Key IT Initiatives

We are partnering with academic, research, and administrative units throughout the University to help advance departmental missions, enhance productivity, and leverage cost-effective IT infrastructure.

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Strengthening Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Operations

The University is upgrading infrastructure and operationalizing reporting standards to better protect systems and data, implement best practices, and become better positioned to respond to audit.

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Improving Constituent Relationships

The Trellis team oversees the enterprise Constituent Relationship Management strategy and systems that support personalized interactions and communications across the University. They support the 360-degree student experience and help faculty and staff  manage engagement. 

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Supporting Data Informed Decision Making

University Analytics & Institutional Research manages the University’s data storage and the systems that turn the data into actionable information. They create reporting resources and support departmental decision makers. 

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Modernizing Campus Financial Systems and Practices

UITS and Financial Services will implement a new system to provide increased financial clarity, a more standardized Chart of Accounts, and more streamlined business processes for budgeting and financial management at the University.

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Optimizing Campus Email Systems and Practices

UITS is working with campus partners to optimize campus email services while balancing unified branding, optimal user experience, legal best practices, information security, technical overhead, and identity management. 

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Modernizing Campus Telecommunications

The University is migrating off its 30+ year old telephone infrastructure to a cloud platform that integrates phone, voicemail, chat, SMS text, and videoconferencing into one app, providing greater flexibility to users. 

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Google Storage Limitations

Google's upcoming storage limitations for educational accounts will impact the University of Arizona. UITS is providing guidance around the use of Google Workspace for Education (CatMail) accounts by constituent groups in order to bring the University into compliance with Google's new policies.

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Managing Cloud Services for Campus Use

UITS is encouraging the use of cloud hosting over on-premise hardware by creating a suite of services in Amazon Web Services. Units will not need an AWS expert with UITS managing updates and security.

Contract Information System

The UITS Administrative Technologies Team supports the development and implementation a centralized contract storage system, a University strategic initiative designed to increase efficiency, transparency and access to pertinent data.

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Enterprise Learning System

UITS Administrative Technologies Team supports the development and implementation of the employee development, growth and engagement program, a modern, mobile-friendly system designed to streamline the process of completing required trainings and, ultimately, provide professional development opportunities.