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University specific online WHMIS Course for training university staff, students and visitors

The development of the program was a collaboration between the Office of Risk Management (ORM), the Centre for e-Learning, and the Centre for Mediated Teaching and Learning of the Teaching and Learning Support Service (TLSS). ORM developed the technical content and Centre for e-Learning developed the WebCT learning and programming framework, as well as the … Continue reading "University specific online WHMIS Course for training university staff, students and visitors"

April 16, 2006


UBC Renew: The University of British Columbia’s Buildgin Renovation Program to Meet Current and Future Academic Needs and Mitigate Deferred Maintenance

The collaboration with the academics in the whole process from programming to completion within the restriction of existing buildings to address 5 categories of renewal for each building: – Academic Improvement – Capital Renewal (Bldg systems upgrades to extend building life and renew the capital asset) – Code and safety upgrades (access, fire safety) – … Continue reading "UBC Renew: The University of British Columbia’s Buildgin Renovation Program to Meet Current and Future Academic Needs and Mitigate Deferred Maintenance"

April 16, 2006


Residence Wireless Network (ResNet)

ResNet was a big project that involved a number of people from several different departments. There was a project team from the department of Computing and Communications (C & C) that worked on planning the network, network design, programming the online Device Authorization Tool, and overseeing the whole project from beginning to end. The C … Continue reading "Residence Wireless Network (ResNet)"

April 16, 2005


Archimède: Une solution canadienne pour le dépôt institutionnel

ARCHIMÈDE is a team effort involving many specialists from the Laval University Library. The project’s success is dependent on the collaborative efforts of these individuals as well as those of the “Open Source” community, and the use of applications and frameworks developed through community cooperation. In order to realize our project, we used the following … Continue reading "Archimède: Une solution canadienne pour le dépôt institutionnel"

April 16, 2005


The Pro-Active Management of Air Quality

The results of each survey since 1992 were communicated to both the Operating and Planning departments in the Physical Resources service. An initial Task Force was commissioned which drew from both Operating and Planning groups with the purpose of improving air quality related comfort in the classroom. This Task Force was charged with the objective … Continue reading "The Pro-Active Management of Air Quality"

April 16, 2005


Implementing VOIP at Concordia University

An ongoing consultative process took place with the community throughout the planning, implementation and feedback stages. DP phone coordinators, who act as liaison between IITS and their respective departments, were assigned. Before the project got underway, JJTS reps met with the coordinators to obtain feedback about various features and phones. These same coordinators were given … Continue reading "Implementing VOIP at Concordia University"

April 16, 2004


Faculty of Medicine, Curriculum Information System

The Faculty invested in forming a representative committee of the best Faculty leadership, the best researchers, the best students, and the best business consultation. This group worked with the community constantly for an entire year prior to bringing on delivery resources to qualify the potential value CIS could bring, and its strategic business objectives. Delivery … Continue reading "Faculty of Medicine, Curriculum Information System"

April 16, 2004


Campus Wide Wireless LAN

There was extensive consultation with staff, faculty and students. There were meeting with the campus system administration before embarking on the project to make sure they felt a campus wide network made sense for the University. We also met with The Student Executive team to make sure they understood the project and benefits. The project … Continue reading "Campus Wide Wireless LAN"

April 16, 2004


A Consolidated Billing and Payment Web Service for Students and Departments

The BPR project was the result of negative feedback about bill payment from students through surveys and counter questionnaires. We also heard from parents and staff that the old process of fee payment was time consuming and inconvenient. The BPR team consulted with students and staff during the initial redesign, and concluded that a single … Continue reading "A Consolidated Billing and Payment Web Service for Students and Departments"

April 16, 2004


Creation of a highly efficient response team to address high ROI Workflow solutions across Campus

The end user is a key component of the solution from the project inception, specification gathering, on-site testing of the prototype, to the on-going interaction for the life span of the use of the solution. For each project, a champion is appointed from the client community and the development team. These two individuals are responsible … Continue reading "Creation of a highly efficient response team to address high ROI Workflow solutions across Campus"

April 16, 2004


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