MyUCLA Presentation

Report
The New MyUCLA
An Integrated Web Experience
for Student Services
Arun Pasricha
Christian Spreitzer
Praveen Dugar
Donny Morada
August 5, 2014
Agenda
•Objectives
•Approach and Architecture
•Governance and Management Structure
•Demo of MyUCLA
•Questions
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The Need for Integrated Web Experience
• Rich functionality broken along organizational lines
• Dated and fragmented web presence
• Each organization’s website with a unique user interface
Student Experience
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The Need for Integrated Web Experience
• Transactional workflows required multiple websites to complete
my.UCLA Class Planner
RO Schedule of Classes
URSA Enrollment
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The Need for Integrated Web Experience
• Student concerns over lack of unified web presence
(Daily Bruin Editorial, April 14, 2005)
“The fragmentation is hardly useful and, as the pace of Internet innovation
has quickened, UCLA looks painfully stuck in 1997”
• Multiple Student Focus Groups had raised similar concerns
Rated #3 institutional IT priority
by campus in January 2007
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The new MyUCLA – An Alternate Approach
• UCLA has a highly distributed development model
• Integration using portal software or a centralized website
disruptive
• Integrate while maintaining current architecture and hosting
•
Minimal changes – shorter turnaround times
•
Faster adoption across campus
•
Cost effective
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The new MyUCLA – An Alternate Approach
•Unify functionality using
• New consistent, seamless
presentation tier
• New global navigation menu
• Existing single sign-on (SSO) capability
URSA
my.UCLA
my.FAO
my.Housing
Consistent Presentation Tier and Navigation
New User Experience At UCLA
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The New MyUCLA
Phase 1 Kicked Off – November 2011
Successfully Deployed – October 2013
MyFAO Shutdown on April 15, 2014
URSA Shutdown on May 12, 2014
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The new MyUCLA – Scope of Phase 1
•Setup Governance Structure
•Integration of MyUCLA, URSA and MyFAO
•Development of:
• Consistent presentation tier components
• Common infrastructure components
• Template for integration of additional Student Services
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Governance Structure
Steering Committee
Student Affairs
Gorden Monroe – AVC
Arun Pasricha – Director SAIT
Frank Wada – University Registrar
IT Services
Andrew Wissmiller – AVC
Edith Celestine – Director, Student Apps
Shan K. – Director, Architecture, IT Services
College
Betty Glick – Associate Vice Provost
Chris Spreitzer – Director UIT
Graduate Division
Sam Bersola – AVC
Chris Testa – Director IT, Grad Division
Technical Architecture Team
Student Affairs
Arun Pasricha
Praveen Dugar
Donny Morada
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IT Services
Albert Wu
Shan Kandaswamy
Jinnah Sultan
College
Chris Spreitzer
John Hirning
Bruce Dumes
Presentation Tier – Page Element: Header
• Common Header
• Global navigation menu
• Organizational Logo for
• Message Link with # of
branding
Messages
• Action Items
• User Name, Login Status
• Search Bar
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Presentation Tier
Page Element: Content Area
• Various options for
content area layout
• Information/function in
content area is a
“feature”
• Feature specific menu
in content area
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Option 1
Presentation Tier
Page Element: Content Area
• Split Pane View:
Right pane available
for Quick Links,
Overview or Images
Option 2
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The New MyUCLA – Modern Interface
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The New MyUCLA – Consolidated Functions
•Consolidated View of Functions from MyUCLA, URSA and MyFAO
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Presentation Tier – Design Repository
• Online Repository for MyUCLA Design Elements
(https://studentweb.it.ucla.edu/iwe/home.html)
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Common Infrastructure Components
• Roles delivered from Enterprise Directory via Shib (IT Services)
– defined and maintained by role owners
• Menu Service (College) – web service returns list of supported
features to build Mega-Menu
• Notices & Alerts (Short term: College; Long term: IT Services) –
supports various types of messages delivered and tracked
• Profile Service (IT Services) – returns common user attributes
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Common Infrastructure Components
• Auditing Service (IT Services) – logs consistent business use of
features
• New Enterprise Directory Instance in QA (IT Services) – allow
impersonation for testing
• Class Search (Student Affairs; IT Services)
• New Enrollment Workflow (Student Affairs; IT Services; College)
• Common Code Repository – Use TFS with Git
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Service Oriented Architecture
•Defines functionalities as accessible services
•Easily provides frequently used data and functionality
• Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Integration
• Middleware component required for SOA
• Provides consistent interface to access services
• Used to provide synchronized menu data to all organizations
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Service Oriented Architecture
•Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Integration
MyUCLA – Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) Integration
Solution Architecture
ESB (ServiceMix)
Menu Consumers
Q
Message
Router
HTTP/SOAP
Q
Message
Router
HTTP/SOAP
Q
Message
Router
HTTP/SOAP
Menu Service
IT Services
Menu Provider
Div. of
UG Edu.
HTTP/SOAP
Menu Service
(of ESB)
Active MQ
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Menu Service
Student Affairs
Menu Service
Div. of UG Edu.
Role Definitions
•Define roles and source of data - managed by role owner
•Define Enterprise Roles versus Local Roles
•Use roles to provide customized view of features
•Available in Enterprise Directory via Grouper
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Sample Roles
Enterprise Role Name
Owner
Rank
Default Feature
Undergraduate Applicant Admit
IT Services
1
SIR/SLR
Non-Undergraduate Applicant Admit
Instructor
Graduate Student
Undergraduate Student
Extension Concurrent Student
Employee
Third Party
IT Services
Registrar
Registrar
Registrar
UNEX
HR
Registrar
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
SIR/SLR
Classes
Study List
Study List
Study List
Calendar
Features
Local Role Name
Owner
Class Links Administrator
College
Commencement Administrator
Third Party Access View Study List
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College
IT Services
Rank
Default Feature
Default Home Feature – Landing Page
• Site/content based on user persona (roles) – core to the entire
development and integration
• Default (home) feature for different user roles
• Hierarchy based on roles and default landing pages are by highest
rank for role. Note that users can customize their default landing
page which trumps this.
Students
3rd Party
Employees
New Admits
Continuing
Alumni
Summer Session
Extension
Parents
Guardians
Faculty
Staff
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Integrated Notification and Messaging
•Personalized alerts based on roles and permissions
• Notices
• Feature Alerts
• Action Required
Widget
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Student Lifecycle in MyUCLA
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MyUCLA Demo
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The New MyUCLA – Campus Impact
“The start of Spring Quarter is great thanks to the new MyUCLA format.
It’s nice that everything is on a central platform. It’s very efficient and
makes things a lot easier for me. Thank you!”
“Website looks great! Kudos.”
“The changes to the study list looks great! Clean and well laid-out of
information makes it easier to read… Thanks for the overall great look!”
“The integration of URSA into MyUCLA is great”
“Wonderful!!!! This no-nonsense and less graphic interface is amazing.
Thanks for paring this down to something more usable.”
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Questions?
•Contact Information:
• Arun Pasricha ([email protected]; 310-825-9475)
• Christian Spreitzer ([email protected]; 310-206-7223)
• Donny Morada ([email protected]; 310-825-3327)
• Praveen Dugar ([email protected]; 310-206-5085)
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The New MyUCLA – Integrated Workflows
Class Selection
Apply Search Filters
Class Planner + Enrollment
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The New MyUCLA – Integrated Workflows
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