Author Archives: Ken Caldwell
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.
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.
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.