Project & Service Updates: #SiteMaker Update

<PUBLISHED IN ITS CONNECTION POINTS OCTOBER 13, 2015>

#SiteMaker Update

Below is a summary of the latest SiteMaker Transition Project activities:

Milestones: On October 30, 2015 all remaining SiteMaker sites will be taken offline. On November 30, 2015 ITS will decommission SiteMaker.

Transition Activity: Remaining open consultations are being finalized to gather requirements for migration to alternative services. 

Archives & Deletions: Communications to SiteMaker owners created a significant number of new requests for site archives and deletions. All open requests are being addressed.

Communications: Report to campus IT leadership, emails to site owners and unit admins, updates in the Michigan IT Newsletter, and web notices posted. Upcoming for October: Additional emails and a short article in the Record Online.

Strategic Direction: The project team continues to assist in migration efforts and evaluate alternative data table solutions. Additional resources have been allocated to support final project phase activities.

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