April 18, 2021

Impact of Information Technology to Campus Mission 2014 Update

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Improved student outcomes by leveraging Information Technology.
-Technology enhanced classrooms that support active learning and lecture capture.
-Integrated full-featured learning management system for all courses.
-Virtual classrooms that take the live classroom anywhere in real time.
-Cloud email with Microsoft Exchange and Office for all students.
-Online and face to face-to-face IT skills development to over 1,400 courses.
-IT manages the revenue positive Ecourse program that nets over $10M to the general budget each year with over 16,000 enrollments.

First-class infrastructure to support teaching and learning.
-Redundant high-speed access to the Internet and Internet2.
-The latest wireless technology supporting over 50,000 mobile devices owned by students and employees.
-An integrated single sign-on web interface portal to campus services.
-Web technologies that support traditional computers and mobile devices.

Continuous improvement in business efficiency and processes.
-Electronic workflow and electronic document management.
-Unified communications of voice and email.

Efficiency in the data center and desktop management.
-Lower costs with energy-efficient virtualized servers.
-Desktop management delivering the latest software and services.

Information Security.
-Latest campus firewall security technology.
-Anti-virus and anti-malware for all devices.
-Automated software updates.

Identity management and access roles.
-An integrated identity management system that supports role-based access to services with a single account.

Analytics.
-Operational data store and data warehouse for reporting and business intelligence.
-Academic analytics supporting improved retention.

Staffing and organizational model to accommodate the changing IT environment to facilitate openness and agility.
-Mobile device support and integration.
-MUMobile Apps for Apple iOS and Android.
-Mobile App access to course material in MUOnline and the virtual live classroom.

Informational and digital literary resources.
-Intellectual e-resources available 24/7.
-Research assistance (face-to-face or online).
-Provision of Marshall’s unique scholarly output.
-Millions of resources from libraries worldwide.

Expanded support for research computing efforts.
-Access to Internet2.
-Central advanced computing cluster for researches funded researchers.
-Research skills development in the use of the XSEDE and NSF/NIH resources.

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