Faculty Senior Promotions System

Short description

The Faculty of Medicine’s Senior Promotions (Associate and Full Professor) process is managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, and facilitated by a workflow and document management system (Laserfiche) supported by Discovery Commons.

Learning Portal Support

Short description

Discovery Commons supports the strategic use of the Learning Portal (Blackboard) for courses and organizations which are included in the curriculum and not found in ROSI.

Mobile Device Integration

Short description

Discovery Commons offers a mobile device integration service which consists of recommending and supporting the operating systems for mobile devices (smartphones and tablets) which provide the features necessary to meet security and functionality standards currently in effect at Faculty of Medicine.

Network Connectivity Support

Short description

Network connectivity support includes connecting computers to the University’s network (within Faculty-managed buildings and spaces), as well as IP address assignment and basic infrastructure (switch, firewall) management.

Security Training

Short description

Both online and group training are available regarding tools, techniques, and best practices for end-user computing in the University environment.

Identity, Authentication, and SSO (UTORid)

Short description

The Discovery Commons Service Desk provides limited support to the Faculty of Medicine for the University of Toronto system login (UTORid).

Service Desk

Short description

The Discovery Commons Service Desk provides front-line support for and access to almost all the IT services provided by the Faculty of Medicine—and even for some select University IT services.

HR Reporting System (FOCUS)

Short description

FOCUS is a full-featured HR reporting and relationship management tool for the Faculty of Medicine that provides units one place to track and manage demographic data about faculty members. Managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, FOCUS was developed and is supported by the Discovery Commons specifically to meet the needs of the Faculty of Medicine.

Faculty Re-appointments System

Short description

The Faculty of Medicine’s Re-Appointment process is managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, and facilitated by a workflow and document management system (Laserfiche) supported by Discovery Commons.

Faculty Clinical Appointments System

Short description

The Faculty of Medicine’s Clinical Appointment process is managed by the Faculty’s Human Resources office, and facilitated by a workflow and document management system (Laserfiche) supported by Discovery Commons.

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