Archive for the ‘Web Site’ Category
Sites are Google’s cloud solution for web site development. Provided as a part of Google Apps for Education at the University of Mississippi (UM), faculty, staff and students are beginning to use Sites for course collaboration sites and organization web pages. One reported downside has been the length of the Sites links. I have good news. You […]
A new Event Calendar lets people both enter their events and announcement them through UM Today, all in one step.
As noted in an earlier TECHNews article, the University of Mississippi’s (UM) Office of Information Technology (IT ) is a ramp-up site of a new technology from SAP, SAP NetWeaver Gateway (NG). As part of this ramp-up, Errol Sayre, Systems Analyst III, was part of the project team that delivered an iPad application for UM Admissions Counselors. These counselors […]
The University of Mississippi (UM) Office of Information Technology (IT) is an early adopter of a new technology from SAP, NetWeaver Gateway. As part of this project, Christopher Reichley, Systems Analyst and Associate Director of IAEGS, attempted to consume a Gateway service using PHP from an Apache Web server and encountered performance issues with the OData library. He found that […]
The UM Mobile site recently got a completely reworked layout. Looking more like an app than a mobile website, the new layout features icons at the main and some secondary levels to make navigation easier. Behind the scenes, the visitor’s screen resolution is used to guess which version of the site (mobile or full) that […]
Oxford University Transit buses are now GPS enabled for real-time tracking, and riders can get bus schedule information using their computers or smart phones. Riders can now stay on schedule, plan their travel, and never miss a bus again. The O.U.T. buses’ real-time transit information is made available by NEXTbus, a transit management solution provider […]
The Web Directory is a powerful new tool on the UM Web site for locating information about campus offices, organizations, committees, and even buildings. Replacing the old “Web Registry,” the new Web Directory provides much more than just a list of departmental Web sites. And now you can even search using a department’s alias. A […]