Collaborating on Projects

Current Projects

Last updated 9/30/2017

Decommission Enterprise Server

Identify and transition existing business processing to alternative tools and resources. Dispose of all associated mainframe assets and related software licensing and maintenance.

Project Sponsor

Mark Askren

Est. Completion

6 / 2018

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Work on replacement of business processes continues. Output Management and Workload Scheduler processes have targeted November as completion date. Progress on moving file transfer jobs is ending and will be complete when the new Registry is implemented. The reporting spooler for mainframe print has seen a definite decline in traffic as the team works with campus users and some of the print traffic will go away with the move of SAP production from DB2 platform to HANA. Data retention is ongoing and will be addressed at the back end of the project.

Maxient Integration

NeSIS is developing a single data integration for all 5 University campuses to feed data into Maxient, the new code of conduct/behavior record application.

Project Sponsor

Cheri Polenske

Est. Completion

TBD

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Data feed specifications are currently being developed.

MVS Enterprise Server Replacement

Review, recommend and implement a new hardware platform and associated software components that supports the functions and services currently housed and processed on the MVS Enterprise Server. This effort includes the conversion of the current MVS / DB2 platform used for the transactional SAP system, as well as all of the technical processes that support the SAP database platform. It also includes all software and integration processes provided on the MVS Server.

Project Sponsor

Don Mihulka

Est. Completion

Cancelled

Status

Cancelled

Project Status Description

This project has been rolled into the SAP ECC HANA Implementation project which is located under the Collaborative ITS Portfolio section.

Nebraska.edu Redesign

Improve look and functionality for the Nebraska.edu website using new branding. The website will be multi-device accessible and align with the University's goals and marketing objectives.

Project Sponsor

Jacki Ostrowicki

Est. Completion

TBD

Status

At Risk

Project Status Description

Offices and Policies area is being developed. Project is in an amber state due to resource time to review and edit content from the old website to fit the current design.

NeSIS Two-Factor (Duo) Authentication

Implement two-factor authentication for faculty and staff with access to high-risk data elements as defined by the data governance committee.

Project Sponsor

Cheri Polenske

Est. Completion

10 / 2017

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Two-Factor testing is taking place in the NeSIS non-production instances. Weekly meetings are taking place with NeSIS, IDM and campus representatives to formulate a communication plan. Go-live is scheduled for October 30th.

SAP HANA for Business Warehouse

Implement the HANA database for the SAP Business Warehouse to comply to SAP's database support roadmap.

Project Sponsor

Mark Askren, David Lechner

Est. Completion

Completed

Status

Completed

University of NE High School Website Redevelopment

Restructure and implement a responsive design throughout the University of Nebraska High School website that will improve the user experience.

Project Sponsor

Barbara Shousha

Est. Completion

10 / 2017

Status

On Track

Project Status Description

Go live timeline changed to October to allow for review/revision of content. Marketing campaign is in place to promote the new website prior to go live.