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Upgrading to Banner 8 was presented at the 2009 Check Conference held at Wichita State University.

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  • 11/05/09 17:16 © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
  • 11/05/09 17:16 © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
  • 11/05/09 17:16 © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.
  • 11/05/09 17:16 © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Microsoft, Windows, Windows Vista and other product names are or may be registered trademarks and/or trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries. The information herein is for informational purposes only and represents the current view of Microsoft Corporation as of the date of this presentation. Because Microsoft must respond to changing market conditions, it should not be interpreted to be a commitment on the part of Microsoft, and Microsoft cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information provided after the date of this presentation. MICROSOFT MAKES NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, AS TO THE INFORMATION IN THIS PRESENTATION.

Upgrading To Banner 8 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. TJ Rains, PMP Associate CIO, Enterprise Systems Emporia State University
  • 2.
    • Banner Environment Review
    • Enterprise Systems Team Organization
    • Banner 8.1 Upgrade Project Scope/Risks/Resource Requirements
    • Schedule Review
    • System Testing
    • Lessons Learned
    • Q&A
  • 3.
    • Core Systems
      • Luminis Portal (Buzz In)
        • Banner Channels, SSB Integration
      • Banner Advancement
      • Banner Finance
      • Banner Financial Aid
      • Banner Student
      • Operational Data Store/Enterprise Data Warehouse
      • Cognos BI
      • RMS Housing
  • 4.
    • Supporting Software
      • Evisions Form Fusion and Intellicheck
      • E~Print
      • Touchnet Payment Gateway
      • UC4 (Appworx)
      • Runner Technologies Clean Address
      • Platforms
        • Hardware – Sun v490 Based Architecture w/ StorageTek SAN
        • Primary OS - Sun Solaris 10
        • Oracle
  • 5.  
  • 6.
    • Enterprise Systems Team
      • Enterprise Infrastructure Team
        • Oracle DBA/Team Lead
        • Banner Application Administrator/DBA
        • Luminis System Administrator
        • Web Tailor/SSB Administrator/Developer
        • Systems Integrator/EM Specialist
        • Banner Security Administrator/UC4 Administrator
        • ODS/EDW/Cognos Administrator
        • Systems Administrator/Sun Hardware Support
      • Banner Student, Financial Aid Technical Team
        • Application Development Supervisor
        • Primary Student Application Support
        • Primary Financial Aid Support
      • Banner Finance, HR, Payroll, Advancement Technical Team
        • Application Development Supervisor
        • Primary HR/Payroll/Finance Support
        • Primary Advancement Support
  • 7.
    • Functional Team Lead(s)
      • Test Plan Development
      • Test Plan Execution Management
      • Production Readiness Sign Off
    • Subject Matter Experts
      • Test Plan Execution
  • 8.
    • Evaluate, procure and install new server and storage hardware to support the Banner 8 system
    • Upgrade Oracle to 10g UTF8
    • Upgrade All Banner Systems (INB/SSB) to latest releases (8.1x)
    • Upgrade ODS and EDW to latest release 8
    • Upgrade Luminis to version 4.2
    • Upgrade Cognos 8 BI to version 8.3 SP2
    • Upgrade UC4 (Appworx)
  • 9.
    • 8 Months of Bliss!
    • Hardware and Software Installation – September 2008 – March 2009
    • Functional and Technical Test Plan Development – September 2008 – October 2009
    • Test Plan Execution – January 2009 – April 2009
    • Cutover to Banner 8.1 – April 26, 2009
  • 10.
    • Functional and Technical Test Plans
      • Functional and Technical Teams Defined the critical tasks and activities that must be tested to verify system function and production readiness.
      • Test Plan Development Process began in September 2008
      • Student System Specific Issues.
        • Lack of functional documentation and understanding on system usage.
        • Business Process Analysis required
  • 11.  
  • 12.  
  • 13.
    • Luminis Middle Tier – ID/PIN/LDAP Synch
    • LDI Role Assignment for Targeted Content
    • ODS Changes in Fields and Data Types caused significant issues in existing reports
    • Form Changes and Additions – Testing and Training
    • Lack of thorough understanding of business processes supported by the Student System caused test plan development issues.
  • 14.
    • Touchnet Payment Gateway Configuration.
    • Active Directory Printer Functions (AD Project Related)
    • Pro-C Compiler Support Change
  • 15.
    • Functional and Technical Collaboration is necessary for a successful launch.
      • Scheduling, Test Plan Development and Issue Resolution.
    • Remain open and honest about the issues that are present and attack each issue in a pragmatic and deliberate manner.
    • Plan for the worst and hope for the best
    • Be open to change in schedule if required
  • 16.