IT Services Project Management Office

IT Services Portfolio of Projects


A list of current projects ordered by expected delivery date can be found below, last updated 9 December 2019. For further information please contact the Project Management Office (PMO) at

ProjectDescriptionIT Services Project ManagerCurrent StageForecast Project Go Live Date
Lustre Replacement

Project to upgrade the Research Lustre File System. 

Amy Picasso Close Launched Oct-19, currently in early life support
Water Booster Pump House

ITS Workstream to support the SEF project to install a new water booster pump house.
The IT work stream was delivered on schedule and within budget, the pump house has been successfully connected to the University network.

Patrick Rutherford Close Completed Nov-19
Windows 10 migration - staff rollout A project to upgrade all staff-PCs from Microsoft Windows 7 to Windows 10. For more information please visit Windows 10 for staff at Sussex - click here. Chris Reynolds Delivery Dec-19
SIP Lines

Project to enable the UoS telephony solution to send and receive calls via the Internet using SIP (Session Initiation Protocol) trunking, replacing the traditional use of the current ISDNs (Integrated Services Digital Network) over a copper cabled network.

Greg Austin Delivery Dec-19
East Slope Redevelopment

To provide IT systems and infrastructure to the planned redevelopment of the existing East Slope (and new Student Union facility).

Patrick Rutherford Delivery Dec-20
SIEM Implementation Project to implement Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) software.  Chris Reynolds Initiation TBC
Email Migration A project to (1) better protect the University from email-borne attacks (both 'SPAM' and 'malware'), and (2) to move the University's email system from its on-site Microsoft Exchange environment, to cloud-based Exchange-Online Chris Reynolds Delivery


(2): TBC

Current Research Information System (CRIS) implementation

Technical Workstream of the Current Research Information System implementation. A CRIS will organise data to support the evaluation of research, research assessment, compliance management and promotion of and access to the outcomes of research.  

Jane Major Delivery Currently re-planning; TBC.
Investigatory Works (Network)

A joint ITS and Estates project to survey, design and plan key strategic network improvements across campus. 

Darren Hembrough Delivery TBC
PAWS - Academic Workload Planning - Phase 2

Phase 2 of the project is to implement and integrate the academic workload planning system in the schools that took part in the initial project pilot

Adam Ford Delivery Currently re-planning; TBC.
Student Payment Services - ITS Workstream

This workstream is part of the Student Payment Services project. The project is to provide payment services to students, which deliver a high quality student experience and deliver the best value for money to both students and the University.

Nicole Ingerson Delivery TBC
Student Record System (SRS)

Major works to procure, configure and implement a new Student Records System.  

Julie Hamilton Delivery TBC