Based on efforts to date and initial input from campus partners, the Interoperability team completed and reported recommendations for shorter-term efforts as well as mid- to long-term projects.
Jan-Jun 2019: Discovery & Design
- Identified areas of opportunity for improving process, procedure, and infrastructure during several design sprints held with full Interop Team and University partners
- Initial architectural designs for technology infrastructure components developed through analysis of current state
- Initiative timeline and budget finalized with executive sponsor approval to start detailed planning
Jul-Sep 2019: Planning & Iteration
• Program Kickoff event held with campus partners
• Review and feedback sessions with UW community members to assess needs
• Initial infrastructure and functional designs refined and validated through research and discussion with peers and other outside partners (e.g.: BYU, Gartner, Unicon, CPrime)
Oct 2019-Jun 2020: Procurement
- Procurement processes (RFI and RFP) completed with participation from the Interop team and University partners
- Key software products procured to facilitate improvements in user experience, data integration, and onboarding to new services and resources
- Implementation partners secured to assist staff with deploying new software
May-Dec 2020: Implementation Phase 1
• Integration Platform service launched using Informatica Intelligent Cloud Services (IICS)
• Onboarding to new Integration Platform
• Software implementations begin with midPoint, Grouper, and Salesforce Experience Cloud
• Close collaboration with Office of Data Management and Analytic Services (ODMAS) on access, sharing, and use of institutional data
Jan-Sep 2021: Implementation Phase 2
- “Integrator Portal” website release (integrator portal is a way to access, use, and share data at UW-Madison)
- “Profile” digital experience release (profile is a personalized self-service experience that helps users to view and interact with key credentials, personal data, and processes)
- Improvements to University login experience, including adding more self-service capabilities and making social logins available
- Integration Platform Service buildout to include API and event-based management capabilities (Apigee software)
Oct 2021-Jun 2022: Refinement, Onboarding
• Feature requests identified during implementation phase 2 will be incorporated
• Issues identified during implementation phase 2 will be resolved
• Facilitated rollout of new services and functionality to University Partners
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