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We Are the Office of Information Technology

Have you ever wondered what goes on in the IT department at Boise State? Max Davis-Johnson, CIO Office of Information Technology, introduces this short video that takes you through a day in the life of the IT department at Boise … (Read More) We Are the Office of Information Technology

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Boise State joins the nation in celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month for October. National Cyber Security Awareness Month is a nationwide effort to educate and engage public and private sector stakeholders, and the general public, on cybersecurity issues through … (Read More) October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

New Computer Restart Policy Improves Security Across Campus

The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is implementing a new computer restart policy to ensure all computers receive security, software and operating system updates in a timely manner. Computers that aren’t restarted regularly may have out-of-date software, and can pose … (Read More) New Computer Restart Policy Improves Security Across Campus

Create, Edit and Manage Videos–all with Boise State’s TechSmith Suite of Video Tools

Last September, we rolled out TechSmith Relay Library which gives you the ability to store, share and manage all your video content in one place. This fall, we’re giving you the control to record lectures and presentations in any room … (Read More) Create, Edit and Manage Videos–all with Boise State’s TechSmith Suite of Video Tools

PeopleSoft Systems Unavailable June 30 – July 1

PeopleSoft Student Center, Campus Solutions, Human Resources and Finance systems will be unavailable from noon Thursday, June 30, through noon Friday, July 1. This system downtime is related to the upcoming implementation of a new financial, procurement and grants management … (Read More) PeopleSoft Systems Unavailable June 30 – July 1

You’re Invited! Help Desk at The Zone Celebrates Five Years!

On June 8, 2011, the Office of Information Technology opened Boise State University’s first Help Desk at The Zone walk-in help center. Fast forward five years and my, how we’ve grown! We now have four Zone locations, with a fifth location opening … (Read More) You’re Invited! Help Desk at The Zone Celebrates Five Years!

Max’s Minute: Cybersecurity is a Team Sport

In his latest video, Max talks about cybersecurity at Boise State being a team sport, with the University, Office of Information Technology, and you working together to keep your personal and work data private. Video Transcript Hi, this is Max … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Cybersecurity is a Team Sport

We’re Removing QuickTime for Windows (and You Should Too)

The Office of Information Technology is in the process of removing QuickTime for Windows from University computers supported by OIT, as well as public computers on campus. This removal requires no action on your part. QuickTime for Windows was recently … (Read More) We’re Removing QuickTime for Windows (and You Should Too)

Reminders Added to Google Calendar and More Apps Updates

Google has added the option to create reminders in Calendar on the web! (Previously, reminders were only available using Calendar mobile apps.) This is the update many of you have been waiting for! You can set a reminder for a … (Read More) Reminders Added to Google Calendar and More Apps Updates

Get to Know REEF, Our New Classroom Clicker System

In December, the Technology for Learning and Teaching Group unanimously approved REEF Polling as our campus-wide student response system (clickers). Get to know REEF at the following informational and getting started sessions. All sessions take place in River Front Hall … (Read More) Get to Know REEF, Our New Classroom Clicker System