So much happened while you were away! And for you new guys, there’s so much to tell you! This newsletter is a good start. Here’s a quick rundown of what you need to know >>
Box is the place to store and share your files. We noticed some accounts were bursting at the seams, so we doubled the IU account size. Each individual and group Box account can now hold 100GB of documents, photos, videos, Box Notes, creative projects, and more.
UITS IT Training offers several no-cost ways to stay on top of the latest software. Workshops, classes, webinars, and online learning offer options to fit your needs and schedule.
In order to move forward with providing larger mailboxes and new features for IU email, UITS is discontinuing the Cyrus (Webmail) email system on February 2, 2015.
Get acquainted with Canvas, the successor to Oncourse; Register now for Statewide IT; Presentation: 60 minutes with the National Science Foundation, September 4; Consult with UITS Research Technologies every Thursday beginning 9/4 in the Scholars’ Commons of the Herman B Wells Library from 10am-6pm; App teaches about forces that shaped passage of Civil Rights Act; IU experts teach at African Grid School
On August 21, we’ll unveil the newest version of the popular IU Mobile app — this time backed by the power of One.IU, IU’s one-stop-shop for online services.
Some students in China who have IU Umail email accounts, powered by Google, are having difficulty accessing mail and Google-based services while in China. (This issue also impacts IU offices that need to reach new and existing students in China via their IU email accounts.)
If Wi-Fi is running slow in your classroom, or you fear it might, please email UITS with the class location and size. We’ll assess your needs, adding network connections or re-routing resources during your class period as necessary.
The fall schedule is now live on the UITS IT Training website. Get a head start on the new school year with some short webinars on IU systems like Box, IU eTexts, Windows 8.1, IUanyWare, and ePortfolio.
Register now for the 2014 Technology Exchange in Indy October 26-30
A new book by IU business professor and cybersecurity expert Scott Shackelford examines the notion of cyber peace in a world where cyber attacks have become a part of life.
Register now for Statewide IT; Game On! at IU Bloomington and IUPUI; Komadu software suite to benefit big data researchers; IU helps create new cluster concept to bolster US research
Registration is open for Statewide IT 2014. Come learn from your colleagues and enjoy a little playtime, too.