Netbook vs. iPad Showdown

Are you Netbook knowledgeable? An iPad innovator? Regardless of which side of the OS fence you fall on, you're probably curious about the capabilities of both devices. Join us Tuesday, June 1 (right after Memorial Day) at 2pm on the first floor of 6045 S. Kenwood for a new Scoop event -- the iPad vs. Netbook Shootout. A panel of experts will debate and defend the qualities of each. Which machine reigns supreme?

Panel: Microsoft SharePoint

Wednesday, April 21
2:00 – 3:00pm
6045 S. Kenwood

The Get IT Together group is pleased to announce that next week we will be hosting our 14th Scoop Technology Briefing.

Podcast: GIS: The True Story

Todd Schuble introduces GIS to IT professionals at the University of Chicago. He explains what it is, how one can use it, and what its benefits could be for the university beyond just helping researchers spatialize their data.

This was the eighth in a series of “Scoops”—short presentations about topics important to IT types at the university.

 

Alexander Bosch Presents: Employee Self Service

Did you know you can update your official contact and federal withholding information via a simple online form? Come get the Scoop on the Employee Self-Service website and learn more about this convenient service.

Get the Scoop on Windows 7

 

Windows 7 is being rolled out across campus! Come get the Scoop on what the plans are for licensing, training, and deployment. Join us Thursday, December 10 at 2pm in the first floor conference rooms at 6045 S. Kenwood to learn more about it.

Tamra and Chris Present: The MyUchicago Portal

The University’s new portal is about to launch for students! Come get the Scoop on what this will mean for you. Tamra Valadez and Chris Riedel from the Portal Project will be on hand to discuss the features of the new portal as well as the rollout schedule.

 

Tom Barton Presents: Groups

Psssst! — need to manage access to your services? Come to the Groups Scoop to learn about a new access management system.

Virtualization: Large and Small

NSIT has negotiated an Enterprise License Agreement with VMWare. Find out more about VMWare, how to get it at a deep discount, and what virtualization can do for you.

More interested in virtualizing your desktop than your servers? We’ll compare VMWare Fusion and Parallels and let you know how “small” virtualization can affect your department's bottom line.

Podcasting

On November 30 (tomorrow) from 1-2:30, Get IT Together presents the latest in the Scoop series – podcasting.  Experts Aaron Rester (Manager of Electronic Communications for the Law School) and Renee Basick ( Sr. Producer, Media Initiatives Group) will discuss the fast-growing field of podcasting academic content – from why you should consider podcasting to the nuts-and-bolts of producing one.

Todd Schuble Presents: GIS

This session: Geographic Information Systems and Science (GIS) at the University. Learn what GIS is and how this exciting technology offers collaboration opportunities between the technical community and researchers in many fields.

Todd Schuble introduces GIS to IT professionals at the University of Chicago. He explains what it is, how one can use it, and what its benefits could be for the university beyond just helping researchers spatialize their data.

This was the eighth in a series of “Scoops”—short presentations about topics important to IT types at the university.

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Friday, September 5

 

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