SILS Project Timeline Overview

Phase 4: March 2020 - September/December 2021

SGTF = Shared Governance Task Force
SILS WG = SILS Working Group
Implementation = Alma/Primo Implementation

 

Alma/Primo Implementation

  • Onboarding Phase: March - May, 2020

  • Vanguard Phase: June - October, 2020

  • Implementation Phase: November 2020 - July 2021

  • Post-Go-Live transition to support: August - October 2021

Read more about the key activities in phase 4 in SILS migration phases explained.
For details, refer to the Implementation Timeline & Milestones.

Project Milestones

  • Phase 4 early kickoffs for Implementation Coordinators and Project Management Operation Leads - February 2020

  • Phase 4 kickoffs for all groups - April 2020

  • Premortem risk assessment for all groups - April/May 2020

  • Project wiki opens - June 2020

  • Work plans submitted to SILS WG for Shared Governance Task Force (SGTF), and Operation Leads groups (Project Manager Leads and Communication Leads) - June 2020

  • SILS Service Manager starts - July 1, 2020

  • Budget/Finance projection for campuses (CoUL) - July/Aug 2020

  • Mid-term report to CoUL - April 2021

  • CoUL & DOC review & approve the proposed SILS ongoing shared governance (will include shared governance proposal model(s) and proposed timeline to transition to operational shared governance, and recommendation for when phase 4 will end) - late June 2021

  • SILS go-live on July 27, 2021

  • Transition to Ex Libris support: August - October 2021

  • SILS post-go-live work TBD: September - December 2021

  • End of Phase 4: December 22, 2021 (subject to final approval by CoUL in June)

  • Final report to CoUL in alignment with phase 4 completion