Thanks to the efforts of more than 100 faculty, staff and students, who spent nearly 500 hours evaluating two possible email and calendaring products, the Tuesday Group and I were able to make a well-informed choice of how to replace Zimbra. We are pleased to share that the campus will be moving to Google Apps for Education for email & calendaring and Dropbox for cloud storage.
Academic Technology at Carleton has redefined itself several times over the past 20+ years, and is doing so again. A new position, Academic Technologist for Digital Scholarship, will play a central role in the redefining process, including the renovation of the IdeaLab in the Weitz Center.
Moodle has improved as a tool quite a bit over the past 10 years, and our use of it has evolved, yet we’ve never seriously looked at how well it is working for us. It’s time to do that.
Carleton has a diverse and rich portfolio of enterprise applications, ranging from large multi-purpose applications that store the college’s data to robust document imaging applications that store and organize documents. This fall, we introduce a new member to our family of enterprise applications, Salesforce CRM.
It’s the annual goal-setting/appraisal/coaching season. If you are considering options for your 2016 goals, we have some suggestions for improving job performance and satisfaction. (Lynda is just one of many suggestions!)