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UETN Projects and Initiatives For FY2017
This initiatives list represents projects that will be addressed during fiscal year 2017 (Q1: July - Sept, Q2: Oct - Dec, Q3: Jan - March, Q4: April - June). This does not include ongoing operations or maintenance items.
Network Services Application Services Support Services Operations
Network Services

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Continue IVC/Collaborative Video refresh project

Lead: Technical Services
80%

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Coordinate Four Corners Network Development Project

Lead: Technical Services
60%

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Continue to identify and evaluate emerging synchronous video solutions based on the identified needs of the UETN stakeholder.

Lead: Technical Services
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Continue IT Asset Management Project

Lead: Technical Services
Ongoing

Last Update: 10/14/15
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Coordinate CIB funded structural improvements to Cold Springs Communication site (Abajo Mountains outside of Monticello)

Lead: Technical Services
20%

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Coordinate CIB funded tower replacement at Cedar Mesa (Just above Moki Dugway overlooking Bluff and Mexican Hat, UT)

Lead: Technical Services
80%

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Coordinate, engineer and install USHE alternate 10 gigabit broadband circuit from USHE Offices at Gateway to the Downtown Data Center.

Lead: Technical Services

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Define, communicate and implement new UEN PoP requirements.

Lead: Technical Services
90%

Last Update: 8/8/16
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Continue Technical Services equipment replacement/refresh.

Lead: Technical Services
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/8/16
Application Services

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Review and assess needs for instructional media platform.

Leads: Katie Garrett
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Establish production workflow to integrate 360 video.

Leads: Landon Weeks
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Promote UEN’s services with video and explore other distribution mechanisms.

Leads: Katie Garrett
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Expand UEN’s YouTube channel and use of video in various social media platforms.

Leads: Nicole Reynolds
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/22/16
 -
Investigate and implement digital asset management solution.

Leads: Katie Garrett
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Build out capacity for YouTube live-streaming.

Leads: Landon Weeks
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Produce 8 local segments for Art Connection and SciTech Now.

Leads: Landon Weeks and Nicole Reynolds
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Support partner organization with media needs (UHEAA, UWLP, UHESA).

Leads: Katie Garrett
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/22/16
 -
Refresh the graphics and interstitials on UEN-TV.

Leads: Landon Weeks
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
 -
Produce videos with the Hogle Zoo that align to the SEED standards.

Leads: Nicole Reynolds
0%

Last Update: 8/22/16
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Develop new workflow to accommodate new broadcast infrastructure.

Leads: K.Garrett
0%

Last Update: 5/3/16
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Create training and promotional materials to support new teacher-upload feature of eMedia.

Leads: K.Garrett
0%

Last Update: 5/3/16
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Produce eight arts and science/technology segments for UEN-TV programs "Art Connection" and "SciTech Now".

Leads: K.Garrett
Ongoing

Last Update: 5/3/16
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Establish production standards and guidelines for digital and broadcast media.

Leads: K.Garrett
0%

Last Update: 5/3/16
 -
Refresh interstitials and promotional content on UEN-TV.

Leads: K.Garrett
25%

Last Update: 7/14/16
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Develop Security Web Portal

Lead: R.Keele & UEN Security Dept.
40%

Last Update: 8/1/16
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Develop Apps for Acano integration

Lead: R.Keele
0%

Last Update: 8/1/16
 -
Enhance student interactives to make them searchable

Lead: R.Keele
75%

Last Update: 8/1/16
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Lead: M.Dumas
80%

Last Update: 8/1/16
 -
Improve and update ResearchQuest in support of NHMU

Lead: M.Dumas
10%

Last Update: 8/15/16
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Develop webpages to support UEN Outreach Activities

Lead: M.Dumas
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/15/16
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Support UtahFutures

Lead: L.Hunter
K.Krier
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/15/16
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Develop Network Outage Calendar for UTN

Lead: R.Keele
0%

Last Update: 8/15/16
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Develop Attendance Awareness page for USBE

Lead: M.Dumas
50%

Last Update: 8/15/16
 -
Develop Supporting New Students to America page for USBE

Lead: M.Dumas
70%

Last Update: 8/15/16
 -
Migrate MySQL to PostgreSQL databases

Lead: R.Keele
10%

Last Update: 8/15/16
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Support USBE Specialists by posting Core Resources on UEN.org

Lead: K.Krier
M.Dumas
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/15/16
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Retool Web Hosting Toward Automation

Lead: B.Peterson
Ongoing

Last Update: 7/1/15
 -
Update the lesson plan tool

Lead: K.Branson
90%

Last Update: 8/12/16
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Conduct Identity management pilot (InCommon / Shibboleth)

Leads: K.Branson & J.Stewart
55%

Last Update: 8/12/16
 -
Upgrade my.uen portal

Lead: K.Branson
5%

Last Update: 4/19/16
 -
Rewrite all Perl/CGI applications

Lead: K.Branson
95%

Last Update: 8/12/16
 -
Better build management with Maven and SVN

Lead: K.Branson
80%

Last Update: 4/19/16
 -
Update Rubric Tool

Lead: K.Branson
90%

Last Update: 8/12/16
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Framework security upgrades

Lead: K.Branson
80%

Last Update: 8/12/16
 -
Develop Unit Tool

Lead: K.Branson
0%

Last Update: 9/30/15
 -
Externalize application configurations

Lead: K.Branson
60%

Last Update: 4/19/16
 -
JIRA custom plugins for QuickTicket functionality

Lead: K.Branson
10%

Last Update: 4/19/16
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Product maintenance and functional enhancements

Lead: K.Branson
Ongoing

Last Update: 4/19/16
 -
Develop processes including support and training required to roll-out Cisco Collaborative Meeting Room (CMR) with WebEx to UEN stakeholders.

Lead: Technical Services

Last Update: 8/8/16
Support Services

 -
Develop and design UEN Genius Day workshops in order to expand support and training with district specialists

Lead: PD Staff
0%

Last Update: 7/14/16
 -
Increase participation in social media sites

Leads: S.Cohen & R.Finlinson
Ongoing

Last Update: 8/8/16
 -
Manage FCC broadcast infrastructure changes due to Spectrum repack

Lead: K.Anderson & P.Titus
0%

Last Update: 5/3/16
Operations

 -
Manage FCC Broadcast Spectrum Repack

Lead: P.Titus
0%

Last Update: 5/3/16
 -
Seek and support additional merger opportunities between UEN and UTN.

Lead: L.Hunter & D.LaMarche
Ongoing

Last Update: 5/3/16
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Build legislative support and advocacy.

Lead: R.Timothy
Ongoing

Last Update: 3/31/16
 -
Organize K12 EduRoam Pilot for Districts in the State

Lead: Technical Services
5%

Last Update: 7/9/16
 -
Organize Lea(R)n Pilot for District in the State

Lead: Technical Services
5%

Last Update: 7/9/16
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Assess Districts’ Wireless Needs

Lead: Technical Services
5%

Last Update: 7/9/16
 -
Prepare Engineering Study Public Ed. Infrastructure for Digital Teaching & Learning

Lead: Technical Services
10%

Last Update: 7/9/16
 -
Prepare Statewide Public Ed. Technology Inventory for Digital Teaching & Learning

Lead: Technical Services
40%

Last Update: 7/9/16
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