BlueJeans will add closed captioning in February. Meeting participants will be able to switch on “automated” Closed Captions with a check box in Settings.
Don’t forget to download your meeting recordings within 90 days. Once deleted, there are no backups and they cannot be recovered. Per a new policy, BlueJeans Network no longer keeps recordings on record.
ITS Desktop Backup Service is provided to faculty on the UM-Ann Arbor campus, excluding the Medical School, at no additional cost. In addition, it will also be included in the MiWorkspace desktop support service for both faculty and staff.
ITS is moving MWireless to the faster, more reliable 5GHz channel that is pervasive across campus. Less than 3% of older, incompatible devices must use “eduroam” to stay connected.
ITS and BlueJeans Network are bringing a new feature called to U-M’s preferred conferencing service. Breakout Sessions allows meeting moderators to create separate rooms and move participants in and out of them as needed.
U-M held almost a quarter of a million BlueJeans meetings in 12 months—about 37% more than the previous fiscal year. There were also over 900,000 people using the service.
47 interns participated in the ITS Summer Internship Program. Wondering how much they accomplished in 13 weeks? As it turns out, quite a lot. And it had little to do with running for coffee.
Watch this video that showcases a new set of Guiding Principles for Accessibility that ITS published to ensure that people with disabilities enjoy the services it offers to campus.
ITS is retiring Adobe CS6 products from its services (Campus Computing Sites, UMichITAM, and MiWorkspace) by August 1 and recommends units transition to the Adobe Enterprise Term License Agreement (ETLA) or Value Incentive Program (VIP).
ITS has announced that, effective immediately, users of Adobe Acrobat or Adobe Creative Cloud 2019 must sign in with an Adobe/Enterprise ID to use Adobe software purchased through ITS.
A new ITS webpage outlines progress to make its workplace more diverse, inclusive, and equitable: Over 450 DEI course completions by 276 staff, a new set of Guiding Principles for Accessibility, and more.
Over 140 participants in the Michigan IT community collaborated to build 18 diverse projects over two days. Along the way, they made connections that will last.
ITS staff gave a presentation and demonstrated assistive technology at this event that focused on the impact design decisions have on humanity and society as a whole.
To say Privacy@Michigan 2019 was well-connected would be an understatement. Online conversations happened throughout the day on Twitter and continued on Reddit Tuesday.
World Information Architecture Day, February 23, brings together industry professionals, students, and the general public for a series of talks about the design of information systems.
U-M’s network Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) now protects the recently launched MSetup wireless network from malicious internet traffic.
Two new versions of the BlueJeans desktop app were recently released on MiWorkspace-supported devices, bringing the current version up to 2.10. Here’s a summary of changes.
MSetup enables the campus community to connect many more wireless devices to the U-M network than ever before—including smart speakers, wearables, game consoles, and more.
Looking to gain some new skills? There is no better place to start than the online course offerings available through Michigan Online.
The 14th annual Security at University of Michigan IT (SUMIT) was held on October 25, 2018. Videos and photos of all SUMIT_2018 presentations are now available.