Banner 7 Upgrade

Report
Banner 7 Upgrade
General Training
2006
San Mateo Banner Facts…
• SMCCD started with
Banner 1 in 1995
• Introduced WebSMART
in 2001
• Can support over 300
simultaneous Banner and
300 WebSMART users.
• Served as many as 5000
WebSMART users in one
day!
• WebSMART/Banner
available 22 hours a day
• Latest WebSMART
additions:
- Official transcript
request
- payment by eCheck
Upgrade Timeline
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Conversion begins at midnight on Thursday,
October 12, 2006
Banner (including WebSMART) will be
unavailable through Sunday, October 15
We expect Banner to be available by 8:00 am
Monday morning.
Major Changes
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New User Interface
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Enhanced User Preferences
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Colors!
Higher Screen Resolution (1024 x 768)
Personalized Links and Colors
Tabbed Forms to make navigation easier
New Online Help
Major Changes
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Toolbar has a new layout
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Better grouping of icons
New icons added
Enhanced Security
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In January, everyone will be required to change
their Banner password.
Passwords will expire every 180 days thereafter
Misc Items
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New WebSMART!
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Updated presentation
Tabs
Updated Main Menu
Hyperlinks from Main Menu
Banner payroll starts in January
Misc Items
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Browser Plug-ins (Google Desktop, Pop-up
blockers, Toolbars, etc.)
Banner 7 may take additional memory
resources
Java Software is needed to run Banner 7
For assistance please contact the ITS Help
Desk (ext. 6543).

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