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Volume 3 Issue 2
   

October 2009
   


IT Planning

After a two-year period of completing activities and action items in the current Campus Information Technology Strategic and Tactical Plan, dated December 2007, the campus is now at the point of beginning the process of developing a new two-year Campus IT Plan.... More...

UMB Acquires Needed Computer Room Space

This month the University acquired some needed computer room space at 300 West Lexington Street in Baltimore City.  This building is only a short distance from the campus... More...

WebEx-a New Way to Communicate and Share Information for Academic and Business Purposes

In these recessionary times, when travel is restricted and everyone is trying to be more efficient, UMB has acquired a new cost-fighting tool called WebEx.... More...

Blackboard Now Works with Your myUMB ID

For the past couple of years it has been a major priority for CITS to continue to reduce the number of user IDs and passwords needed to access campus systems.... More...

Electronic Timesheets Coming to UMB

As the latest addition to the eUMB self service offerings, a new electronic timesheet for exempt employees will be made available in the first quarter of 2010.... More...

RAVEN for Coeus

On September 16, 2009, CITS and the Office for Research and Development (ORD), made available to the campus community a new tool for inquiry against research and development information which we call RAVEN for Coeus.... More...

Microsoft Exchange and Outlook 2007 Go Live

On Monday, July 27, a new server environment to support Microsoft Exchange/Outlook 2007 was activated.... More...

New Field Management System Prompts Employee of the Month Awards

Chris Raab of the CITS Web Development Group received the September Employee of the Month award, and Wanda Bair of the School of Social Work (SSW) Field Placement Office received the October award... More...

Software & Computers Available at Discounted Prices!

AVAILABLE NOW--the New Microsoft Windows 7 Operating System for personal use at a discounted price!... More...

IT Support for the Robert H. Smith School of Business

In the November/December timeframe, the University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business is expected to leave the space it presently occupies in the UMB School of Nursing building for a new space in the BioPark Two building. The move will give the school more than four times the square footage it currently occupies at the SON, and will include... More...

Disaster Recovery is Becoming Disaster Avoidance

The UMB campus has for many years developed plans for how to recover from disasters such as floods, power grid failures, hurricanes, and man-made calamities.... More

myUMB Portal Upgrade

On Saturday, October 10, 2009, CITS performed a system upgrade on the myUMB Portal application.  The new, upgraded Portal has a look and feel very similar to that of the prior version, but incorporates new technologies... More...

Last updated on October 21, 2009