Current ITS Projects
In addition to information technology operational activities, ITS staff are involved in projects to support UCSC's teaching, research, and business activities. This list of projects offers you a view of those projects with information technology components and includes:
• Proposed projects: These are projects under initial review and pending resource allocations
• Approved projects: These are projects approved by ITS and pending official launch
• Active projects: These projects have been launched and are currently in progress
• Closed projects: These projects are closed or completed and in production
This project list also provides links to additional project information where available.
We welcome your comments and questions. Please contact the Project Management Group.
|PHP Transition Program||The Student Services PHP Transition Program consists of a series of projects and work packages intended to move the Student Services catalogue from the current under supported ColdFusion architecture to a PHP environment, hosted by ITS.||Active||September 2012||TBD||David Turner
|Campus Curriculum and Leave Planning||This project implements a Campus CLP system that will provide department managers, department chairs, and deans with a uniform ability to consistently manage faculty curriculum and leave, preserving the functionality of the existing FileMaker Pro CLP. In addition, provide information to manage curriculum capacity planning in support of students’ degree objectives and have the ability to manage support for GenEd courses associated with the above degree objectives at the campus level.||Closed||April 2009||October 2011||David Turner|
|Campus LDAP||Provides a Campus LDAP that would be available to all campus systems while providing the necessary security for certain attributes (passwords) and meeting FERPA requirements. Reduce the costs and risks associated with supporting and maintaining multiple sources of information about UCSC faculty, staff and students and retire the legacy Moira system.
|eCommons Online Instructor Evaluations||Provide online instructor evaluations as an alternative to the paper based methods.||Active||June 2011
|FIS Banner 8 Upgrade||Financial Information System upgrade to Banner 8||Active||January 2011||November 2011||Monique Leduc|
|Google Apps@UCSC||This project implements a new email and calendar system at UCSC using Google Apps. This work is in two phases beginning with retiring CruzMail and moving all faculty and staff email to the Gmail platform during the late fall quarter 2011. CruzTime will then retire during the beginning of spring quarter 2012.||Active||June 2011
|Human Capital Management System
||The Human Capital Management system implementation project based on the PeopleSoft application suite.||Closed||January 2011||August 2011
|ITS Process Tools||The project retires IT Request, Change Request, and ITS Collaboration tools. Service-Now.com, the platform chosen, replaces these tools with a single integrated tool to tracks incidents and changes, provides a place to share documentation, publish current service status, and create real-time reports for faster problems resolution.||Closed||December 2010||September 2011 (Phase 1)||Linda Rosewood|
|Student Service PHP Transition Program||The Student Services PHP Transition Program consists of a series of projects and work packages intended to move the Student Services catalog from the current ColdFusion architecture to a PHP environment||Active||September 2010
|Telecommunications Master Plan Program||Series of projects addressing communications infrastructure modifications to support voice, data, video, and multimedia requirements through fiscal year 2020.
||The UCPath Project is a UC system wide project and is one of the main tenants of the Working Smarter resolution. It is one of the most complex operational initiatives ever undertaken at the University. Work on this project is currently underway. A local UC Santa Cruz Project Team has been established.||Active||January 2011
|Web Content Management System (WCMS)||Project goals are to gather requirements from campus constituents to evaluate, select and purchase a WCMS solution that will meet key requirements for web content management and presentation. Develop joint operating requirements and procedures for web services created by sharing a common WCMS. Implement a new web content management system. And migrate top-tier and select departmental websites to the new WCMS.||
|Web Presence and Services Program||This program coordinates a series of web-related projects designed to stabilize and improve the campus processes, roles, tools, and services that support a broad set of critical communication functions, and contribute directly to campus-level strategies and objectives.||Active||October 2008||December 2011
|Last updated on December 8, 2011|