to improve accessability access.

Bring Hawks Hall Classrooms to Full Order

Completed

Lance Schendt

Resolve outstanding issues in classrooms. Latest inspection data.

Bring Hawks Hall Conference Rooms to Full Order

Completed

Cody Rieken (Student worker with Jeff Sherrill)

Finish set up and resolve any outstanding issues in the conference rooms. Latest inspection data.

Conduct Hawks Hall Warranty Maintenance

In Progress

Amanda Colborn

Conduct documentation and project management for warranty repairs for CoB

Install "Alertus" Program on Classroom Computers

Completed

Jeff Sherrill

Install "Alertus" program on classroom computers to improve emergency communication

Review CoB Databases

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

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

Improve Emergency Procedure Signage in Classrooms

Completed

Amanda Colborn

Improve emergency procedure signage in classrooms

Migrate CoB From Citrix to VMWare

Completed

Jeff Sherrill

As required by UNL ITS, migrate CoB from Citrix to VMware for virtualized applications

Investigate UPS in Classrooms

Cancelled

David Hartline

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

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

BCC Videoconference Interview Capability Implimentation

Completed

Cody Rieken (Student worker with Jeff Sherrill)

Install systems in BCC interview rooms to allow videoconference interviews.

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.

Adopt Duo in CoB

In Progress

David Hartline

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

Perform CoB IT Risk Assessment

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.

1: Review the current state of HP and Dell network printers and Canon multifunction

devices in the building and fill any gaps. In Progress

2: Formalize and announce the reduction plan. Pending

3: Cease the procurment of any new desktop printer toner. Continue to deploy toner from

current stock until depleted. Pending

4: Remove printers for auction as their remaining toner is depleted. Pending

Login Script to Group Policy Migration

Completed

Eli Morton

As required by UNL ITS, remove login scripts from all CoB employee accounts and begin mapping network drives using a different method.

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.

Delayed areas: 310, 301J, 002G, 123J, 302, 301C, west entrance reception, trading room

feeds, Auditorium A, Auditorium B,311H

Partially Completed areas: 411, 327 (staff lounge), 427 (faculty lounge)

Onboard Digital Signage in Hawks Hall

Completed

Davis Podany

Work with CMER, Facilities, and UNL ITS to get all digital signage in CoB up and running.

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 expereience.

Automate Regular Printing Usage Reporting to Departments

Completed

Ty Biggerstaff

Collaborate with ITS UNL to automate 'papercut' print usage statistics reporting to CoB departments.

Migrate Select 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 Select Active Directory Security Groups to Grouper Managed Groups

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

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

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.

TLC Projector Installation

Cancelled

David Hartline

Install a projector in the TLC

TLC Video Recording Studeo Implimentation

Cancelled

David Hartline

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

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.

Begin Regular Security Scans of CoB Endpoints

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

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

Install Digital Signage Display for the TLC

In Progress

David Hartline

Install Digital Signage Display for the TLC

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.

Install a Lecture Capture Device in Auditorium B

Pending

David Hartline

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

Graduate Student PC Upgrades

In Progress

Cody Rieken (Student worker with 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 Hire Training Tutorials/Onboarding

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.

Internal Documentation Updates

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

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

SAS Renewals

Completed

Jeff Sherrill

SAS will be expiring this month. The Projects and Infrastructure team will be working to renew SAS on client machines and labs.

Software License Database

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

We will be looking to create a database that allows us to more easily track software that has been purchased and any license files that are tied to the purchase.

Disaster Recovery Planning

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

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

Business Continuity Plan

On Hold

Jeff Sherrill

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

Define Change Management Process

On Hold

David Hartline

Review potential change management tools and review how we might use a change management tool for group policy, access, and other areas of IT.

Audit Drive Access and cba- Accounts

In Progress

Jeff Sherrill

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

Audit H Drives

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.

New Active Directory Security Groups

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

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.

Install Sound Absorption in New Media Studio

On Hold

Davis Pidany

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

MBA Video Revitalization Project - Round 1

Completed

Davis Podany

Prepare new distance MBA videos

New Media Metrics

On Hold

Davis Podany

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

Behavioral Lab Reservation System

Completed

James Fairchild

Develop a reservation website for the marketing behavioral lab.

Verify CoB Canon & Network Printers are in Order

Completed

Ty Biggerstaff

Ensure printers are in order before reducing desktop printer usage.

Dean's Office Digital Sign Installation

In Progress

Davis Podany

Install a digital sign for the Dean's Office

 

Contact

Hartline, David
Director of Information Technology & Facilities Operations
CoB 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