Looking Forward

ACT has big plans for the future. Here’s what we’ll tackle in 2014.

  • Deploy Blackbaud CRM in support of Advancement business objectives.
  • Incrementally deploy ePD for the campus research community.
  • Modernize our enterprise application foundation with a standards-based application framework for seamless integration of enterprise systems.
  • Modernize enterprise single sign-on and identity management systems by upgrading technologies, improving user experience, and facilitating user access to systems.
  • Continue to develop and implement Cognos business intelligence toolset through the Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) to help departments improve analytics capabilities and decision making.
  • Research, test, and deploy the new wireless protocol (802.11ac) based wireless access points to enhance campus wireless network.
  • Initiate an Enterprise Architecture Steering Group to establish a comprehensive framework to align ACT's IT assets with overall campus business needs.
  • Form a Cloud Task Force to develop and implement ACT’s short- and long-term strategy for leveraging our hybrid cloud datacenter.
  • Update UC San Diego iPhone and Android native mobile apps to provide a more personalized experience.