Technology Projects Status

 

 

Summary of Currently Listed Projects

  Number of Projects CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload
In Progress:

7

2,850 personnel hours
On Hold: 9 2,350 personnel hours

 

Project:

Bring mail rooms online

Contact: Amanda Colborn
Status:

Complete

Summary: Finish installing the mailboxes in the faculty and staff lounges so mail will begin being delivered to the locations.

 

Project:

Adopt Duo in the College of Business

Contact: David Hartline
Status:

In Progress

Project steps:

1: Full time IT staff of Nebraska Business IT & Facilities Operations use duo. Let time pass and wait for feedback. In Progress

2: Student IT staff of the TSC get trained on duo. They should use it too, if possible. Let time pass and wait for feedback. Pending

3: Deans office staff get trained on duo. Let time pass and wait for feedback. Formalize and announce the remainder of the plan. Pending

4: Invite the rest of the college to use duo. Pending

Estimated Completion: 2/1/2018
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 250 personnel hours
Summary:

To improve security, prepare, train, test, and impliment duo as a deployed dual factor authenication solution for the college.

 

 

Project:

Sunset Desktop Printer Use in Hawks Hall

Contact: David Hartline
Status:

In Progress

Project steps:

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

Estimated Completion: 7/1/2018
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 500 personnel hours
Summary:

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

 

Project:

Ensure Hawks Hall Conference Rooms are fully functional

Contact: Adam McFarland
Status:

Partially complete

Room Display Computer Apple TV Microsoft Wireless Adapter Webcam
  47 Functional Functional Not functional Functional Not installed
  49 Functional Functional (using wifi) Functional Functional Not installed
  115G Functional Functional Functional Functional Functional
  123B Functional Functional (using wifi) Not functional Functional Not installed
  123J Functional Functional Not functional Functional Functional
  125V Functional Functional Not installed Functional Not installed
  143 Functional Functional Functional Functional Not installed
  209 Functional Functional Functional Functional Functional
  301J Functional Functional (using wifi) Not installed Functional Functional
  302 Functional Functional (using wifi) Not functional Functional Functional
  306 Functional Functional (using wifi) Not functional Functional Not installed
  310 Functional Functional Functional Functional Functional
  311H Functional Functional (using wifi) Not installed Not installed Not installed
  323B Functional Not functional Not functional Partially functional Not installed
  323D TBD Not functional Functional Functional Not installed
  335B TBD Not functional Not functional Functional Not installed
  335E TBD Not functional Not installed Not installed Not installed
  343 Functional Functional Functional Functional Functional
  425L TBD TBD TBD Not installed Not installed
  425M TBD TBD TBD TBD Not installed
  443 Functional Functional Not installed Not functional Functional
  506 Functional Functional (using wifi) Not functional Functional Not installed
  511P Functional Functional Not functional Functional Functional
  525M TBD Not functional TBD TBD Not installed
Estimated Completion: 9/8/2017 (delayed)
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 500 personnel hours
Summary: Ensure all conference rooms are working as designed. Note, this project does not include changes requested to the original design.

 

Project:

Ensure Hawks Hall classrooms are fully functional

Contact: CoB Technical Solutions Center
Status:

Partially complete

Estimated Completion: 8/21/2017 (delayed)
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 1000 personnel hours
Summary: Ensure all classrooms are working as designed. Note, this project does not include changes requested to the original design such as monitor types, or additional features.

 

 

 

Project:

Login script to group policy migration

Contact: Jeff Sherrill
Status:

In progress

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 200 personnel hours
Summary: As required by UNL ITS, remove login scripts from all CoB employee accounts and begin mapping network drives using a different method.

 

Project:

Enable cable TV service in Hawks Hall

Contact: Davis Podany
Status:

Partially complete

Delayed areas: 310, 301J, 002G, 123J, 302, 301C, west entrance reception, trading room feeds, Auditorium A, Auditorium B,311H

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

Estimated Completion: 8/21/2017
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 100 personnel hours
Summary: 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.

 

Project:

Onboard digital signage in Hawks Hall

Contact: Davis Podany
Status:

In Progress

Completed signage: 002(1), 002(2), 010, 027, 036, 104, 123, 125(1) 125(2), 125(3), 125(4), 125(5), 125(6), 125(7), 138, 141(1), 141(2), 311, 311(2), 315, 323, 335, 345(1), 411, 415, 423, 441, 445A

Remaining signage: 131, 345(2), 435, 415, 511(1), 511(2), 523(1), 523(2), West entrance interactive, South entrance interactive

Estimated Completion: 12/1/2017
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 300 personnel hours
Summary: Work with CMER, Facilities, and UNL ITS to get all digital signage in CoB up and running.

 

Project:

Migrate CoB from Network Drives to Box

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 750 personnel hours
Summary: 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. 

 

Project:

Migrate select email lists to Grouper managed lists

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 100 personnel hours
Summary: 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.

 

Project:

Migrate select Active Directory Security Groups to Grouper managed groups

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 200 personnel hours
Summary: 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.

 

Project:

Reduce classroom monitor visual footprint

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 300 personnel hours
Summary: Replace classroom monitors with smaller and/or angled monitors so the view from students to the white boards are not as obstructed.

 

Project:

TLC Projector Installation

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 100 personnel hours
Summary: Install a projector in the TLC

 

Project:

TLC Video Recording Studeo Implimentation

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 300 personnel hours
Summary: Install self paced video production room the the TLC in a style similar to the Center for Sales Excellence

 

Project:

Install Additional Digital Signage for the Strengths Institute

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 200 personnel hours
Summary: Install one or two digital sign displays with special content for the area.

 

Project:

Install a Digital Signage Display for the TLC

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 100 personnel hours
Summary: Install one or two digital sign displays with special content for the area.
 
 
Project:

Qualtrics branding and onboarding procedure

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 300 personnel hours
Summary: Make Qualtrics easier to find and sign up for as a CoB user and update the branding.
 
Project:

Qualtrics branding and onboarding procedure

Contact: TBD
Status:

On hold until personnel hour availiability

Estimated Completion: TBD
Estimated CoB IT & Facilities Operations Workload: 300 personnel hours
Summary: Make Qualtrics easier to find and sign up for as a CoB user and update the branding.

 

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