IT Update News from 07/2020

Wolson Early Career Development Program welcomes new cohort

July 23, 2020

Yale IT welcomes three new participants, Josh Pulfrey, Annabelle Halliday, and Noah Lohman, to the Wolson ECDP rotational program. Since 2013, the program has created a leadership pipeline for careers at Yale IT by offering a rotational experience to recent college graduates in different areas...

IT virtual Town Hall July 17 recap

July 23, 2020

John opened the Town Hall by remarking on how IT has been preparing for the upcoming semester, as outlined in the Fall 2020 announcement from President Salovey and Provost Strobel , including:

Ensuring that Faculty can teach...

IT Academy recommended training and events - August 2020

July 23, 2020

Hosted by the IT Staff Development team, Tech Talks and InfoSec Chats are part of a series of learning sessions for the IT community promoted through IT Academy’s recommended training and events.

Upcoming Sessions

Tech Talks: Using Spinup Wednesday, August 5 3:00...

Steps to ensure your IT Update article is published on time

July 23, 2020

Internal Communications thanks you for your continued partnership when submitting articles to IT Update . To ensure your article is submitted successfully and published on time, please follow these three steps:

Request assistance, as needed: Schedule a Zoom or Teams...

Scheduled maintenance to selected storage components in Data Center - July 25 and 26

July 23, 2020
Summary ITS will perform maintenance on select Data Center primary storage components on Saturday, July 25, and Sunday, July 26. The upgrade will occur in two phases, lasting up to eight hours each. This is an advance notification for individuals responsible for services controlled by these...

Scheduled F5 maintenance - Possible action required - Saturday, July 25

July 23, 2020
Summary Yale ITS will perform scheduled maintenance impacting the F5 network on Saturday, July 25, from 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. As maintenance is performed, some of Yale’s websites and web-based applications may experience brief connectivity issues lasting up to 10 minutes; please refresh the...

Financial reporting reaches another milestone

July 23, 2020

Late June marked the launch of the second phase of the Finance Data Mart, after 13 months of collaboration across teams within ITS, Finance, Business Operations, Operations Excellence, Change Management, and guided by the Campus Financial Reporting Steering Committee. The data mart strengthens...

YalePay/Student Tuition Payment System launches

July 9, 2020

As part of the Student Information Systems (SIS) Programs initiative, the Student Systems team has been working diligently to improve service quality for several applications that serve students, faculty, and staff. One such application, launched for use with the March 2020 billing cycle, is...

Advancement Technology delivers new alumni mentoring site

July 9, 2020

In April, The Enterprise Applications, Advancement Technology team helped launch “Cross Campus”, Yale’s new mentoring, networking, and community-building website that enables online connections and advice from alumni to recent alumni and alumni to students.

“We envision this as...

Health Campus stabilization effort completed

July 9, 2020

In July 2019, Yale ITS initiated a project to reduce the number of simultaneous network outages at the Health Campuses (The School of Medicine, School of Nursing, School of Public Health, and Yale Health), as well as stabilizing the data network. As of March 2020, these improvements were...

IT Virtual Town Hall recap - July 2

July 9, 2020

John opened the Town Hall by reflecting on recent announcements sent by University senior leaders, including President Salovey and Provost Strobel’s Decisions for Fall 2020 and...

Staff movement, new hires, and milestone anniversaries - June 2020

July 9, 2020

Congratulations to IT staff who recently celebrated a milestone, moved, or joined our organization in June. Welcome or congratulate your colleagues using Ycards , Yale’s digital greeting cards....

Return to Campus Reports Now Available

July 8, 2020
Summary Return to Campus reporting is now available for Division Leaders, Professional School Deans, Lead Administrators, PIs, and some supervisors. For more information, and to access these reports, visit the...

Requesting DSP support for areas supported by Yale ITS

July 1, 2020

ITS has had to modify how on-site support will be delivered by the Distributed Support Providers (DSPs). The requirements for physical distancing measures, the reduced number of support staff physically allowed on campus, the sanitizing measures for those staff and all equipment they touch, and...