IT Update News from 02/2019

Introducing Zoom scheduler add-in for Outlook Web Access (OWA)

February 21, 2019

Yale’s Information Technology Service recently added a new feature, Zoom scheduler, available to individuals who use Zoom to schedule audio and/or video conference meetings directly from a calendar event within Office365’s Outlook Web Access (OWA), also known as O365 webmail. Zoom scheduler is...

Computer Management system enhancement - February 24

February 21, 2019

Yale’s Information Technology Service will apply an enhancement to our Computer Management system during the scheduled maintenance window, from 7:00 – 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, February 24. No action is required on your part.

The enhancement allows Yale devices running our computer...

Save the date for the IT Knowledge Exchange

February 21, 2019

Mark your calendar to attend the IT Knowledge Exchange on Thursday, March 21, from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Kroon Hall.

This event is your opportunity to hear from many IT project and service teams from across campus in an exhibition style reminiscent of a science fair. Attendees who collect...

IT training team weathers the storm

February 21, 2019

On Sunday, January 20, the nine-degree icy weather was not enough to freeze the spirits of over 120 students as the Student Technology Collaborative (STC) held its annual Spring Training at 17 Hillhouse Avenue. At Spring Training, students met their newly-hired peers and learned about new...

Deadlines for IT interns extended

February 21, 2019

Submissions for rotations are still being accepted through this Friday, February 22, for the 2019 college summer interns, high school interns, and Early Career Development Program (ECDP). We are in the midst of interviewing candidates for the July 2019 start date and...

Greening IT - ITS sustainability action plan in the works

February 21, 2019

Yale ITS leadership is partnering with the Office of Sustainability to start the process of developing an ITS Sustainability Action Plan. When finished, this document will support activities within ITS that support the Yale...

Call for nominations for sustainability awards

February 21, 2019

Call for sustainability award nominations. Do you know anyone in the Yale community doing outstanding work in sustainability? In celebration of Earth Day, the Office of Sustainability will honor outstanding student, faculty, staff, and group contributions to sustainability at Yale and beyond....

NGN: Advancing Yale's network capabilities and security

February 21, 2019

To help advance Yale’s teaching, research, and health service mission, the multiyear Next Generation Network (NGN) project is underway. Over the next five years, NGN will provide Yale with a more modern, resilient, and secure network. Yale’s email, websites, digital databases, and automated...

ITS senior leadership announcement

February 21, 2019

John Barden announced that on Friday, March 1, John Pagliuca will become the Director of Strategic Projects, with primary responsibility on IT and facilities joint programs. In his new role, John will be reporting to Lou Tiseo. John will drive the planning and execution of all IT functions...

eShipGlobal upgrade

February 21, 2019

The University’s express shipping tool, eShip Global, supports more than 45,000 shipments each year. In March of 2019, Yale’s eShipGlobal will be upgraded with improved compliance and features, including:

Collaboration functionality to enable non-Yale colleagues to use...

Yale ITS and YNHHS IT collaborate on new CARE center

February 21, 2019

The Yale Medicine Coordination, Appointment, Referral & Engagement (CARE) Center (YM CARE Center) opened on the first floor of 25 Science Park on January 29. The new patient access center will provide a single point of entry for patient coordination, appointments, referrals, and...

Banner (BAN3) migration & scheduled outage - February 26 - 27

February 21, 2019

Yale is migrating Banner, our student information system, from AIX to Linux operating systems. This work is being done to eliminate our Advanced Interactive eXecutive (AIX) operating system footprint. Much of the prework is already done. Our next major step is migrating the development instance...

Reminder to review Desktop Backup configurations

February 21, 2019

As we all know, ensuring the security of our client’s data is critical. Their data is the ONLY thing we cannot fix or replace if lost or damaged.

As a reminder, Yale’s Desktop...

Hackathon educates climate issues in creative ways

February 21, 2019

“You have chosen to eat a lot of red meat. If the whole world ate like you, we would emit fourteen hundred gigatons of carbon dioxide per year…”. Or so you would learn by playing the Feed Stampede experiences created during the Reality of Global Climate Change mixed reality hackathon. Feed...

Competition to advance Cultural Heritage efforts

February 7, 2019

IT recently helped support a digital humanities project at the Haas Arts Library while having a blast! Dan Powell had previously participated in a “transcribe-a-thon” event for a crowdsourced transcription project, Ensemble@Yale , a joint effort between...

Data Loss Prevention server upgrade: February 12

February 7, 2019

Yale’s Information Security team will be upgrading the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) server from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12. This upgrade is not expected to have a...

Getting to know Yale Leaders - John Barden

February 7, 2019
John Barden is Yale’s associate vice president and chief information officer and has been at Yale since March 2017. John was born and spent most of his younger years in Rochester, New York. Later, he lived with his family in sunny California where they had weekend adventures sailing. John graduated...

CCI events and training

February 7, 2019
Climate, Culture, and Inclusion (CCI) encourages individuals to get involved with Yale’s eight affinity groups . Attending a training or event highlighted by these groups helps to promote awareness of cultural...

IT Employee Orientation debuts this month

February 7, 2019
The Climate, Culture, and Inclusion (CCI) task force is pleased to announce we will resume the IT New Employee Orientation program, which will be provided to new employees and open to all who wish to participate. This will be a three-hour program, offered quarterly to new IT employees. IT managers...

Data Loss Prevention server upgrade: February 12

February 7, 2019

Yale’s Information Security team will be upgrading the Data Loss Prevention (DLP) servers from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 12. This upgrade is not expected to have a...

IT Knowledge Exchange - registration information

February 7, 2019
The IT Knowledge Exchange is your opportunity to promote your team’s projects, initiatives, activities, and services throughout Yale in an exhibition style reminiscent of a science fair. Present information and share what you are working on with the wider IT community at Yale, while networking with...

Ted Hanss named as chair of Internet2 steering committee

February 7, 2019

Ted Hanss was recently named as chair of Internet2’s InCommon steering committee. InCommon, through its federation, provides a common, security-minded framework for research, higher education,...