There are some things I do daily and being a human I often forget them. I could just set up reminders on my phone but I wanted to do it on my computer. After some research I found a few articles that really helped me out. Here is my setup on Ubuntu.
Blackboard has a new and elegant feature. This feature simplifies what can become a complex problem - synchronizing data from your student information system into Blackboard?
Another feature, new to Blackboard 9.1.8, is the ability to group courses by terms. However, terms cannot automatically be associated with the snapshot client; hence, what got me interested in the Data SIS Integration using Snapshot Flat feed files.