Blackboard Storage Under 10 TB



Project is 100% complete, starting on Tue 3/28/23 and ending on Tue 8/15/23.

Completed [Completed]

100% complete, updated on Tue 8/15/23 7:55 AM by Miroslav Lulic

Changed Status from In Process to Completed.


Tue 3/28/23 - Tue 8/15/23
Enterprise Applications
Project Requests / Information Technology Project Request
IT Projects / DoIT Project
Green - On track
Remove enough terms to get Blackboard storage under 10 TB by June 30, 2023.
Wed 3/29/23 4:18 PM
Tue 8/15/23 7:55 AM
Tue 8/15/23 7:55 AM

Project Costs

Is funding already secured for this request?
Funding is not necessary

Project Details

Divisional VP Support
Does your divisional VP support this request?
What would a successful solution look like?
What outcome will you have at the conclusion of this project? If this proposal is one of a multi-phase project, please explain your plans, goals, and timelines for subsequent phases.
A successful solution would be successfully removing older terms from Blackboard in order to achieve storage usage of less than 10 TB.
Is this project mandated or required?
No mandate or hard requirement driving this request
What is the reason for the project being completed by the deadline?
Describe the business requirement or reason for the project deadline.
This is the contract date for the extra storage deadline.

Project Impact

How will you measure the impact of this project?
What are some metrics or KPIs that will be used to measure success? Think about the five metrics to measure: quality, quantity, timeliness, cost, and customer satisfaction.
Impact will be measured by a cost savings of $25,000.
What are the consequences of not doing this project?
For example: direct significant negative consequences to the University, unable to conduct basic services; failure to resolve customer complaints or requests; loss of opportunity for improved service delivery or efficiency. Please explain.
Failure to reduce the current storage usage to below 10 TB will cost the university $25,000.
How many employees will be impacted by this change?
Select the size of the employee population that will be impacted by this request.
How many students will be impacted by this change?
Select the size of the student population that will be impacted by this request.

Project Resources & Effort

What resources will this project require?
Identify the department and/or individuals that might need to work on this project and the level of effort required (minimal, moderate, extensive/substantial).
Miroslav for the majority of the work, potentially some work for Alex Wilson, and someone for future communications.
Complexity of Implementation
What is the complexity of the project?
Minimal (minimal system interfaces/impacts/dependencies)


The purpose of this project is to save $25,000 by getting Blackboard storage under 10 TB. This will be achieved by removing older terms as per our data retention policy. This needs to be completed by June 30th, 2023 contract date for the extra storage.

Systems Affected

  1. Bb Learn


Alternate Manager(s)


Stakeholders (1)

Kathy Fernandes
Consulted, Informed
Consulted and informed.
Tue 3/28/23 9:36 AM