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Hi everyone,
We are hoping to learn from other schools around their project onboarding and prioritization processes. I'm linking the two processes because it seems like you can't really prioritize projects without sufficient data upon which to make decisions (which is what we're really after).
Do any of you have a documented process that works well for you that we could look at?
Thanks,
-p

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Paul,

We're just working this out now too at uchicago. I'll be happy to share what we did, how it fared, what we learned with itana by and by. Technical architectural review to gather data and inform design will be a part of the process for many, though probably not all, projects.

Tom

On 7/17/2012 5:38 PM, Paul Erickson wrote:
Hi everyone,
We are hoping to learn from other schools around their project onboarding and prioritization processes. I'm linking the two processes because it seems like you can't really prioritize projects without sufficient data upon which to make decisions (which is what we're really after).
Do any of you have a documented process that works well for you that we could look at?
Thanks,
-p

-- 
Paul Erickson
Enterprise Architect
Information Services
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

tel:402 472 1657
http://is.unl.edu/        mailto:phe@unl.edu

Together, making the vision of UNL come alive through technology leadership
********** Participation and subscription information for this EDUCAUSE Constituent Group discussion list can be found at http://www.educause.edu/groups/.



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Message from colleen.nagy@case.edu

Paul,

Check out the archives of the Project Constituent Educause Group.  This is a very active group and there has been lots of discussion on project portfolio management.  There is also a paper published by Georgia Tech at the Educause website on how they have prioritized their projects.  

Many universities have their governance procedures published on their own websites.  Princeton comes to mind.  These are great sites for project templates and processes.  You don't need to start from scratch.

CWRU's governance processes have been in place for two years and we have received lots of positive feedback.

Colleen

Reinforcing Colleen's note, Carnegie Mellon has a relatively mature project initiation process.  We are less successful at prioritization, but do we do focus in making sure we have the right level of detail for decision-making (including technical architecture consultation) to intelligently review requests.

Links here:


-Karen

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Karen Van Dusen (kvd@cmu.edu)
Service Management Lead, Planning and Project Management Office
Computing Services
Carnegie Mellon University


On Jul 18, 2012, at 9:09 AM, Colleen Nagy wrote:

Paul,

Check out the archives of the Project Constituent Educause Group.  This is a very active group and there has been lots of discussion on project portfolio management.  There is also a paper published by Georgia Tech at the Educause website on how they have prioritized their projects.  

Many universities have their governance procedures published on their own websites.  Princeton comes to mind.  These are great sites for project templates and processes.  You don't need to start from scratch.

CWRU's governance processes have been in place for two years and we have received lots of positive feedback.

Colleen