THIS INFORMATION IS FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY. PLEASE CONTACT THE APPROPRIATE OFFICE FOR GENERAL SUPPORT.

Hosted Applications and Services

This section outlines the status of a number of other hosted tools. Contact us to discuss the best option for your project.

Blogs
  • use the OrgSync news tool to create simple blogs
  • the CWRU Blogs site is scheduled to be replaced and should not be used
  • other blog platforms, such as Blogger or WordPress, are not approved
Discussion Boards
  • use the OrgSync discussions tool to create online discussions
  • using Facebook for discussions is discouraged as not all students will be fans of your pages
  • the CWRU Forums site is no longer maintained and should not be used
Photo Galleries
  • use the OrgSync photos tool to create photo galleries with unlimited storage, comments and tagging
  • some photos may also be appropriate on social media sites
  • use of other photo sharing platforms, such as Google Plus or Picasa, are not approved
Instant Messaging
  • use Google Hangouts
  • other IM tools, such as AOL Instant Messenger or Yahoo Messenger, are not approved
Video
  • use the OrgSync video tool to highlight videos hosted on popular video sites
  • contact the marketing manager to store videos on the divisional YouTube channel
  • other video platforms, such as Vine, are not supported
Wiki
  • use the OrgSync pages tool to make editable HTML pages using the built-in editor

Last Updated: March 2015