Current Initiatives

IT at Yale has identified the following initiatives for fiscal year 2020, organized by governance committee pillars, including: academic, administrative, foundational, clinical, and cultural heritage.

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Academic

Athletics Teamworks

Provide system automation to the processes necessary in supporting our athletic programs.

Campus Groups Implementation

Implement software to support the registration, administration, and oversight of student organizations for the administrative and student-based needs of the Residential Colleges, Yale College, and the Graduate and Professional schools.

Student Information Systems

Invest in critical student core service applications, infrastructure, and reporting. Maintain required compliance and implement improvements to student, parent, faculty, and staff interaction with Yale.

Administrative

Alumni Affairs and Development (AAD) Campaign Technology

Enhance the productivity of fundraising volunteers and the commitment and involvement of alumni, more generally.

AAD Yale Alumni Association (YAA) Website

Improve Alumni engagement on the YAA Website to support the upcoming campaign and future Development efforts.

Payment Card Options

Assist units with a standardized approach for payment card systems at Yale.

Research Administrative Systems Optimization

Provide sustainable and scalable infrastructure, systems and processes for the Office of Research Administration (ORA).

Integrated Research Enterprise Solution (IRES) Continuous Improvement

Deliver compliance, end-user, and operational enhancements to the IRES system, Yale’s electronic submission and review system for human subjects research studies.

Foundational

Next Generation Network (NGN)

Supports the investment in mission critical core services including network, security, and identity access management in collaboration with YNHH. Learn more about the Next Generation Network.

Access Management Improvements

Improve the accessibility of Yale digital campus comply with the current Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 and Yale’s visual identity standards. Learn more about Usability and Web Accessibility at Yale.

Institutional Reporting Strategy

Implement a Finance Data Mart to support the financial reporting and ad hoc analytical needs of users which are not available through Workday. Learn more about Administrative Reporting and Analytics at Yale.

Enterprise Monitoring and Automation

Supports investment in enterprise monitoring tools which will directly improve the stability and resiliency of mission-critical core infrastructure.

Microsoft Infrastructure Assessment for Information Security

Assess Yale’s Microsoft infrastructure for reliability and resiliency.  

Clinical

Clinical Phone Upgrade

Provide a noticeable improvement in existing clinical phone reliability and quality. Learn more about the Clinical Phone Upgrade.

Cultural Heritage

Improving Access to Yale Collections

Enable Yale constituents to easily access and use Yale’s vast cultural and natural heritage collections in pursuit of the mission while optimizing IT investments through shared services.