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Process Improvement Tips

Tips & Tricks

Try incorporating these tips and tricks into your everyday activities and you should start to see things improve, even without any formal training sessions. If you've come across anything that has really worked well for you, send it on over to Josh Smith and we'll include it on this page.

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June

Project Management Services

The ITS project management team uses proven project management principles and a common methodology across all activities to support the entire ITS project process:

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June

ITS Project Prioritization Results for Spring 2014

The ITS Project Prioritization cycle for Spring 2014 is now complete and the results have been communicated to the proposers. A total of 10 project proposals were received in this cycle, of which eight have been recommended to, and approved by, the Vice Presidents. Each proposal was reviewed and scored using the rubric developed specifically for this purpose and staff resource requirements were assessed by ITS in order to determine the final selection.

 

Ten projects were submitted for prioritization this cycle, of which eight have been approved by the Vice Presidents. Read on for more details of the process and the results.

 
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ITS Project Prioritization Results Are In!

The ITS Project Prioritization cycle for Fall 2015 has been completed and the results sent out. The Steering Committee received a total of 13 project proposals, of which 10 were recommended to, and approved by, the Vice Presidents; the remaining three were not scheduled due to resource limitations. Each proposal was reviewed and scored using the rubric developed specifically for this purpose, and staff resource requirements assessed by ITS, in order to determine the final selection.

 

The results are in! Find out which ITS projects made the cut for 2016, based on the scoring rubric developed specifically for this purpose and on the recommendations of the Vice Presidents. ITS will be working through these as described on the individual portfolio pages.

 
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Student worker system access reminder

If your group had student workers in the Fall semester who are not returning to work with you this semester, please be sure to complete and submit an Access Request Form to the ITS Project Office to remove their student worker access privileges.

You can access the form at www.humboldt.edu/forms/node/44

 

Here's an Access Request Form reminder for you (and a tip for the future). Read more about ARF and student workers ...

 
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Campus Technology Priorities for 2013-14

The ITS Project Office is adding structured process improvement strategies to the project management process to ensure that improved customer service, increased productivity, and decreased costs result from technology projects. Leading this effort is Josh Smith, the new Process Improvement Manager in the ITS Project Office; this strategy is also supported by the transfer of Quality Improvement Analyst Phil Rouse from Human Resources earlier this year.

 

The ITS Project Office is initiating a wide-ranging process improvement program to ensure technology projects will always deliver improved customer service, increased productivity, and decreased costs to the University. Read more about the project priorities for this academic year.

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Fall 2012 ITS Project Prioritization Results

The Project Prioritization cycle for Fall 2012 has been completed. The Steering Committee received a total of 12 project proposals, of which five were recommended to the Vice Presidents. Of those five, three were approved for implementation, one was approved for exploration and one was deferred for consideration as part of campus-wide efficiency initiatives planned to start in 2013. Each submission was thoroughly reviewed and scored by the Steering Committee, and staff resource requirements assessed by ITS, in order to reach the final selection.

The results are in for the Fall 2012 Project Prioritization cycle. The Steering Committee received 12 project proposals, of which five were recommended to the Vice Presidents. Of those five, three were approved for implementation, one was approved for exploration and one was deferred for consideration as part of campus-wide efficiency initiatives planned to start in 2013. Read on ...

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It's IT Project Proposal Time!

The Fall 2012 cycle for IT project requests is open through October 12th! If you haven’t heard about the IT Project Prioritization process, you can find out more on the ITS website at /its/po-prioritization.

The Fall 2012 cycle for submitting proposals for IT-related projects is now open. Proposals are due by 5:00pm on Friday October 12, 2012. If you want to talk through your project idea or have questions about the process, call the IT Project Office at (707) 826 5080 or read on for more guidance

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