2020

17th January

Turnitin

The Turnitin tool in Blackboard was updated to release minor feature additions and accessibility improvements

6th January

eStream

eStream will be unavailable on the 6th January and will be considered at risk the following day. The maintenance work is planned to migrate the system to improved infrastructure.

4th January

Blackboard

Blackboard will be unavailable on the 4th January from 22:30 to 10:30 (GMT) the following day. The maintenance work is planned to apply an update to the system to alleviate concerns around a future Google Chrome release that will impact certain Blackboard functionalities.

2019

21st November

eStream

An update to the system to add compliance for WCAG 2.1 accessibility requirements across the web interface to support end users.

21st November

eStream

An update to the LDAP settings to include new domain controllers.

4th November

Blackboard

Ally integration is being rolled out across the system. The integration focuses on making digital course content more accessible.

June 28th

Blackboard

In an attempted to reduce the possibility of losing user data, such as work, submission and actions, we have made changes to permissions so that it is no longer possible to delete a user from a course/organisation.

April 30th

eStream

Update to fix a small bug appearing with embedded quizes

April 27th

Blackboard

Blackboard Upgrade will take place between 10:30pm - 10:30am

March 29th

Blackboard

Bb Grader will be removed from the Apple App Store and support will cease

February 18th

eStream

Increase in system storage capacity

February 12th

eStream

Increase in multiple choice questions

2018

November 27th

eStream

Fixed Digital Signage screen bug impacting content loops

September 2nd

Blackboard

Updated to Q2 2018 to bring added functionality and a mobile responsive theme.

July 5th

eStream

Update required to add functionality to eStream videos embedded in Blackboard; interactive videos will now automaticly authenticate rather than asking the user for their credentials.

June 12th

eStream

Update required to add functionality to eSign uploads

2017

August 6th

Blackboard

Updated to Q4 2016 to bring extra functionality and improvements across the system

2016

July 30th

Blackboard

Updated to Q4 2015 to bring simplified workflows, and introducing new innovations to help students, instructors.