Highlights of 2011

As we did last year, at the last CIS staff meeting for the year we put our heads together and listed the things that stood out for us as significant accomplishments during the past twelve months.

Here’s the list we came up with:

  • Google Apps for students
  • Began work of migrating faculty to Google Apps
  • Digital signage for Dining Services
  • Two high performance workstations in Learning Studio
  • Annenberg and Nelson series went without a hitch
  • Alumni Weekend was perfect
  • Bite of Learning – last one was a huge success. Thank you Greg Lyzenga!
  • Streamlined CIS admin services through FootPrints ticket system
  • Lecture capture pilot in the Learning Studio Classroom
  • Online reading for Admission via OnBase
  • New VMware infrastructure
  • Created Learning Studio help desk area
  • Successful move to Sprague 5th floor
  • Incident review process – every incident (such as a server outage) gets a careful review so that we learn from it
  • Sakai is updated from CX more often (Registrars of the Colleges requested this)
  • Selected IAM package
  • “Add User” tool created for Sakai
  • Secondary and remote Cognos access for Advancement staff
  • Cognos 10 upgrade well under way. Veronica holds office hours.
  • Multiple JICS upgrades with proactive testing
  • Hiring of Veronica, Mitch, and Cindy
  • Project summary and documentation agreement with BAO
  • Service initiative with BAO
  • Project portfolio management in the works
  • Helped convert 4-5 spaces into temporary classrooms for use during TLB construction
  • Camera set up on roof of Kingston to record TLB construction
  • For the first time ever Commencement was streamed live
  • 4 new Sharp copiers were installed

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