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Learn About Microsoft Office for iPad

Microsoft Office Mobile for iPad was recently released, and allows you to open and view Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents on your tablet. The application is free and can be downloaded via the App Store. However, in order to edit your Microsoft Office documents, you’ll need … (Read More)

Davis-Johnson Talks Impact of “Heartbleed” OpenSSL Bug

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. On April 7, researchers found a flaw in one of the tools used to secure Internet traffic. That tool, OpenSSL, is responsible … (Read More)

WordPress Web Camp Coming April 23

The Boise State WordPress community is invited to attend a half-day Web Camp from 9 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, April 23, in the SUB. Presented by the Office of Information Technology and the Office of Communications & Marketing, Web Camp brings … (Read More)

New Facelift Coming for Blackboard Middleware

The Blackboard Middleware process used for requesting Blackboard course sites and adding teaching assistant and other users is getting a facelift. It soon will be known as “LMS Middleware.” The new LMS Middleware interface will retain all existing functions and … (Read More)

Highlights from the 2014 Bronco Appathon

The third annual Bronco Appathon took place March 7-9 at Boise State University. Student developers organized into 15 teams to design, create and present mobile applications over the course of 40+ hours in competition for cash prizes and gifts. First-place … (Read More)

Student Coders and Developers Wanted for BroncoAppathon

The third annual BroncoAppathon weekend coding marathon will take place Friday, March 7, through Sunday, March 9, at Boise State. Hosted by the Associated Students of Boise State University, Office of Information Technology, College of Business and Economics and College … (Read More)

OIT Announces Trainings for Spring 2014

The Office of Information Technology has scheduled several upcoming free training sessions for Boise State faculty and staff. Included this semester are workshops on using Camtasia Studio for screencasting, Microsoft Excel, how Google Apps work together, and using WordPress at … (Read More)

Max’s Minute: Keeping Score and 2013 OIT Survey Results

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. Max discusses the results of this year’s OIT campus survey in the context of “Keeping Score” in his … (Read More)

Degree Tracker Tool for COAS Advisors and Students

On Monday, December 9, the University Enterprise Roadmap will introduce the Degree Tracker advising tool for College of Arts and Sciences advisors and students who are in the 2012/2013 or 2013/2014 catalog years. This follows a successful rollout of Degree … (Read More)

Max’s Minute: Research Computing and Cyberinfrastructure

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. In his latest video blog, Davis-Johnson talks about the collaborative efforts of the Office of Information Technology and … (Read More)

Max’s Minute: Launching myBoiseState for Employees

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. In his latest blog, Davis-Johnson recaps the launch of myBoiseState for Employees, and talks about the platform as … (Read More)

University Roadmap Introduces Degree Tracker Advising Tool

On Monday, Oct. 7, the University Enterprise Roadmap will introduce the Degree Tracker advising tool. This new tool is initially for use by undergraduate College of Business and Economics advisors and students who are in the 2012/2013 or 2013/2014 catalog … (Read More)