IT Update News from 07/2021

IT welcomes remote college interns

July 22, 2021

Continuing the commitment to fostering learning and professional opportunities to college students, IT welcomed 18 interns this summer. While this year marks the 2nd summer of remote work, the dedication of our managers and the enthusiasm of the interns has not waned.

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Learn about the FY22 roster of projects on July 22

July 22, 2021

Each year, ITS works with leaders across campus to identify and prioritize efforts which leverage technology to advance University goals. On July 22, 2020, from 2:00-3:00 p.m., we will introduce the FY22 roster of projects in the ITS portfolio and review what will be accomplished with a focus on...

Cybersecurity Awareness Program: Ready, Set, Grow!

July 22, 2021
Ready to learn simple cybersecurity awareness tips to keep you safe online?

The Yale Information Security Office is pleased to launch our Cybersecurity Awareness Program! The program introduces simple, repeatable actions for our community to take. Your small actions can make a big impact for...

Scheduled outage - PaperCut printers/copiers - Sunday, July 25

July 22, 2021
Summary All PaperCut printers/copiers will be unavailable from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 25, 2021. Details

Yale ITS will perform planned maintenance on the PaperCut service from 7:00 - 9:00 a.m. on Sunday. Printing through PaperCut will not be available during this time.

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IT Virtual Town Hall - June 24

July 8, 2021

John opened the meeting by reflecting on the journey toward re-engaging in our community and the speed at which things are returning to a more normal state. On June 23, John and the IT senior leadership team met to discuss and finalize FY22 goals. That exercise clarified the next steps for the...

The Graduate Student Funding Project hits the ground running

July 8, 2021

The Graduate Student Funding Project (formally known as the GSPS Project) is underway to replace Yale’s custom GSPS system, built in 1995. The new system will feature improved utilization of the Student ERP system (Banner), the HR and Finance ERP system (Workday), and a newly developed...

Using technology to make music together

July 8, 2021

As Yale students, faculty and staff prepare to return to in-person activities on campus, many are taking stock of what was learned during the COVID-required socially distanced environments and finding ways to leverage those lessons to enhance teaching and learning in the coming academic year....

IT Leadership Team joins the discussion around IT’s FY23-28 strategy

July 8, 2021
VP Council presentation and discussion

John Barden shared highlights from his VP Council Presentation and set the stage for a lively discussion on IT’s strategic path. He started by looking back to 2017, when he joined the organization and was focused on advancing IT’s governance, leadership,...

Workplace Survey Initiatives Program May-June 2021 update

July 8, 2021

The IT Leadership Team and the ITS Climate, Culture, and Inclusion (CCI) Task Force continue to make workplace improvements through the nine separate initiatives derived from the...

Legacy WINS servers successfully decommissioned

July 8, 2021

ITS achieved another critical step to reduce security and operational vulnerabilities by eliminating their Windows Internet Naming Service (WINS) servers, a legacy name resolution technology that Domain Name System (DNS) replaced over 20 years ago. The use of WINS servers increases the...

PMO introduces two new tools

July 8, 2021

The Portfolio Management Office (PMO) has been busy working with many partners to make governance more visible to the community. Two tools now available from the PMO Sharepoint site are the Long-Range Plan and the IT Governance Dashboard.

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Staff movement, anniversaries, and new hires - June 2021

July 8, 2021

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

New date: Transition of on-premises mail relays to the Microsoft cloud

July 8, 2021

**** Rescheduled ****

ITS has rescheduled the transition of the on-premises mail relays to the Microsoft cloud to occur from July 27 - 29. This change will improve mail security, reduce complexity, and decrease the overall cost of the mail service...