Active Directory Migration 9/1/2018 12/31/2019 The objective is to migrate MDT from the MDTHQ Domain to the State Domain to reduce hardware overhead, increase Active Directory security, and gain efficiencies in identity management. Initiating 70 % 8/23/2019
Communications Cloud (GovDelivery) 1/2/2019 4/1/2019 This project involves the replacement of the legacy Enterprise list serve solution called Lyris. The new Communications Cloud service from Granicus will enable each agency to connect with more citizens. By leveraging the Cloud, the agencies will be able to utilize several different outreach mediums, including email, SMS/text messages, RSS feeds, and social media integration to connect with their target audiences. Initiating 5 % 1/11/2019
Conversion to Avaya Aura Contact Center 10/2/2017 7/1/2019 Conversion from our EOL Contact Center to Avaya Aura Contact Center (AACC). The new AACC will be a replacement for the standard State Call Centers during phase I. In the future, AACC will allow us to have a unified contact center that can include calls, email, chat, IM, and text. Closing 99 % 4/24/2020
Grants Management Software 1/2/2019 6/28/2019 A working group has been formed from multiple state agencies to identify an Enterprise Grant Management Software solution to be available to all state agencies. Initiating 5 % 1/9/2019
Information Technology Procurement Request Process 12/16/2018 1/31/2018 Enhance the Information Technology Procurement Request (ITPR) form. Initiating 80 % OCAM will work with ATSB on the Contract Signature Routing Process when ATSB is ready. ITPR training via the PDC, starts October 2. 8/21/2019
Layer 7 External Firewall Implementation - Phase 1 6/1/2018 7/1/2019 Deploy L7 firewall High Availability pairs in each data center. DOA to moved to the Layer 7 firewall for outbound filtering on 6/9/19. Agencies are scheduled for September 28, 2019. Closing 100 % This has been in production for 6 months will great results and visibility into our traffic 4/24/2020
Mainframe Transformation 7/1/2018 6/30/2021 The objective of this project is to decommission the State of Montana Mainframe. SITSD is working with the agencies to decommission legacy data and to move shared services, such as Address Certification, to the State MidTier environment. Essential DPHHS applications such as SEARCHES and CAPS will be migrated to cloud hosted services, or they will undergo application modernization in order to move them to MidTier. The DOJ Mainframe Driver’s License application is being replaced by a modern solution. Both DPHHS and DOJ are requesting funding for the transformation. Initiating 5 % 1/11/2019
Network Core Upgrade 5/30/2017 6/30/2019 Upgrade the Network Cores in both State data centers. The final cutover for the Miles City Core is complete (9/8/19.) Closing 100 % Our network core has performed well since the cutover. We have increased capacity and bandwidth across the network. 4/24/2020
Next Gen Video Conferencing Solution 9/1/2019 6/30/2020 Replace exiting Video Conferencing Infrastructure with a more flexible and user friendly solution. Executing 35 % 4/24/2020
Revision of 800MHz Region 258 Plan RFP 6/3/2019 9/30/2019 OCAM and E911 (PSSB) are currently reviewing 3 vendor responses. Intended date for Award August 29. Cancelled 100 % E911 (PSSB) has cancelled this RFP without awarding a contract. SPB has notified all the vendors who submitted a bid. 12/17/2019
SMDC/MCDC - PDU Exchange 12/3/2018 10/11/2019 Swap out existing Power Distribution Units (PDUs) with PDUs that integrate better with our data center infrastructure management (DCIM) product to give us better visibility of power utilization throughout the data floor at the rack level and to better balance power throughout the data centers to ensure continuous uninterrupted power to our critical equipment and infrastructure. SMDC is complete and MCDC is scheduled to be complete 10/1/19 Executing 90 % 9/13/2019
State Financial Services Division Service Now deployement 1/1/2019 10/17/2019 Record separation for SAB, SPB, FTSB and SFSD (each “company” will have the ability to move INC’s to each other). We will be working closely with them over the next few weeks to finalize the SSP for their go live. Executing 75 % 9/13/2019
State Network Transport Contract 3/1/2018 11/30/2022 Roll-out of circuit upgrades (additional bandwidth) to sites throughout the State. Vendor order activity has been started to re-rate our circuits to the new lower rates. Circuit upgrades will continue across the state and the list is available on the IT Pro Sharepoint site. This project is closing and will be replaced with Network Transport Upgrades. Closing 100 % 4/24/2020
Upgrade Oracle WebLogic from 11g to 12c 7/1/2016 12/31/2020 Move all Weblogic customers to upgraded version. Initiating 85 % 3/17/2020
VOIP - Wide Area Network 8/1/2018 6/30/2021 The VOIP Installation on the Helena Campus has been successful. This represents the second phase of the VOIP project. We have approximately 320 sites across Montana on our Wide Area Network (WAN). We have completed approximately 30 sites and are currently in planning and discovery on the others. This can be tracked on the IT Pro's sharepoint site. Agencies requesting VOIP service are requested to open a request to SITSD. Executing 20 % 9/17/2019
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