The College of Pharmacy implemented a new, secure testing solution for high-stakes exams. ExamSoft allows for comprehensive assessment at the student and program level.
A new and improved API Directory will provide a rich repository for developers, researchers, and others to conveniently and securely use institutional data.
Michigan Medicine’s Patient Portal allows patients to view their health history and test results, make online payments, schedule appointments, and much more.
What is emerging technology? A standout conference session at Enriching Scholarship tackles these questions and more.
While U-M has an obligation under Federal law to adopt products that are accessible to everyone in the campus community, not all vendors have the same obligations. To help address this gap, the Information Technology Accessibility Group (ITAG) of the Big 10 Academic Alliance seeks to create a common understanding with vendors of the accessibility requirements and considerations… Read More »
Using Tableau Software’s visual analytics capabilities, the Analytics and Business Intelligence Team (ABI) helps Michigan Medicine units gain new insight from their data. (Formerly known as Fast Analytics, ABI is part of Health Information Technology & Services, HITS). Kelly Miller, application programmer/analyst with ABI, describes the basics of ABI and Tableau like this: “Imagine you have a pickup… Read More »
A new audiovisual service aims to help units design and build cost-effective solutions for conference rooms that integrate with U-M infrastructure.
A team from the HITS training staff headed north last month to help with MidMichigan Health’s launch of its electronic health record.
For a modern-day student hackathon, a fast and rock-solid WiFi connection is critical to success.
“Remember Me” will allow you to check a box and not be prompted for two-factor via the U-M Weblogin page for 12 hours.
Does your unit use Adobe apps? Whether you need to design and publish print material like catalogs and magazines or produce digital graphics and videos, there is a growing need for software that supports creative asset development at U-M.
Over 200 attendees of the 2016 Michigan IT Symposium provided their feedback on what worked well and what they’d like to change for next year.
A new program seeks to solve the challenges the U-M community faces when it comes to accessing university resources with U-M accounts.
At Hacks with Friends, over 100 Michigan IT staff came together with explosive creativity, demonstrating the value of cross-pollination and, in many cases, the expertise to build working prototypes in under 48 hours.
It’s important to give accessibility and the needs of users with disabilities consideration in our daily communications. There are common digital tasks we perform that, with a small amount of effort and forethought, can be more supportive of users with disabilities. As U-M employees we are both morally and legally obligated to support the needs of disabled users.… Read More »
One of the goals of the NextGen Michigan initiative was to free unit IT from supporting common infrastructure so that it could focus more on unit-specific tasks and innovation. The School of Public Health (SPH) took this very much to heart, on the one hand taking advantage of “commodity” services that ITS can provide more efficiently and at… Read More »