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Issue 54 - December 2007

Analyses on Central IT Services
Before the inception of Banner - our University ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system, the Computing Services Centre (CSC) can only provide operational and transactional data regarding the efficiency of its services. Now armed with vast organizational business intelligence data derived from Banner, the CSC is now able to make use of both sets of data to derive more meaningful analyses...

What's Up?

Web Filtering at CityU
In view that the Internet had rapidly become an unrestricted and uncontrolled source of content other than educational information, the Information Services Advisory Committee (ISAC) chaired by VP (Planning & Information Services) saw the need to filter some categories of websites in 1998 ...

Network Upgrade: Campus Network Gets a Boost
Staff members and students may or may not be aware that the University's data network is currently undergoing a major upgrade process. The upgrade consists of two phases. The first phase was actually started early this year and it has almost come to completion ...

User Education

A Landmark Turn for Web Video Conference
Since its invention in 1876, no other means of communication has revolutionized people's daily lives more than the telephone. In fact, the communication technology is gradually migrating from analog to digital, and the digital technology makes it possible for ...

Web 2.0: The Next Step in the Evolution of the Web
The way that the Web is being used nowadays has changed tremendously over the years. Instead of merely browsing the Internet, people are now participating and jointly creating and publishing content. In other words, while initially content was ...


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