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  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month

    To The UMBC Community, October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, but in reality, we all need to be vigilant 24/7, 365 days a year. As such, I encourage you to watch this brief (under 2 min) video...
    Posted: October 17, 2018 3:09 PM
  • Introducing Panopto!

    UMBC’s New and Improved Screencasting Platform
    In May, DoIT announced the discontinuation of TechSmith Relay at the end of this calendar year. Following an exhaustive product evaluation process, we are happy to announce that UMBC has licensed...
    Posted: October 17, 2018 9:19 AM
  • Fall is Here: Time to Cast Off Your Excess Paper and Emails

    A Glance at How Student Affairs Spruced Up Their Workflow
    Before you start working in an office, it might be hard to believe how much of your workday can be spent sending emails. Even after you’ve gained enough experience to be comfortable drafting...
    Posted: October 15, 2018 9:48 AM
  • Digital Signatures Lead to Innovative Administration

    DocuSign an Essential Solution at JCET
    The Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) is a cooperative  Agreement between UMBC and the Earth Science Division of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) to integrate scientists with...
    Posted: October 11, 2018 10:17 AM
  • Hack Yourself!

    Security! What is it needed for?
    Today we are relying on our devices more and more. Cyber risks associated with smartphones are increasing day by day.   Here is the summary of cyber risks related to smartphones: Covering...
    Posted: October 10, 2018 1:59 PM
  • E Signature Technology Forging Partnerships at UMBC

    Experience and Expertise come together on Walker Ave.
    Back in 2016, Trisha Wells from Student Affairs left a meeting with Assistant Vice President of Business Systems Joe Kirby to attend a campus budget meeting. She and Kirby had discussed plans to...
    Posted: October 8, 2018 9:52 AM
  • Is your course ready for Ultra? Try the Ultra Course Preview

    Five steps to planning your Ultra roadmap
    During the FA2018 semester, UMBC faculty are invited to explore how their current (or “Original”) courses will convert to the Ultra Experience. The Ultra Course Preview conversion tool allows you...
    Posted: October 5, 2018 12:35 PM
  • Business Process Improvement at the Inner Harbor

    UMBC Columbus Center Reaps the Benefits of E-signatures
    Any frequent visitor to Baltimore’s Inner Harbor will recognize the striking architecture of the Columbus Center. Located near the Baltimore Aquarium and the Hard Rock Cafe, the Columbus Center is...
    Posted: October 4, 2018 10:17 AM
  • Cybersecurity Awareness Month 2018

    We're Backkk!
    It's that time of the year again!  We are back for October's Cybersecurity Awareness Month! Be on the look out in the Common's for another round of awesome giveaways! Free t-shirts and...
    Posted: October 2, 2018 11:33 AM
  • E-signatures, Digital Workflow Improve UMBC Business Process

    Human Resources One of Many Departments Now Using DocuSign
    An important, yet often overlooked, business practice is to break down and analyze each step of a given process to look for redundancies, bottlenecks, and particularly inefficient or slow...
    Posted: October 2, 2018 9:53 AM