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Managed Desktop now Endpoint Management Tools (June 24, 2016)

The Managed Desktop service will now be referred to as Endpoint Management Tools. This service gives the IT@Cornell community the flexibility of adopting as much of the central offering as they... read more

Share your IT success stories (June 23, 2016)

Do you have an IT success story? As part of IT@Cornell if you have an innovative solution, a new service launch, or a SIG you’d like to share with the IT@Cornell community please email your article... read more

Outlook recovery tool instructions for support providers (June 20, 2016)

Instructions are now available for installing and using the Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365 to diagnose and fix problems with Outlook for Windows. As previously announced, the assistant... read more

OBIEE Users Group Meeting (June 17, 2016)

The next OBIEE Users Group meeting will be Tuesday, June 21, from 3:00pm – 4:30pm in G01 Biotech. The agenda will include a Brio/Hyperion Replacement Project update; as well as using database... read more

2016 MOR Leaders Conference: Reimagining IT (June 16, 2016)

On Tuesday, June 14 the 2016 MOR Leaders Conference was held remotely across the country with 26 universities, and 1200 participants. At Cornell the conference was held in 226 Weill Hall where 50... read more

Collaborative performance connects across the world (June 16, 2016)

Members of CIT’s Network Engineering and Video Engineering teams answered a unique request from Associate Professor of Music Kevin Ernste, Director of Cornell’s Electroacoustic Music Center. Ernste’s... read more

Class Roster with Scheduler released on Amazon Web Services (AWS) (June 15, 2016)

Cornell's Student Services IT, in collaboration with the Office of the University Registrar, is proud to announce the release of Class Roster with Scheduler on the AWS cloud. In March 2016, this... read more

Software Development SIG scheduled for June 22 (June 15, 2016)

The next meeting of the Software Development SIG (SD-SIG) will be held Wednesday, June 22, from 1:30pm - 2:30pm in 224 Weill Hall. The SD-SIG is meant for anyone actively developing software or just... read more

Reminder: Qualtrics preview available, permanent change July 6 (June 13, 2016)

As previously announced, the preview of the new interface for Qualtrics (Central Survey Tool) has been available since April  and may be experienced by logging in at surveys.cornell.edu, then... read more

Learn about Zoom (June 10, 2016)

On June 9, 2016 the Zoom forum took place on campus with over 120 participants, 90 who participated online. The forum was hosted in four different locations by Andy Page, Video Engineering and Event... read more

Cornell MOOC launches with largest enrollment at launch date (June 10, 2016)

A Hands-on Introduction to Engineering Simulations, a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) launched on June 1, 2016 to over 21,000 enrolled students at edX.org, the largest enrollment for a Cornell MOOC... read more

Reverting May 31 change to Cornell email forwarding (June 3, 2016)

Effective June 3 at 2pm, CIT is reversing the May 31 change made to Cornell email forwarding. Mail being automatically forwarded to non-Cornell accounts will no longer be modified. read more

Reverting May 31 change to Cornell email forwarding (June 3, 2016)

Effective June 3 at 2pm, CIT is reversing the May 31 change made to Cornell email forwarding. Mail being automatically forwarded to non-Cornell accounts will no longer be modified. As previously... read more

CIT and campus partners help bring Graduation Weekend to all (June 2, 2016)

This year during graduation weekend CIT’s Video Engineering and Event Technical Support helped bring convocation and commencement to many locations across campus and across the world. Video... read more

Training: Remedy Incident Management and Remedy Problem Management (June 2, 2016)

CIT is offering free courses for Remedy training in June and July. Remedy Incident Management: Basic Training This session provides training to users who are either new to the application or want a... read more

Campus forum to explore Zoom online web and video conferencing (June 2, 2016)

We want to hear from the community! Please join us for a campus forum on Thursday, June 9, 2016, 11:00 am, in G10 Biotech, to explore Zoom’s value and see a live demonstration. Bring your... read more

CIT now using Two-Step Login for all services with CUWebLogin (June 1, 2016)

As of June 1, 2016 all CIT staff are using Two-Step Login not just when it is required by a given service but also when accessing any service that uses the standard Cornell login page,... read more

CIT to participate in Cornell Supplier Show June 9 (June 1, 2016)

Stop by the annual Cornell Supplier Show on Thursday, June 9 from 10:00am – 2:00pm, in the Ramin Room, Bartels Hall. CIT and other vendors will be featuring a wide range of products and... read more

Training: Introduction to and Intermediate level Drupal courses (May 26, 2016)

CIT is offering training in Drupal™, an incredibly powerful open source Content Management System. Drupal is used across campus to build departmental and college level websites. For more information... read more

The Ithaca Branch of the Project Management Institute presents Professional Development Day 2016 (May 26, 2016)

The Ithaca branch of the Project Management Institute is presenting a Professional Development Day on June 16, 2016, from 11:30am - 4:30pm at the Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga Street in... read more

Reminder: Customer Relationship Management SIG June 1 (May 25, 2016)

CIT is launching a new SIG focused on customer relationship management (CRM) tools. The CRM-SIG is for business leaders, business analysts, and IT staff who are deploying or considering adopting new... read more

May 31 - Major change for Cornell email forwarding (May 25, 2016)

On May 31, CIT will change how it provides the service that lets Cornell faculty, staff, students, and alumni automatically forward their Cornell email to non-Cornell accounts. This new forwarding... read more

Box support ends for older Edit versions and Mavericks on 6/1 and IE 9-10 on 9/26 (May 24, 2016)

Box has announced that older versions of Box Edit (3.1.5 for Mac and 3.1.16 for Windows) will stop working on June 1, 2016. To install the latest version of Box Edit,... read more

Outlook for Windows troubleshooting: Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365 (May 23, 2016)

Support providers who assist people with troubleshooting email problems may want to investigate the Support and Recovery Assistant for Office 365, recently launched by  Microsoft.  Primarily focusing... read more

CIT staff service awards (May 20, 2016)

On May 19, CIT proudly celebrated several members of its staff who have been Cornell employees between 10 and 47 years. All those recognized at the CIT Town Meeting were given a book and certificate.... read more

On email, file types frequently used for malware to be blocked (May 19, 2016)

Starting Monday, May 23, 2016, in order to better protect Cornell's community against malicious email attachments that often pose as something legitimate, the IT Security Office has requested that a... read more

Better formatting in Outlook 2016 for Mac (May 18, 2016)

Microsoft has announced that Outlook 2016 for Mac will be getting better formatting features, including resizing and rotation handles for images inserted into the message as well as rich formatting... read more

Training: Microsoft Excel and Word 2016 classes (May 18, 2016)

CIT is offering training in Microsoft Excel 2016 and Word 2016 in July and August. These are the first classes offered for the Office 2016 version. Instructors will be able to point out minor changes... read more

New representatives, structure, for Cornell Employee Assembly (May 17, 2016)

CIT has a new representative on the Employee Assembly. Liz Field, from IT Communications, will be representing several administrative units in the newly restructured Employee Assembly. The EA... read more

Why Use Two-Step Login? (May 17, 2016)

Two-Step Login provides enhanced security for your NetID and password through two-factor authentication. Two-factor authentication requires you to confirm your login by responding to a prompt on your... read more

New ‘Makerspace’ on campus (May 17, 2016)

Continuing the tradition of providing access and training for all on new technologies and tools, Cornell University Library and Academic Technologies are exploring “makerspaces.” Makerspaces, are... read more

Customer Relationship Management SIG June 1 (May 13, 2016)

CIT is launching a new SIG focused on customer relationship management (CRM) tools. The CRM-SIG is for business leaders, business analysts, and IT staff who are deploying or considering adopting new... read more

Customer Relationship Management SIG June 1, 2016 (May 13, 2016)

CIT is launching a new SIG focused on customer relationship management (CRM) tools. The CRM-SIG is for business leaders, business analysts, and IT staff who are deploying or considering adopting new... read more

Training: SharePoint Online Level 1 & 2 (May 11, 2016)

This course is designed for individuals who will need to understand the fundamentals of SharePoint Online's team information-sharing features, including document storage and collaboration,... read more

Cornell Box to accept only Cornell login by end of May (May 11, 2016)

Box has announced that near the end of May, changes will be made to the system used to sign in to Cornell Box. These changes will only affect people who sign into a Cornell Box account using a name... read more

What Does it Mean to be Human in the Digital Age? (May 11, 2016)

Patrice Prusko, Instructional Designer, Academic Technologies has been exploring design thinking this past semester. In three design thinking workshops she tackled the topic “what does it mean to be... read more

Salesforce World Tour in NYC May 25 (May 10, 2016)

For those in the midst of or considering a Salesforce implementation, the Salesforce World Tour in New York on May 25, 2016, is an easy way to immerse yourself in the possibilities of CRM.... read more

outlook.cornell.edu: compose changes, link preview tip, and pin limit (May 9, 2016)

There have been recent changes to Outlook on the web (outlook.cornell.edu). First, some members of the Cornell community have expressed that they would like to be able to turn off the previews that... read more

outlook.cornell.edu: link preview tip and change to compose menu (May 9, 2016)

There have been recent changes to Outlook on the web (outlook.cornell.edu). First, some members of the Cornell community have expressed that they would like to be able to turn off the previews that... read more

CIT offering two upcoming Yammer Workshops (May 5, 2016)

Yammer is a social network that is integrated with Cornell’s Office 365 and SharePoint Online services. Yammer can help you to work in groups more easily and efficiently, share knowledge, organize... read more

David Lifka Named Vice President, Chief Information Officer (May 4, 2016)

David Lifka, director of the Cornell Center for Advanced Computing, has been named the university’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer, effective June 1. Lifka... read more

Register for the MOR IT Leaders Virtual Conference (April 27, 2016)

Join the IT community for this half-day event to network with your peers and talk about courage, conviction, confidence, and competence. The conference theme, “Reimagining IT as University Needs and... read more

Training: Essential Skills for Business Analysis (April 26, 2016)

The Essential Skills for Business Analysis is a foundational course provides the essential business analysis skills needed to identify the right solutions and drive significant value on projects.... read more

Training: PowerPoint Presentations with Excel Data (April 21, 2016)

In this course you will learn how to create dynamic PowerPoint presentations using Excel data.  May 11, 2016 1:00pm - 3:00pm 120 Maple Ave. Cost: $59 For more information and to register... read more

IT@Cornell community participates in "hackathon" (April 21, 2016)

On April 5, 2016, fifteen members from the IT@Cornell community participated in a day-long "hackathon" to build automated solutions for various Amazon Web Service (AWS) tasks. By focusing on AWS, the... read more

SmartJack Access Point available (April 20, 2016)

CIT is now offering a SmartJack access point (AP), which provides a cost-effective solution for small offices to enhance Wi-Fi service in areas where Wi-Fi coverage is weak. This new service allows... read more

Software Development SIG scheduled for May 3, 2016 (April 19, 2016)

Join the next Software Development Special Interest Group (SIG) on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 from 1:30pm – 2:30pm in 102 Mann Library. Agenda includes: Announcements read more

Cornell Blog Service offers new tiers to meet differing needs (April 15, 2016)

Effective July 1, 2016, the Cornell Blog Service will offer new tiers of service designed to more flexibly meet the needs of different user groups. These tiers are the outcome of extensive... read more

Training: Skype for Business/Lync & WebEx Basics (April 14, 2016)

This session gives participants an overview of the Skype for Business (Lync) and WebEx communication tools. At the end of the session, participants will be able to evaluate when to use Skype for... read more

Training: Microsoft OneNote 2013 (April 14, 2016)

In this course you will learn how to use the key components of the Microsoft Office OneNote 2013 application on a desktop, laptop, or Microsoft Windows 8 tablet device, when working in or away from... read more

New "Out of Office" features in outlook.cornell.edu calendar (April 13, 2016)

Microsoft has announced that sometime in the next few weeks, it will be adding new features to "Out of Office" autoreplies in Outlook on the web (outlook.cornell.edu).  When the changes reach... read more

Qualtrics preview available, permanent change July 6 (April 13, 2016)

As previously announced, the preview of the new interface for Qualtrics (Central Survey Tool) is now available and may be experienced by logging in at surveys.cornell.edu, then activating the... read more

Apply Two-Step Login to All Campus Services (April 7, 2016)

Starting Sunday, April 10, 2016 you can now opt in to using two-factor authentication to enhance security for your NetID and password not just where it is required but with all campus services that... read more

New Rates for Managed Desktop Start FY17 (April 7, 2016)

Cornell’s Managed Desktop service will have new rates and a simplified structure starting with Fiscal Year 2017 (July 1, 2016). Currently, the service provides over 9,400 Mac and Windows desktops and... read more

Earn the 'Badge Creator' Badge (April 5, 2016)

The badges in the Innovation Track are setup to reward innovative thinking and action in the workplace. One of these badges is the “Badge Creator” badge. Badge Creator: To earn a "Badge Creator"... read more

Qualtrics preview delayed to improve performance (March 31, 2016)

The preview for the upcoming version of Qualtrics, the service used for the Cornell Central Survey Tool, has been delayed. The vendor is currently working toward a goal of making the preview... read more

IT Networking Breakfast (March 31, 2016)

Join the IT Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, May 3, from 9:00am - 10:30am in G10 Biotech. Network with your IT peers from around campus and enjoy breakfast! At this event, Jennifer Fonseca from... read more


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