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Max Davis-Johnson Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer Office of Information Technology Max Davis-Johnson was featured in an article for CIO Dive titled “For Higher Ed CIOs Navigating Tight Budgets, Relationships Key.” The article focused on the financial stresses … (Read More) Max Davis-Johnson

Learn About Blackboard, REEF Polling, Instructional Video

The Office of Information Technology is offering several training sessions for instructors in September. 10 Tips to Save You Time with Blackboard Tuesday, Sept. 6 2-3:30 p.m. Riverfront Hall Rm. 301 Join OIT learning technologist Jenn Weddel to learn 10 simple things you … (Read More) Learn About Blackboard, REEF Polling, Instructional Video

Web Accessibility and WordPress Learning Opportunities

The offices of Information Technology and Communications & Marketing are offering a series of WordPress and web accessibility learning opportunities this summer. Web Accessibility Initiative Presentations Boise State values inclusiveness and access for all students, faculty and staff. Accessibility standards … (Read More) Web Accessibility and WordPress Learning Opportunities

Blackboard Downtime Scheduled July 1

Blackboard will be unavailable from midnight-6 a.m. on Friday, July 1, due to a database upgrade. Courses will not be impacted by this upgrade. For more information, please contact the Help Desk at (208) 426-4357, or email helpdesk@boisestate.edu. (Read More) Blackboard Downtime Scheduled July 1

Student Center/ PeopleSoft Downtime June 30-July 1

PeopleSoft Student Center, Campus Solutions, Human Resources and Finance systems will be unavailable from noon Thursday, June 30, through noon Friday, July 1. This system downtime is related to the upcoming implementation of a new financial, procurement and grants management system effective … (Read More) Student Center/ PeopleSoft Downtime June 30-July 1

Campus Community Mourns the Passing of Stan Smith

Members of the Boise State community are mourning the death of Stan Smith, instructional technology systems architect in the Office of Information Technology (OIT). Smith passed away Thursday, June 2. Stan was an integral part of OIT for more than 25 … (Read More) Campus Community Mourns the Passing of Stan Smith

Max’s Minute: Cybersecurity is a Team Sport

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. Cybersecurity is a team sport that requires participation from you, the Office of Information Technology, and Boise State. In … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Cybersecurity is a Team Sport

Blackboard Downtime May 18 Due to Upgrade

Boise State’s Blackboard Learn system will be unavailable due to a planned upgrade from 12:01 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, May 18. Instructors are asked to plan accordingly. This upgrade will include performance and security improvements, but will not include any new features … (Read More) Blackboard Downtime May 18 Due to Upgrade

QuickTime for Windows Found to Have Security Issues

QuickTime for Windows has recently been found to contain two major security flaws (blog.trendmicro.com), and Apple has discontinued support for QuickTime for Windows software. The Office of Information Technology is in the process of removing QuickTime for Windows from university … (Read More) QuickTime for Windows Found to Have Security Issues

Max’s Minute: ‘Mad Max’ Announces New myBoiseState

Max Davis-Johnson, associate vice president for information technology and chief information officer, blogs regularly about his vision of transparency, customers and collaboration. Max announced the start of development (oit.boisestate.edu/mbs) on the next version of myBoiseState via video back in 2014. The Office … (Read More) Max’s Minute: ‘Mad Max’ Announces New myBoiseState

The New myBoiseState is Coming Feb. 2

On Tuesday, Feb. 2, the newly designed myBoiseState will debut at my.boisestate.edu. Rebuilt from bottom to top with a beautiful new interface, the new myBoiseState gives you easier access to the tools and information you need at Boise State. Whether … (Read More) The New myBoiseState is Coming Feb. 2

Research Community Invited to Coffee and Donuts Forum

The Office of Information Technology’s research computing department will host a Coffee and Donuts Forum from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5, in the Albertsons Library MakerLab. The Boise State research community is invited to mingle and attend a special presentation by Will … (Read More) Research Community Invited to Coffee and Donuts Forum