Software Posts

This web page contains all posts from the Information Technology Services (ITS) blog that have been tagged as "Software" from all users.

Checklist for submitting the software and cloud technology purchase request form

Need to submit a software or cloud technology purchase request? Good news! Here is a checklist of information to gather in advance. The items listed below support the completion of the product review process by ITS, administrators, and the business offices, including District Office purchasing. Another bit of good news–Watch for a new and improved…

Zoom for Beginners

The following video and slides were generated by Victor Quintanilla as part of the “Zoom for Beginners” training delivered March 12, 2020. Includes getting started with Zoom, creating a meeting, meeting controls, installation, and integration with Outlook and Canvas.

Preventing “Zoombombing”

Using Zoom’s settings to reduce the likelihood and the effects of your course being “Zoombombed”

Upcoming Zoom trainings and how-to resources

Need to refresh your Zoom knowledge or use Zoom for the first time? These upcoming online trainings and how-to resources will give you the support you need to use Zoom for remote work and online learning.

Dreamforce 2019

In the Education Cloud Keynote at Dreamforce 2019, CTO Daman Grewal and Vice President of Planning, Research and Institutional Effectiveness Karrie Mitchell spoke about San Mateo’s Salesforce implementation. The following film, premiered during the keynote, highlights the impact Salesforce will have on student success across our District. To find out more, view the full Education…

Web Services List – Updated August 2019

Ad Astra Room and event scheduling system that integrates with Banner. Advocate Online system to manage student conduct, Title IX issues, disruptive students and behavioral intervention. Used by your Public Safety and College Administration. ARGOS The web-based reporting tool used to provide users with a variety of reports and data extracts from the Banner® transactional…

ITS Software Purchase Request Form

Software and technology purchases (other than allowable pro-card purchases) should be made in consultation with the IT Department. IT related electronic equipment includes cell phones, high-volume scanners (costing more than $200), tablet computers, i-pads, e-readers, laptops, desktop computers, printers (any type of printer regardless of cost), cameras (except “point and shoot” cameras costing less than…

Virus Protection

ITS is doing a district-wide roll-out of Sophos for your computer and mobile virus protection. Sophos AV is supported on SMCCCD owned devices and supports the following platform: IOS, Windows, Android, OS X. We ask all end-users place an ITS work request and one of our friendly technicians will conduct the software install. There may…