UITS project directory

UITS is always working on new projects to help improve systems and services at Indiana University.

Current UITS and OVPIT projects

UITS and the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology (OVPIT) are currently working on many projects to improve systems and services.

On this page:

Ongoing projects

  • Box
    Provide Box, a cloud storage and collaboration service provider, to students, faculty, and staff through Internet2 Net+ Services
    Primary UITS contact: Bob Flynn
    Date submitted: March 7, 2012
    Last updated: July 10, 2017
  • Campus cellular infrastructure
    Create a cellular signal distribution system that is open to all cellular systems
    Primary UITS contact: Paul Clegg
    Date submitted: March 13, 2012
    Last updated: June 13, 2016
  • CAS upgrade
    A modernization of IU's Central Authentication Service (CAS), adding important enhancements that will allow it to serve IU for years to come
    Primary UITS contact: Jacob Farmer
    Date submitted: February 7, 2014
    Last updated: November 6, 2014
  • Early Alert System for SIS
    To facilitate student retention and success, within SIS develop a student performance roster for tracking and evaluating individual student progress in a class, plus enhancements to the student planner and advisor functionality, and within the SIS J2EE environment develop a new Advising Records (AdRex) front end that will integrate with core SIS functionality, plus a new student survey tool
    Primary UITS contact: Sandy Thompson
    Date submitted: August 26, 2011
    Last updated: September 13, 2013
  • iLab Core Facility Management software deployment
    Deploy iLab Core Facility Management software to increase the administrative efficiency and cost effectiveness of IU research cores and service centers
    Primary UITS contact: Richard Meraz
    Date submitted: February 9, 2015
    Last updated: July 1, 2016
  • Initial Duo deployment
    Duo Security will be deployed to replace OTP tokens.
    Primary UITS contact: Jacob Farmer
    Date submitted: June 18, 2014
    Last updated: December 19, 2014
  • IUB campus rewire
    Replace all wiring of active jacks with new category 6E wire, and terminate all outlets on patch panels; install 50-micron laser-optimized fiber in the risers to support 10 Gbps; add card key access to wiring closets for security and audit purposes; and renovate old closets, or add new closets, to bring all closets up to IU standards
    Primary UITS contact: Kirt Guinn
    Date submitted: February 14, 2011
    Last updated: April 27, 2015
  • IUPUI campus rewire
    Upgrade wiring as part of the comprehensive Network Master plan for IUPUI's communication infrastructure
    Primary UITS contact: Cheryl Kile
    Date submitted: February 11, 2011
    Last update: April 10, 2014
  • Office 365
    Evaluate Office 365 as a platform for delivering Microsoft Office software; evaluate Microsoft Office Online, OneDrive for Business, and SharePoint Online services for use at IU
    Primary UITS contact: Manjit Trehan
    Date submitted: August 14, 2015
    Last updated: October 9, 2017
  • Service Information Framework
    A application for managing and publishing information on UITS services and tools to multiple IU sites and applications
    Primary UITS contact: Chuck Aikman
    Date submitted: October 13, 2017
    Last updated: November 15, 2017
  • Testing Center Scheduler
    An electronic scheduling system for the IUPUI Testing Center that will provide administrative reporting on lab usage and allow students to schedule seats in the Testing Center
    Primary UITS contact: Kevin Brokamp
    Date submitted: June 6, 2014
    Last updated: May 16, 2016
  • UITS Accessibility Initiative
    A chartered and coordinated approach to evaluating and addressing the accessibility of electronic and information technology and services
    Primary UITS contact: Brian Richwine
    Date submitted: January 17, 2014
    Last updated: January 19, 2016

Ongoing externally funded Research Technologies projects

  • Jetstream - A national science and engineering cloud
    Add cloud-based computation to the national cyberinfrastructure that will allow researchers to manage their data on virtual machines
    Primary UITS contacts: Craig Stewart (PI), Therese Miller (Project Manager)
    Date submitted: June 5, 2015
    Last updated: December 7, 2017
  • National Gene Vector Biorepository and Coordinating Center (NGVB)
    Help university scientists share research information and substances to promote discoveries, patient safety, and compliance with regulations of the Food and Drug Administration
    Primary UITS contact: Therese Miller
    Date submitted: July 18, 2008
    Last updated: July 1, 2016
  • One Degree Imager - Pipeline, Portal, and Archive (ODI-PPA) (EP Action Item 6)
    Offers a web-based science gateway to provide data-processing pipelines as well as an archival data and metadata-management system for the One Degree Imager (ODI)
    Primary UITS contact: Arvind Gopu
    Date submitted: November 28, 2011
    Last updated: July 4, 2016
  • Open Gateway Computing Environments: Science Gateways Platform as a Service (SciGaP)
    The SciGaP project will create a set of hosted infrastructure services that can be adopted by gateway providers to build new gateways based on robust and reliable open source tools.
    Primary UITS contact: Marlon Pierce
    Date submitted: December 19, 2013
    Last updated: March 1, 2016
  • Open Science Grid operations
    Provide an operations center for the Open Science Grid, monitoring grid status, tracking problems, and supporting grid users
    Primary UITS contact: Rob Quick
    Date submitted: August 29, 2007
    Last updated: July 3, 2017
  • Research Technologies / PTI Polar Research Operations Center
    Support of polar research in partnership with the Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) at University of Kansas
    Primary UITS contact: Richard Knepper
    Date submitted: September 28, 2011
    Last updated: May 18, 2017
  • Vulnerability management and web application scanning
    Purchase and deploy a replacement vulnerability scanning product for web and non-web services
    Primary UITS contact: Jason Abels
    Date submitted: October 3, 2014
    Last updated: October 3, 2014
  • XDMoD Value Analytics
    A resource for campuses, colleges, and universities to measure the financial impact of local investment in cyberinfrastructure
    Primary UITS contact: Matthew Link
    Date submitted: January 28, 2017
    Last updated: January 31, 2017
  • XSEDE 2.0 (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment - Renewal)
    Support supercomputers and high-end visualization and data analysis resources across the country and make them available for use by the US open science and engineering research community; succeeds the initial XSEDE 5-year grant
    Primary UITS contacts: Craig Stewart (Subcontract PI), Therese Miller (Project Manager)
    Date submitted: September 1, 2016
    Last updated: December 1, 2017

Completed projects

  • IU Knowledge Management System (KMS)
    Component content management system to replace the legacy content management system that supported the IU Knowledge Base (KB)
    Primary UITS contact: Chuck Aikman
    Date submitted: August 29, 2013
    Completed: October 4, 2017
  • Campus network 100 G upgrade
    Upgrade the campus network core to accommodate current and future bandwidth projections
    Primary UITS contact: Mark Spencer
    Date submitted: May 6, 2016
    Completed: July 28, 2017
  • Webserve MySQL migration
    Migrate users away from the current MySQL server supporting Webserve into an all-new MySQL service
    Primary UITS contact: Martin Breth
    Date submitted: April 15, 2016
    Completed: June 1, 2017
  • Sensitive data analysis service for research
    UITS Research Technologies will expand and evolve the Restricted Access Data Remote Server (RADaRS) service currently run by SPEA to meet growing needs within the IU research community while managing the risks of working with sensitive data
    Primary UITS contact: Esen Tuna
    Date submitted: November 11, 2015
    Completed: January 23, 2017
  • XSEDE (Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment) - Supports EP Action 70
    Support 16 supercomputers and high-end visualization and data analysis resources across the country and make them available for use by the US open science and engineering research community
    Primary UITS contacts: Craig Stewart (Subcontract PI), Therese Miller (Project Manager)
    Date submitted: September 27, 2011
    Completed: August 31, 2016
  • The Informatics Core for the Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (EP Action Items 4, 16, 71)
    Facilitate data sharing through the creation of standards for data integration and the development and deployment of software tools for data entry, centralization, and analysis
    Primary UITS contact: William Barnett
    Date submitted: August 30, 2007
    Completed: July 14, 2016
  • Clinical Research Systems Implementation (EP Action Items 4, 61, 70)
    Invest in a number of IT systems for the Indiana CTSI and the Indiana University School of Medicine that will support workflows and manage clinical data critical to the translational research enterprise
    Primary UITS contact: Therese Miller
    Date submitted: July 26, 2012
    Completed: July 1, 2016
  • Next.IU: Learning technologies for Indiana University
    Test a range of next-generation software platform(s) and tools in order to assess what types of tools, systems, and pedagogical approaches best support the mission of Indiana University
    Primary UITS contact: John Gosney
    Date submitted: July 16, 2012
    Completed: May 1, 2016
  • Tablet paperless classroom pilot
    Explore the interactive functionality of tablets to facilitate a "paperless" learning environment and aid instruction both in and outside of the classroom
    Primary UITS contact: John Gosney
    Date submitted: August 29, 2013
    Completed: May 1, 2016
  • IU Print Service
    A project to leverage existing technologies and contracts used in the student lab environment to develop a universal printing model that can be adopted by all campuses and units of Indiana University
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Date submitted: February 7, 2014
    Completed: April 11, 2016
  • Lifetime Engagement - Constituent Relationship Management (CRM)
    Enterprise license agreement between IU and Campus Management to provide constituent relationship management functionality
    Primary UITS contact: Alan Walsh
    Date submitted: July 2, 2009
    Completed: February 10, 2016
  • Collaborative Research: The Science Gateway Institute (SGW-I) for the Democratization and Acceleration of Science
    Addresses several challenges facing science gateways: integration of gateway developers with multiple gateway efforts in order to build general-purpose software; bridging local, campus, national, international, and enterprise cyberinfrastructure; developing higher-level functionality to support scientists tackling grand-challenge problems
    Primary UITS contact: Marlon Pierce
    Date submitted: April 11, 2014
    Completed: January 11, 2016
  • Personal Computer Video Conferencing (PCVC) 2.0
    Building upon lessons learned from existing Personal Computer for Video Conferencing (PCVC) rooms, UITS seeks to further refine and improve the user experience with newer synchronous collaboration solutions.
    Primary UITS contact: James McGookey
    Date submitted: September 30, 2013
    Last updated: January 7, 2016
  • Respondus LockDown Browser/Monitor pilot
    Pilot implementation of Respondus LockDown Browser, a custom browser that locks down the testing environment in Canvas
    Primary UITS contact: Kevin Brokamp
    Date submitted: June 6, 2014
    Completed: January 5, 2016
  • Casper Enterprise Service
    Expands the scope of the Casper Suite by providing individual sites to IU schools and departments, allowing each to centrally manage their Apple devices
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Date submitted: April 8, 2014
    Completed: December 17, 2015
  • Unified Device Management (SCCM)
    A unified management structure that delivers and manages user experiences across all Windows-based university devices
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Date submitted: February 7, 2014
    Completed: December 17, 2015
  • Indiana CTSI HUB migration (EP Action Items 4, 6, 16, 70, 71)
    Migrate the Indiana CTSI HUB portal from its HUBzero software architecture to a new web content management system based on Joomla!
    Primary UITS contact: Therese Miller
    Date submitted: November 13, 2014
    Completed: December 7, 2015
  • Enhancing Earthquake Data Enhanced Cyber-Infrastructure for Disaster Evaluation and Response (E-DECIDER) with loss and damage estimation capability
    Integrating geophysical modeling and earthquake forecasting tools with newly available geodetic data to enhance risk evaluation, providing long-term planning information for disaster management decision makers and short-term information following earthquake events
    Primary UITS contact: Marlon Pierce
    Date submitted: April 11, 2014
    Completed: October 13, 2015
  • Exchange 2013 upgrade
    Improve the experience of users accessing the Exchange environment by upgrading to Exchange 2013
    Primary UITS contact: Abhi Jalan
    Date submitted: April 16, 2015
    Completed: September 30, 2015
  • Private and sensitive data management (EP Action Item 59)
    A well-coordinated, collaborative institutional approach to managing the risks of working with sensitive data, particularly relating to HIPAA
    Primary UITS contact: Anurag Shankar
    Date submitted: March 22, 2012
    Completed: September 16, 2015
  • QuakeSim: Multi-source, synergistic, data-intensive computing for Earth science
    A multi-source, synergistic, data-intensive computing system that supports modeling earthquake faults individually and as complex interacting systems
    Primary UITS contact: Marlon Pierce
    Date submitted: April 11, 2014
    Completed: September 1, 2015
  • IU Search
    Meet user expectations for the search results obtained from IU Search, resulting in higher user satisfaction and the distribution of better information about IU
    Primary UITS contact: Martin J. Wagner
    Date submitted: September 15, 2010
    Completed: August 17, 2015
  • UniCom Lync deployment
    Replace all legacy enterprise phone systems and devices across all IU campuses with the deployment of Microsoft Lync, as well as facilitating a unified communications environment for the university
    Primary UITS contacts: Michael Morgan and Paul Clegg
    Date submitted: April 15, 2011
    Completed: August 1, 2015
  • eDossier
    With the Office of the Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Bloomington, develop a university-wide online application for creating and reviewing dossiers used in faculty tenure and promotion processes
    Primary UITS contact: Maria Whitaker
    Date submitted: June 26, 2012
    Completed: March 18, 2015
  • Enterprise Information Governance and Management
    Build a workflow application to route data access requests to various systems and applications for approval via a collection of data entity values and workflow rules necessary for routing
    Primary UITS contact: Julie Kamarauskas
    Date submitted: September 30, 2010
    Completed: January 15, 2015
  • Kaltura pilot
    Evaluate an on-premise installation of the Kaltura video management system as a possible solution for EP Action Item 34
    Primary UITS contacts: James McGookey
    Date submitted: October 27, 2011
    Completed: January 1, 2015
  • IU Online ramp-up
    Planning and development of the IU Online strategic initiative
    Primary UITS contact: Matthew Gunkel
    Date submitted: October 15, 2013
    Completed: December 19, 2014
  • Indiana CTSI Hub (EP Action Items 4, 6, 16, 70, 71)
    Develop a portal for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Science Institute
    Primary UITS contact: William K. Barnett
    Date submitted: June 3, 2008
    Completed: November 13, 2014
  • Accessing Indiana 2011-2013 orthophotography datasets from ISDP
    Archive, distribute, and provide web mapping services for the Indiana 2011-13 orthophotography, elevation, and LiDAR datasets from the Indiana Spatial Data Portal
    Primary UITS contact: Anna Radue
    Date submitted: January 5, 2012
    Completed: November 4, 2014
  • Clear the Clutter
    Campaign to collect unused paper, storage media, electronics, and office equipment at the ICTC for recycling and proper disposal
    Date submitted: October 23, 2014
    Completed: October 31, 2014
  • Address verification
    Implement the vended product Clean_Address to ensure that addresses entered into the PeopleSoft system are valid US postal addresses
    Primary UITS contact: Julie Parmenter
    Date submitted: August 25, 2011
    Completed: October 6, 2014
  • Admissions OnBase/SIS real-time interface
    Assess and deliver OnBase (Hyland) mechanism for a real-time interface with PeopleSoft Admissions data using PeopleSoft Integration Broker and Component Interface functionality
    Primary UITS contact: Sandy Thompson
    Date submitted: August 26, 2011
    Completed: October 6, 2014
  • FootPrints upgrade
    FootPrints will be upgraded to version 11.6 in September. This release includes compatibility for newer browsers and a form designer to customize the Issue page for a workspace.
    Primary UITS contact: Beth Norzinskay
    Date submitted: July 23, 2014
    Completed: September 28, 2014
  • Get Connected for iOS
    Building upon the former Mobile device management service project, Get Connected for iOS simplifies the process of configuring iOS devices for various IU services, installs necessary certificates, and helps users adhere to IU's security guidelines.
    Primary UITS contact: John Grigutis
    Date submitted: June 4, 2013
    Completed: September 22, 2014
  • DNS Filtering
    Use DNS filtering to prevent attacks and infections, decreasing the number of successful attacks that require Incident Response
    Primary UITS contact: Nate Johnson
    Date submitted: March 12, 2013
    Completed: September 12, 2014
  • Kumo: IU Cloud Storage as a service for other institutions
    Provides a simple solution for mapping a user's storage of choice to both virtual and conventional applications
    Primary UITS contact: John Hoerr
    Date submitted: June 24, 2013
    Completed: September 4, 2014
  • Continuous Delivery Environment (CDE)
    The CDE is a highly-available and scalable web farm that provides hosting for ASP.Net applications, and features an automated deployment process for frequently-updated applications that demand high availability.
    Primary UITS contact: John Hoerr
    Date submitted: December 20, 2013
    Completed: September 4, 2014
  • Electron Microscopy Center - Portal, Pipeline, and Archive (EMCenter-PPA) (EP Action Item 6)
    Provides EMCenter users with seamless and robust access to IU cyberinfrastructure as well as a modular framework to incorporate advanced data reduction and analysis tools
    Primary UITS contact: Arvind Gopu
    Date submitted: August 20, 2013
    Completed: September 3, 2014
  • SDCI NMI Improvement: Open Gateway Computing Environments - Tools for cyberinfrastructure-enabled science and education
    Sustains and extends existing software in the Open Gateway Computing Environments to support research and education in chemistry, life science, biophysics, environmental sciences, and geosciences
    Primary UITS contact: Marlon Pierce
    Date submitted: April 11, 2014
    Completed: August 31, 2014
  • Distributed web security for science gateways
    Providing fundamental enhancements to authentication, authorization, and credential delegation across the distributed components and services of science gateways
    Primary UITS contact: Marlon Pierce
    Date submitted: April 11, 2014
    Completed: July 31, 2014
  • Enterprise Certificate Authority
    Designing and building an Enterprise Certificate Authority to provide Certificate Authority (CA) services in the ADS environment at Indiana University.
    Primary UITS contact: Abhi Jalan
    Date submitted: April 9, 2013
    Completed: July 2, 2014
  • Doceri software deployment in general-purpose classrooms
    The deployment of Doceri in general-purpose classrooms; Doceri is an application that can be installed on any Windows or Macintosh computer, providing remote desktop access from an iPad
    Primary UITS contact: Beverly Teach
    Date submitted: October 10, 2013
    Completed: May 27, 2014
  • Mypage retirement
    Retirement of the Mypage service to lessen the cyber risk footprint and facilitate compliance with current IT policies
    Primary UITS contact: Craig Spanburg
    Date submitted: October 8, 2013
    Completed: May 2014
  • Big Red II
    Indiana University's main system for high-performance parallel computing
    Primary UITS contact: Matt Allen
    Date submitted: April 15, 2013
    Completed: April 11, 2014
  • New models for Stat/Math software delivery
    Test a growing set of software tools for delivery through the UITS desktop virtualization environment, as well as through virtual servers and centralized high-performance systems
    Primary UITS contact: John Samuel
    Date submitted: September 30, 2011
    Completed: March 3, 2014
  • Collaborative Learning Studio, Student Building 015
    A large, 100-seat collaborative classroom, featuring multiple projection displays, a 4x4 foot video wall, two projectors, student collaborative tables with 40-inch flat panel displays, and multiple control locations. Located in Student Building 015
    Primary UITS contact: Stacy Morrone
    Date submitted: October 10, 2013
    Completed: January 31, 2014
  • Testing Tools Initiative
    Incorporate testing and application performance monitoring tools and best practices into the everyday work of our software designers, developers, testers, and managers
    Primary UITS contact: Craig Spanburg
    Date submitted: September 15, 2010
    Completed: January 17, 2014
  • Empowering People Action 25 - IT research and dissemination by IT staff
    The adoption of policy and practice to operationalize Empowering People Action 25.
    Primary UITS Contact: Craig A. Stewart
    Completed: September 10, 2013
  • IU Print Service, Phase I
    Leverage existing technologies and contracts used in the student lab environment to develop a universal printing model that can be adopted by all campuses and all units of Indiana University
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Date submitted: March 8, 2013
    Completed: September 1, 2013
  • Second Life Faculty Learning Community: Exploring teaching and learning with Second Life
    Explore how online environments, specifically Second Life, can enhance teaching and learning across a wide variety of disciplines
    Primary UITS contact: John Gosney
    Completed: August 13, 2013
  • Leveraged Services Thin Client
    Explore the feasibility of using thin clients in conjunction with client virtualization to deliver IUanyWare applications to students, faculty, and staff
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Completed: August 7, 2013
  • Github:Enterprise for IU and the CIC
    Offer, support, and promote a source control management service based on Github to Indiana University users and Committee on Institutional Cooperation partners
    Primary UITS contact: Scott Michael
    Completed: August 2, 2013
  • Compliance Tracking Tool
    Enterprise-wide tool to track compliance with external laws and regulations as well as institutional policies and standards
    Primary UITS contact: Merri Beth Lavagnino
    Completed: July 27, 2013
  • IUPUI campus edge switch upgrade
    Install new HP5400 series switches, replacing older HP4100 series and HP4000 series switches
    Primary UITS contact: Cheryl Kile
    Completed: July 18, 2013
  • IPv6
    Adopt IPv6 capabilities for public-facing services
    Primary UITS contact: Jason Mueller
    Completed: July 15, 2013
  • Lecture Capture - Echo360
    Capture audio and supplemental materials presented in a lecture-style classroom using Echo360
    Primary UITS contact: Beverly Teach
    Completed: July 11, 2013
  • Student Activities Management and Tracking
    Provide an enterprise-wide software package that allows IU students to document and report participation in co-curricular activities
    Primary UITS contact: Julie Parmenter
    Completed: July 9, 2013
  • Centralized Online Training and Tutorial Management System
    Offer a centralized repository of online training, tutorials, and compliance-driven education and awareness
    Primary UITS contact: Scott Wilson
    Completed: July 9, 2013
  • Active Directory refresh
    Upgrade the hardware and software used to provide the Active Directory service
    Primary UITS contact: Matt Martin
    Completed: June 14, 2013
  • Distributed Visualization Systems
    Develop and deploy a network of mid-range visualization resources to complement central resources
    Primary UITS contact: Michael Boyles
    Completed: May 10, 2013
  • Next generation discovery layer replacement for IUCAT
    Develop and implement a prototype replacement for IUCAT, the IU Libraries catalog system
    Primary UITS contact: Dennis McGreer
    Completed: May 2013
  • Replacement of Data Center and virtual network firewalls
    Replaced the firewalls within each of the two IU data centers at IUB and IUPUI; also purchased two additional firewalls (one for each campus) to serve as redundant virtual network entry/exit points, and to provide security and logging for virtual networks, such as the Health Sciences Network (HSN), Building Management and Security (BMS) network, and the PCI network
    Primary UITS contact: David B. Hunter
    Completed: May 2013
  • Life-Stress and Your Health
    Facilitate the collection of survey data from people experiencing stressful life events
    Primary UITS contact: Ganesh Shankar
    Completed: April 2, 2013
  • IUPUI Data Center consolidation and sustainability
    Determining the most efficient layout and utilization of data center power, cooling, and space via consolidation, standardization, and virtualization
    Primary UITS contact: Dan Miller
    Completed: March 22, 2013
  • Client Virtualization Phase II
    Deliver a new desktop and application deployment strategy to IU
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Completed: January 25, 2013
  • Go.IU
    A URL shortening service with web service capabilities, statistics, QR codes, and other features, enabling the IU community to share URLs in print, email, Twitter, blogs, and other communication methods
    Primary UITS contact: Manjit Trehan
    Completed: January 3, 2013
  • Mandatory passphrase expiration
    Require individuals to change passphrases that are more than two years old
    Primary UITS contacts: Jacob Farmer and Scott Wilson
    Completed: January 1, 2013
  • Immersive Collaboration Classroom Experiment
    Build three new immersive collaboration classrooms in IUB Wells Library 305G, IUPUI ICTC 121, and IU Northwest Hawthorne 329
    Primary UITS contacts: Steve Egyhazi and Jennifer Van Horn
    Last updated: December 21, 2012
  • Electronic Document Storage - SharePoint with KnowledgeLake
    UITS/OVPIT deployment of KnowledgeLake document imaging and capture technologies for Microsoft SharePoint Enterprise Content Management
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Completed: December 17, 2012
  • IU Print
    Extend the breadth of knowledge about our current investments and practices as they relate to print release on the IUB campus
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Completed: December 17, 2012
  • Client virtualization Phase I
    Evaluate a virtual desktop environment at IU
    Primary UITS contact: Pete Bucklin
    Completed: December 17, 2012
  • COMPASS Scholarship Selection and Awarding Process
    Implement COMPASS system for processing scholarship applications on all IU campuses
    Primary UITS contact: Julie Parmenter
    Completed: December 4, 2012
  • IM an Expert
    Connect users with other members of the IU community for real-time answers to questions on any topic
    Primary UITS contact: Joe Potchanant
    Completed: October 18, 2012
  • Mobile device management service
    Develop a service for easy configuration and management of mobile devices connecting to the IU network
    Primary UITS contact: Marc Kerr
    Completed: September 14, 2012
  • Interactive campus maps website applications
    Develop and host an interactive map application for each IU campus using enterprise data from the University Architect's office and the IU Department of Facilities
    Primary UITS contact: Justin Peters
    Completed: August 17, 2012
  • Confio Ignite Oracle and SQL Server database and VM performance monitor
    Deploy an Oracle and SQL Server performance monitoring tool
    Primary UITS contact: Dan Young
    Completed: July 2, 2012
  • IU List
    Replace the aging LISTSERV mailing list software and related hardware with a modern, user-friendly and low-cost replacement in a virtual environment
    Primary UITS contact: Chris Hanna
    Completed: June 29, 2012
  • Free workshops for IU faculty and staff pilot program in support of EP 26
    Sponsor a pilot program for the spring 2012 semester to enable IU faculty and staff to enroll in its regular end-user workshops at no charge
    Primary UITS contact: Chris Payne
    Completed: June 21, 2012
  • iPad Faculty Learning Communities: Exploring innovative teaching and learning with the Apple iPad
    Primary UITS contact: John Gosney
    Completed: May 1, 2012
  • Shared Assessments
    Determine the applicability of the Shared Assessments framework to higher education
    Primary UITS contact: Andrew Korty and Jeremy Geib
    Completed: March 2012
  • InCommon Certificate Service
    Provide unlimited free SSL certificates to IU units (available to all IU campuses); replaces the IU Certificate Authority (IUCA) project
    Primary UITS contact: Nate Johnson
    Completed: January 31, 2012
  • Information Security and Privacy Program (ISPP)
    Promote safeguards that adequately protect information but do not impede its appropriate widespread use
    Primary OVPIT contacts: Tom Davis, Merri Beth Lavagnino
    Completed: January 25, 2012
  • SuperComputing Conference 2011 (SC11)
    Host a booth at the SC11 conference to showcase the Pervasive Technology Institute and Global NOC research projects and emerging technologies and tools currently under development
    Primary UITS contacts: Craig Stewart/Therese Miller
    Completed: January 5, 2012
  • IU core network upgrade (IUB/IUPUI)
    Upgrade the routers that make up the IU core network and serve the IUB Data Center
    Primary UITS contacts: David B. Hunter, Jason Mueller
    Completed: December 29, 2011
  • SDA IUPUI library replacement
    Replace the Scholarly Data Archive (SDA) tape library located in the ICTC with a larger, modern tape library, upgrade the disk cache for the SDA, and reorganize the data on tape so that all second copies of files are stored on LTO tape technology in the ICTC
    Primary UITS contact: Kurt Seiffert
    Completed: September 20, 2011
  • TeraGrid science gateway hosting
    Provide hosting services for the TeraGrid Grid Infrastructure Group and researchers running science gateways
    Primary UITS contact: Mike Lowe
    Completed: September 15, 2011
  • Polar Grid: Cyberinfrastructure for Polar Science
    Create cyberinfrastructure for gathering and analyzing data from the polar ice sheets
    Primary UITS contacts: Richard Knepper, David Hancock
    Completed: September 12, 2011
  • RDC Replacement
    Retire the Research Database Complex (RDC), and replace it with newer, faster hardware for research databases
    Primary UITS contact: Stephanie Burks
    Completed: September 2, 2011
  • HPS Stats & Reporting
    Develop a reporting system to support various reporting requirements and ad-hoc managerial analysis, provide a historical perspective, and offer timely metrics
    Primary UITS contact: Nancy Long
    Completed: September 2, 2011
  • Data Capacitor
    Create a large capacity, short-term data store with very fast I/O, and a service for publishing data via the web
    Primary UITS contact: Stephen Simms
    Completed: September 2, 2011
  • IU Mobile
    Web gateway service for mobile devices
    Primary UITS contact: Nathaniel A. Johnson
    Completed: August 2011
  • SIS PeopleSoft application releases
    Apply application updates to Oracle's PeopleSoft product and for Campus Solutions Version 9.0
    Primary UITS contact: Julie Parmenter
    Completed: August 26, 2011
  • Student eDocs
    Create a series of electronic documents that interface with student, administrative, and faculty processes to facilitate moving forms through the system
    Primary UITS contact: Sandy Thompson
    Completed: August 24, 2011
  • HRMS PeopleSoft application
    Document the planned upgrades to HRMS modules, focusing on new functionality and upgrades to the applications
    Primary UITS contact: Aaron Neal
    Completed: August 18, 2011
  • IUB campus edge switch upgrade
    Install new HP5400 series switches, replacing older HP4100 series and HP4000 series switches
    Primary UITS contact: Jennifer Van Horn
    Completed: August 17, 2011
  • Multicore computing
    Research multicore CPUs (many independent microprocessors on a single board)
    Primary UITS contact: Judy Qiu
    Completed: August 9, 2011
  • Podcasting initiatives
    Develop podcast services for IU
    Primary UITS contact: Martin J. Wagner
    Completed: August 1, 2011
  • TeraGrid resource partner
    Contribute supercomputing resources to the TeraGrid in support of scientific research
    Primary UITS contact: Stephen Simms
    Completed: July 31, 2011
  • PeopleSoft Oracle Linux Migration
    Provide the most current, recoverable, and cost-effective data computing environment possible by migrating the PeopleSoft enterprise database infrastructure to VMware
    Primary UITS contact: Dan Young
    Completed: June 12, 2011
  • Tandberg Movi Videoconferencing Software Client Pilot
    Conduct a real-world usability study of a specialized videoconferencing software by allowing select students, faculty, and administrative videoconferencing participants to use the software to connect to conferences on the IU Video Bridge
    Primary UITS contact: Steve Egyhazi
    Completed: June 1, 2011
  • Adobe Connect 8 upgrade
    Upgrade the IU Adobe Connect Meeting Service to version 8, providing significant feature enhancements, including support for moving the server infrastructure to a virtual environment
    Primary UITS contact: Chris Golden
    Completed: May 7, 2011
  • New Pedagogies, New Technologies: Learning Spaces in the 21st Century
    Develop proposals to combine pedagogy, information technology, and physical and virtual space to enhance teaching and learning
    Primary UITS contacts: Anastasia Morrone, Beverly Teach, Kathryn Propst
    Completed: May 5, 2011
  • Twitter@IU
    Provide a searchable directory of IU-related Twitter feeds, presented in categories to allow easy searching
    Primary UITS contact: Kristy Kallback-Rose
    Completed: April 21, 2011
  • SharePoint 2010
    Establish a central SharePoint 2010 production service for all of IU
    Primary UITS contact: Rick Jackson
    Completed: April 1, 2011
  • Course Descriptions
    Create system-wide delivery of course description data at the course level, the bulletin level, and the section level
    Primary UITS contact: Sandy Thompson
    Completed: March 14, 2011
  • Website privacy notice policy
    Provide a public description of an organization's information management practices for the purposes of visitor education and institutional accountability
    Primary UITS contact: Eric Cosens
    Completed: January 4, 2011
  • PGP Whole Disk Encryption
    Provide a whole disk encryption option for LSPs to deploy in their departments, protecting university data
    Primary UITS contact: Chris O'Donnell
    Completed: January 28, 2011
  • UISO Vulnerability Scanner
    Implement a new vulnerability scanning system to replace ISS Internet Scanners
    Primary UITS contact: Jason Abels
    Completed: January 24, 2011
  • Internet Protocol Television (IPTV)
    Install and deploy a digital TV (Internet Protocol TV) headend within the Advanced Cyberinfrastructure Facility
    Primary UITS contact: Leroy Marburger
    Completed: December 6, 2010
  • IT 131 Student Technology Center at IUPUI
    An enhanced STC designed to give students the hardware, software, and printing capabilities they need, while providing increased access to spaces for collaborative work that make use of new furniture designs and access to rich media capabilities
    Primary UITS contacts: David Donaldson, Mark Russell
    Completed: December 3, 2010
  • IT 121 Experimental Classroom at IUPUI
    An experimental classroom that immerses students in a technology-rich collaborative learning environment proven to stimulate engagement
    Primary UITS contacts: David Donaldson, Mark Russell
    Completed: December 3, 2010
  • Oncourse Oracle Linux Database Migration
    Virtualize and standardize the Oncourse enterprise database infrastructure
    Primary UITS contact: Dan Young
    Completed: November 3, 2010
  • Indiana METACyt Initiative
    Manage the Center for Computational Cytomics as part of an initiative to advance life sciences research at IU Bloomington and in the state of Indiana
    Primary UITS contacts: Malinda Lingwall, Dick Repasky
    Completed: October 5, 2010
  • Personnel Information Environment CRUST
    Update the Personnel Information Environment (PIE) to make it useful for other IU units and campuses
    Primary UITS contact: Jason Francis
    Completed: September 15, 2010
  • HPC server benchmarking
    Partner with Microsoft to benchmark IU's IBM iDataPlex cluster with the goal of determining the capabilities of Microsoft's High Performance Computing Server project
    Primary UITS contact: Richard Knepper
    Completed: September 13, 2010
  • UniCom upgrade
    Upgrade the existing UniCom environment to Office Communications Server (OCS) 2007 R2
    Primary UITS contact: Jennifer Van Horn
    Completed: September 9, 2010
  • Course Approval and Remonstrance (CARMin)
    Automate the process for new course adds and existing course updates into PeopleSoft
    Primary UITS contact: Sandy Thompson
    Completed: September 8, 2010
  • Exchange 2010 Upgrade
    Upgrade the existing Microsoft Exchange 2007 environment to Exchange 2010
    Primary UITS contact: Rick Jackson
    Completed: August 23, 2010
  • ITHelpLive application replacement
    Replaced the application behind the ITHelpLive service with a more robust remote support tool suite from Bomgar Corporation
    Primary UITS contact: Beth Norzinskay
    Completed: August 20, 2010
  • Admissions Online Applications
    Replace Apply Yourself, a vended application for submissions of graduate and undergraduate applications
    Primary UITS contact: Sandy Thompson
    Completed: August 5, 2010
  • CIC Endpoint Security Software
    Identify and select an endpoint security suite that will provide protection to desktops, servers, and mobile devices
    Primary UITS contact: David Greenberg
    Completed: July 28, 2010
  • 23 x 7 Enterprise Data Warehouse
    Increase online hours for the Enterprise Data Warehouse (DSS1PRD) to 23 x 7
    Primary UITS contact: Rebecca Gribble
    Completed: July 22, 2010
  • Data Center relocation
    Plan for transition to new Data Center
    Primary UITS contact: Dan Miller
    Completed: July 20, 2010
  • lynda.com pilot
    Offer lynda.com services free of charge to IU students, faculty, and staff
    Primary UITS contact: Chris Payne
    Completed: July 13, 2010
  • IU Knowledge Base Wiki
    Wiki interface to content imported from the IU Knowledge Base
    Primary UITS contact: Mark Lynch
    Completed: June 10, 2010
  • Advanced IT Core
    Research Technologies support for IU School of Medicine projects that depend heavily on computation, data management, visualization, and novel IT solutions
    Primary UITS contact: William K. Barnett
    Completed: May 11, 2010
  • Adobe Connect Upgrade
    Improve the experience of Adobe Connect Meeting users by upgrading the server software and refining the support processes for IU's Connect Meeting service
    Primary UITS contact: Chris Golden
    Completed: May 8, 2010
  • Software inventory for p2p and vulnerability awareness
    A software inventory application to alert users of the risks of peer-to-peer file sharing applications and of software vulnerabilities
    Primary UITS contact: Jonny Sweeny
    Completed: April 19, 2010
  • IUPUI machine room 10 Gbps update
    Updating the switching infrastructure within the IUPUI machine room to support 10 Gbps switch-to-switch links, and installing newer Juniper Netscreen firewalls that support 10 Gbps
    Completed: April 18, 2010
  • Network master plan
    Develop a comprehensive technical and financial plan for IUB and IUPUI communications infrastructure
    Primary UITS contact: Becky Markland
    Completed: April 1, 2010
  • EVIA Digital Archive: Ethnomusicological video for instruction and analysis
    Establish a digital archive of ethnomusicological video for use by scholars and instructors
    Primary UITS contacts: Jon Dunn, Will Cowan
    Completed: March 24, 2010
  • Central American and Mexican Video Archive (CAMVA)
    Create a digital archive to preserve and make accessible video and film from Mexican and Central American collections
    Primary UITS contacts: Jon Dunn, Will Cowan
    Completed: March 24, 2010
  • Student Awareness Group/New Student Orientation Group
    Increase awareness and usage of UITS and related information technology services, tools, resources, and support
    Primary UITS contact: Chip Rondot
    Completed: March 18, 2010
  • Web content management system
    Find an appropriate web content management system (CMS) product and implement a web CMS pilot
    Completed: March 11, 2010
  • Faculty Annual Reporting (FAR)
    Develop an application that will automate the annual faculty summary reporting process
    Completed: February 10, 2010
  • Videoconferencing Refinements and Expansion
    Refine the videoconferencing experience at IU by emphasizing high-definition upgrades to legacy standard definition rooms, and define standards and best practices that encourage greater use of synchronous video communication in the classroom, conference room, and at the desktop
    Completed: February 5, 2010
  • Centralized SharePoint environment
    Bring a centralized and university-wide Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 environment to Indiana University
    Completed: February 3, 2010
  • ePTO
    University-wide application for professional, exempt employees to use to record actual time off taken on a monthly basis
    Completed: February 2010
  • Travel Management System
    Enterprise-wide travel system to replace the TAPS system and allow for automation of travel approvals and reimbursement requests
    Completed: January 7, 2010
  • Event notification system
    Implement a web-based, externally hosted event notification service
    Completed: January 2010
  • IU alumni Dell discount
    Alumni will receive discounts on Dell purchases; IU credited for such purchases
    Completed: December 2009
  • Enterprise Oracle Linux migration
    Virtualize and standardize the enterprise database infrastructure, leveraging core Enterprise Infrastructure system management strengths and hardware
    Completed: December 13, 2009
  • Service desk implementation
    Identify and obtain a suitable new incident management system, develop strategies for migration to that system, and implement the replacement
    Completed: December 1, 2009
  • Kerberos consolidation
    Consolidation of Kerberos implementations into a single service based on Active Directory
    Completed: October 15, 2009
  • Enterprise Directory migration
    Migrate information from the Enterprise Directory Service (EDS) to the Active Directory (ADS)
    Completed: September 22, 2009
  • IMU STC renovation
    Expand the Student Technology Center in the Indiana Memorial Union to meet increasing demand
    Completed: September 16, 2009
  • Online Campus Directory
    Deliver alpha and departmental directory information for all campuses via a directory application on IMM servers
    Completed: September 4, 2009
  • AskIU
    The IU Call Center will process calls and other interactions via email, cell phone, and chat
    Completed: September 4, 2009
  • The Chymistry of Isaac Newton
    Produce a scholarly online edition of Isaac Newton's writings on alchemy
    Completed: July 31, 2009
  • STC Evolution pilot project
    Explore enhancements to the current STC experience, including accessibility, ubiquitous access to applications, and awareness of future student expectations
    Completed: July 20, 2009
  • VPN service enhancement
    Because of the important role of virtual private networks (VPNs) in providing secure remote access to protected resources, IU will replace the outdated PPTP VPN service in favor of an SSL VPN solution; in addition, the role of IPSec/L2TP-based VPNs as a service will be minimized
    Completed: July 14, 2009
  • Constituent Relationship Management (CRM)
    Allow administrative offices at IU to have lifecycle communications with prospects, admits, students, alumni, and faculty
    Completed: July 9, 2009
  • Libra retirement
    Retire Libra cluster in favor of newer, more robust platform on Quarry; RDC will remain available
    Completed: June 30, 2009
  • IU UniCom (Unified Communications)
    Software-based unified communications system to bring voice, video, and data together in a unified desktop
    Completed: May 28, 2009
  • IN Harmony: Sheet Music from Indiana
    This completed grant project delivered a catalog of at least 10,000 pieces of digitized sheet music, an open source sheet music cataloging tool, and a publicly searchable database of sheet music
    Completed: May 18, 2009
  • Network Workbench
    SLIS-based project to create a cyberinfrastructure for network analysis, modeling, and visualization
    Completed: May 18, 2009
  • Information Protection for Privacy and Security (IPPS)
    Modify the security of computational and storage systems to protect electronic protected health information (ePHI)
    Completed: April 24, 2009
  • IT Training Tips blog
    Blog that hosts short training tutorials on new and emerging IT technologies of interest to the statewide IU community
    Completed: April 17, 2009
  • HRMS eDocs usability upgrade
    Upgrade the current HRMS eDocs application to provide usability improvements and adopt Indiana University standard development frameworks
    Completed: March 26, 2009
  • InCommon Federation
    Enable access to resources across organizational boundaries through the use of federation technologies and the InCommon Federation
    Completed: March 24, 2009
  • Incident Response Web Service
    Enhance communication about network blocks placed by the University Information Policy and Security Offices
    Completed: March 20, 2009
  • Classroom upgrade initiative
    Comprehensive multi-classroom technology plan for general purpose classrooms
    Completed: February 25, 2009
  • Adobe CS4 self-study training materials
    IT Training workshop training materials on Adobe CS4 applications made available to the statewide IU community at no charge
    Completed: February 24, 2009
  • STC Summer Upgrades 2008
    Upgrade software and, in some cases, hardware or network capacity, in Student Technology Centers at IUB and IUPUI
    Completed: February 18, 2009
  • PeopleSoft application server migration
    Migrate PeopleSoft application to a commodity x86 VMware environment running Red Hat Enterprise Linux
    Completed: January 15, 2009
  • Open.iu.edu
    Provide a gateway into open content across IU, including open courseware, journals, collections, and podcasts
    Completed: December 31, 2008
  • EI Disaster Recovery improvements
    Three-year plan to improve the state of Disaster Recovery at IU
    Completed: December 31, 2008
  • MySQL Enterprise Database services
    Make MySQL Enterprise Database services available on the High Performance Systems (HPS) Research Database Cluster (RDC)
    Completed: December 2, 2008
  • Oracle 10G R2 database infrastructure upgrade
    Migrate the UITS Enterprise Database Infrastructure to the most recent version of Oracle 10G
    Completed: October 22, 2008
  • Speech Enabled Auto Attendant
    Add a Speech Enabled Auto Attendant to the Bloomington Call Center for a 30-day pilot
    Completed: October 13, 2008
  • Website services and MySQL infrastructure upgrade
    Rebuild the IU Website and MySQL Database Services infrastructure on new hardware in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux environment that includes a load balancer in front to the web server; this is a replacement for the web services delivered via Veritas and Champion, the Analog Log Service, and the MySQL database service delivered via Triton and Callisto
    Completed: August 21, 2008
  • IU wireless upgrade
    Upgrade and expand the existing wireless networks on the Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses
    Completed: August 13, 2008
  • P2V
    Convert Enterprise System Infrastructure supported physical Windows and Linux servers to virtual systems
    Completed: August 12, 2008
  • Microsoft Office Live Workspace pilot
    Evaluate how Office Live Workspace will work in the IU environment with the student email and other initiatives
    Completed: June 27, 2008
  • Steel cluster retirement
    Retire the Steel cluster and transition users to newer hardware for Unix computing and a different environment for the Mypage service
    Completed: June 24, 2008
  • SUVON retirement
    Notify existing SUVON users of the network's retirement, and reduce the overall impact of this change on departmental budgets
    Completed: May 29, 2008
  • Call Center console replacement
    Replace or upgrade the physical systems and database platforms presently used for the IU Call Center with innovative technology
    Completed: April 23, 2008
  • Student email
    Implement hosted email for students
    Completed: April 21, 2008
  • PeopleSoft (HRMS/SIS) 9.0 upgrade
    Implement a major upgrade of Oracle's PeopleSoft product
    Completed: April 4, 2008
  • HPS integration with AMS account generation
    Add the UITS research systems to the itaccounts.iu.edu web pages to facilitate account generation on these clusters
    Completed: March 28, 2008
  • Libra00 retirement
    Retirement of the p690 node, libra00, and the migration of applications to IBM p575 hardware
    Completed: March 4, 2008
  • IT Notices syndication services
    Provide additional communication channels for publishing UITS IT Notices
    Completed: March 3, 2008
  • Intelligent Infrastructure
    Provide and manage IT infrastructure for IU departments, units, and schools
    Completed: February 27, 2008
  • UITS News Room
    Migration of UITS News Room to Copenhagen
    Completed: February 18, 2008
  • IBM Shared University Research grants
    Hardware grants from IBM, Inc., via the Shared University Research grant program, that enhance IU's supercomputing assets
    Completed: January 23, 2008
  • General Parallel File System
    Mount the GPFS to increase the storage capacity for research systems
    Completed: December 21, 2007
  • Research File System upgrade
    Upgrade the Research File System to increase capacity, performance, and reliability
    Completed: December 19, 2007
  • Research Database Complex (RDC) migration
    Migrate the Research Database Complex to faster, more reliable hardware
    Completed: December 14, 2007
  • Quarry installation, AVIDD replacement
    Install Quarry system to replace AVIDD with faster, more robust hardware
    Completed: December 14, 2007
  • Jump Start
    Instructional design and production support to faculty using technology to enhance courses
    Completed: November 27, 2007
  • STC classrooms, Wells Library and McNutt
    Two new 50-seat computer classrooms
    Completed: September 21, 2007
  • iTunes U pilot
    Develop and publish podcasts in iTunes U
    Completed: September 4, 2007
  • IUB STC renovations
    Renovations in Student Technology Centers at IUB
    Completed: September 3, 2007
  • Exchange 2007 upgrade
    Upgrade the existing Microsoft Exchange 2003 environment to Exchange 2007
    Completed: August 29, 2007
  • OneStart v2.0
    Upgrade the OneStart portal
    Completed: August 17, 2007
  • Web hosting services vision
    Create a strategic vision statement for enhancement, standardization, and clarification of UITS central web hosting service offerings
    Completed: July 2007

Also, see What completed grants have been led or aided by the Research Technologies division of UITS?


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