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Max’s Minute: The OIT Strategic Plan

Boise State University CIO, Max Davis-Johnson, talks about the Office of Information Technology (OIT) strategic plan, governance partners, and the continuous evolution of technology in relation to the OIT strategic plan. You can view the OIT strategic plan on our … (Read More) Max’s Minute: The OIT Strategic Plan

Max’s Minute: Features Coming Fall 2017

Max Davis-Johnson, Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, announces enhancements and new features the Office of Information Technology will release at the end of this summer for fall 2017 including student rosters in myBoiseState, push-button grade transfers from Blackboard … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Features Coming Fall 2017

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

Max’s Minute: Future-Proofing Technology at Boise State University

This week Max talks about how we’re future-proofing technology at Boise State. By moving our core systems to the Cloud, we can avoid costly large-scale upgrades every few years and continue to sustain our technologies over time: Transcript Hi, this … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Future-Proofing Technology at Boise State University

Max’s Minute: Future-Proofing Our Core Systems

This is the fourth in a series of posts discussing continuing improvements for Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud. View the previous entries at max.boisestate.edu. Future-Proofing Our Core Systems Globalization, changing demographics, economics, shifting political priorities, and accelerating technology innovation are pressuring higher education … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Future-Proofing Our Core Systems

Max’s Minute: Understanding Problems to Improve Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud

This is the third in a series of articles discussing continuing improvements for Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud. View the previous entries at max.boisestate.edu. One of our core principles used in improving Oracle Financials Cloud and Taleo Recruiting is the need to … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Understanding Problems to Improve Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud

Max’s Minute: Making Progress with Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud

This is the second in a series of articles discussing continuing improvements for Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud. View the previous entry at max.boisestate.edu. Transitioning to any new system is difficult. After meeting with you and listening to many … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Making Progress with Taleo Recruiting and Oracle Financials Cloud

Improving Taleo and Oracle Financials Cloud

Boise State University recently introduced two significant enterprise system upgrades. Taleo Talent Acquisition was rolled out in June of this year, while Oracle Financials Cloud (OFC) went live in July. The goals of these projects were varied, and included automating and modernizing our … (Read More) Improving Taleo and Oracle Financials Cloud

Max’s Minute: What’s New for Fall 2016

Max Davis-Johnson talks about what the Office of Information Technology has been up to over the past few months, and our areas of emphasis for the Fall 2016 semester: Max loves feedback…feel free to contact him directly at max@boisestate.edu. Transcript Hi, … (Read More) Max’s Minute: What’s New for Fall 2016

Making Boise State Students Successful with Oracle BI Cloud Service

Oracle recently featured Chief Technology Officer Max Davis-Johnson in a video articulating our use of Oracle’s BI Cloud Service to discover important trends happening in students’ academic activities. Professors and administrators use these insights to help guide students on their path towards … (Read More) Making Boise State Students Successful with Oracle BI Cloud Service