Computer Services is pleased to announce the upgrade to the cloud-hosted Blackboard (SaaS) system tomorrow, Wednesday, May 23. Previously, access to the new Blackboard system was only available at https://missouristate-saas.blackboard.com. At 9am tomorrow, all existing links to Blackboard will direct users to the new Blackboard site. This means … [Read more...] about Blackboard Upgrade: Wednesday, May 23
Monday, May 21, 2018 and Tuesday, May 22, 2018: The Blackboard Transact system is being upgraded The Blackboard Transact system, also known as the BearPass Card system, will be down for a major upgrade on Monday and Tuesday, May 21 and 22. We will be upgrading the Transact database and application, as well as moving it to new hardware. I want to highlight some important … [Read more...] about Information Services Planned Upgrades This Month
A Message from Theresa McCoy, Director of Computer Services: UPDATE - Wednesday, May 2: The issue with the hardware that hosts the Banner database has been fully resolved. All the data has been recovered and the core system has been verified to be functioning correctly. The Operational Data Store (ODS) which is used as the basis for many university reports, is still in the … [Read more...] about ERP Banner System Service Outage
With the upcoming Blackboard changes, there are a lot of lingering questions out there about what exactly is happening and how to prepare for it. Computer Services is giving faculty the opportunity to answer those questions next week at a faculty information session all about the new Blackboard system. Blackboard is moving from self-hosted, local servers to Blackboard’s … [Read more...] about Blackboard in the Cloud: Faculty Information Session
A New and Improved Blackboard Learn is on the Way Spring is in the air, and with it comes change and new growth. One change in particular is very exciting for us here at Missouri State — Blackboard is moving to the cloud! But what does that mean for our campus community? It means that Blackboard is being upgraded to the Software as a Service deployment option — commonly … [Read more...] about Blackboard Learn Update: We’re Moving to the Cloud!