Admin 07.23.14 Minutes

Attending:

Dibyen Majumdar, Todd Van Neck, Kelly Block, Jackie Finch, Vanessa Peoples, Mary Berta, Mint Simagrai, Al Schorsch, John Fyfe, Rich Alpern, Heather O’Leary

  • Information Technology Priorities Committee (ITPC)
    • START myResearch
      • Next step is the Report of Non-University Activity (RNUA)
      • Decided not to use Kuali Coeus for the Conflict of Commitment & Interest (COI) and RNUA parts of the portal
      • The Business Objects upgrade has been delayed, working with vendor to resolve
      • Hope is for implementation in Spring 2015
    • Hiring Process Recommendation
      • PPMO-0024 was recommended by CUPPA representative in committee
      • Discussion on update of the MyFinance reports project
      • Discussion on how to increase communication between committees
      • Discussion of how to present business solutions to the campus
    • ITPC Meeting Conflict
      • Next meeting conflicts with quarterly ITPC meeting, should be rescheduled
  • Recommendations for Business Systems Strategy
    • General Discussion
      • Draft version is available online
      • Mainly four recommendations, with goal to send up to IT Governance Council
      • Idea is to plan for a meeting, and focus on the content of the recommendations
      • Once content is approved, the next step is putting it into the proper format
    • Recommendation 1
      • Focuses on design principles
      • Discussion and refinement of the principles listed here
      • Discussion of adding funding sources for projects and system maintenance
      • Consideration of how to implement these ideas into the recommendations
    • Recommendation 2
      • Focuses on the process of looking through a project from proposal through implementation
      • Discussion of Suggestions A-D
    • Recommendation 3
      • Focuses on specific project proposals that might not have been addressed elsewhere
      • Discussion of this concept, along with what projects would be covered by ITGC/ITPC
      • Recommendations are taking shape
      • Consideration of adding a “pull the plug” decision point
      • Discussion and consideration of this concept
  • Conclusion
    • New committee Chair is J. Finch