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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.

Outage Alerts

Security Alerts

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Scheduled Outages

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Known Issues

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