Systems Development Consulting Services

Service Description:

New applications can eliminate manual processes, and improve responsiveness and quality.  Systems Development services support all stages of the systems development life cycle from requirements through design, test and implementation, and ultimately retirement/replacement.

Our Business Analysts (BAs) within the Project Management Office (PMO):

  • Develop relationships with our campus customers to assist in the project request process
  • Facilitate meetings
  • Document current processes
  • Listen and understand a customer’s wants and needs
  • Gather voice of the customer
  • Identify functionality of a future system
  • Document user requirements
  • With the project team, research possible solutions and help determine the very best tool for the job, whether it be an existing UTHSC application, a third-party application, or an application custom developed by our staff
  • Document vision of future process
  • Be the liaison between the customer and the technical team
  • Provide training to customers on new applications
  • Support applications, post-implementation


Our DevOps Team is the division of ITS that is responsible for implementing the UTHSC design into any custom built applications and third-party solutions used on campus, including:

  • custom applications (developed internally to meet specific needs).
  • Third-Party Software packages that may utilize data from our systems of record (Banner and IRIS/SAP) or stand-alone.
  • development using:  PHP, HTML, CSS, SCSS, JavaScript
  • implementing OU Campus templates
  • administering of WordPress sites
  • making sure UTHSC web templates are W3C standard-compliant


Our Banner DevOps Team is responsible for developing, implementing, maintaining and supporting the Ellucian Banner student information system for the campus.


Our applications and tools range from:

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) tools, such as our Banner (the student information system) and Nolij (the document management tool)
  • Legacy applications (developed internally to meet specific needs)
  • Third-Party Software packages that may utilize data from our systems of record (Banner and IRIS/SAP) or stand-alone
  • Business Productivity Tools for the desktop
Request Service:

A project request must be submitted by the requesting Faculty/Staff member using the Project Request Form.


For more information, visit Systems Development.

Request Support For This Service:

For support with this service, please contact the Help Desk by walking in, calling (901) 448-2222, sending an email to, or submitting a Footprints ticket (

Service Levels:
This service and support are available to UTHSC faculty and staff during normal UTHSC business hours.

Service Requirements:
A Project Request Form must be completed by the requesting Faculty/Staff member. This request will then by vetted by the ITS Project Management Office. Projects are prioritized by ITS management. Following project kick-off, the Business Analyst will work with the project team to gather user requirements for the project. Once User Requirements are finalized, the development teams are brought into the project and technical development begins.

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