What We Do

Systems Development and Innovation designs dynamic, user-friendly products and services for all KSU students and staff. In the process, the division consistently looks to meet the needs of its diverse user population. Recent projects have included developing FlashLine’s Events Calendar, redesigning the KSUMobile app, and crafting a standardized New Employee Checklist.

What We Do

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FlashLine Portal

Built by Kent State, for Kent State. The FlashLine portal acts as a central hub for the entire university online community.

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KSUMobile Application

With over 4,000 people using the KSUMobile app on both the Apple iOS and Android platforms, and with an average 70 new users each day, the KSUMobile app is a staple feature of the Kent State experience for students and faculty.

Content Management and Search

Content Management Systems and Search

This service supports the web presence for all of the university’s schools, colleges, departments, divisions, and regional campuses.

Mobile and Web application Development

Mobile and Web Application Development

The Mobile App Development Team designs, tests, creates, and supports many of the desktop and mobile applications used at Kent State, including more than forty workflows and backend management applications.

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Digital Accessibility

The digital accessibility team works closely with Student Accessibility Services, University Communications and Marketing, the Accessibility Committee, Procurement Department, and many other campus partners to ensure equal and effective access to the digital solutions used by Kent State students, staff, faculty, and the community.

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User Experience Design

It is not enough to create digital products that work correctly; SDI creates and continuously improves our products by prioritizing the needs and reactions of Kent State users. UX advocates for products that are easy-to-use, pleasing to interact with, and built with the same tools and frameworks users value in other products.