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Changes to Remedy (February 5, 2016)

Next week an upgrade to Remedy may mean that some users will no longer see the Service CI notification when switching services that says: “You have modified the Service or CI.  Would you like to keep... read more

Intermittent Internet Outages on Campus February 14, 2016 (February 4, 2016)

To improve our network connections on campus we are upgrading our core routers on campus. The scheduled cutover will be happening Sunday, February 14, 2016 between 5:00am – 7:00am. During this time... read more

CIT Hyperion/Brio Replacement Meeting (February 2, 2016)

Oracle retired premium support for Hyperion/Brio products as of May 2015. Oracle’s Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition, or OBIEE, will be the CIT supported replacement for reporting at Cornell.... read more

Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion: Consulting for Diverse Suppliers (February 1, 2016)

The Alliance for Diversity and Inclusion (ADI) represents diversity planning efforts of the Division of Financial Affairs, Cornell Information Technologies, University Audit, University Investments,... read more

Microsoft Azure for Research Training February 25 (January 28, 2016)

Microsoft Research and Cornell University are offering a one-day training for Cornell post-doctoral researchers, research faculty, and graduate research students who use large data sets and have... read more

Office files in Cornell Box: Real-time co-authoring, plus editing from iPad and iPhone (January 28, 2016)

Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, and PowerPoint presentations stored in Cornell Box can now be edited by multiple people at the same time using Office Online apps. This addition puts together the... read more

Scheduled Service Change: Shibboleth upgrade (January 28, 2016)

CIT will upgrade its Shibboleth Identity Provider service on Sunday March 6, 2016 from 7:30-9:30am. Anyone who has an application that uses Shibboleth authentication should test the application with... read more

Free student data increases; NUBB fees reduced (January 28, 2016)

Cornell students can now use more data for less. As of December, the free monthly data usage has been raised from 100 GB to 150 GB, and the monthly billing cap has been reduced from $100 to... read more

Security SIG Meeting: Discuss Edge ACL Retirement and Migration (January 26, 2016)

The Security SIG meeting on Wednesday, February 3, from 10:30am – Noon, located at 226 Weill Hall will discuss the Edge ACL retirement and migration process. If you are currently using Edge ACLs you... read more

Skillsoft Delivers High-Impact Microlearning

Skillsoft Delivers High-Impact Microlearning (January 20, 2016)

Learn new material and acquire new skills - FREE - with Skillsoft's new course player featuring bite-sized videos. read more

SharePoint SIG meeting 1/26 (January 19, 2016)

The next meeting of the SharePoint SIG (Special Interest Group) will be Tuesday, January 26, Weill Hall Room 226, from 2-3:30. The SharePoint SIG is open to anyone interested in learning about and... read more

Academic Technologies to host three more instructor sessions before spring semester (January 15, 2016)

Academic Technologies offers free training and courses for instructors on classroom technology. There are three more available before spring semester starts: LabArchives Basics: Tuesday, January 19;... read more

IT@Cornell professional badging site now live (January 14, 2016)

The IT@Cornell Professional Badging service is for all IT employees who want a modernized way to highlight their achievements, experiences, professional development, and engagement. A badge is a... read more

AAUW-Cortland and Ithaca to host dynamic math and science program for girls (January 14, 2016)

The Cortland and Ithaca branches of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) have been awarded a $5,000 grant to help fund Tech Savvy, a daylong event designed to show girls firsthand how... read more

CIT offering MS Office productivity courses (January 14, 2016)

Cornell Information Technologies (CIT) Training offers monthly workshops on office productivity tools and essential computer skills. Registration is now open for the following Microsoft Office... read more

Ithaca branch of Project Manager Institute (PMI) to host upcoming presentations (January 14, 2016)

The Ithaca branch of the Project Manager Institute (PMI) grew from a group of project managers from Cornell who started meeting in 2009. What began as a special interest group expanded into a... read more

New interface refinements and tour in Cornell Box (January 7, 2016)

This month, you’ll see some improvements and adjustments when logging into the Cornell Box collaboration and storage service. As part of their ongoing effort to make using Box easier and more... read more

IT@Cornell Networking Breakfast (January 6, 2016)

Network with your IT peers from around campus and have the opportunity to participate in a feedback session about the types of speakers and events you would like to see at future IT Networking... read more

Micro-learn with Skillsoft’s IT and Desktop videos (January 6, 2016)

Got five minutes? Skillsoft offers a variety of short videos covering many IT and desktop topics. Most videos are 3-5 minutes in length and geared toward helping you find quick and easy solutions for... read more

New Cornell MOOCs in 2016 (January 5, 2016)

Cornell University is offering new MOOCs (massive online open courses) in 2016. The MOOCs were selected by the Online Learning Development Group, with input from Academic Technologies and the Center... read more

Web Accessibility Training (December 23, 2015)

The Web Accessibility Training, customized by WebAim, is a new offering that will be held January 21 - 22, 2016. This training is suitable for web designers, developers, content contributors, program... read more

Outlook: Quick and Easy Ways to Find Messages Workshop (December 23, 2015)

This new workshop 'Outlook: Quick and Easy Ways to Find Messages' will be held on February 17, 2016 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm at 120 Maple Ave in the Training Room. The cost to attend is... read more

Highly sophisticated email fraud is leveraging Cornell names and relationships (December 17, 2015)

An increasing number of individuals at Cornell have received an email that appeared to be from a well-known colleague. Requests for funds up to $9K nearly approved--be vigilant. One such email looked... read more

New Managed Firewall Service (December 17, 2015)

CIT, the IT Security Office, and campus IT partners will provide protection to the campus networks with a system of distributed firewalls under the new Managed Firewall service. These firewalls will... read more

Skillsoft to remove McGraw-Hill books from all academic and library channels (December 11, 2015)

McGraw-Hill is requiring Skillsoft (as well as all aggregators and digital vendors) to remove all of their titles from Skillsoft subscriptions in academic and library institutions because this... read more

New IT@Cornell Mentoring Program Seeks Pilot Participants

New IT@Cornell Mentoring Program Seeks Pilot Participants (December 11, 2015)

A new mentoring program for the whole IT@Cornell community is getting started. read more

Keynote by Interim CIO Dave Lifka at IT@Cornell Conference (December 10, 2015)

At the IT@Cornell Flexible IT Conference on December 9, 2015 Interim CIO & VP Dave Lifka talked about his goals and covered important IT@Cornell initiatives started under Ted Dodds and what... read more

Desktop Offline Viewing Now Available for Lynda.com (December 10, 2015)

Download full Lynda.com courses onto your PC or Mac and experience a whole new way of learning. Downloading courses to watch offline on your desktop or laptop is easy by following 4 simple... read more

Interim CIO Dave Lifka speaks at IT@Cornell Conference (December 10, 2015)

At the IT@Cornell Flexible IT Conference on December 9, 2015 Interim CIO & VP Dave Lifka talked about his goals and covered important IT@Cornell initiatives started under Ted Dodds and what... read more

Next IT Reads: “The Speed of Trust” by Stephen M.R. Covey (December 10, 2015)

The IT Reads book club is pleased to announce its next book, "The Speed of Trust" by Stephen M.R. Covey. This unique offering starts with a one-day course at the beginning of the book study, entitled... read more

Tableau licenses free for instructors and students

Tableau licenses free for instructors and students (December 10, 2015)

Tableau Software helps people see and understand data. Tableau delivers fast analytics, visualization, and business intelligence. read more

CU Events Conference App for IT@Cornell Fall event (December 3, 2015)

To help you navigate and engage in the IT@Cornell Fall 2015: Flexible IT, you can download the CU Events app for Android and iOS devices. CU Events app key features: Use the map feature to see the... read more

IE11 Update and Enterprise Mode (December 3, 2015)

On January 12, 2016 Microsoft will support only the most current version of Internet Explorer (IE). This means that Microsoft will no longer provide security patches and bug fixes after January 12... read more

Ted Dodds on Leadership (December 1, 2015)

by Liz Field for IT News One of the things Ted Dodds is most proud of from his five-year tenure as Cornell’s CIO and VP for Information Technologies is the investment he’s made in leadership programs... read more

New IT Professional Badging Program on CIO site (November 19, 2015)

The new IT@Cornell Professional Badging initiative is for all IT employees who want a modernized way to highlight their achievements, experiences, professional development, and engagement. According... read more

Interim CIO announcement (November 19, 2015)

From Joanne DeStefano, Executive Vice President & CFO, and Michael Kotlikoff, Provost We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. David Lifka to the position of Interim CIO to replace Ted... read more

Watch Out for These 5 Scams This Holiday Season (November 19, 2015)

It's definitely the most wonderful time of the year for cyber scammers! Especially during the holidays, the Internet is a place where anyone can appear to be someone they are not, then disappear... read more

Watch Out for These Scams This Holiday Season (November 19, 2015)

It's definitely the most wonderful time of the year for cyber scammers! Especially during the holidays, the Internet is a place where anyone can appear to be someone they are not, then disappear... read more

Save the Date! Cornell DrupalCamp 2016

Save the Date! Cornell DrupalCamp 2016 (November 19, 2015)

Cornell University will host its third DrupalCamp on October 7, 2016 with an optional half-day Code Sprint on October 6, 2016. read more

SANS Defending Web Applications Security Essentials Coming to Cornell (November 18, 2015)

Sign up now and save the date! From March 27-April 2, 2016, everyone in web-development or web-server admin roles at Cornell is encouraged to attend this 6-day course. Seats are available... read more

SANS Course on Defending Web Applications Security Essentials Coming to Cornell (November 18, 2015)

Sign up now and save the date! From March 28-April 2, 2016, everyone in web-development or web-server admin roles at Cornell is encouraged to attend this 6-day course. Seats are available... read more

SkillSoft has new mobile app; user-friendly interface (November 13, 2015)

SkillSoft now offers a user-friendlier interface and a new mobile app, for learning on the go. Cornell staff, students and active faculty have access to hundreds of SkillSoft books, courses and... read more

Cornell Hosts Cloud Forum for Higher Ed (November 12, 2015)

On November 3 and 4, 2015 Cornell University’s Central Information Technologies hosted a Cloud Forum for Higher Education at the Statler Hotel and Conference Center. The goals of the event were... read more


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