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Original Event From: 03/17/2020 10:07 AM
Resolution:
Blackboard continues to keep select features disabled to optimize performance. Users can track the status via: https://answers.uillinois.edu/98960 Note: The Blackboard Collaborate service will be retired on the Urbana campus on June 30, 2020.
Title:
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra Temporarily Disabled Features
Summary of Work:
		
		
Impacted Audience:
Blackboard Collaborate Ultra users
Impact of Work:
		Blackboard is temporarily disabling specific Collaborate features that can impact overall system stability. 

These features are:

- Timer (a countdown timer that helps with classroom time management)
- Chat typing indicator (a visual indicator that someone is typing but have not yet completed their thought. The chat feature itself will still be available.)
- Netstats indicator (a visual indicator of connection quality next to each user)


Blackboard is monitoring the performance of Collaborate, and in the interest of prioritizing system stability over all else, they may take similar actions for other capabilities.
		
Event Start:
03/17/2020 10:07 AM
Event End:
Affected Systems/Services:
Blackboard Collaborate
Affected Campus:
Urbana-Champaign