Tag: UMass Boston

Top Articles of Winter 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on March 30, 2017
Top Articles of Winter 2016

I would like to feature some of the top articles from the past quarter. We have seen many new accomplishments such as the third Maritime Innovations Conference at UMass Dartmouth, UMass Medical School’s partnership in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, UMass System earning the 2016 Leading by Example (LBE) Award for sustainability efforts, student successes, and many more. But what are […]

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Cognos Retirement Marks Completion of Transition to Summit

Filed in Featured, General by on December 8, 2016
Cognos Retirement Marks Completion of Transition to Summit

The Cognos ReportNet reporting tool is retiring at the end of 2016, completing the transition to “Summit”, the UMass enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence/analytics platform. Although Cognos had become an important part of conducting business in UMass Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell (BDL), the transition to Summit has made use of next generation reporting and […]

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IDEAS UMass Boston Puts Spotlight on Innovation, Connection

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by on November 29, 2016
IDEAS UMass Boston Puts Spotlight on Innovation, Connection

Using video games to challenge biases. Putting mobile devices in the hands of mental health patients to create therapeutic images that do what words cannot. Drawing inspiration from nurses in developing countries to create life-saving kits. These were just some of the cutting-edge ideas explored at the IDEAS UMass Boston conference held on Wednesday. The […]

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Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Filed in Featured, General by on November 1, 2016
Commonwealth’s Annual Performance Recognition Program 2016

Every year, for thirty-two years now, the Commonwealth’s Human Resources Division coordinates the annual Commonwealth of Massachusetts Performance Recognition Program (PRP). The Performance Recognition Program is a great way to acknowledge, encourage, and reinforce an individual or team’s outstanding performance. These awards recognize employees who consistently demonstrate innovation, dedication, and a commitment to excellence. The […]

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Grey Heller Mobilization Effort for Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell Campuses

Filed in Collaboration, Efficiency, Featured, General by , and on September 20, 2016
Grey Heller Mobilization Effort for Boston, Dartmouth, and Lowell Campuses

  It all started back in early 2014 when a task force was formed for the Student Application Services group to discuss the UMass student’s user experience. From a user population hosted by UMass/IdM, the student application has the largest number of users at all times of the day all year long. That being said, […]

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