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Capital Project - SITS Re-Architecture And Implementation Project

  • Current Phase: Execution Phase
  • Project End Date: 31/06/2021

The Trinity's Student Administration System (SITS) is provided by Tribal Education Limited (Tribal). SITS is used by students and staff at many key points of the student lifecycle and can be considered pivotal to the day to day running of student related processes as well as being a major component of Trinity's IT architecture.SITS was implemented in 2011 and is hosted on Trinity's campus based infrastructure. Key elements of this infrastructure (servers, operating system and database version) are nearing end of life. The SRI project aims to migrate SITS to supported environments in two phases:

  • Phase 1: the migration of the SITS infrastructure to supported platforms.
  • Phase 2: the analysis and implementation to improve the resilience and performance of the entire infrastructure.

The project will need to call on the expertise of many teams across IT Services and Academic Registry. Phase 1 was completed in Q3 2020 and Phase 2 will complete Q2 2021.

Capital Project - DT2: Systems, Process Administration Of Learning (SPALE)

  • Current Phase: Execution Phase
  • Project End Date: 28/02/2021

The objective of this project is to complete out the systems, business process operations, data, reporting and integration work in support of the TEP Academic Year Structure changes, the new program curriculum architectures and the related in-scope Features of the Trinity Education Project by delivering SITS system configurations or module manager developments; associated process enhancements for Academic Registry and Schools; the necessary data changes; the required system integration work; and the reports necessary. This particularly includes:

  • The configuration of the Self-Service Portal to support Online Enrolment in Trinity Electives;
  • The support for processing of new Joint Honors direct applications and offers administered through the CAO;
  • The processes related to the set-up / configuration of allowed subject combinations, optionality and program pathwaysin the SITS system to reflect the new curriculum architecture;
  • Configuration of the SITS Diets and Modules functionality for courses which are fully scheduled according to a fixed, stable, timetable pattern;
  • Enhancements to the integrations between SITS and CMIS systems;
  • The processes and configuration of the SITS Portal to support self-service course registration and Online Enrolment for approved modules and modules related to courses fully and stably scheduled within the available partially fixed, rotating block timetable;
  • The process and configuration of the remaining course architectures for Junior Fresh and Senior Fresh years of study, and for the Sophister years, where the information is available;
  • The processes and configuration of the pathways enabling students at key points in their studies to select subject combinations, pathways and exit award routes via the SITS Portal.
  • The enhancement of the Module Manager solution developed in TEP AYS Phase 1 to minimise the data preparation, validation and re-keying efforts by School administration teams and Academic Registry;
  • The implementation of the Digitary Transcript self-service functionality;
  • The enablement of TEP features configured during the predecessor project, TEP AYS Phase 1, according to the required operational dates; :Student Levies and Charges, Bursary Functionality, Awards and Progression regulations, the completion of outstanding TEP features following the conclusion of a University working party, due to take decisions relating to supplementals, repeat by module and repeat by module billing and debt management; and billing of two courses.
  • The changing of student case automations to accommodation module enrolments / de-enrolments.

Capital Project - DT3: WebCMS Project

  • Current Phase: Execution Phase
  • Project End Date: 08/09/2022

The Trinity website is the university's main communications and marketing platform, promoting Trinity to a global audience. The objective of the Web Transformation Project is to eliminate risk to the website and deliver a robust, scalable and easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS) for the university. This in turn will improve and enhance the Trinity website with regard to security and compliance. It will ensure brand consistency through the use of consistent web templates and provide all college web authors with quick and easy publishing. It will also enable website functionality such as data capture, repurposing content and personalisation that is vital in supporting Trinity's key objectives for student recruitment, research and rankings.

Capital Project - DT4: Data Transformation - Enterprise CRM Project

  • Current Phase: Execution Phase
  • Project End Date: 31/12/2023

DT4 is Multiyear work program initial focus on CRM and leveraging Trinity's data assets to their potential. DT 4 will be delivered within Trinity over several phases.

  • Phase 1: Enterprise CRM
  • Phase 2: Data as a Service Solution
  • Phase 3: Data Management Strategy
  • Phase 4: Data Architecture Development

Project work on Phases 1 and 2 are in progress. The requirements with Global Engagement and Trinity Business School for Enterprise CRM have been refreshed in preparation for inclusion in the procurement competition. Currently, IT Services are working with Microsoft on the high-level design of DaaS. The next step is to map the high-level DaaS design to specific Azure products and configuration. The aim is to have requirements ready for consultancy tenders to be published in Q4 2022 and then the build to commence in Q1 2023.

Capital Project - Historical Accommodation - Telephone Exchange Project

  • Current Phase: Execution Phase
  • Project End Date: 31/12/2022

The Trinity College Dublin Historic Accommodation Buildings Project proposes to refurbish the Rubrics Building and the Chief Steward's House, for residential and support uses. Part of the enabling works involves the termination of the Telephone Exchange in the Rubrics Building and a rerouting of the telephone lines to the Communications room in Aras an Phiarsaigh. This enabling works requires the installation of switches, and UPSs's in 14 communications rooms in front square and the installation of 350 new ip phones.

ARC Allocations System Project

  • Current Phase: Initiation Phase
  • Project End Date: 30/01/2023

The School of Nursing and Midwifery wish to migrate their exisitng ARC service into the Cloud. IT Services will be assisting the Vendor and the School of Nursing and Midwifery to ensure it is a seamless transition.This will improve user engagement and the flow of information for both the clinical allocation staff in the School of Nursing and Midwifery and those associate TCD staff working in partner hospitals. TCDThe project is due to be completed by Q1 2023.

Intellectual Property Service System Upgrade Project

  • Current Phase: Initiation Phase
  • Project End Date: 31/12/2022

IT Services have been engaging with TR&I Intellectual Property to get the upgrade the current system provided by Inteum Ltd. and once complete to assist with the transition of this system to the Cloud. The new system will provide users with greater functionality and will ensure a supported, secure and up to date system is in place for the IP team. IT Services assisted with the IT security review, the transitioning of the system into the cloud and the decommissioning of the old system. The new system will be in place by Q4 2022.

PMO Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management System Project

  • Current Phase: Initiation Phase
  • Project End Date: 30/06/2023

The College Project Management Office is seeking to upgrade it's current Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management (EPPM) system. IT Services are working with the PMO to assist in the planning, procurement and implementation of the new system.

IT Delivery For The College Estates Building Programme

IT Services are currently working with Estates and Facilities in the design, specification and installation of the ICT equipment required for the new various new Building projects.

Current Capital building projects include:

  • Historic Accommodations project, Rubrics and Chief Stewarts House refurbishments;
  • E3 programme of works including the Martin Naughton E3 Learning Foundry Learning Foundry and ramp up and enabling projects;
  • Old Library Redevelopment programme of works including the Old Library Redevelopment and multiple enabling projects; Ussher Library Interim Reading Room and under separate governance arrangements the Interim Exhibition and Printing House;
  • Trinity East Portal.

Enterprise Risk Management Software Project

  • Current Phase: Initiation Phase
  • Project End Date: TBD

The Risk Office are seeking to procure a Cloud Enterprise Risk Management system. The main objectives are a comprehensive, and easy to use system to allow users to create, update and manage risks effectively, workflow functionality to assign risks, actions and approvals, risk and sub-risk categorisations, risk reporting and dashboards with real time information on risks for senior managers.