Project Update - Administrative Information Services

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Penn State Workflow Project


AIS Managers Meeting

January 26, 2006

General Information


Met w/ SAG on 1/24 for monthly meeting


SAG has seen an increase in moving to zLinux
platform


Good prospects for additional iBPM & iBPM
zLinux customers


SAG very pleased and encouraged with the
progress AIS has made


Workflow information from AIS Web site


Infrastructure

Windows


Test & acceptance in place


Production waiting on disk
storage for SQL database

zLinux


Running two images


Installed and working:


WebSphere application
server


IBM http server (WAS
component)


Tamino


EntireX Communicator


DB2


iBPM Admin console


iBPM Port to zLinux


Week of February 27


Pre
-
port activities:


Finalize 5
-
Day Plan


Draft 30
-
Day Test Plan


Install iBPM port code, run tests, document problems


Early success thus far on zLinux: iBPM Admin console,
AIS Workflow application code deployed and working
under zLinux WebSphere, pointing to Windows iBPM
WF engine

LDAP and Security


Using WebAccess and Kerberos for authentication


Two
-
factor authentication not yet implemented


Collaborating with ASET to build a Web interface into
LDAP to assign, manage & maintain roles


Exploring feasibility of integrating a WF process into
LDAP for authorization and approval of role
assignment, and direct update into LDAP. This
process would stream line and automate three
existing business processes


OSD Team

Application Development

Workflow processes in design & development
phases:


Undergraduate Education Research Travel
Request
(ready for test deployment)


Sabbatical


Workflow Role Authorization Form


APCA/UPCA (purchasing card authorization)


Supplemental

OSD Team

Application Development
(cont.)


JAVA training


zLinux Port


Data Access Application


Modernization Application Framework (eAIS)


Consulting on HR Termination process
design team



Policy and Role Management


DRAFT Workflow Policy


Initial cut at central roles for financial, academic,
administrative and HR


Full Policy Committee meetings suspended


Financial Subcommittee activities:


Streamlined financial roles and attributes, provided to ASET


Identifying functional requirements for Workflow Role
Authorization form


Review and provide feedback to LDAP Web interface


Collaboration with ASET, AIS, Auditors and AIS Security

EASY Re
-
engineering Planning
Committee


Grouping EASY forms into processes, i.e. HR appointment, HR
termination, etc.


Each process will be assigned a Process Steward


Discussing sequence in which processes should be re
-
engineered


Defining and recommending a long
-
term project structure:


Workflow Project Management Team


Process Design Teams


Workflow User Feedback Participants


Workflow Standards Committee


A report of recommendations will be prepared and presented to AIS
Advisory in June 2006

Critical Paths


Resolving software bugs


Departmental Identity & Role Management


Proxy & Delegate Roles


FANS functionality


Securing attachments in Tamino


Two
-
factor Authentication


System Resources (storage, memory, etc.)


Encryption on zLinux


Web interface into LDAP for role assignment and
management