Department/program nameInformation Technology
Director/manager nameKhalid Warraich
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Primary pandemic safety officer nameNasser Alaeddine
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Backup pandemic safety officer nameKhalid Warraich
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Phase 2 plans

Expected duration: July 12 - 31; number of employees allowed in the building: < 5 faculty, < 30 staff.

2 Department/program staffing strategyBuilding preparations project staffing (with reduced overlap, NO operational support)
2 Staff and faculty name(s)

Khalid, Nasser, Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Doru, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Kamal

All IT staff have completed the CMU-Q return to campus training in FocusU. The contractors completed the training via Zoom led by Khalid Warraich.

2 Rotation schedule for your department's staff and faculty

If there is no specific task to be done by an IT staff member in the building, he/she will WFH.

Note that IT has many projects and activities to perform in the building. Depending on rate of progress or issues encountered, we need to flexibility to respond staffing accordingly.

The following is the expected rotation.

1. Khalid – 50% + as needed
2. Nasser – 50%
3. Naeem – 25% + as needed
4. Hosam – 50% + as needed
5. Jerome – 25% + as needed
6. Doru – 100%
7. Manic – 75%
8. Prem (AV tech contractor) – 75%
9. Mathi (AV tech contractor) – 75%
10. Razan – 75% + as needed
11. Ahmed – 75% + as needed
12. Ali (contractor) – 75%
13. Kranthi – 25% as needed
14. Kamal – 10% as needed

2 Activities while in the building

• Hybrid teaching classroom design, development and installation (Doru, Nasser, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor))
• Summer AV systems maintenance (Manic, Doru, Prem (AV tech contractor) and Mathi (AV tech contractor))
• Set up studio space (Doru, Nasser, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Khalid, Hosam)
• Virtual Qatar image for fall (Razan, Ahmed, Nasser)
• Clusters image preparation (Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor))
• Prepare faculty personal systems for fall courses (Ahmed, Razan, Ali (contractor), Kamal, Kranthi)
• Fulfill “improve WFH setup” requests (Ali (contractor), Ahmed, Kamal, Kranthi)
• Inspect WiFi Aps and coverage, wired ports (Hosam)
• MFPs inspection and maintenance (Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Mannai service technicians (for limited time)
• Mission critical and critical systems support (Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Khalid)

Phase 3 plans

Expected duration: Aug 1 - Sep 5

Number of employees allowed in the building: < 25 faculty, < 50 staff.

3 Department/program staffing strategyProject and skeletal operational staffing (with reduced overlap)
3 Staff and faculty name(s)

Khalid, Nasser, Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Doru, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Kamal, Fawad, Hasan, Shadi, Faizan

All IT staff have completed the CMU-Q return to campus training in FocusU. The contractors completed the training via Zoom led by Khalid Warraich.

3 Rotation schedule for your department's staff and faculty

If there is no specific task to be done by an IT staff member in the building, he/she will WFH.

Note that IT has many projects and activities to perform in the building. Depending on rate of progress or issues encountered, we need to flexibility to respond staffing accordingly.

The following is the expected rotation.

1. Khalid – 70% + as needed
2. Nasser – 70%
3. Naeem – 50% + as needed
4. Hosam – 75% + as needed
5. Jerome – 50% + as needed
6. Doru – 100%
7. Manic – 100%
8. Prem (AV tech contractor) – 75%
9. Mathi (AV tech contractor) – 75%
10. Razan – 75% + as needed
11. Ahmed – 75% + as needed
12. Ali (contractor) – 100%
13. Kranthi – 50% as needed
14. Kamal – 50% as needed
15. Fawad – 10% as needed
16. Hasan – 10% as needed
17. Shadi – 10% as needed
18. Faizan – 50% as needed
19. Mannai MFP maintenance staff – scheduled (TBD) maintenance time
20. Vendor staff – scheduled (TBD) visit to repair faulty wired Ethernet ports

3 Activities while in the building

• Hybrid teaching classroom design, development and installation (Doru, Nasser, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor))
• Summer AV systems maintenance (Manic, Doru, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor))
• Set up studio space and record lectures (Doru, Nasser, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Khalid, Hosam, Faizan, Jerome)
• Virtual Qatar image for fall (Razan, Ahmed, Nasser)
• Clusters image preparation (Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor))
• Reconfigure computer clusters (Razan, Ahmed, Kamal, Ali (contractor))
• Prepare faculty personal systems for fall courses (Ahmed, Razan, Ali (contractor), Kamal, Kranthi)
• Fulfill “improve WFH setup” requests (Ali (contractor), Ahmed, Kamal, Kranthi)
• Inspect WiFi Aps and coverage, wired ports (Hosam)
• MFPs inspection and maintenance (Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Mannai service technicians (for limited time)
• Mission critical and critical systems support (Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Khalid)

Phase 4 plans

Expected duration: Sep 6 - Oct 17

Number of employees allowed in the building: < 40 faculty, < 70 staff.

4 Department/program staffing strategyNearly full IT staffing (with reduced overlap)
4 Staff and faculty name(s)

Khalid, Nasser, Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Doru, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Kamal, Fawad, Hasan, Shadi, Faizan, Rana

All IT staff have completed the CMU-Q return to campus training in FocusU. The contractors completed the training via Zoom led by Khalid Warraich.

4 Rotation schedule for your department's staff and faculty

If there is no specific task to be done by an IT staff member in the building, he/she will WFH.

The following is the expected rotation.

1. Khalid – 90%
2. Nasser – 90%
3. Naeem – 75%
4. Hosam – 75%
5. Jerome – 75%
6. Doru – 100%
7. Manic – 100%
8. Prem (AV tech contractor) – 100%
9. Mathi (AV tech contractor) – 100%
10. Razan – 90%
11. Ahmed – 90%
12. Ali (contractor) – 100%
13. Kranthi – 75%
14. Kamal – 75%
15. Fawad – 50% as needed
16. Hasan – 50% as needed
17. Shadi – 50% as needed
18. Faizan – 50% as needed
19. Rana – 50% as needed

4 Activities while in the building

• Hybrid teaching classroom installation and debugging (Doru, Nasser, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor))
• AV systems regular inspection and support (Manic, Doru, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor))
• Lecture recording studio operational support (Khalid, Hosam, Faizan, Jerome, Hasan)
• Prepare faculty personal systems for fall courses (Ahmed, Razan, Ali (contractor), Kamal, Kranthi)
• Mission critical and critical systems support (Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Khalid, Shadi, Hasan, Fawad, Kamal, Ahmed)
• Helpdesk support for all IT services (remote preferred, in-person if necessary)
• On-site operational support
• On-site systems support

Phase 5 plans

Expected duration: Oct 18 to Dec 23

5 Department/program staffing strategyFull IT staffing (with reduced overlap)
5 Staff and faculty name(s)

Khalid, Nasser, Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Doru, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Kamal, Fawad, Hasan, Shadi, Faizan, Rana

All IT staff have completed the CMU-Q return to campus training in FocusU. The contractors completed the training via Zoom led by Khalid Warraich.

5 Rotation schedule for your department's staff and faculty

Khalid, Nasser, Naeem, Hosam, Jerome, Doru, Manic, Prem (AV tech contractor), Mathi (AV tech contractor), Razan, Ahmed, Ali (contractor), Kranthi, Kamal, Fawad, Hasan, Shadi, Faizan, Rana

All IT staff have completed the CMU-Q return to campus training in FocusU. The contractors completed the training via Zoom led by Khalid Warraich.
If there is no specific task to be done by an IT staff member in the building, he/she will WFH.

The following is the expected rotation.

1. Khalid – 100%
2. Nasser – 100%
3. Naeem – 75%
4. Hosam – 75%
5. Jerome – 75%
6. Doru – 100%
7. Manic – 100%
8. Prem (AV tech contractor) – 100%
9. Mathi (AV tech contractor) – 100%
10. Razan – 100%
11. Ahmed – 100%
12. Ali (contractor) – 100%
13. Kranthi – 100%
14. Kamal – 100%
15. Fawad – 75%
16. Hasan – 75%
17. Shadi – 75%
18. Faizan – 75%
19. Rana – 75%

5 Activities while in the building

• In short, full IT operations on-site
• Full AV system operational support, maintenance and any remaining installation or modifications
• Lecture recording studio operations
• Clusters operational support and maintenance
• On-site all systems support
• Helpdesk support for all IT services (remote preferred, in-person if necessary)