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Repair Options For Personal Computers And Devices

'Tis the season for new tech toys… And it’s also perhaps a good time for a reminder about how the Help Desk can—and cannot—provide support for personal devices and computers. Continue Reading Repair Options For Personal Computers And Devices

News

IT never sleeps. There’s always news to share. Here’s the latest from our digital campus and beyond.

2020-2021 Annual Report

Check Out DoIT’s 2020-2021 Annual Report

From responding to COVID-19 to serving the university's mission to advancing strategic missions, take a look back at our achievements—and a look ahead at our focus for the future. Continue Reading Check Out DoIT’s 2020-2021 Annual Report

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Jeff Savoy Named UW–Madison Chief Information Security Officer

The CISO heads the Office of Cybersecurity and supports the UW­­–Madison CIO and the university by leading and managing efforts to reduce cybersecurity risk. Continue Reading Jeff Savoy Named UW–Madison Chief Information Security Officer

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Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Unscripted conversations with CIO Lois Brooks. Fridays, 9:15am. Next special guest: Associate Vice Provost and University Registrar Scott Owczarek, Dec 3. Continue Reading Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Winter Break Hours

Winter Break DoIT Help Desk Hours And Closures

The Help Desk will have reduced hours over winter break. Please make note of these changes—and enjoy your break! Continue Reading Winter Break DoIT Help Desk Hours And Closures

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Join Us For “CommunITea”

Dec 2 topic: Open discussion plus 2022 IT Professionals Conference Planning Committee volunteer Q&A with co-chairs Al Nemec and Amanda Thornton. Continue Reading Join Us For “CommunITea”

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When You Leave The University

About to graduate? Retiring? Leaving to take another job? A helpful KnowledgeBase app walks you through the steps you should take with regard to IT services and accounts. Continue Reading When You Leave The University

Finalist Presentations

Watch The CISO Finalist Presentations

In case you missed the presentations from the 2 finalists for the Chief Information Security Officer position: The Zoom recordings are now available. Continue Reading Watch The CISO Finalist Presentations

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Check out the latest DoIT Operations core monthly report

The monthly reports offer a broad view of DoIT’s operations, intended to help tell the story of our work and get us in the mindset of asking key questions. Continue Reading Check out the latest DoIT Operations core monthly report

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Help Desk Hours Over Thanksgiving Break

The DoIT Help Desk will have reduced hours around Thanksgiving recess, and we'll be closed on Thanksgiving Day. Please make note of these changes—and enjoy your break! Continue Reading Help Desk Hours Over Thanksgiving Break

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Digital Accessibility: A Pandemic Look Back—And Forward

Digital accessibility advocates across our university reflect on the many critical ways in which accessibility challenges became more apparent during the pandemic—and the lessons learned for UW–Madison going forward. Continue Reading Digital Accessibility: A Pandemic Look Back—And Forward

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Registration Now Open for I&TLC 2021

Please join your information and technology colleagues Nov 30, online or at Union South Varsity Hall, for an engaging conference highlighting ways to transform, create, coach and grow. Continue Reading Registration Now Open for I&TLC 2021

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Tate-Pederson Takes Advocacy For Women In IT To The Big Ten

From a golf course conversation in Madison to leading the Big Ten Academic Alliance Women In IT community, Sara Tate-Pederson discusses her new BTAA role and goals as a change agent. Continue Reading Tate-Pederson Takes Advocacy For Women In IT To The Big Ten

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Join The TeachOnline@UW Cohort, Other Teaching & Learning Workshops

Explore and put into practice techniques, strategies and practices to identify and hone your plan for connecting and engaging with students, and managing your online course. Apply by Dec 20. Continue Reading Join The TeachOnline@UW Cohort, Other Teaching & Learning Workshops

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Endpoint Management Project Roadmap

An "endpoint" is a computing device that communicates back and forth with a network, including desktops, laptops, servers, and smartphones. Learn more about this project, critical to reducing threats to university networks. Continue Reading Endpoint Management Project Roadmap

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Getting A New Smartphone, Tablet Or Laptop?

It's the season for big sales and deep discounts! So if you’re scoping out good deals for a shiny new device, follow these steps to enroll it in MFA-Duo. (And don't forget to generate a list of backup passcodes, too.) Continue Reading Getting A New Smartphone, Tablet Or Laptop?

Finalist Presentations

Academic Technology Director Finalist Presentations

3 finalists have been selected for the Director of DoIT Academic Technology position. Learn when and where the finalists' presentations will take place. Continue Reading Academic Technology Director Finalist Presentations

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How (and when) to delete Qualtrics surveys

Qualtrics allows the campus community to easily create surveys, collect and store data and produce reports. Learn to manage your survey data. Continue Reading How (and when) to delete Qualtrics surveys

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Two things to look for in a secure website

Paying close attention to a site's URL can help you be certain you're on a legitimate site rather than a look-alike imposter. Continue Reading Two things to look for in a secure website

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