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 >>
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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.
We want to keep your devices and files safe from hackers, viruses, and assorted technology thugs. To do that, we ask that all returning students with Windows devices run Get Connected Express, a speedy fix that will configure your computer to meet IU’s baseline standards for security and network connectivity.
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.
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
IU Data to Insight Center releases Komadu, a new suite of data provenance software tools to help researchers track and verify big data (touch for more >>)
The Komadu tools are made for capturing, representing, and using data provenance, which tells us where a piece of digital data came from, particularly digital data that has undergone transformation by software algorithms.
IT Training is the place to learn the basics, and there’s still time to take courses this summer.
Did you know you can request a specially scheduled session of an IT Training workshop for your academic class, department, group, or business? We’ll provide the instructor, the electronic materials, the expertise, and the room (if needed).
Creative types, for a few more months, you can get training on loads of programs — animation, game design, drafting, and video editing, to name a few — through the Pluralsight pilot program. Digital-Tutors, video-based tutorials on design topics, is the most recent addition.
Did you know you don’t have to use your personal Box account to store team or project work? Box has group accounts. They’ll keep you from maxing out your storage limits as quickly, and they also make life easier on your team if you transition off a project. The Knowledge Base has all the details.