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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

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

Max’s Minute: The New myBoiseState

Max Davis-Johnson, Associate Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, announced the start of development on the next version of myBoiseState back in 2014. We’re happy to announce we were able to accomplish everything he promised, as well as add additional features … (Read More) Max’s Minute: The New myBoiseState

Max Davis-Johnson Appointed to Governor’s Cybersecurity Cabinet Task Force

October is National CyberSecurity Awareness Month, and the state of Idaho recently committed to a new level of awareness and action when Gov. C.L. “Butch” Otter created the “Idaho Cybersecurity Cabinet Task Force.” Max Davis-Johnson, CIO and AVP for the … (Read More) Max Davis-Johnson Appointed to Governor’s Cybersecurity Cabinet Task Force

Max’s Minute: Clouds of Technology

Boise State CIO Max Davis-Johnson defines cloud computing, and explains the criteria used by the Office of Information Technology to determine which systems we move to the cloud. Public and private comments are welcomed and encouraged. Please comment on the blog posts or … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Clouds of Technology

NSF Grant Provides Direct Support to Researchers at Boise State

Boise State University received a $380,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to hire a cyberinfrastructure (CI) engineer to enhance data, network and software systems for collaborative research. The CI engineer will be the technical ambassador to consult with and match … (Read More) NSF Grant Provides Direct Support to Researchers at Boise State

Max’s Minute: Mad Max’s Crazy House of Research Computing

NEW! IMPROVED! Mad Max returns to offer a SCREAMING deal for Boise State University researchers: FREE high-performance computing and storage! Thanks to a recent grant from Dr. Inanc Senocak in the Department of Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering, Boise State now offers … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Mad Max’s Crazy House of Research Computing

Max’s Minute: Information Security

  Max Davis-Johnson, Associate VP and CIO, takes security of your data seriously. In this edition of Max’s Minute, Max discusses information security prevention, detection, awareness, policy and education. He also provides a couple of tips of things you can … (Read More) Max’s Minute: Information Security