Project

PantherSoft Campus Solutions – 9.0 to 9.2 Application Upgrade

Project News

Campus Solution 9.2 is now LIVE.  Thank you to all teams and personnel that participated in the management, design, testing and deployment of the new release.

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Upgrade Go-Live Downtimes & Communications

To all faculty, staff and students;

As part of our continuous effort to improve FIU’s services, the Division of IT with assistance from Enrollment Management Services, Office of the Controller, Office of Research and Economic Development, and Division of Human Resources will be upgrading the PantherSoft Campus Solutions (MyFIU) system from version 9.0 to 9.2.

The upgrade to Campus Solutions will be completed in two phases: the first phase will focus on completing a technical upgrade this fall semester, and the second will bring several mobile-friendly and streamlined enhancements in spring 2018.

During the upgrade, the following systems will be unavailable from 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 to 5 p.m. Sunday, November 12, 2017: PantherSoft Campus Solutions (MyFIU), PantherSoft Financials, PantherSoft Human Resources System, and ImageNow.

In order to support operations on Thursday, November 9, 2017, a link will be provided to read-only applications for PantherSoft Campus Solutions (MyFIU), PantherSoft Financials, and PantherSoft Human Resources.

Project Team Updates

Campus Solutions

  • 2/7/2017 – Development freeze for Campus Solutions has officially started – COMPLETED
  • 2/14/2017 – 1st Technical Upgrade Pass has begun (SADEV) – COMPLETED
  • 3/27/2017 – 1st Technical Upgrade Pass completed (SADEV) – COMPLETED
  • 4/3/2017 – Development Retrofits has begun (SADEV )- COMPLETED
  • 5/29/2017 – 1st Test Move to Production begun (SATST) – COMPLETED
  • 6/30/2017 – Complete 1st Test Move to Production (SATST) – COMPLETED
  • 7/5/2017 – Begin user testing with functional units (SATST) – COMPLETED
  • 7/5/2017 – Begin process testing (functional/technical) (SATST – COMPLETED
  • 10/2/2017 – Begin User Acceptance Testing (functional) (SASTG) – COMPLETED
  • 10/9/2017 – CS 9.2 Load Testing (SASTG) – COMPLETED
  • 10/31/2017 – User Acceptance Testing (functional/Technical) Sign-off – COMPLETED
  • 11/8/2017 – Application down at 5PM to begin upgrade process
  • 11/12/2017 – Application is live at 5PM – COMPLETED

Portal

  • 5/15/2017 – (MyFIU) Portal PeopleTools 8.55 Upgrade begun (EPDEV) – COMPLETED
  • 5/23/2017 – (MyFIU) Portal PeopleTools 8.55 Upgrade completed (EPDEV) – COMPLETED
  • 5/23/2017 – (MyFIU) Portal PeopleTools 8.55 retrofits begun (EPDEV) – COMPLETED
  • 6/12/2017 – Start Portal PT 8.55 Test Move to Production (EPTST) – COMPLETED
  • 6/30/2017 – Complete Portal PT 8.55 Test Move to Production (EPTST) – COMPLETED
  • 10/3/2017 – Complete Portal PT 8.55 Load Testing – COMPLETED
  • 11/8/2017 – Application down at 5PM to begin upgrade process
  • 11/12/2017 – Application is live at 5PM – COMPLETED
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Project Description

The PantherSoft Campus Solutions 9.2 upgrade seeks to upgrade the current version of the PeopleSoft Campus Solutions application from 9.0 to 9.2 and PeopleTools 8.55, as well the PeopleSoft Enterprise Portal PeopleTools version to 8.55.

Project Objectives

Project Objectives

  • Continue to provide FIU with the most updated enterprise application technology, processes and functionalities in order to meet the University’s strategic goals in the areas of Student Success, Research and Financial Base & Efficiency
  • Enhance and simplify user interface
  • Improve use of resources through operational efficiencies such as workflow and WorkCenters
  • Reduce customizations by taking advantage of new functionality and features
  • Update and streamline existing business processes
  • Lower the total cost of ownership (TCO)
  • Stay current and on track to maintain the latest version of our enterprise applications

Project Scope

Project Scope

  • Upgrade PeopleSoft Campus Solutions from 9.0 to 9.2
  • Upgrade PeopleSoft PeopleTools for Campus Solutions & Enterprise Portal to 8.55
  • Enhance and simplify user interface
  • Wherever possible, enhance and streamline operational processes

Timeline

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