IT Update News from 05/2018

Foundational Technologies team members show their support by volunteering

May 31, 2018

Recently, Lou Tiseo, ITS Foundational Technologies, gathered a team of volunteers from his organization to prepare a delicious homemade Italian dinner for 40 families staying at the beautiful new Ronald McDonald House in New Haven. This act of kindness was a simple way for Lou and others on his...

ITS service and portfolio process enhancements

May 31, 2018

Last Fall, Information Technology Services (ITS) restructured to bring the Service Management and Portfolio Management Office (PMO) teams together under one leader, with the objective of driving consistency and effectiveness across our operational services and major projects. The combined team,...

ITS welcomes summer interns

May 31, 2018

The Yale ITS Summer College Internship Program is proud to welcome 18 college interns this summer. After a vigorous application and interview process, these students come to us from various colleges and universities and are placed within teams across ITS and with our IT Partners. Please welcome...

High school interns available to help

May 31, 2018

The Yale ITS High School Internship Program has five more enthusiastic local area high school students available to help you with your department projects and needs. Past interns have assisted with a variety of work such as website assistance, imaging, computer setup, hardware/software, database...

Yale Digital Conference for Yale Staff - 2018 Schedule now available

May 31, 2018

This year’s conference, held in mid-June, focuses on exploring our use of digital technologies to foster open communication and share our experiences. Exciting presentations encompassing “The Art of Storytelling: Accessible Communication for the Digital World” include:

“Brilliant and...

Mobile Devices - Overseas pre-travel to-dos to avoid huge charges

May 31, 2018

If you are making plans to travel outside of the United States (including Canada and Mexico) and are planning to take your cell phone, smart phone, tablet, or computer with you, remember that international voice and data charges can add up to thousands of dollars if you don’t have the...

Digital Accessibility Monthly Training Lunch & Learn - Tuesday, June 11

May 31, 2018

Join our training series presenting in-depth training on various digital accessibility topics targeted toward developers and designers. The next topic, “ Keyboard Operability ,” will be discussed on Tuesday, June 11 at noon – 1:00 p.m. at 25 Science Park, room 125.

Future topics will be...

Multifactor Authentication (MFA) - Know Before You Go

May 17, 2018

As we approach summer and our fiscal year end, many individuals have travel plans - including international trips. As a reminder, Yale ITS recommends you set up at least two options for Multifactor Authentication (MFA) through DUO before leaving on a trip. Options for managing your account,...

Looking for help with department projects this summer?

May 17, 2018

The Yale ITS High School Internship Program has enthusiastic local area high school students available to help you with your department projects and needs. Past...

YaleSites planned outage/upgrade

May 17, 2018

Over the course of the next few weeks, there will be a technical upgrade of the YaleSites cloud hosting environment. YaleSites administrators will be notified via email in advance with specific information regarding the change. We expect only a brief overnight maintenance window, during which,...

Project Update: Next Generation Network (NGN) Program

May 17, 2018

The Next Generation Network (NGN) program is a multi-year capital project that will modernize Yale’s network security and aging network infrastructure. The project goals are to increase network stability and redundancy, automate security policy and real-time response to threats, enhance...

Deadline approaching for Yale Digital Conference proposals

May 3, 2018

The theme for the 2018 Yale Digital Conference is “The Art of Storytelling: Accessible Communication for the Digital World.” Presentations will explore our use of digital technologies to foster open communication and share our experiences. If you would like to present, please...

Digital Accessibility Monthly Training Lunch & Learn Series – Begins Tuesday, May 15

May 3, 2018
The ITS Digital Accessibility Team launched a new training series presenting monthly in-depth training on various digital accessibility topics targeted toward developers and designers. Our first Digital Accessibility Lunch and Learn, “Headings & Landmarks,” is Tuesday, May 15, at noon – 1:00 p...

Local high school students looking for opportunities this summer

May 3, 2018
The Yale ITS High School Internship Program is seeking summer internship positions for local area high school students interested in technology. Students work up to 20 hours/week from July 9 – August 3. Consider hiring an exceptional student this...