Strategic Initiatives

Looking toward the future with a clear path to innovation is the goal of each Division of Information Technology strategic initiative. In alignment with Texas A&M Vision 2020, strategic initiatives have been selected to move the division and university forward and better serve the greater campus community.

Current Projects

New West Campus Data Center

Renovation and opening of the new West Campus Data Center.

One Identity Manager

Replace the locally developed TAMIAM applications with the One Identity Manager.

NetID Two-Factor Authentication (Duo)

A campus-wide project to implement NetID Two-Factor Authentication.

University-Wide IT Governance Framework Implementation

Seeking to align all IT outcomes at Texas A&M University.

Networking

Advancing networking technology on one of the largest phyiscal campuses in the nation.

Texas A&M Identity and Access Management (TAMIAM) Technology Update Project

Replace the locally developed TAMIAM applications with the One Identity Manager.

Data Center Resource Migration Plan

In alignment with TAMUS Regulation 29.01.03, rev 2/5/2018, develop a migration plan for consolidation of significant IT equipment.

Disaster Recovery Plan for the Division of Information Technology

Develop a disaster recovery response plan for the Division of IT that complies with the State of Texas security controls.

Self Service Site Strategic Redesign

Analyze the Service Catalog-related sites and develop improvement requirements.

Completed Projects

802.11ac Campus Upgrade

Perpetual project to upgrade campus Wi-Fi.

Alternate Fiber Route

Construct a redundant fiber optic path to increase network redundancy.

Campus Firewall Replacement

Replace the current firewall with a connected, centrally manageable network of next-generation firewalls and intrusion protection devices.

Exchange Email Consolidation

Implement a single hosted Exchange email service for faculty and staff.

Google Apps Transition

Implement cloud-based Google Apps for students, retirees and interested faculty.

Howdy Mobile

Implementation of the mobile version of the Howdy web portal.

Infoblox Implementation

Replace the current Network Information Manager (NIM) system.

Multiprotocol Label Switching Implementation

Upgrade the campus network to accommodate growing usage and increase security.

Service Desk Renovation

Renovation of the Help Desk Central area of the Teague building.

ServiceNow Shared Services

An enterprise IT service management solution.

SPECTRIM/Archer Implementation

Implementation of SPECTRIM/Archer, an IT Risk Assessment tool.

TechQual+ Survey

Obtain feedback from faculty, staff and students to assess the quality of technology services.

Texas A&M Mobile Initiative

Support the university's transition to mobile websites.

Texas Pipes

Construct a fiber optic network to provide high-speed broadband access to all of the A&M System.

Texas A&M Technology Summit 2018

Plan the annual technology conference for System professionals to learn, exchange ideas and network.

University-Wide Information Technology Governance Framework Development

Development of a University-Wide Information Technology Governance Framework.

Voice-over-IP Migration

Replace legacy phone systems with VoIP.

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