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Pam Coleman

Pam Coleman

Manager, Software Services

 

Accomplishments

Pam started with the University in Agricultural Economics. She jumped over to the Administrative Systems Development Department in 1988 and began her career in Information Technology. She has progressed in her career from Programmer, to Systems Analyst Programmer, to Systems Analyst to Sr. Systems Analyst to Manager. She spent her early years on financial aid, and expanded into Student/Admissions/HR/Finance areas. She led the Web Development Team for several years before taking over Management of the department.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Secure Application Development
  • Application Security
  • Service Management
  • Portfolio Management
  • Project Management
  • Service Automation

Current Projects

  • Service Management Rollout of Banner 9 General Self Service
  • Direct Deposit 9 for employees Proxy access for students

Tj Abbott

Tj Abbott

Manager

 

Accomplishments

TJ has over 36 years of programming experience.  She helped develop a labor distribution system for one of Pepsico's branch subsidiary's, created an online form that handled vendors, their related PO's, and claims all on the same page, but functioned independently of each other.  She worked hard with her coworkers to convert OSU's Finance, HR and Payroll processes from a mainframe system to the Banner web based system.  Hence, she also had to make the transition to becoming a web based programmer.  Today, she continues to help develop processes that enhance the users ability to do their jobs more efficiently.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Ellucian Work Flow Ellucian Page Builder Time Entry reconciliation improvements Review existing methods/processes to determine how to reduce Payroll's processing times.

Current Projects

  • Employee Personnel Action Form enhancements Continuing to add departments to Card Swipe application Employee Personnel Action Form continued enhancements Continued Payroll processing enhancements.

Bryan Allen

Bryan Allen

App Dvlpr

 

Accomplishments

Successfully transition to work under new leadership, persevere through inefficient procedure to ensure the work is completed, perfect attendance at weekly meetings.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Atomate existing manual processes.

Current Projects

  • Major change
  • banner security tickets.

 

Travis Bullard

Travis Bullard

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Implemented Security Review for the Access Request App, took over responsibilities from senior dev after they left, and integrated TCCCP into the OSU system

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Learning JavaScript and deepening of knowledge of C# and the .NET framework

Current Projects

  • Access Request - Implement Review Process
  • IDMS Modification - Short Term Guest Accounts
  • Pull down METADIR production data
  • Remove references to EMPLOYEE and STUDENT tables
  • Registration Override - Banner Access Request - Phase 1
  • Upgrade powershell and member servers

Cd Champion

Cd Champion

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Guest Wireless Application, Advanced Javascript usage, Creation of code libraries and various command line applications

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I’m very interested in modern web technologies.
  • I’ve grown significantly in my ability to write technical documentation and training materials.

Current Projects

  • Guest Quest

Nick Chiconas

Nick Chiconas

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Nick Chiconas began working in the Software Services team as a student in the Summer of 2019. They have created several data feeds to enable the integration of third party applications with Banner. Nick has also worked on jobs that produce reports and automate various processes for users.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Embedded systems Software engineering

Current Projects

  • Banner to Cayuse File Feeds Watermark VIA Implementation Job versus Position Funding Comparison Report

Justin Crossland

Justin Crossland

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Obtaining my certificate on Cyber Security Infiltration Awareness, and finishing the United Way Deductions web application.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I’m hoping that my knowledge of programming languages grows more in the future. I’m trying to get around to relearning Python and JavaScript.

Current Projects

  • Secure Upload 

Lin Ge

Lin Ge

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Provided the Collection Agency Maintenance process for the collection agency Williams & Fudge from the Langston accounts in the TSAACCT Collections Section. Provided a process for Edmon Low Library to build a file from the Pharos printing system of charges for color printing.  Provided a job to reset Flags on TTBTAXN which houses 1098T tax information for students. 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Database Development and Management

Current Projects

  • Banner Access Request, 
  • Create/Maintain Global Groups

Praveen Gollapudi

Praveen Gollapudi

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Online EPAFs Application, Card-Swipe Application, Monthly Payroll Process to calculate the benefits of FFCRA

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Need to learn more on the Banner Finance, Grants, and Payroll areas.
  • Like to learn iOS/Android App development

Current Projects

  • EPAF App Phase 2
  • Extending Job EPAFs Report
  • Medefy Vendor file generation

Dakota Kelley

Dakota Kelley

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Cloud HIPPA Environment for Benefit Administration, Optimizing the HR to Finance Feed so that it takes less than a minute to run, Presenting at Elucian Live

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Big Data
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • SQL Optimization

Current Projects

  • Benefit Administration Application
  • New Hire OnBoarding Process
  • Encumbrance Feed from AIM
  • Job Posting Distribution Feed to the State

Bryson Kinder

Bryson Kinder

Senior Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Bryson has worked for in IT for OSU for over nine years. Some of his accomplishments include the launch and strategic migration of two different web content management systems, utilizing and testing against modern digital accessibility standards, and web application development. He was also a crucial member of the team that implemented Oklahoma A&M's degree audit system and has a love for clean programmer humor and puns.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Banner Financial Aid systems Advanced RDBMS and tools Application Design and architecture Linux and UNIX-like systems

Current Projects

  • Upgrading Oklahoma A&M's degree audit system with minimal impact on users Designing and building a system for certifying veteran course benefits

 

Barry Mauldin

Barry Mauldin

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Created new application Open Records, Affiliate Request processing, Curriculum Major Change application upgrades

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Web application development
  • Database design (PL/SQL)
  • Identity Management

Current Projects

  • Open Records
  • Curriculum Major Change

Dylan Moore

Dylan Moore

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Completed initial coding of file feeds for Ben Admin app, implemented a method for comparing comples query results for users benefit, Resolved multiple issues regarding the Ben Focus Bio Demo file.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Develop optimized SQL that enables users easier access and handling of information, Identify, using SQL, existing processes with potential issues, develop methods that optimize the application of responsibility, and obtains quick acquisition of information.

Current Projects

  • Benefits Administration Application
  • United Way Deductions
  • Capture Retirement Date

 

Jason Nord

Jason Nord

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Helped create a custom athletic certification application that tracks athlete's academic progress and speeds the process for the registrar to certify athletes to the NCAA.
Created a graduation application process that identifies students that are about to graduate and also awards degrees. This process has improved considerably the time it takes for the registrar to award degrees at the end of a term.
Degree Hours Remaining  job to support Financial Aid review of whether students are making timely progress toward degree completion. 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • I would like to continue to become more comfortable with my Degree Works server side duties.
  • I also would like to become more familiar with writing queries against Degree Works CPA data.
  • I am also wanting to learn about new technologies and to be more readily accepting of change.

Current Projects

  • Helping support the Degree Works daily maintenance and upgrade for the A&M System.
  • Setting up and maintaining the new Canvas ILP and related data population feeds. 

Judy Phillips

Judy Phillips

Manager

 

Accomplishments

Ms Phillips has spent over 25 years in IT, supporting Higher Education in a variety of capacities, first with an ERP Software Provider and now with Oklahoma State University. Her IT support has included regulatory and development support of Financial Aid, Human Resources and Reporting tools. She now leads a team supporting the use of Financial Aid, Student and Degree Works within the Software Services department.. 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Continue improving skills in both people and project management. Keeping abreast of regulatory requirements of the Financial Aid community and being an advocate for our Financial Aid departments is a strong interest and focus.  
  • Improve my knowledge of Degree Works functionally and technically to provide better support  to my team and our users.

Current Projects

  • Managing and supporting the Degree Works team current environments
  • VA Advisory Form Application
  • Managing Degree Works Upgrade to 5.0.5

 

John Sebert

John Sebert

Senior Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Mr Sebert has worked for OSU for more than 15 years providing web application development, single sign on, and system integrations. Mr Sebert implemented the Central Authentication Services single sign on application for the OSU A&M System and has provided support for the framework used to develop Web Applications by the OSU A&M System.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • User Interface and User Experience
  • Agile Development

Current Projects

  • ILP Implementation for OSU System
  • Secure File Upload Application

Charles McCann

Kyle Sires

Senior Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Financial Aid Waiver Adjustment Prior to Official Billing, 1is2many vendor switching, Undergraduate Admissions Transcript Holds maintenance 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Efficiently leading a team/project

Current Projects

  • I lead a team of five developers that are working on several projects at any given time.

Charles McCann

Fery Suryadi

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Implementing Teamworks API, Creating Slate CHS Admission interface, and  Expanding GC Round Up web application.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Mobile development.

Current Projects

  • Slate Admission Integration and GC Round Up

Charles McCann

Scott Taylor

Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Scott has worked in Software Services since June 2014. He develops and maintains custom Banner applications for multiple campuses.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Python Development
  • Mobile Application Development
  • PHP Development
  • AGILE Software Development Methodology

Current Projects

  • EAB/Royall Admissions Integration
  • TCC College Park Project NOC and TCC Data Feeds Advisor-Student Assignment Automation

Ted Threadgill

Ted Threadgill

Identity Management Specialist

 

Accomplishments

Ted has been employed with OSU for 7 years in Central Information Technology (IT).  He has 16+ years in IT as an analyst and holds a Bachelor Degree in Management Information Systems.  He has written and implemented technical solution documentation for several services within IT.  He has wide-ranging experience with creation of web pages used to allow customers access to technical solutions to issues and application use.  

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Technical Analysis Engineering Design Technical Writing Application Development

Current Projects

  • End user documentation for: IDMS Password Changes Access Request Web Page Email Notifications
  • Group Members IDMS Modification 
  • Short Term Guest Sponsored Wireless Guest Access Guest Wireless WIFI

Charles McCann

J. Renee Walker-Walsh

Junior Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Diversity Scholarship Application
Open Web Application Security Projects Microcredential: Hacking the Juice Shop
Approved Transfer Courses Application

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Growth in Php skills
  • Improve PL/SQL skills
  • Learn Python

Current Projects

  • Diversity Scholarship Application
  • Default Routing Queue
  • Evisions - FormFusion

Charles McCann

Brenda Kay Wilson

Senior Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Ms. Wilson has worked for 36 years in IT, with experience in several IT roles. She has a foundation in Software Development for system programming and analysis. She moved into a role of training and support for university users, allowing them to create and distribute system and departmental reports.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Data Security
  • Data Analytics for BI
  • User Training

Current Projects

  • Upgrade of Cognos 11
  • Updating Training Modules
  • HR PLUS report creation and Data availability

Charles McCann

Lisa Woods

Senior Application Developer

 

Accomplishments

Ms. Woods has worked for over 25 years in IT, and holds a Bachelor Degree in Management and Information Systems. She has extensive experience in account provisioning and access control. Her main focus is leading the Enterprise Identity Management System team.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • ITIL Foundation and Microsoft Powershell
  • Data Security System Integrations

Current Projects

  • Improvements for STW Registration Override Orange Mail End Of Life Improvements for Banner Access Requst

Steve Merlau

Steve Merlau

Database Administrator

 

Accomplishments

Steve has worked over 39 years in IT and Higher Education with experience including time as a consultant with the leading provider of administrative software for Higher Education.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Human Resource processes
  • Payroll processes

Current Projects

  • Implementing latest releases of Employee Self-Service
  • Capturing employee work location information in Banner HR
  • Improvements to the Electronic Personnel Actions processing

Abdulla Karjikar

Abdulla Karjikar

Project Management Student Employee

 

Accomplishments

Graduate Computer and Information Science student at OSU with bachelors degree in Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering from University of Pune. A computer programmer with 2+ years of expertise in the Financial Service Industry developing restful webservices, components of rating engine and supporting application deployments. 

Organized various bootcamps during my undergraduate and currently I am Vice President of Student Arts Alliance at OSU.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Machine Learning
  • Mobile Application Development
  • Data Engineering

Current Projects

  • DNS DHCP Architecture and Deployment

Abdulla Karjikar

Deekshitha Kallem

Project Management Student Employee

 

Accomplishments

Professionally I am a Graduate Computer and Information Sciences student at OSU. A Product Developer with 3+ years of experience working in the computer software industry. Skilled in Java, Web Development, Databases, Team Building, and Management. Personally, I spend my free time reading books, going for a walk, cooking, listening to music and making new friends. I also love attending tech events whenever possible.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Software/Applications Development 
  • Systems Architecture - Debugging 
  • Program/project management

Current Projects

  • Device Registration Architecture and Deployment project.

Tharuni Samineni

Tharuni Samineni

Accessibility Testing and Web Development Student Employee

 

Accomplishments

Graduate Computer and Information Science student at OSU. A Pega developer with 2+ years of  expertise in solution analysis, design and implementation of PRPC, Business process management and business rules engine. Tech Lead for one of the stream of Coding club for CSI, Mozilla and Director of Personality Development club 'Your Talks' during my undergraduate. 

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics
  • Automation

Current Projects

  • IT Directory 

Varun Reddy

Varun Reddy

Accessibility Testing and Web Development Student Employee

 

Accomplishments

Varun Reddy is a Computer Science Graduate student in Oklahoma State University, started in Fall-2021. He has completed his bachelor's in Computer Science from GITAM University and had worked for more than 2 years as DevOps Engineer, where he was responsible for collecting and processing billions of data on daily basis to help the organization in payment cycles of the employees. In this process, he developed and tested code for deployments.

 

Areas of Interest and Growth

  • Networking and Security
  • Big Data
  • Learned to use a new tool called Omni for website content management

Current Projects

  • IT Directory 
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