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Archive for October, 2011

IT’s Chris Reichley Featured in the SAP Community Network

Posted on: October 21st, 2011 by Deetra Wiley

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 […]

UM Mobile Site Reworked

Posted on: October 19th, 2011 by Robby Seitz

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 […]

Open Enrollment Goes Online With SAP Employee Self-Service

Posted on: October 12th, 2011 by Al Ling

Continuing their partnership aimed at launching more self-service functionality for University employees, the offices of Human Resources (HR) and Information Technology (IT) launched “Open Enrollment 2012: The Online Version” on October 1, 2011. This new service allows employees to make changes to their benefits plans through myOleMiss for the entire month of October. In the […]

Blackboard Mobile Learn

Posted on: October 6th, 2011 by Penny Rice

Would you like to access Blackboard from anywhere? Now there’s an App for that. Introducing Blackboard Mobile Learn at The University of Mississippi The Office of Information Technology is pleased to announce the launch of Blackboard Mobile Learn, a free mobile application that brings interactive teaching and learning to mobile devices and gives students full access […]