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!
Phishing emails are on the rise, and it’s important to know how to recognize and protect yourself from these attempts to steal your data. According to Microsoft, phishing emails are designed to steal information, usually in an attempt to steal money and other valuable data. Cybercriminals can do this by installing malicious software or stealing personal files and data on … [Read more...] about #TipTuesday: Protect Yourself from Phishing Attempts
The 2018 Blackboard Black Belt Achievement Series starts next Monday, February 26. Join other Black Belts as they further their professional development to become Blackboard Grandmasters! Registration is available in My Learning Connection. If the dates below don’t work for you, fill out our feedback form to request additional days/times. Training Schedule February 26 @ … [Read more...] about Blackboard Black Belt Achievement Series: Training Schedule