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.
BlueJeans’ updated desktop app is designed for speed and simplicity. A visual refresh brings an interface that is modern and intuitive.
Over 40 staff volunteers at ITS are committed to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion—and are making significant strides to accomplish their goals.
It has been said that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in tech is like weather: You have to check it often, and plan accordingly.
In February, ITS Infrastructure made a change to MWireless in ITS buildings to reduce network congestion and provide a more reliable wireless experience by switching to 5GHz exclusively. Later in April, the same change was made at Michigan Ross with success. Starting October 15, 2018, the change will be in effect campus-wide. The decision was made by the… Read More »
New data about U-M’s use of BlueJeans cloud-based conferencing service illustrates impressive growth year-over-year.
BlueJeans meetings can now accommodate up to 150 connected devices. ITS also negotiated continued access to BlueJeans Events (formerly Primetime) at no extra cost.
Want to get the big picture view of what’s ahead in the next decade? Ann Arbor SPARK and U-M are co-hosting an event June 13 at Michigan Ross.
Origin Stories tells the tales of why and how U-M Academic Innovation initiatives came to be, and examines them in more depth.
U-M Library and ITS have devised a model of excellence for conference room AV. The new option contributes to the thriving AV Technology Community of Practice created by Michigan IT staff.
Recent improvements allow the Michigan Academic Computing Center to consume less energy and reduce cost without compromising performance.
We often celebrate the Michigan IT community for its creativity, innovation, and cross-departmental expertise. But there’s one event that truly bears out those claims: Hacks with Friends.
ITS is testing a change to “MWireless”—most devices stay connected using the mainstream 5GHz frequency, but older devices that only support 2.4GHz WiFi must connect to “eduroam”
The Andrew File System (AFS)—a central file storage, sharing, and retrieval system that U-M websites rely on—will be relocated to new data center on February 24.
The William Davidson Institute has created a “virtual exchange” of young people across cultures and continents in an eight-week challenge of social entrepreneurship.
An recent ordinance by the City of Ann Arbor requires closed captioning to be activated on all televisions in public places.
Ethiopia. It’s a country with limited bandwidth and just a single internet service provider—the government. But don’t count it out for videoconferencing.
Since BlueJeans was introduced to the U-M community in 2014, campus has found creative ways to use the service to connect users anywhere, anytime, and from almost any device.