The University of Michigan is the first university in the nation to offer WiFi 6E to students, faculty, staff, and campus visitors on the Ann Arbor and Dearborn campuses. Learn how the WiFi Upgrade Project team replaced more than 16,000 wireless access points (APs) in over 225 indoor and outdoor locations despite a global chip shortage and supply chain disruptions.
Hybrid meetings have become the norm as people have returned to campus while others work from home. That’s why Information and Technology Services created a guide to navigate those meetings. See a quick breakdown of the tips and best practices for how to get the most out of your hybrid meetings. The communications toolkit can help you share… Read More »
In order to make events like alpaca yoga, Quidditch matches, improv shows, and pierogi cooking nights possible, student organizations across campus often request funding reimbursement from Central Student Government (CSG) to cover various event costs. CSG’s Student Organization Committee partnered with Information and Technology Services’ Support Services team to improve the efficiency of their processing technique. After successfully implementing a ticketing system using TeamDynamix software, turnaround times have been cut in half.
Information and Technology Services (ITS) has streamlined the maintenance process for UPS batteries which will increase operational efficiency and improve network reliability. Effective January 1, ITS will no longer charge a separate fee for UPS battery replacements and units no longer need to obtain separate shortcodes to pay for UPS battery replacements. The UPS battery fee of approximately… Read More »
Alec Thomas is part of the team from the U-M College of Engineering Gérard Mourou Center for Ultrafast Optical Science that is building the most powerful laser in the U.S. Dubbed “ZEUS,” the laser will be 3-petawatts of power. That’s a ‘3’ with 15 zeros. All the power generated in the entire world is 10-terawatts, or 1000 times less than the ZEUS laser.
Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) recently launched Microsoft Teams across Michigan Medicine, for use by faculty, staff, and learners. This secure digital workspace brings together conversation and content into one platform, enabling more efficient productivity, cloud-based convenience, and collaboration across Michigan Medicine. The Teams launch is a major milestone of Michigan Medicine’s broader Microsoft 365 effort. Teams is a powerhouse app, seamlessly combining chat,… Read More »
U-M will be a beta site for Morphic, a new system that makes technology significantly more usable for individuals with disabilities and others who have difficulty using standard digital setups. Morphic is now available on all Campus Computing Sites computers on the UM-Ann Arbor campus. Learn about how Morphic came to U-M, the benefits of Morphic, and how you can provide your feedback on new features as they are developed.
Later this month, Michigan Medicine will implement Clinical Enterprise Imaging (CEI) — a program consisting of multiple projects aimed at improving the display and sharing of images across the institution. eUnity (WebPACS) will improve the display of diagnostic images across the enterprise. This project will replace the existing systems with a new common infrastructure, allowing staff to view… Read More »
Currently, about 4,000 members of the U-M community use mFile to access files they have stored in the U-M AFS. mFile, a web application originally introduced in 1998, relies on Cosign authentication and is not supported by the university’s newer weblogin software, Shibboleth. Learn more about the university’s transition away from Cosign. Select an alternative method for accessing… Read More »