|Ongoing Projects||Estimated Completion||Description|
|2019 In Place OS Upgrades||Aug 2019||Upgrading the operating systems of active endpoints to the latest stable versions of their operating systems.|
|Website Accessibility||June 2019||Ongoing project to make www.geneseo.edu compliant with WCAG AA guidelines. CIT web staff and Digital Communications Manager are currently using SiteImprove to review/fix site problems. Targeting June to training campus web editors on use of SiteImprove.|
|2019 Faculty Replacements||May 2019||Annual upgrade of faculty computers|
|SQR Conversion||December 2018||SQR will be de-supported on December 2018.|
|Banner 9 Admin Forms||December 2018||Installing releases as they become available. Training and supporting users in adoption|
|NY-Alert to Everbridge Conversion||December 2018||The State Emergency Management Office has procured Everbridge to replace the legacy NY-Alert system. Phase I will be completed by June 1 and Geneseo will be completely transitioned to the new system by this date. Phase II will give Geneseo more control over managing the product and will take place later in 2018.|
|Advancement CRM Implementation||Nov 2018||In progress.|
|Student Outcome Tracking||Fall 2018||In progress. Led by Financial Aid.|
|my.geneseo.edu Redesign||Fall 2018||Developing core components for new Laravel/PHP based myGeneseo system. Targeting end of summer for alpha test and early fall to start a parallel beta test.|
Automatic BIOS Updates
|Updating BIOS of clients in the field|
Print Server Replacement
Upgrading and clearing out of the existing print server with a new version
2018 Faculty Replacements
|Annual upgrade of faculty computers|
|Admissions 2018-2019 Application Year Processing Software||August 2018||Starts in July|
|Upgrade operating systems on VoIP servers||October 2018||Upgrades bring features and address recently identified security issues.|
|Deployment of "eduroam" wireless network||August 2018||The "eduroam" wireless network allows for seamless roaming of WiFi network users across nearly 90 countries.|
|RNL Advanced Financial Aid Solutions Modeling||July 2018|
Enrollment Management is contracting with Ruffalo Noel Levitz for AFSA (Advanced Financial Aid Solutions) analytical modeling. The project involves providing a data file from Banner containing admissions, financial aid, and student data.
|Replacement of all RedHat 5 based hosts.||August 2017||RedHat 5 based hosts are going end of support in July. All our linux hosts running a RedHat 5 derived operating system (approximately 40) need to be rebuilt using version 7.|
|Banner 9 Forms: Local form conversions||August 2018||Converting all Oracle forms to Argos or PageBuilder.|
|AppWorx 12C||July 2018|
|AppWorx Upgrade||July 2018||Researching requirements and implementing in test environment. This is required for Banner 9 forms.|
|New Banapp1 Server||July 2018||Project was delayed due to resources.|
|Drupal English Alumni Profile||July 2018||Reimplement the English Alumni Profile feature missing since we moved to D7.|
|Banner Reporting/DR Database||Summer 2018|
|Banner General Person SSB and Gender options||Summer 2018|
|BDMS/Xtender Purges||Summer 2018||Need to purge documents from Banner Imaging product. Need to redo Admissions purge, and also BS-ID purge. We also need to discuss disk mgt for BDMS|
|Disaster Recovery for Banner||Ongoing improvements.|
|Drupal Announcements||Summer 2018||New content type to fill void of announcements/blogs/news|
|Update imodules website design||Summer 2018||This may simply be a consulting role with Kristy as lead|
|Update jobs website design||Summer 2018||This may simply be a consulting role with Kristy as lead|
|Drupal Campus Policies Website||Summer 2018|
|Excelsior Software Upgrades||June 2018||Implement software updates for Excelsior and develop supporting processes.|
|Fourwinds Digital Signage Implementation||Fall 2017||Upgrading all existing campus digital signage infrastructure to the Four Winds Interactive|
|IT Asset Management (ITAM) Automation||Fall 2017||Automation of computer inventory updates to improve accuracy and reduce labor requirements|
|Veeam Backup||July 2017||Installation and configuration of new backup software for our Windows physical hosts and all our virtual machines. it will make our backups cheaper, faster, and more reliable. We hope to have all backups replacing the NetBackup systems by July.|
|Mailing list migration||July 2017||All mailing lists are being migrated off mailman into google-groups or other mailing list management software.|
|Geneseo Managed WordPress Sites||Summer 2 018|
Under the leadership of the Word Press Working Group (CIT, Library, and the Director of Digital Communications), set up a managed WordPress site for use by faculty and staff on campus.
For more information: WordPress at Geneseo FAQ
|Learning Spaces Upgrades||August 2018|
Technology upgraded in learning spaces across campus.
Control system upgrades in Fraser 213, Newton 203, Newton 201, Welles 24, Welles 26, Milne 213.
More HDMI capable classrooms (Brodie 214, ISC 137, Sturges 112, Brodie 208, South 238, South 223, Sturges 223, Fraser 114, ISC 225, Fraser 103, Fraser 104, Wads 21, Welles 131, ISC 216, ISC 225a, ISC 226, ISC 314, Brodie 154)
Additional document cameras.
New / upgraded furniture in student study areas including Welles basement, Brodie 174, Sturges stairwell. Classroom furniture upgrades include Sturges 8, Welles 115, Fraser 119, Newton 206, Fraser 213.
|WIG: Complete Upgrades on at least 98% of outdated endpoints before 10 Aug 2018||August 2018||For the first time CIT is upgraded the operating systems of all active faculty and staff computers to improve endpoint security, maintain a more homogeneous fleet, identity possible upgrade challenges, and improve overall system performance. Upgrades were made available to faculty and staff to perform. This project was conducted using the 4 Disciplines of Execution methodology.|
|WiFi upgrades in Wayne, Niagara, Nassau, Suffolk Residence Halls||August 2018||Outdated WiFi transmitters have been replaced with transmitters specifically designed for residence halls. Transmitters have been located inside residence hall rooms. This has significantly improved WiFi service in these buildings.|
|New guest WiFi authentication portal||August 2018||Cisco's Identity Services Engine has been deployed to better provide guest WiFi service on campus.|
|Handshake Implementation||May 2018||Career Development purchased and migrated to a new platform for managing student employment opportunities. They project included Banner integration, SSO integration, and other infrastructure support.|
|Mailroom Mailbox Maintenance System Redesign||May 2018||Rewrote system as part of SQR/INB replacement projects|
|Setup PDQ Deploy||May 2018|
PDQ Software was purchased and deployed to automate 3rd party application installations on Windows lab computers.
|Website Accessibility Phase II||April 2018||Hired website accessibility analyst. Acquired SiteImprove accessibility reporting tool. Establish program to review/fix accessibility issues by CIT web staff.|
SCCM Dashboard with Power BI
|Investigated the use of Power BI to make SCCM reporting more live.|
|Orientation Management||March 2018||A system was developed for students to register for Orientation and for administrative staff to manage the Orientation advisors assignments and orientation activities. The online forms was implemented in PageBuilder.|
|Evolution Labs S360||March 2018||Enrollment Management implemented a third party service S360 used to market Geneseo programs to prospective students. They project included Banner integration, IP white listing, and network support.|
|Google Recaptcha V2||March 2018||Modify some older web applications to convert to v2 of Google Recaptcha. Newer version is more secure and user friendly and the old version was being de-supported.|
|SiteImprove||March 2018||Implemented SiteImprove scanning tool to support Web Accessibility requirements and to improve website quality|
|Canvas Implementation and Training||Spring 2018|
We migrated our Learning Management System from myCourses (Angel) to Canvas. All courses in Summer 2017 and beyond are taught with Canvas.
The next phase of the project includes ensuring all faculty are trained to fully utilize the features of Canvas. Our goals for 2017-2018 are increasing our published courses to 50%, increase instructor/student communication, and increase Gradebook usage.
|Royals Wealth Management||Spring 2018||Implement Banner data integration to support Royals Wealth Management service for College Advancement.|
|TestCenter Enhancements||Spring 2018||Added a variety of enhancements and defect corrections to the TestCenter test scheduling application. Some of enhancements improved staff efficiency.|
|Admissions Offer Letter Automation||Jan 2018||Setup process to more efficiently generate Admissions Offer letters from Banner.|
|Banner Financial Aid 2018 Aid Year Updates||Jan 2018||Implement annual aid year releases.|
Review Group Policy - FacultyStaff
|Conducted a review of the group policy that controls campus Windows computers to identify outdated policies.|
|PageBuilder||Dec 2017||Geneseo is an early adopter of Ellucian's PageBuilder technology. This project required learning the technology and figuring out how to work past issues and solve problems since it is in a very early phase of implementation for Ellucian.|
|Incomplete Grade Automation||Nov 2017||Automated processing of incomplete grades in Banner|
Migration of OS Upgrade to SCCM
|Added OS Upgrade files to SCCM so that we could be ready for migrations.|
Migration of USMT to SCCM
|Moved the User State Migration Tool to SCCM so that we can perform more automated migrations of client data to new systems.|
|Printer Map||Nov 2017|
Created a Google Map indicating printer locations to make location information more visible.
|Windows 10 1709||Nov 2017|
Adding the 1709 Version of Windows 10 to our deployment infrastructure.
|Website Accessibility Phase I||Oct 2017||Implemented initial round of website changes. Implemented required website accessibility course for all website editors|
|Oracle and Banner Upgrades||Throughout Year|
Providing enhancements and defect resolutions for Oracle RBDMS and Banner Student Information System.
|Preferred Name Support||Throughout Year||Add support for preferred name in services identified as not in compliance with campus policy. Examples included DegreeWorks, Horizons, and others.|
|Banner Oracle 12C Upgrade||Oct 2017||Required to remain current with database.|
|Banner 9 Admin Forms Initial Deployment||Sept 2017|
Geneseo was one of Ellucian's earliest adopters of the Banner 9 Admin forms and the first SUNY campus to have this version live in production. This version is a major overhaul of the product and required by Dec 2018.
Prepare macOSLAPS for production release
|Deployed this software to help resolve issues with domain bound Macs.|
Update Mac deployment infrastructure for macOS High Sierra
|Updating deployment infrastructure so the current version macOS could be deployed reliably.|
|Admissions - New SAT Score Format||Fall 2017||Modify additional reporting and processes to account for new SAT score format.|
|Admissions Application Review Enhancements||Fall 2017||Enhancements to improve reporting and operations for application review.|
|Admissions EOPIF Missing Report||Fall 2017|
|AOP Application Review||Fall 2017||Increased automation for processing applications for AOP candidates.|
|Graduate Admissions Application Signature Page||Fall 2017||Modifications to support signature page on Graduate Admissions application.|
Graduate Admissions Review Printing Enhancements
|Fall 2017||Improve printing format of reports.|
|Telephone VOIP Migration||Fall 2017||CIT is upgrading campus telephone service from a traditional PBX-based system to a "Voice over IP" solution. VoIP telephone service allows us to take advantage of server virtualization, offers us a strong disaster recovery position, and brings many more features to end users. All standard telephone stations have been replaced. Only non-standard devices, such as modems, credit card readers, and emergency phones are outstanding.|
|Excelsior Scholarship Implementation||August 2017||Perform data analysis of Geneseo student course credits and financial aid packages. Implement software (from SICAS) to generate files for HESC to verify whether applicants for the scholarship qualify. This project is very fluid and new requirements continue to be identified.|
|"Giant Voice" Mass Notification System||August 2017||We have extended our Informacast paging system to rooftop speaker arrays and into buildings where the fire alarm system has speakers aside bells and horns. This system replaces the mass notification system which was installed several years ago and which interfered with campus WiFi.|
Have Mac BringOutYourDead option update Insight automatically
|Automated inventory update to improve accuracy and efficiency.|
|Softball Field WiFi Service||August 2017||We have deployed WiFi service to the softball field using a point-to-point wireless bridge because there is no underground infrastructure in the area so that softball games can be streamed on the Internet.|
|Deploy Dedicated Credit Card Network||August 2017||We have deployed a private network exclusively for credit card transactions to maintain the highest level of security for campus credit card transactions.|
|Admissions 2017-2018 Application Year Processing Software||August 2017||Implement updated ASC and Common Application processes to process and load applications for the upcoming year.|
Re-image Labs for 2017-18 academic year
|The annual preparation of labs to prepare for the fall semester.|
Summer 2017 Software Update
|Updating campus software packaging and deployments for 2017|
Update Mac faculty/staff policy profiles
|Modified and updated profiles that control the behavior of campus owned Macs.|
|DegreeWorks 4.1.6 Upgrade||July 2017||Reapply Localizations|
Keychain Minder rollout
|A fix for a long standing keychain issue that would cause issues with domain-bound Macs|
|CAS 4.2 Upgrade||June 2017|
Upgrades CAS to next major version which includes major enhancements and defects and improved overall security and reliability of the service.
|Drupal 8 Upgrade|
|Upgraded Drupal to next major revision which included significant enhancements and defect resolutions. This project also direct supported improvements in web accessibility.|
|Disaster Recovery Plan||Summer 2017|
Complete initial phase of documentation. Test current disaster recovery plan for critical information systems and infrastructure.
|Postgres DB Upgrade||Summer 2017||Migrating remaining dbs to postgres9 server. There are a couple stragglers for dbs supported outside CIT.|
|Banner 9 SSB New Features||Summer 2017||Rosters, Academic Transcript, Menu/Landing Page|
|Academic Computer Replacement||Summer 2017||New computer upgrades for academic faculty with 4-year and older laptops.|
|Steuben Wireless Network Upgrade||Summer 2017|
WiFi service in Steuben residence has been improved by deploying transmitters in every student room.
|Sturges Wireless Network Upgrade||Summer 2017||We have redeployed WiFi transmitters in Sturges to provide an improved experience to users in this building.|
|SCCM 1702||May 2017||Upgrading to the latest version of SCCM to provide the latest in remote control, patch management, software distribution, operating system deployment, network access protection and hardware and software inventory.|
|LMS Migration from Angel to Canvas||May 2017||We migrated our Learning Management System from myCourses (Angel) to Canvas. All courses in Summer 2017 and|