Blackboard 9.x Upgrade

Main

Test & Pre-production servers & storage provided

05/02/2011 - 05/13/2011

Bb installation & Integration on both systems

05/16/2011 - 06/08/2011

LDAP config.; PS Integration; Snapshot integration

Project Manager on board

05/30/2011

Train-the-trainer Workshop

05/31/2011 - 06/02/2011

Building Blocks: install & config

06/20/2011 - 07/01/2011

Transition Bb Courses

07/05/2011 - 07/29/2011

Snapshot integration required. PS integration required. Assumed PS integration can be developed on our current test systems. Assumes timely support from Bb vendors.

Bb 9.x ready for Instructors

08/12/2011

Training

08/15/2011 - 08/18/2011

Faculty Course Clean-up

08/19/2011 - 10/31/2011

Will need to move course portfolios and other institutional courses.

Training

08/22/2011 - 08/26/2011

Faculty return

08/22/2011

Bb building block survey to instructors completed

09/30/2011

Correct any Migration Issues

11/11/2011 - 12/23/2011

Deadline for instructors to report problems with their courses

11/11/2011

Bb 9.x Upgrade Completed

01/06/2012