Category Archives: Featured

Dec
29

Mobile Access to Campus Connection, HRMS Much Improved

Recent updates to the NDUS mobile portal has vastly improved access to both Campus Connection and the HRMS platforms. The new landing page is m.ndus.edu. Once there, students, faculty and staff will have the option of picking the student system … Continue reading

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Dec
29

Tegrity Brings Lectures to Students

A content capture system is making information more available than ever throughout the North Dakota University System. The system, called Tegrity, is giving students throughout the 11 colleges and universities in the NDUS access to lectures and other recorded content, … Continue reading

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Dec
29

IVN Usage Remains Strong

The North Dakota Interactive Video Network started out with four sites and a few classes back in 1989. It didn’t take long before IVN grew to become an essential campus tool for the delivery of courses and degree programs to … Continue reading

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Dec
20

NDUS Information Technologies Building Dedicated

The new Information Technologies Building in Grand Forks is now open for business and represents a partnership between NDUS and UND. It was dedicated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on November 22, 2013. The building’s approximately 40,000 square feet can … Continue reading

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May
17

Thursby Receives ITCND 2013 IT Champion Award

Randall Thursby, chief information officer of the North Dakota University System, received the Information Technology Council of North Dakota’s (ITCND) North Dakota IT Champion award during the 13th annual IT Awards Program on May 1 in Fargo. Thursby was recognized … Continue reading

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Dec
21

Polycom Videoconferencing Expanding to the Desktop

NDUS SITS has adopted Polycom’s CMA (Converged Management Application) as the preferred solution for desktop video connectivity with traditional IVN rooms. Currently, about 40 users have been using CMA during the Fall 2012 semester to connect to IVN classes. CMA … Continue reading

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Aug
28

New NDUS SITS Building in Grand Forks

Construction on the new NDUS IT Office building and remodel space for a new data center located on the UND campus has begun. Combined, the new construction will expand capabilities and increase efficiencies in providing IT services to all NDUS … Continue reading

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Aug
21

Mobile Access for CampusConnection

Students arrived at North Dakota campuses this fall with a record number of smartphones, iPads, and other mobile devices. Anytime, anywhere access has truly become the norm for students and instructors. In response to this exploding trend, CampusConnection – the … Continue reading

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Jul
3

NDUS Definition of Information Technology and the Approval Process

Are you aware that there is a SBHE Policy and an NDUS Procedure that defines information technology (IT) and a procedure to follow for gaining approval to purchase IT systems and services? SBHE Policy 1901.3 and NDUS Procedure 1901.3 define … Continue reading

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Jul
3

Lecture Capture Initative

Work is well underway on an NDUS-wide rollout of Tegrity, an IT application that digitally records, stores, and plays back audio, video, and content. Tegrity is commonly called “lecture capture” technology, because it’s generally used to record lectures and presentations. … Continue reading

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