It’s the time of year when we look back and see what happened in 2016. We look at our Ask IT calls, our Google Analytics, our completed projects, and our statistics for systems like Otago Capture. And in doing so, we realised that a milestone had snuck quietly by back in October, when we reached 1 million Capture media views for the year. In the graph below, you can see the monthly peaks, which unsurprisingly happen in May and October – peak exam study time.
We launched Otago Capture in 2014 with nine recording venues. Now, we have 36 venues, with a few more in the pipe-line, including the redeveloped Business School spaces. We’ve grown from 67 Capture “sections” in Semester 1, 2014 (a section might be a teaching paper, or a series of departmental seminars, or any other storage area for recordings) to 402 at the end of this year. The use of the service has increased as we’ve added more venues, and as staff and students have become more aware of what’s available.
Like all of our services, we don’t do it alone; we have the support and expertise of other folks around ITS who are part of the Otago Capture support system. We’d like to hand out bouquets to our colleagues in the following teams who have all been part of the upgrade, testing and application development process this year:
- Applications (Infrastructure & Applications)
- Lecture Theatres (Teaching & Learning Facilities)
- Media Production (Teaching & Learning Facilities)
- Systems Services (Infrastructure & Applications)
- Technical Services & Support (Teaching & Learning Facilities)
You can find out more about Otago Capture from the Otago Capture Help site.