As part of Chapman University’s continued efforts to provide current technologies to our faculty and students, IS&T has chosen to migrate our hosting duties for the University Blackboard LMS environment to Blackboard’s cloud hosting solution. This change will provide Chapman with around the clock system monitoring and dedicated support for our Blackboard environment. During periods
If you haven’t heard, Chapman IS&T has been shaking things up over the past several weeks, including some big geographical switches within our department. One of these major switches will come in the form of the card services leaving Bhathal and moving to the front desk of Leatherby Libraries. On Friday, June 12th, the card
Blackboard has a new login page! The new page went live today (5/5) and will feature plenty of cool features that can be helpful to Chapman students. This will not change anything about the software, only the page where you login. On this new page there will be: Links to updated documentation for students, staff
Are you a faculty member who’s curious about what new technology might be on the horizon for Chapman University? Perhaps you’re looking to see what updates will be coming in the future. Or maybe you just want to put a face to IS&T while snacking and potentially winning cool prizes. If you thought any of
After years of planning and work, Chapman University IS&T is happy to say GOODBYE to WebAdvisor and HELLO to our new PeopleSoft Campus Solutions. New and continuing students will be using this new system to register for the fall semester, and will begin logging in to the new system today (April 13th), while faculty can
Gartner Services Faculty, students and staff now have free access to Gartner research materials for technical and business-related decisions. For more information on what Gartner services has to offer you, please visit: http://www.chapman.edu/campus-services/information-systems/software/gartner.aspx. To access Gartner services, go to www.chapman.edu/gartner and log in using your campus credentials Qualtrics IS&T has partnered with CIRO to offer
Naturally, a new building associated with Dodge College is going to feature its fair share of high-tech, top of the line toys. But to get a real idea of how modern and appropriately fitting all the technology in the new Digital Media Arts Center (DMAC) is, I spoke with the buildings Digital Applications Specialist Kc
Do you sometimes feel guilty that perhaps you don’t do enough to protect your non-Chapman issued smartphone? Consider these steps to protect your personal smartphone: Don’t use a simple passcode. If your phone falls into the wrong hands, 1111 or 0000 for a passcode will not be in your favor. Enable the auto lock feature.
We’ve been using instant messaging applications for going on 20 years. First it was with AOL Instant Messenger, then it was with Skype, and today it’s with Facebook. Not only has IM changed the way we consider discussing our lives and sharing our stories with each other, but it’s also adjusted the way we consider
Marketing experts predicted this sales season to have had a 4% boost compared to last year, including an 8.3% rise in online sales on Christmas Day. The boost is mostly in part due to smart phones. It is assumed that half of all transactions this holiday season had something to do with a mobile device.