As you may have heard, OIT is transitioning from Atlassian Confluence to power our campus Wiki solution to a new product, XWiki. Our main goal is to provide a seamless migration for all spaces on Wiki.SMU. OIT is planning to migrate to XWiki on the weekend of February 23, 2024, with the new Wiki.SMU coming online on the morning of February 26, 2024.
Starting at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 23 Continue reading Migration to XWiki Starts February 23
In the fall, we announced that this year, SMU employees will receive Microsoft Teams headsets to replace their phones unless specifically requested. This transition is essential as Microsoft Teams will replace Skype for Business.
Why is it critical that we transition from Skype to Microsoft Teams?
Microsoft has Continue reading Streamlining Communication: SMU’s Journey to Microsoft Teams
During the latest enrollment process, students gained the ability to self-report their veteran status, thanks to a recent update implemented in my.SMU. Previously, SMU only collected data for students who requested to use VA benefits, resulting in an inability to capture veteran data accurately for those not using their benefits. Continue reading Collaborative Efforts to Implement New Veteran Status Self-Identification Page in my.SMU
The XWiki Implementation Project has entered its next phase and is working through the technical aspects of migrating years of posts and updates to our campus wiki system. The main goal of the phase to provide a seamless migration for all spaces. The migration team is working with the vendor to find the right balance of downtime and performance—targeting end of February for the switch. Continue reading XWiki Project Gets Closer to Migration
Our first phase of the Telephone Handset Replacement for Microsoft Teams Migration Project, is off to a good start with OIT representatives visiting campus buildings, meeting with employees, and exchange their desktop phones for a new headset. We have heard back from some employees about what the next phases are for the the project and we would like to update the campus on the progress and timeline. Continue reading Microsoft Teams Migration Headset Reclamation: What to Expect