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  • New Box Experience Now Available For UMBC Users

    Box now has sidebar navigation, improved search, and more
    Box, an online file sharing system that allows you to access your files from multiple devices and collaborate with others, recently released an update to its web interface. Some of the new changes...
    Posted: May 2, 2017 8:11 AM
  • Todd Haddaway & Stacy Long Generate Interest at Alliance

    The two presented UMBC’s Developer Toolbox in Las Vegas
    Alliance is an annual, user-driven conference that brings together PeopleSoft technical and functional users from around the world for three days. DoIT’s own Todd Haddaway, Director of Database...
    Posted: April 13, 2017 10:01 AM
  • Looking Back at Betty Blanchette and Her 24 Years at UMBC

    “You can always count on her to get the job done”
    After 24 years at UMBC, Betty Blanchette, Software Developer for DoIT, is retiring. Blanchette not only leaves behind a varied career, but a positive impact on UMBC and the many people she has...
    Posted: March 30, 2017 2:24 PM
  • 2017-03-17 RT Scheduled Downtime

    As part of DoIT's ongoing commitment to security, the Unix Infrastructure group will be conducting its quarterly system patching  for RT on Friday, March 17th from 5pm to 6pm.   For more...
    Posted: March 16, 2017 7:58 AM
  • Sign On The eContract Line: A New Way for Contract Renewals

    Payroll & DoIT collaborate to digitize a paper process
    In late January 2016, Lisa Drouillard, Director of Payroll, and Lance Rand, Manager and Software Developer for DoIT’s Business Service Group, began meeting to streamline and digitize the contract...
    Posted: February 27, 2017 10:53 AM
  • Come Fly With Me: Goabroad Makes it Easy to Study Abroad

    Study Abroad Office and DoIT Launch New Tool for Students
    16 years ago, the Study Abroad Office (SAO) had a simple software tool called FileMaker Pro to track study abroad requests. However, many of the ‘features’ the tool could not adequately match the...
    Posted: February 10, 2017 6:54 AM
  • Kudos to Jeremy Gude for Receiving Employee of the Quarter

    A master in database performance tuning & web services
    DoIT would like to recognize our own Jeremy Gude for receiving the Employee of the Quarter (EOQ) award. The EOQ program recognizes the outstanding qualities and contributions of employees towards...
    Posted: January 17, 2017 12:26 PM
  • RT 4.4.1 Upgrade Completed

    The RT upgrade from 4.2 to 4.4 has been completed. Special thanks to Paul Riddle and Jeremy Gude for making this happen. The system may seem a little slow initially as the system rebuilds...
    Posted: January 6, 2017 6:11 PM
  • 2016-12-22 RT Scheduled Downtime

    Please be aware that RT will be down for systems patching from 5pm - 6pm on Thursday 12-22-2016. For a full list of services being patched please see myUMBC post from DoIT's Senior Director of...
    Posted: December 20, 2016 11:41 AM
  • RT 4.4.1 development ready for testing

    Testers needed for RT 4.4.1 upgrade
    The work for preparing our upgrade from RT 4.2.11 to RT 4.4.1 is ready for testing. The actual upgrade to production is scheduled for the January 6, 2017 weekend starting Friday evening beginning...
    Posted: December 7, 2016 3:47 PM