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Bb Upgrade Timeline

Oct Nov Dec Jan 2011 Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan 2012

Project Manager on board

Pre Prod systems online Create a training plan for Bb early adopters and mentors

Conduct Transitioning to Bb 9.1 training sessions

Develop configuration of new system

Faculty trained for new release

Consult with Bb Professional Services to set up new system Configuration of storage capabilities

Set up network services

Archive courses on Bb 8.0 Production

Snapshot integration with Bb 9.1 Install Campus Pack Fusion (4.5) BB Install TurnItIn BB

Install Symposium BB

Install McGraw Hill Connect BB Install CengageNow BB Install StudyMate BB

Kick off meeting with Bb Professional Services Create plan for course migration

Restore Archived Courses in blocks

Test course content

Review current document for Bb end user support Meeting with end user support personnel on training needs

Training objectives and plans for end user support

Support go live Fall term-Faculty

Technology Upgrade Approach Infrastructure Integrations 3rd Party Tools Content Support

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Technology

Becoming familiar with the teaching and learning and system administration features/enhancements in the new release. Create a training plan for Bb early adopters and mentors (04/01/2011 - 05/13/2011)

Conduct Transitioning to Bb 9.1 training sessions (05/31/2011 - 06/10/2011)

Develop configuration of new system (06/20/2011 - 06/30/2011)

Faculty trained for new release (08/16/2011 - 12/31/2011)

Faculty training continued (on-going) (01/23/2012 - 12/21/2012)

Upgrade Approach

Becoming familiar with the upgrade paths/options for your existing Blackboard technology Project Manager on board (06/13/2011)

Consult with Bb Professional Services to set up new system (07/19/2011 - 07/29/2011)

Infrastructure

Based on the upgrade approach and technology requirements of the new release, plan for the new configurations. Allocate hardware/software resources for the infrastructure.

Support staff trained

Create training plans for students, support and staff

Develop training for students, support and staff

Deliver training/create documentation for end users Revise training materials as necessary

Create new web pages for project

Create communication plan Request branding and logos

Faculty request spring term courses

Address content migration issues Training

Communication and Marketing

Transition

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Configuration of storage capabilities (07/11/2011 - 07/22/2011)

Set up network services (07/18/2011 - 07/27/2011)

Archive courses on Bb 8.0 Production (07/28/2011 - 08/02/2011)

Pre Prod systems online (07/29/2011)

Integrations

Identify integrations currently in place with your existing Blackboard technology. Determine path for continuity when upgrading to new release. Snapshot integration with Bb 9.1 (08/08/2011 - 08/12/2011)

3rd Party Tools

Inventory 3rd party tools currently in use with your existing Bb technology. Determine if they have been updated for the new release. Install Campus Pack Fusion (4.5) BB (07/29/2011 - 08/02/2011)

http://learningobjects.com

Install TurnItIn BB (07/29/2011 - 08/02/2011)

Install Symposium BB (07/29/2011 - 08/02/2011)

Install McGraw Hill Connect BB (07/29/2011 - 08/02/2011)

Install CengageNow BB (07/29/2011 - 08/02/2011)

Install StudyMate BB (07/29/2011 - 08/02/2011)

Content

Assess the impact of the upgrade on existing courses (content conversion)

Kick off meeting with Bb Professional Services (07/21/2011 - 07/21/2011) Work on the strategy on course migration

Create plan for course migration (07/22/2011 - 07/29/2011)

Bb will submit a project plan to archive and restore course content, user information and usernames.

Restore Archived Courses in blocks (08/05/2011 - 08/10/2011)

Archiving the current summer courses as recommended by Bb. Will test 250 courses, then 500 blocks of courses

Test course content (08/10/2011 - 08/12/2011)

Support

Assess readiness of end-user support procedures and staff including the help desk, CETL and library help desk Review current document for Bb end user support (07/14/2011 - 07/22/2011)

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Review current document for Bb end user support (07/14/2011 - 07/22/2011)

Meeting with end user support personnel on training needs (07/14/2011 - 07/15/2011)

Training objectives and plans for end user support (07/18/2011 - 07/22/2011)

Support go live Fall term-Faculty (08/15/2011 - 12/23/2011)

Support go live for all users (01/23/2012 - 05/21/2012)

Training

Determine the delta in user knowledge between the existing Bb technology and the new release. Identify the your system and assess the level of change anticipated in the new release. Identify timing and training approaches/formats

Create training plans for students, support and staff (07/15/2011 - 07/22/2011)

Develop training for students, support and staff (07/25/2011 - 07/29/2011)

Deliver training/create documentation for end users (08/04/2011 - 08/05/2011) Focusing on help desk and library

Support staff trained (08/04/2011)

Revise training materials as necessary (08/15/2011 - 02/03/2012)

Post student training information (11/28/2011 - 01/23/2012)

Communication and Marketing

Develop a communication plan to build enthusiasm and manage change. Build a branding for the project. Create a fresh image. Create new web pages for project (07/06/2011 - 07/18/2011)

Create communication plan (07/08/2011 - 07/12/2011)

Request branding and logos (07/18/2011 - 07/20/2011)

Send project update communications via Matters and other avenues (07/21/2011 - 02/03/2012) Send on Tuesday or Thursday for summer and fall. Spring send out on Wednesday

Transition

Transfer all course content and student information to new system. Coordinate issues with faculty. Make corrections as necessary. Faculty request spring term courses (08/15/2011 - 01/16/2012)

via the course maintenance page

Faculty builds content in new spring courses (08/15/2011 - 01/22/2012)

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Go Live

Provide access by all stakeholders and conduct courses in new system

Bb 9.1 go live accessible to faculty, students and staff (01/16/2012 - 12/31/2012)

End current project (02/01/2012)

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