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MOBILE APPS ITS offers a broad array of mobile apps for Apple and Android mobile devices. MYSDMOBILE USD’s primary app, MySDMobile was a Webby Award mobile apps finalist in 2016. In 2017, we have had 17,720 users, 4,860,265 screen views, and 913,295 sessions. The app provides course schedules, maps, events, grades, tram schedules, sports, campus dining, library catalog and directories. MOBILE KRONOS FOR USD Kronos Workforce Mobile was implemented so that employees and managers could check their schedules, approve their timecards or view their pay stubs and benefits from on- or offcampus locations. SA F E T YC H E C K FO R U S D USD SafetyCheck is a bundle of powerful safety features in the MySDMobile app and MySanDiego portal making it easier for USD students to add emergency contacts, call a college cab, submit side-trip plans while studying abroad or request a safety escort, all with the push of a button. This feature was nominated as a finalist for a 2017 mobile apps Webby Award. USD L AW This app is designed for USD Law students, faculty and staff. It features similar functions as MySDMobile but oriented specifically to the School of Law and Legal Research Center. USD VOICE USD Voice is an Alexa feature that allows the USD community, including parents and alumni, to interact with the campus via Amazon Echo. The domains include events, important numbers, campus hours, trivia and prayer spots on campus. This feature was highlighted at Dreamforce 2017 in the Salesforce for Higher Education Keynote panel.

FUTURE TORERO Designed for prospective students to provide a means to stay connected with USD, anyone interested in USD can log in directly to the portal and learn what it means to be a Torero. TORERO SPIRIT Wherever you are in the world as alumni, faculty, staff, students, athletes, parents and fans, this is the official app to share your Torero spirit. MOBILE TMA Allows Facilities Management employees to be more responsive in service, improve productivity and manage their work orders from mobile devices. USD CHECKIN Easily validates attendees by email or USD ID through a card scanner and allows event organizers to search for pre-registered guests. This app won the TargetX Customization Cup 2015. USD KIOSK iPad application that allows a simple way to check in users and instantaneously track the type of service an individual might use from a particular office.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION ITS continues to be recognized as a leader in technology. We serve as a reference to many other universities on applications, systems and infrastructure. USD continues to be recognized for excellence in innovative web design with six Best in Class International Media Association (IMA) awards since 2013. The most recent IMA awards were for USD’s new Undergraduate Admissions website, School of Business website and School of Peace Studies website. The university


has also been recognized, along with Harvard, Stanford and Yale as a Salesforce Trailblazer Institution, and received the Ellucian Ellumination award for groundbreaking advancements in student information and mobile applications. The ITS mobile and portal applications developers continue to receive accolades from Campus Technology Magazine, University Business Magazine and from the The Webby Awards.

2017 ITS Year In Review  
2017 ITS Year In Review