IT Update News from 06/2021

IT Academy - Upcoming events and training - July 2021

June 24, 2021

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...

NGN update - medical campus

June 24, 2021

The NGN team continues to make progress. As of May 19, many medical campus buildings are now fully transitioned to the new NGN network. Not only are the occupants of the building using NGN wired and wireless services, but so are many critical systems: fire alarms, access control, security...

Improved mail security among July improvements for Office 365

June 24, 2021

**** Note: This work was rescheduled to occur between 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 27, and 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 29.

ITS is transitioning on-premises mail relays to the Microsoft cloud from July 6 - 8. This change will improve mail security, reduce complexity, and...

An extraordinary year for Yale IT

June 24, 2021

The 2020-2021 academic year has been quite a roller coaster – testing of our perseverance and resolve, testing of our societal norms and tolerance, testing of our global public health system, and testing of our ability to leverage technology as a business continuity model for all that we do at...

New option to notify others for IT services requested on their behalf

June 23, 2021

Do you request IT items for other people? Do you want them to receive timely updates rather than yourself? You are in luck!

Released on June 17, ServiceNow has enabled an option to select who will receive updates on request tickets when ordering IT services for someone else. To use this...

ITS Central WINS server scheduled for June decommissioning

June 10, 2021
Summary

ITS is decommissioning their central Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) servers.

Starting Wednesday, June 16, and continuing through June 23 , ITS will remove access to their centrally managed WINS servers by network segment areas. This work may impact systems...

Staff movement, anniversaries, and new hires - May 2021

June 10, 2021

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

Scheduled F5 maintenance - Possible action required - Sunday, June 13

June 10, 2021
Summary Yale ITS will perform scheduled maintenance impacting the F5 network on Sunday, June 13, 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...

Workday Time and Absence is live

June 2, 2021
Summary

As previously announced , Workday Time and Absence is now available for tracking time worked, requesting time off, and tracking time off balances. MyTime (Kronos) is no longer available. Additionally, the time...