All staff who can work at home should continue to do so. Only with an explicit request from a supervisor should a staff member return to campus. For more information, review COVID-19 Workplace Guidance.
IT Academy Sept. 2020
September 17, 2020
Hosted by the IT Staff Development team, Yale’s IT Academy consists of a robust speaker series, recommended online training offerings, and learning events to support the professional growth and staff development of Yale’s IT community.
Past speaker series videos and powerpoints available
If you missed a past Tech Talk, InfoSec Chat, or Café IT event, you can review these two repositories to find recordings and presentations for many of these events:
- IT Academy Speaker Videos Microsoft Stream channel (login may be required)
- IT Staff Development (Public) Box folder
Upcoming Sessions in September
Tech Talks: Internet of Things (IoT) & If This Than That (IFTTT) Programming
Wednesday, September 30
3:00—5:00 p.m. (two-hour “Hands-On”)
Please join Paul Villemaire, Technical Support Analyst, for a two-hour “hand’s on” presentation on IoT & IFTTT Programming. Smart technology still has a way to go before it automates every part of our life. However, just because we can’t automate everything we do, it doesn’t mean smart technology is completely useless. There are plenty of neat little hacks that we can employ to work our way around life’s more inconvenient problems, like getting up to turn on a lamp, or getting up to turn on an air conditioner. Join Paul for this moving and powerful, and perhaps even fun, introduction to smart products, IFTTT, and Near Field Communication (NFC) tags so we can transform “this old house” into “this old smart house.”
Pre-register for the September 30 Tech Talk through Yale’s Training Management System (TMS) - login to Yale’s VPN may be required.
Upcoming Cafe IT events
The next series of Cafe IT events occur in October. Pre-register and block your calendar to avoid missing these.
Online Staff Development training
Visit LinkedIn Learning
A myriad of training courses and opportunities are available on Yale’s LinkedIn Learning website.
IT Academy online learning
New training opportunities were recently posted on the IT Academy: Recommended Online Training web page including: Dynatrace, Microsoft Teams, Project Management, IT Gating, ServiceNow Quick Tips, and Cybersecurity Working from Home Tips.
This resource includes recommended online courses, to enable staff to continue their training and development remotely. IT staff are encouraged to work with their manager to create a personalized development plan.
Check the IT calendar of events and TMS IT Staff Development pages (login through Yale’s VPN may be required) for additional details on future Tech Talks, InfoSec Chats, Café IT, and other IT events and training.