The 2019 new Technology Initiatives round was finalised in October, with the approval and funding of twelve new projects. Chaired by the Chief Financial Officer, the Technology Governance Committee reviewed thirteen submissions of which twelve were approved.
Initiatives were considered against a number of factors, including their alignment to strategy, contribution to compliance and return on investment. The table below details the priority and funding along with a brief description of each initiative. The Technology Initiatives dashboard which is regularly updated provides an indication of the estimated start date for these new projects. Three of the new projects have already commenced.
|TI Title||Draft |
|Estimated Initial |
|HEIMS Redevelopment||Critical||TI||$1,460,000||Support changes to the HEIMS reporting regime being introduced by the Commonwealth|
|CSU Recruitment Website (Future Students Hub) Redevelopment||Critical||TI||$445,000||Complete redevelopment of the Future Students Hub|
|Study Group Data Integration||Critical||TI / Study Group||$30,000||Integration between CSU and SG admin systems to increase operational efficiency and streamline student experience|
|UAC White Label Roll Out||Critical||TI||$540,000||Extended roll out of the UAC White Label solution for admissions to the majority of direct application courses|
|UAC White Label Reporting||Critical||TI||$180,000||Changes to applicant and admissions BI reporting to support the introduction of the UAC White Label service|
|Extended IT Support for Students||High||SSAF||$136,000||Extending IT telephone support services to 24 hours, 7 days week, 365 days a year|
|Student Portal 2019||High||SSAF||$300,000||Major overhaul and redesign of the current Student Portal|
|Online Shop Phase 2||High||TI||$250,000||Extension of the Online Shop system to other sections of the university that sell services or goods|
|Subject Outline (SOT) – Part 2||High||TI||$150,000||Enhancements to the new Subject Outline System including implementation of the pre-delivery moderation questions|
|Academic Workload Management Phase 2||Medium||TI||$325,000||Additional functionality implemented in AWM including support of academic staff equivalence reporting|
|Course Design, Accreditation and Publication Investigation||Medium||TI||$200,000||Investigation into the systems, processes and governance supporting the design, accreditation and publication of courses|
|WN (Withdrawn Without Academic Penalty) Grade||TBC||TI||$257,000||Modification of systems and process to support the introduction of the new WN grade (subject to Academic Senate approval)|
The 2020 new Technology Initiatives round will open 1st July 2019, with funding decisions confirmed in October.