IT Update

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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.

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