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Lynda.com Account Reservations

Get the Scoop on lynda.com Account Reservations!

 

  • Are you looking for a way to improve your technical skills? Do your clients need training in applications that you do not have access to? Whether you want to brush up your Excel skills or learn to script in Python 3, lynda.com has a course for you. Come to the lynda.com Scoop to learn about free two week lynda.com account reservations for students, staff, and faculty.

 

 

Website User Analytics

Happy New Year! It's time for the first Scoop of 2011.

Looking to better understand how people experience your website? Come to this Scoop and learn how to measure your current users' behavior, clarify the goals for your website, and create a baseline for measuring success once a site launches.

New Wireless Authentication Protocol is Coming!

Come get the Scoop on the new wireless network under development at the University of Chicago.
 
IT Services plans to deploy a new wireless authentication method by the end of 2010. The 802.1x protocol enhances security, allows us to migrate from older equipment with bandwidth limitations, and makes the wireless experience easier for the end user.

Come see what this means for you, and bring your wireless-enabled devices to try out the new network!

New Wireless Authentication Protocol is Coming!

Come get the Scoop on the new wireless network under development at the University of Chicago.
 
IT Services plans to deploy a new wireless authentication method by the end of 2010. The 802.1x protocol enhances security, allows us to migrate from older equipment with bandwidth limitations, and makes the wireless experience easier for the end user.

Come see what this means for you, and bring your wireless-enabled devices to try out the new network!

Campus Wiki Service

Do you wiki?  Do you want to?  IT Services will soon unveil the Campus Wiki Service for the University community. Philip Crandall from IT Services Collaborative Applications will give a demo of the pending University Wiki and solicit your feedback on how users will want to use the system.  Come to the next Get IT Together Scoop and help make the upcoming service work for you and the people you support.

Join us Tuesday, July 20 at 2pm in the first floor conference rooms at 6045 S. Kenwood. As always, we’ll be dishing out the scoops  – with a build-your-own-sundae bar.  All IT professionals on campus are encouraged to attend, but space is limited.

Netbook vs. iPad Results

The results are in from our Netbook vs. iPad Showdown on June 1. 

First we want to thank our panelists: Bob Bartlett and Kristile Cain from IT Services (representing the Netbook) and AC Chacon and Avi Schwab from College IT (representing the iPad) for a fun and informative take on their devices.  Thanks as well to our moderator and occasional referee, Kevin Brooks from the IT Services Solution Center.

Results were compiled by Ping Lieser from IT Services.

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.

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