Application Services

Application Services provides application development and support services for administrative systems operated jointly with MSU functional units (i.e., the Controller’s Office, Human Resources, University Advancement, the Registrar’s Office, and the Cashier’s Office). These services include disaster recovery and contingency planning, portfolio and project management, systems architecture and testing, and business system analysis.

Application Services also offers design, development, and support for web applications, mainframe systems, databases, middleware applications, and e-commerce systems, as well as identity and integration management.

See the list of active applications developed and managed by Application Services.

Director’s Office

The Director’s Office team works on Application Services’ projects and provides administrative support to Application Services’ teams.

Application Architect

Application Architects focus on designing application interfaces and software services to maximize efficiency based on MSU IT processes and governance standards.

Student Systems

The Student Systems team provides strategic development, guidance, and support for student systems at MSU.

MSU Student Information System (SIS)

The MSU Student Information System (SIS) team develops and provides support for application software to allow secure information exchanges between faculty, staff, researchers, and students.

Heath Information System (SIS)

The Health Information Systems (Health SIS) team develops and provides support for web-based application software to allow secure information exchanges between health care providers and clients.

Student Information Systems (SIS) Web Applications

The Student Information Systems (SIS) Web Applications team develops and provides support for web-based application software to allow secure information exchanges between faculty, staff, researchers, and students.

Middleware

The Middleware Systems team provides integration support between application developers and the university’s central IT infrastructure.

SAP BASIS

The SAP BASIS team develops and provides support for MSU-wide software applications that manage, collect, and integrate data across departments.

Oracle

The Oracle team develops and provides support for Oracle databases that store and retrieve data across departments.

Microsoft SQL

The Microsoft SQL (MS SQL) team develops and provides support for MS SQL Server databases that store and retrieve data across departments.

UC4

The UC4 team develops and provides support for UC4 Software that processes and optimizes applications over the application life cycle.

Cognos

The Cognos team provides support for Cognos software that provides tools for data processing, reporting, monitoring, and analysis.

Application Engineer

The Application Engineer team develops and supports applications to help the MSU community run effectively.

Web Hosting

The Web Hosting team provides backend support and hosting for websites at MSU.

JBoss

The JBoss team supports the JBoss platform used by Java-based applications.

Testing

The Testing team supported the Middleware teams by testing applications and technologies before launching them into the production environment.

Application Performance Management (APM)

The Application Performance Management (APM) team monitors and manages the performance and availability of software applications.

Business Analysis

The Business Analysis team reviews and helps develop applications.

Platforms & Integration

The Platforms and Integration team helps automate business processes and manage administrative information for MSU units by providing solution design, development, implementation, and system support.

Platform and Integration also consults on vendor selection and implementation for MSU departments and units.

Solution Engineer

The Solution Engineer team reviews technology-focused tools and processes to ensure that MSU’s technology needs are fulfilled.

Product Administration

The Product Administration team investigates, selects, and drives the development of technology products for MSU.

MySoft

The MySoft team supports the MySoft application for MSU faculty, staff, researchers, and students.

MuleSoft AWS

The MuleSoft Amazon Web Services (AWS) team supports the the MuleSoft AWS network which allows APIs to connect applications, data, and devices.

Residential Hospitality Services

The Residential Hospitality Services team supports the residential properties on MSU campuses.