ITS Projects

The project list contains the current work in progress. For more information about the projects, contact the project manager.

Updated 4/17/2018

Electronic Signature Implementation

Implement a central electronic signature solution for campus.

Target end date: 8/31/2018
Project manager: Sabourin,Robert
Executive Director: Palms,Andrew T

FIN - Let UHS use Inventory module

University Health Services (UHS) is interested in utilizing the Peoplesoft inventory module. This project has two key initiatives. The first effort is to de-couple the inventory module so that it is not exclusive to UMHS. The second portion is to enable UHS within the system.

Target end date: 4/30/2018
Project manager: Skelding,Brian
Executive Director: Behm,Jim

FIN - Supplier Portal - Vendor Onboarding

The University will implement the delivered Peoplesoft Supplier Portal in order to automate vendor onboarding as well as capture required supporting elements.

Target end date: 7/3/2018
Project manager: Skelding,Brian
Executive Director: Behm,Jim

FIN - UMHS - EDI Implementation

UMHS is looking to re-implement their EDI solution. An RFP was conducted and upon conclusion GHX was the clear winner, however a formal award was never made. An accelerated re-evaluation will take place from 11/2-12/1 to determine the preferred vendor. It is estimated that this is a 9 month project at this time.

Target end date: 6/29/2018
Project manager: Palmby,Brian
Executive Director: Behm,Jim

FIN-UMHS VMI - Inventory

UMHS has received approval to move forward with their Value Margin Initiative (VMI) for Supply Chain Processes. Three items related to this multifaceted effort involve technology components. Deliverables for this effort are closely tied to the FIN 9.2 upgrade. The 9.2 steering committee has reviewed and approved the effort to run in parallel with this project.

Target end date: 1/7/2019
Project manager: Little,Cristine Lynn
Executive Director: Behm,Jim

Finance Data Mart

Enable the Finance Analytics team to provide actionable business intelligence to their leadership and offices they support, but providing a finance data mart that will incorporate business rules and alleviate manual manipulation of data. Part of this effort may also result in enhancements to the existing UM Data Warehouse to improve operational reporting; or to the online PeopleSoft system to capture missing data elements.

Target end date: 12/21/2018
Project manager: Palmby,Brian
Executive Director: Thiruvengadam,Vijayaraja

Flux Replacement/New High Performance Computing

High Performance Computing (HPC). Described as a simulation infrastructure for data center systems.

Target end date: 7/31/2019
Project manager: Burch,Jennifer
Executive Director: Palen,Brock Edward

FY1712: Next Gen Security Architecture PH1 & PH2

The cyber threat to research universities has become increasingly sophisticated and more active. U-M will adopt a new strategy and this request funds the technologies to implement that strategy. This is a combination of advanced detection and protection technology. It will cover U-M as a whole while focusing on enclaves with sensitive information. Key deliverables for phase 1 are:
1) Next Gen Firewall (NGFW) with integrated Threat Intelligence Services
2) Security Information & Event Management (SIEM) Upgrade
3) Peakflow Replacement - Netflow Analysis Tool (NFAT).

Target end date: 4/30/2018
Project manager: Stathes,Gregory
Executive Director: Bermann,Sol

HCM - Fluid Candidate Gateway

Conduct an assessment of the delivered PeopleSoft Fluid Candidate Gateway. Analysis will evaluate removing UM customizations from the recruiting process in order to achieve a candidate experience and application process using a mobile device.

Target end date: 10/24/2018
Project manager: Eglinton,Natalie
Executive Director: Behm,Jim

HCM - Health System Scheduling & Time Attendance

This project's objectives are to establish standard work processes for efficient scheduling and timekeeping. Project scope includes process improvement, leveraging existing technology where possible and separating out the Scheduling component.

Target end date: 8/2/2019
Project manager: Yoas,Scot M
Executive Director: Behm,Jim