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Update on PeopleSoft Hiring Transactions

The PeopleSoft Renovation Project recently announced a hold on processing of hiring transaction paperwork between July 6-20. However, due to a delay in the first scheduled release of the PeopleSoft Renovation Project, transactions will not be held during this time. … (Read More)

PeopleSoft Hiring Transactions to be Queued July 6-20

EAFs or hiring change paperwork with an effective date of July 6 or after will not be processed in PeopleSoft until July 21. The PeopleSoft Renovation Project will implement new systems and processes on Monday, July 21. Data using new … (Read More)

New Student Hiring Process Coming July 21

The PeopleSoft Renovation Project is implementing a new online hiring process for student employees on Monday, July 21. This new process will replace the outmoded, inefficient paper process used today. The new student hiring process is intended for all work … (Read More)

Network Maintenance Scheduled for May 19

The Office of Information Technology will perform network maintenance from 6-7 a.m. on Monday, May 19. During this time, access to off-campus (“public”) Internet sites and resources will be unavailable during brief one-minute periods. Internal Boise State websites, network and … (Read More)

Max’s Minute: Graduating the Enterprise Roadmap

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. After a prodigious three-year run, the University Enterprise Roadmap has completed its journey. In his current video blog, … (Read More)

Training Available for Pyramid Analytics

New training opportunities are available for Pyramid Analytics, the new business intelligence analysis and reporting tool recently introduced as a replacement for ProClarity. “Introduction to Pyramid Analytics” will review the basic functionality of the Pyramid Analytics reporting tool using a … (Read More)

New Website for PeopleSoft Renovation Project

The PeopleSoft Renovation Project is a multi-year effort to improve PeopleSoft Finance and Human Resources systems at Boise State. A new website has been created to provide information, updates and resources throughout the project lifecycle. Originally part of the University … (Read More)

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)