As part of task force recommendations to elevate the role of human resources on campus, the Information Management/Human Resources (IM/HR) workgroup is transitioning into ITS-Administrative Information Systems.
The IAM project shut down its first active directory (AD) forest, Engineering’s CCAD AD forest. After the completion of this sub-project, central campus will be down to a single domain (not including UIHC). Decreasing the number of domains reduces colleges’ IT overhead and standardizes user accounts with the rest of campus.
The Data Centers and Servers team decommissioned its 18th server room, freeing up 1,300 square feet for offices and labs for the Physics and Astronomy Department and reducing mechanical and electrical expenses.
This week the Information Security and Policy Office announced a reorganization, through which Enterprise Services staff responsible for IT accessibility services and support will join the department and two new workgroups will be formed. The office is also currently advertising a new senior IT security analyst position.
George Stumpf, director of physical infrastructure for Information Technology Services, is featured in an Iowa Now series on flood recovery. He recalls what it took to keep the university's critical fiber optic network up and running amid rising waters. Read Iowa Now story
The OneIT Year in Review is now available at https://oneit.uiowa.edu/year-review-2016 . The report documents the overall progress of the TIER IT initiative, highlights accomplishments of 12 IT efficiency projects, and features several success stories about OneIT's impact on campus. You can also learn about plans for the coming year.