Loyola University Chicago

Information Technology Services

MAJOR INITIATIVES, Q1-Q2 FY09 - November status


ITS publishes quarterly reports on the health and status of Major Initiatives from the Plan of Record. The health is reported using a five-color (green, lime, yellow, orange, and red) coding system that represents varying degrees of project progress, risk, and probability of success from green (most healthy) to red (most unhealthy). The view on this page provides a quick summary of the health of Major Initiatives. A brief status report for each initiative is available by clicking on the project name.       

Academic and Faculty Support 

  Health:          Locus Enhancements
  Health:        Remote Electronic Classroom Management
  Health:       Learning Management System (LMS) Strategic Planning (Blackboard Sourcing)

Administrative Initiatives

  Health:        BSR/SmartCall Upgrade (PSS 325, 339, 635)
  Health:          LDAP Authentication with LUMC ("Shared" Source of  Truth)
  Health:       Entrance Control for Gentile Center (PSS 598)
  Health:          Conference Services Enhancements (PSS 563)

Student Technology Support

  Health:        Student Experience/Admitted Students Portal (PSS 798)
  Health:        Student Experience/Existing Portal Improvements (PSS 803)
  Health:        Information Commons Improvements
  Health:        Wireless Expansion
  Health:        Wellness Electronic Medical Records - Self Service (PSS 802)
  Health:      Tuition Benefit Automation (PSS 657)
  Health:        RMS Housing Application Improvements (Web Implementation PSS 624)


  Health:        Campus Construction Initiatives (24)
  Health:        Loyola Alert Phase II
  Health:          Security Initiatives (PIRG and Audit-Related) - PII Policy and Tool Implementation
  Health:        PCI/DSS Compliance
  Health:        Campus Card System Replacement (PSS 735)
  Health:          WTC Data Center Assessment

Continuous Service Development

  Health:        Board of Trustees Website (PSS 782)
  Health:        Messaging and Information Lists (PSS 762)
  Health:          ECM/Imaging Implementation (PSS 830)
  Health:        Parking Permit Purchases Integrated to PeopleSoft (PSS 743)
  Health:        Develop ITS Services Direction and Metrics
  Health:        Business Intelligence/Data Warehouse Strategy (PSS 800)
  Health:       Campus Cell Phone Coverage Analysis - New