Provost authorizes project and provides commitment for project management support from Institutional Effectiveness. Colleges and stakeholder units nominate task force members.
Form Task Force committees. Build project plan. Draft communications plan and launch project website. Hold kick-off meetings with committees. Establish and schedule project communications routines. Seek initial input from Advisory Committee to define review criteria.
Begin drafting review criteria and initial stakeholder survey. Finalize and begin executing communication plan.
Finalize review criteria and stakeholder survey. Deploy initial stakeholder survey. Engage with vendors to schedule product demonstrations. Announce scheduled demonstrations to campus.
Conduct vendor demonstrations and information sessions. Survey stakeholders who attend demonstrations and information sessions.
Compile results from stakeholder surveys, review, and determine finalists. Initiate sandbox/trial periods with vendor finalists. Announce and distribute invitations to sandbox/trial periods. Sandbox/trial period commences.
Sandbox/trial period ends. Survey sandbox/trial reviewers and compile feedback. Finalize the review process and send communications to review participants to close the review.
Draft review findings and recommendations. Task force finalizes findings and recommendations, presents to university leadership for approval.
Communicate review outcomes broadly to campus stakeholders.