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Recent Enterprise Applications Accomplishments 08/11/2020

By paige.dunk on August 11, 2020 in Uncategorized

Submitted by Jennie Franke  Enterprise Applications is working on a variety of projects. Below is a list of the projects they have completed in the last couple of weeks. Domain Alignment Key Project Name Date Implemented Project Team Student EA-3234 SFS file server migration 7/23/2020 Raj Parihar...

Legacy CITS Virtualization Hardware and Software Decommissioned

By paige.dunk on August 11, 2020 in Uncategorized

Submitted by Rob Schmidt  When you get a new stereo, do you sell or give away the old one? Does anyone even get stereo systems anymore? Or, do they get a waterproof Bose blue-tooth speaker to hook to their smart phone?  But, I digress. Friday, July 17th was an eventful day for many in WashU [&hel...

Coming Soon: The New it.wustl.edu

By paige.dunk on August 11, 2020 in Uncategorized

On August 16, 2020, the new it.wustl.edu website will be published and made available to all. After being notified by Public Affairs that the current it.wustl site would need to be migrated to the new WordPress Gutenberg theme, members of the PPMO and IT Communications teams began working togethe...

Enterprise Applications: Migration to Jira

By paige.dunk on July 28, 2020 in Uncategorized

Submitted by Matthew Vore To support the ongoing operational success of the University, two years ago Enterprise Applications implemented the use of ServiceNow Recurring Jobs to proactively trigger tickets for repeated scheduled activities. These included both periodic (daily, weekly, monthly) ta...

How To: Creating Project Documentation within the EA PAC Folder

By paige.dunk on July 28, 2020 in Uncategorized

Submitted by Jennie Franke  What is a PAC folder? Enterprise Applications (EA) manages all final versions of project documentation within a Project Authorization Control (PAC) folder. The PAC folder includes all audit required documentation, as well as any additional documentation that the projec...

Recent Enterprise Applications Implementations

By paige.dunk on July 28, 2020 in Uncategorized

Submitted by Jennie Franke  Enterprise Applications has been working on a variety of projects. Below is a list of the projects they have completed in the last few weeks. Domain Alignment Key Project Name Date Implemented Project Team Physical Operations, Student EA-4701 Campus Safety Mobile Appli...

5 Ways to Combat Zoom Fatigue

By paige.dunk on July 14, 2020 in Uncategorized

Adapted from an article by Liz Fosslien and Mollie West Duffy If you’re finding that you’re more exhausted at the end of your workday than you used to be, you’re not alone. Over the last several months, “Zoom fatigue” has increasingly appeared on social media and in Google searches, with many wor...

Hibernate, Sleep, or Shut Down. What Should I Use?

By paige.dunk on July 14, 2020 in Uncategorized

Should I hibernate, sleep, or shut down my computer? Whether you are concerned about efficiency, your device’s health, or energy consumption, this is something most of us have wondered before. Perhaps you have even consulted with multiple professionals and received mixed feedback on what is best....

Building Out Change Tiers in Enterprise Applications

By paige.dunk on June 30, 2020 in Uncategorized

In February, EA established 4 Change Tiers to help drive process and documentation rigor based on the risk (impact and complexity) of the system change (click here to read an overview of the EA Change Tiers). Over the last few months, we’ve been working to add more structure and detail to e...