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Canvas, Zoom, Kaltura: Training available this summer for faculty, instructors

Teaching this fall? DoIT’s Academic Technology department has you covered with an extensive schedule of tech training sessions this summer.

News

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

Data center

LACE recognized in inaugural 2022 Horizon data and analytics report

The new HORIZON report profiles “important trends and key technologies and practices shaping the future of data and analytics, and envisions a number of scenarios and implications for that future.”

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Zoom app minimum version update effective Aug 29

Zoom recently released another update. Starting Aug 29, all UW–Madison Zoom accounts and individuals attending UW–Madison Zoom hosted meetings will be required to use version 5.11.3 or later. Double check your Zoom version to make sure you're prepared!

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New school year, new features in Canvas

Learn about changes in roles and permissions, and introduce yourself to NameCoach, a tool that allows Canvas users to audio record the proper pronunciation of their names.

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Kick start your search engine optimization

Did you miss the July UW Design Community session? We focused on making your content easier to find and more appealing when it's shared. Get tips about metadata, page structure and SEO tools.

Students in class with laptops

Canvas, Zoom, Kaltura: Training available this summer for faculty, instructors

Teaching this fall? DoIT’s Academic Technology department has you covered with an extensive schedule of tech training sessions this summer.

Finalist Presentations

Finalists selected for DoIT Human Resources director position

Recordings of the candidates’ public presentations will be available to watch. Please share your thoughts on our finalists: The deadline to submit feedback is Mon, Aug 15.

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Virtual Office Hours with UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Fridays, 9:15am. Special guests Aug 12: a panel comprising members from DoIT, UW–‍Madison Libraries and the School of Medicine and Public Health to discuss IT leadership programs.

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Cybersecurity Forward presentations available now

Busy summer calendar? If you missed the Cybersecurity Forward 2022 series, we shared essential tools, case studies and leadership development skills. If you didn't get the chance to attend the webinars live, you can still watch any of the presentations.

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AIMS Transition Project roadmap

Team members from both Administrative Information Management Services (AIMS) and the Division of Information Technology (DoIT) are meeting regularly to map out the strategy for bringing our units together.

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Update Webex Meetings to Webex App

Beginning Aug 12, the original Webex Meetings desktop app will be replaced with the Webex App. Learn more about the update process and what you need to do to prepare.

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Lois Brooks receives ORBIE CIO of the year award

UW–‍Madison CIO and Vice Provost for Information Technology Lois Brooks has been honored with the 2022 ORBIE award for excellence in IT leadership, in the large enterprise category.

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Learn with EDUCAUSE in August

Did you know UW‍–‍Madison is an EDUCAUSE member? This allows you to create a free profile and check out some August educational offerings, from data literacy to the power of team-based problem solving.

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