Things You Might Need

MSIS is your partner in providing and facilitating services for your research, learning, and business needs. If you do not see what you need, please contact us. To learn more about some of our popular products and services, check out the pages below. 

For a bigger list of services, products and applications, go to the UMHS KnowledgeBase.

Audivisual Telepresence link

Audiovisual & Telepresence

Audiovisual Professional Services aims to be the single point of contact for all audiovisual needs in University of Michigan Health System facilities.

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Endpoints is an online resource directory that will help you locate all public videoconferencing facilities throughout the University of Michigan Health Systems.

Please note: users must be on the UMHS network to access this resource and you will be prompted for your level 2 credentials.

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SchedulOn is a web-based event management application used for scheduling meetings and planning events across the UMHS community.

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UMMS Adobe Connect is a web conferencing system for sharing events with remote locations. With Adobe Connect, you can host meetings and share content while communicating with a distributed team.

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Vidyo is an easy-to-use video conferencing system that can be used anywhere.

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Computation Data Storage link

Computation & Data Storage

The Axiom cluster is a Medical School-only computational resource. It adapts a "condominium model" for delivering computation to researchers. The Medical School provides the infrastructure to support researchers' compute nodes.

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The Flux cluster is a state-of-the-art high-performance computing service for researchers — at a reasonable price.

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M+Box is a partnership between the University of Michigan and Box that offers an easy and safe way to store and share files and collaborate with others.

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M+Google is a U-M partnership that provides Google Apps services to enable collaboration and productivity. 

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The MiShare infrastructure provides a method approved by the UMHS Compliance Office for UMHS personnel and non-UMHS business partners to securely exchange files, including files that contain electronic Protected Health Information (ePHI) or other sensitive information.

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This service provides centralized networked storage to departments, faculty, and staff.

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Device Support Connectivity link

Device Support & Connectivity

If it plugs in and you require assistance, we will come to you and help.

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The AirWatch Mobile Device Management service is used at UMHS to provide encryption, compliance and application distribution to mobile device users.

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MiHarbor provides a simple way to get encryption capabilities, productivity software, data backup and remote support for your computers.

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Learning Techologies link

Learning Technologies

Develop education plans and innovative new approaches to the delivery of traditional and non-traditional learning materials, including MOOCs.

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We can help faculty develop and test practice quizzes and exams. We continuously and strategically review, update, and enhance what and how we teach our students and other learners.

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Create and consult on technology-enabled instructional design for digital, flipped, massive, mobile, and residential learning environments.

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MLearning is a web-based education tracking and assessment tool for UMHS faculty and staff. The MLearning system allows faculty and staff to participate in educational activities and for managers to schedule learning, to monitor completion and to assess competencies. 

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Create customized, multimedia modules for your instructional materials that are specifically targeted to the learning goals and needs of your audiences.

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MSIS can assist with podcast studio productions, photography, graphic design, and medical illustration to help you maximize the impact of your educational materials.

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Publishing Desktop Development link

Publishing & Content Development

The Learning Design & Publishing Team can help you maximize the visibility and effectiveness of your work across global channels including journals, books, textbooks, and conference proceedings. 

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Learning Design & Publishing (LDP) can advise faculty on ways to present content so our students gain knowledge and skills through a variety of learning methods. Our team is available to consult on how best to present teaching content for students so that they not only memorize but learn but retain the knowledge provided to them. LDP can create tools for technology-enabled learning, such as digital presentations, videos, mobile applications, and e-books.

 

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Open Michigan is an initiative that enables faculty, students, staff and others to share educational resources and research with the global learning community.

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Trying to decide how to best showcase your work? The MSIS Learning Design & Publishing team can help you choose the best journal or book, answer questions about copyright, advise on Open Access options, and provide training.

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At U-M, and beyond, there are many excellent resources available to you as you consider your publishing options. MSIS Learning Design & Publishing can help you navigate through those resources and provide you with a knowledgeable liaison to assist you with specific questions and issues.

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Research Laboratory Solutions link

Research & Laboratory Solutions

A medical data omnibus for the UMHS research data strategy.

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MSIS Gamera is a suite of workflow and project management tools based on Atlassian's JIRA software. With JIRA, you can track tasks, automate processes, gather data, and more.

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This tool helps you build surveys for use in research, assessment or evaluation projects. It's provided to the University of Michigan community at no cost.

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UMMS Confluence is a communication tool that allows people to share, create, edit and organize content via a web browser.

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Virtual Server Application Hosting link

Virtual Server & Application Hosting

Oracle, Postgres, MySQL, Filemaker and Microsoft SQL database secure hosting solutions.

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A “virtual machine” or VM is a software-created computer that executes programs and behaves just like a physical computer.

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Website Development Hosting link

Website Development & Hosting

The UMMS Drupal Platform is a custom Drupal implementation designed for Medical School departments and their affiliated divisions, sections, institutes, centers, and programs.

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As part of the M+Google initiative, the University provides support for Google Sites. This platform offers a simple mechanism for anyone to create a free site for general use.

It's ideal for lab websites, faculty research websites, or student group sites.

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U-M Hosting is an institutionally supported hosting platform designed for websites built in Drupal 7, a popular open-source content management system.

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Michigan MultiMedia (M3), the Medical School's web team, specializes in web strategy, development, and graphic design for Medical School departments and other campus units.

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