Volume 4, No. 3

 

Welcome to the April 20, 2012 issue of TechTips, the newsletter from Information Technology Services.

This week, we’d like to update you about the status of our migration to Google Apps for Education and the current state of Project BOOST. We’ll also give you an overview of what ITS aims to accomplish over the summer. Enjoy!

-Christopher Silansky ’05, Desktop Support Specialist, Editor

In This Issue:
Google Apps @ F&M is Here!

Google Apps @ F&M is Here!

The College’s adoption of Google Apps for Education is well underway. Almost 1000 members of the college community are already using Google Apps @ F&M, and we plan that everyone will have made the transition by the end of July. Here’s what the switch means to you: Signing up gives you access to an integrated [...]

Project BOOST Update

Project BOOST Update

Nearly three months have passed since the kick off of Project BOOST, which includes the implementation of both Banner and Slate, key parts of the College’s new ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system. The project is progressing well and is on time and on budget. All of the module teams are working tirelessly on their various [...]

Summer Projects for ITS

Summer Projects for ITS

It’s kind of like maintaining a bridge. The goal is to keep the bridge up, keep traffic flowing, and at the same time keep the bridge safe and in good repair. In ITS, we are continually working on our systems, installing server codes, upgrading hardware, and initiating new services and improving existing ones. Our goal [...]