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Software Upgrade and Standardization

Benefits

  • Faster software installs.  Shorter turnaround time on new and repurposed equipment.
  • Faster response to new installs of concurrently licensed software.
  • Reduced staff time spent tracking, managing and purchasing licenses.
  • Reduced staff time spent on installs.

Process

  • Standardize on a single version of Office, the Adobe Creative Suite, Filemaker.  Use concurrent licensing where possible.
  • Standardize the software installation process for staff equipment.
  • Double the number of KeyServer licenses to better manage concurrent licenses.
  • Implement on new machines, then backfill on existing machines.
Mon, Jul 30, 2012 to Wed, Oct 31, 2012
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  • We are currently developing the appropriate standards.
  • Keyserver licenses have been ordered.