This service provides the local Brown community with a tool to maintain current versions of software and electronic objects needed in the support of home grown applications.
Wikis provide groups within the Brown community to collaborate in online wiki-spaces. Wiki-spaces are made up of a collection of interconnected webpages and attachments.
iTunes U @ Brown provides course support for the aggregation, organization and distribution of multimedia through the iTunes platform. The service allows instructors and students to upload and share media content including video, audio, and PDF documents. Using the service, course materials can be downloaded to personal iPods and iPhones for use anywhere.
Create and share work online and access documents from anywhere with this web-based word processor, spreadsheet, presentation, form, and data storage service offered as part of Google Apps@Brown. This service allows real-time collaboration with others at and outside of Brown.
Custom design and development of websites, mobile sites, and web-based applications. Services include:
Web conferencing, which uses the WebEx technology, allows multiple individuals or groups to share information on-line. Through this service one can schedule, manage and attend on-line meetings. Features include document and application sharing (screen sharing), chat, polling and video sharing.
CIS has made an arrangement with InCommon for issuing digital certificates (cert). A cert is an electronic file containing personal information about its owner as well as the owner's public key, used to establish a web site owner's credentials when transactions on the Internet must be secured.
BrownSites is the easy-to-use content management system for Brown University websites that takes advantage of best practices in web design. BrownSites:
BrownBlogs is an online publishing platform that allows members of the Brown Community (individuals as well as official University groups, departments, and organizations) to quickly and easily communicate on the web through text, images, audio, and video. Brown Blogs runs on the
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Brown media distribution channels include options for streaming and download.
Streaming (files appear on your web browser): Flash and Apple streaming to computers and mobile devices is provided by Wowza for up to 400 concurrent users. Streaming content is viewed via the web and cannot be downloaded.