IT Update News from 01/2019

Sustainability - Healthy options for individuals

January 24, 2019

Health and Well Being ” is the focus for January 2019, according to the Yale Sustainability Plan 2025 . Below, learn about...

Internship season kicks off - call for Yale ITS positions

January 24, 2019

The Careers in IT program is seeking managers and teams to host participants across IT. We have a talented pool of post grads, college students, and high schoolers who are ready to jumpstart their IT careers and take part in...

25 Science Park blood drive

January 24, 2019

The need for blood is constant and only volunteer donors can fulfill that need for patients in our community. Nationwide, someone needs a unit of blood every 2 to 3 seconds and most of us will need blood in our lifetime. Your donation will save up to three lives. The Red Cross is running a Blood...

New sponsor, ITS orientation revisted, and highlighted events

January 24, 2019

We are pleased to welcome Ryan Schlagheck, Sr. Director, Reporting & Analytics, as our new co-sponsor of the ITS Climate, Culture, and Inclusion (CCI) task force. Ryan sent us this note last week: “I’m excited to be part of this group and look forward to getting to know the team, more about...

CoRe - New analytics solutions for Yale administrators

January 24, 2019

Yale is establishing new Microsoft data analytics tools and partnerships to enhance data-driven decisions and insights from administrative systems. The Common Reporting Platform (CoRe) consists of Microsoft Azure infrastructure (e.g., virtual servers and security layers), Microsoft SQL Server...

IT senior leadership organizational announcements

January 24, 2019

Changes in the Information Technology senior leadership team, as previously shared by John Barden:

You’ll recall that in September, Jack Callahan announced that Change Management and Operational Excellence would begin reporting through Information Technology. I view these teams as...

Register now for NERCOMP annual conference

January 24, 2019

Registration is now open for the upcoming NERCOMP annual conference, on March 18 — 20, in Providence, RI.

The NorthEast Regional Computing Program, Inc. (NERCOMP) is an association partner with EDUCAUSE and supports IT innovation and leadership in educational institutions across the...

DLP deployment to remaining systems - February 5

January 24, 2019

Reminder:

On Tuesday, February 5, beginning at 7:00 a.m., the Office of Information Security Policy and Compliance will deliver a rolling deployment of Yale’s Data Loss Prevention (DLP) service to selected individuals. This push will be targeted to individuals who were previously...

ITS Digital Accessibility Standard open for review

January 24, 2019

The ITS Digital Accessibility Standard (requires login) created by Mike Vaughn, owner of the accessibility consulting service, is open for review and community...

ServiceNow London upgrade date change and improvements

January 24, 2019

The Service Management team has kicked off the upgrade of ServiceNow to the latest version: London. The primary goal of the effort is to bring the platform forward to the most current version and take advantage of new features and increased accessibility improvements. The new version uses the...

Progress in standardizing ITS architecture

January 24, 2019

The Technology Architecture Standards team has been working to move service delivery across ITS towards repeatable and consistent approaches to technology architecture. Technology standards and shared practices will help guide solution architects, tech leads, and other technical resources...

Please post your IT-related events

January 10, 2019

Did you know that anyone with a NetID can submit IT-related events to be included in our calendar? If you want to see your event listed in the IT Calendar of Events, please complete the event submission form . Submissions are reviewed by...

ServiceNow London upgrade - February 2019

January 10, 2019

The Service Management team has kicked off the upgrade of ServiceNow to the latest version: London. The primary goal of the effort is to bring the platform forward to the most current version and take advantage of new features and increased accessibility improvements. The new version uses the...

Yale ITS replacing the local admin password tool

January 10, 2019

Yale ITS is replacing the local admin password tool used by ITS on Thursday, January 24, from 8:00 – 9:00 a.m. The upgrade from Managed Workstation (MW) Assistant’s password utility will occur automatically through Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).

After the upgrade,...

Upcoming Project Management Community of Practice meeting

January 10, 2019
Project Management Community of Practice

Please join us for the January Project Management Community of Practice meeting on Tuesday, January 22, from noon - 1:00 p.m. in the auditorium at the Center for Research Computing at 160 St. Ronan Street. The meeting location may be reached via the Yale...

Spinup Lunch and Learn

January 10, 2019

Join us at the Spinup Self-Service Lunch and Learn scheduled for Tuesday, January 15, from noon – 1:00 p.m. at 25 Science Park in room #125.

Please bring your lunch and join us for discussion and demonstration, cookies will be provided. The...

IT Senior Leadership organizational announcement

January 10, 2019

John Barden recently sent out the following announcement to selected members of the IT community:

Dear Colleagues,

It is with mixed emotions that I write to inform you that Jane Livingston has accepted a position as the Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer at...

Early Career Opportunities in Yale ITS

January 10, 2019

Do you know of any outstanding 2019 college graduates (or recent college grad) looking to explore a career in information technology?

Applications are currently open for the Yale ITS...

Planned outage - GitHub

January 10, 2019

Summary

On Tuesday, January 15, 2019, from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m., Yale ITS will be performing maintenance on Yale Github (git.yale.edu). Git services will be unavailable during this time.

Details

On Tuesday, January 15, from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.,...

New hire

January 10, 2019

January 2019: Welcome Kim Zaweski, Salesforce Platform Analyst, Campus Community Technologies.