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Project Management Office

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) Project Management Office provides a unified methodology standard for managing a project at The University of Alabama. Our office strives to attain the following goals on each project:

  • Customer Satisfaction – ensure delivery of a project that meets or exceeds customer expectations
  • Process Excellence – improve project management processes to drive process excellence
  • Value Realization – capture and communicate benefits and any positive/negative change to the business resulting from the project
  • Compliance – security, communication and regulatory requirements must be built in as part of the deliverables of the project results.

For further information, please contact the Project Management Office.

The Project Management Guide will explain the process complete with template links and examples for any project lead to follow.

Project Management Office Staff

Director of Project Management:  Carolyn Russo

Project Coordinators:

Getting a Project Started

Customers can request a project from the Office of Information Technology by completing the Project Request Form. If you’re using FireFox, please click here.

In order to fill the Project Request Form out you must change the default PDF viewer in Firefox. Follow the instructions below to change your PDF Viewer within Firefox.

On a PC:
1. Open Firefox, go to Firefox at the top left
2. Click Options
3. Click Applications
4. Search for PDF
5. Under Action for PDF, select Use Adobe Acrobat (in Firefox)
6. Done.

For Mac:
1. Open Firefox
2. Click Firefox at the top left, select Preferences go to Applications
3. Look for Portable Document Format (PDF)
4. Click on Use Adobe Reader (default)
5. Done.

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Current Projects:

Disaster Recovery

Continuity of Operations refers to our ability to keep as much of the technology as close to full operational status as possible in the face of whatever events may occur.  Disaster Recovery (DR) refers to returning to full and normal operational status for those systems as soon as possible after a disaster event occurs.  For more information, click here.

UA Campus Core Network

The University of Alabama is reengineering it’s core network in order to better support the growing demands of the University of Alabama community.  For more information, click here.

Security Alerts

Phishing Attack – August 27

UA has had a large-scale phishing email that went out to many faculty, staff, and students. The email can be seen below. OIT encourages any users who engaged with the site to... Read More

Phishing Attack – August 24

There is a wide spread phishing/scam attempt by someone impersonating the IT Service Desk and using a Crimson email address. You can view the email below. The University of Alabama will never... Read More

Windows 10

On July 29th, Microsoft is releasing Windows 10 to consumers. The Office of Information Technology is strongly discouraging users from updating to Windows 10 in these first few months. At this time,... Read More

Scheduled Outages

Full Network Outage – August 2nd

OIT will implement a full network outage on August 2nd from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. in order to replace outdated routers. Access to the Internet and other network-dependent services... Read More

Banner, myBama and other services unavailable during July 26 upgrade

The Office of Information Technology will upgrade an Oracle system database and install the latest patches for it on Sunday, July 26, from 8 a.m. to noon. No databases affecting... Read More

Banner, myBama and other services unavailable during July 19 upgrade

The Office of Information Technology will install operating system patches on the Oracle database servers on Sunday, July 19, from 8 a.m. to noon. The following services will not be... Read More

Known Issues

The Known Issues Page is a checkpoint for our IT partners across campus. The page lists software compatibility issues and known fixes.