Project Management Office (PMO)

The PMO Team, from left: Clay Postma, Piotr Pawlikowski, Jody Sluder, Earl Lewis, Jill Brinton, and Jayci Minjares.

From left: Clay Postma, Piotr Pawlikowski, Jody Sluder, Earl Lewis, Jill Brinton, and Jayci Minjares.

The PMO is here to help you manage strategic, tactical or operational projects. Our project managers will manage your endeavor through the project lifecycle, apply project management best practices, and provide project status reports, engagement with customer end user, vendor and sponsor, and project communication; among other processes.

To request project management assistance, please email PMO Associate Director Jill Brinton.

The UIT Business Case Template can be found here.

News and Updates

UIT PMO Office has moved
to 102 Tower, located on the 
5th floor (northeast side).

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Helpful Links
Project Management Templates

What is Project Management?

Project Management Institute

Project Management Lifecycle

Active Projects

Relocate fiber optic and copper cable, which currently routes through four manholes in the direct path of construction for the new Ambulatory Care Complex at the University Hospital. 

Retire DNS services that are running in the AD domain of the University IT Active Directory environment. DNS services for machines using Active Directory DNS will be moved to the enterprise Infoblox platform.

Configure Spanish language to the new Avaya Appointment Reminder System. Move remaining Spanish patients from Clientele to Avaya before March 10, 2017.

UIT will upgrade University Health Science's telecom infrastructure technology, as well as replace Centrex phone lines and phone sets with updated VoIP technology by May 31, 2017.

UIT will replace legacy Coral phone systems and phone lines with updated VoIP technology by March 2017.

Transition to an IT funding model that allows for greater coordination of IT activity, management of IT spend, and return on IT investments across the University.

Add 2FA solution to servers accessed by vendors and consultants.

University of Utah Health Care is rebranding its name to University of Utah Health. All telecommunication messaging for hospitals and clinics must be transcribed, re-recorded, and updated to reflect the new branding and standards for telecommunications' call flows.

Retire ULogin (an old CAS-authentication method currently used by 120 applications/websites) and move existing applications to go.utah.edu.

Retire old Solaris servers housed in the Downtown Data Center.

The development of service management policies, processes, procedures, governance structure, and enabling of software to support the Asset Management practices of the organization.

The development of service management policies, processes, procedures, governance structure, and enabling of software to support the Configuration Management practices of the organization.

Move student email accounts to Microsoft Exchange Online cloud-hosted email solution.

Deploy endpoint (individual computer) security software that will assist with identifying security threats and vulnerabilities to all workstations that access sensitive or protected University data.

Develop a closed-loop process, procedures and workflows for updating classroom network technologies that will be utilized by Teaching & Learning Technologies as it performs periodic/scheduled updates to all classrooms on campus.

The development of new functionality within the existing uBenefits application to replace the manual process of updating job and/or life events changes to employee benefits packages.

Define policy for UIT data backup and recovery procedures, protocols, and standards.

Upgrade 4+ versions of Verint, a workforce optimization application, which will streamline processes and allow everything to be done through one centralized web page.

Identify and propose a web hosting strategy for the U. Compare current hosting solutions to various cloud solutions. 

Network Backbone Upgrade

Outbound Dialer

Phase I - Appointment Reminders, UUHC

Pinnacle Upgrade

ServiceNow, Phase 2 – Service Catalog

UIT Platform Services – 2FA Servers

WAN Firewall

Wireless Survey

Project Office Team

Jill Brinton PMP
Associate Director
801-585-3042
jill.brinton@utah.edu

Earl Lewis PMP
Senior IT Project Manager
801-581-3635 earl.lewis@utah.edu

Piotr Pawlikowski PMP
801-587-7321
Senior IT Project Manager
piotr.pawlikowski@utah.edu

Clay Postma PMP
Senior IT Project Manager
801-585-6863
clay.postma@utah.edu

Jayci Minjares
IT Project Manager
801-587-8091
jayci.minjares@utah.edu

Jody Sluder CAPM
IT Project Coordinator
801-585-6800
jody.sluder@utah.edu

Last Updated: 4/13/17