Staff Profile: Meet Gerald Lindo

Name: Gerald Lindo Job Title: NGSIS Project Manager Working On: -Project Managing for Safety Abroad and CM/Calendar: Working with stakeholders to create an adaptive infrastructure that facilitates project deliverables while working to meet agreed-upon milestones. -Program Management: Working with project teams to help to identify & address risks/issues/dependencies that allow us to facilitate delivery of … Continue reading “Staff Profile: Meet Gerald Lindo”

2015 Year in Review & What’s Next in 2016

2015 was a productive year for NGSIS as we continued on our mission to modernize U of T’s online services with new impactful products and enhanced existing ones. Let’s review some of the highlights before we look ahead to what’s next in 2016.   ACORN The new Student Web Service and NGSIS flagship product launched in late June for students … Continue reading “2015 Year in Review & What’s Next in 2016”

Staff Profile: Andre Kalamandeen

As part of an ongoing series, we’ve reached out to contributing members of the NGSIS program and asked them to share some insights into their current involvement, career path, areas of professional expertise and personal interests that they bring to NGSIS projects. Name: Andre Kalamandeen Role: Intermediate Java Developer Current Project: ACORN. There’s still a … Continue reading “Staff Profile: Andre Kalamandeen”

ROSI reborn as ACORN – From UTM’s The Medium

As we near the intended launch of ACORN later this spring interest from student newspapers has been increasing. Starting in November, we had our first ACORN related article in The Varsity, and this week UTM’s The Medium has published a great overview of ACORN and its current status. The most recent article highlights the key features that will … Continue reading “ROSI reborn as ACORN – From UTM’s The Medium”

Introducing ACORN to Students

As we near the release date for ACORN we’ve put together a student focused ‘Introducing ACORN’ website to help raise awareness of the new system for students. In addition to alerting students that big changes are coming, we will provide a brief walkthrough of how students have been instrumental in the project through our user centred approach, … Continue reading “Introducing ACORN to Students”

Project updates and a look ahead

The end of 2014 was productive for NGSIS as we released two key updates prior to the holiday break: Transfer Explorer In collaboration with the Centre for International Experience, we enhanced Transfer Explorer to include courses taken while on exchange. Transfer Explorer now shows student users and student services staff how courses taken abroad will … Continue reading “Project updates and a look ahead”

Project updates and a look ahead

The end of 2014 was productive for NGSIS as we released two key updates prior to the holiday break: Transfer Explorer In collaboration with the Centre for International Experience, we enhanced Transfer Explorer to include courses taken while on exchange. Transfer Explorer now shows student users and student services staff how courses taken abroad will … Continue reading “Project updates and a look ahead”

Project updates and a look ahead

The end of 2014 was productive for NGSIS as we released two key updates prior to the holiday break: Transfer Explorer In collaboration with the Centre for International Experience, we enhanced Transfer Explorer to include courses taken while on exchange. Transfer Explorer now shows student users and student services staff how courses taken abroad will … Continue reading “Project updates and a look ahead”