IT Update News from 07/2019

Update: Common Reporting Platform deployed

July 25, 2019

Yale has successfully launched the Common Reporting Platform (CoRe). The new platform infrastructure, data management tools, and business intelligence components were successfully moved into production with select trained Financial Systems and Solutions (FSS) partners in April of 2019. In May,...

New: Root directory will be backed up

July 25, 2019

On Wednesday, July 31, ITS will expand the desktop backup service to include the computer’s root directory. Devices using this service will now also backup files stored in folders outside of the user profile.

Prior to this change, the...

The role of project managers

July 25, 2019

In the June 27, 2019 edition of IT Update , it was noted that concurrent with the IT organizational changes, all project managers will have a dual reporting relationship to the Portfolio Management Office (PMO). This represents a change from the current model where each Information Technology...

Leadership meets to plan for FY20 and beyond

July 25, 2019
Earlier this month, the ITS leadership team gathered at West Campus to increase their understanding of the senior leadership team’s (SLT’s) strategic process, help build a healthier organization, and learn about their role. Discussions focused on ways to align management, operations, strategy, and...

IT service owners present FY20 plans

July 25, 2019
Immediately following the IT leadership team meeting, service owners joined the IT leadership team at West Campus to present their FY20 plans for services. Focusing on our strategic anchor of Service Quality, much was accomplished in this fast-paced meeting where service owners presented their...

Upcoming organizational changes (HR & Finance technical teams)

July 25, 2019

John recently shared additional updates with ITS staff regarding the Enterprise Applications organizational message published in June. In addition to changes already discussed, the following changes will take place in early September.

The technical teams supporting Human Resources (HRISS...

John speaks on future of tech summit and job titles

July 25, 2019

Yale’s Chief Information Officer, John Barden, addresses questions asked by the community through our Ask John survey feature. In this edition, John shares his perspective on the future of the tech summit and provides an update on what’s happening with job titles and descriptions....

CMDB Initiative update

July 25, 2019

In April, John reported that we were beginning a light Configuration Management Data Base (CMDB) effort. This initiative kicked off at the beginning of June with a limited scope that includes the assets in our on-...

PaperCut upgrade and possible action required

July 25, 2019
ITS will perform maintenance to upgrade the PaperCut software on ITS-managed computers from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26. Individuals may be prompted to restart their computers. Possible action required: Individuals using PaperCut on non-managed or personally owned devices...

Introducing our 2019 Early Career Development Program participants

July 11, 2019

On Thursday, June 20, Yale Information Technology Services (ITS) hosted a celebration to welcome the new participants of the Brian J. Wolson Early Career Development Program (ECDP).

This year, four new participants – Max Barreuther, Kaylah Gore, Azm Hussain, and Kameryn Larkins – will...

Banner migration and scheduled outage

July 11, 2019
BAN1 – Weekend of July 13 Following the successful testing in our Banner test instance, BAN2, the planned migration for our Banner production instance, BAN1, will begin on Friday, July 12, at 6:00 p.m. and should be complete by 9:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 14. The weekend of July 20...

Project management training for Yale professionals

July 11, 2019

Are you leading a fiscal year 20 (FY20) effort? The Portfolio Management Office, in conjunction with Yale Learning Services, is office an ITS-only training opportunity right here at 25 Science Park, room 125.

Project Management Training for Yale Professionals will be...

June staff movement, new hires, and milestones

July 11, 2019

Congratulations to IT staff who recently celebrated a milestone, were hired, or moved into a new area this June.

Milestone anniversaries

Timothy Lee - 30 years

New Hires

Greg Buckless - Manager, Telecommunications Engineer -...