Information Services


News and Events

Project, service and people news from Applications Division.

Where was that class again?

Students will soon be able to access their academic timetable via the Calendar app in Office 365 and MyEd. A select group of students is to test out the system before a wider roll-out.

Durham University to join UniDesk

Durham University is to join the UniDesk service to manage call volumes to front line IT Service Desks.

Putting IT all together

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Enterprise Architect Dave Berry recently led a seminar on how improvements to the University’s information systems need to be driven by the user experience.

Apps journalist is back!

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Many of you will know that I started here as a student intern earlier this year. My internship was funded by the Chief Information Officer’s Innovation Fund.

Streamlining quality reviews of teaching

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Following on from a previous project to assess quality reporting procedures in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, a project is underway to build and implement a single IT system to support uniform reporting of teaching across the College.

Lunchtime Seminar - Putting IT all together

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A look at what Enterprise Architecture is all about and the difference it can make to how the University provides IT services to students and staff.

New web development platform for IS Apps

IS-Apps Development Services have launched a new corporate web development platform based on the Python language. It has been designed as a replacement for our existing ColdFusion platform and our vision is to create an enterprise, production-quality Python platform that is: consistent, flexible, responsive, dynamic and is in step with our Division’s automation strategy.

Document Management for IS HR

An exciting new project has just kicked off that will deliver a scanning solution for IS HR.

Secondment Opportunity – Business Admin Manager

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Would you like to join our senior management team, delivering professional services to the Division and helping us to deliver on our operational and strategic priorities?

Moodle Upgrade completed

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IS Applications recently completed the project to implement the annual upgrade of Moodle, the University of Edinburgh's centrally-supported virtual learning environment for online distance learning programmes.