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What Should Go On Your Homepage?

When it comes to designing a website’s homepage, it’s easy to get hung up on the aesthetics. Join a lively Design Community discussion to talk through balancing content and design, featuring members of the WiscWeb team. Virtual via Zoom: Wed, Dec 1, 11:30am. Continue Reading What Should Go On Your Homepage?

News

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

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Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Office Hours is off Nov 26 for Thanksgiving recess. See you Dec 3, when special guest will be Associate Vice Provost and University Registrar Scott Owczarek. Continue Reading Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

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Join Us For “CommunITea”

No meeting Nov 25 (Thanksgiving recess). Dec 2: Open discussion plus 2022 IT Professionals Conference Planning Committee volunteer Q&A. Continue Reading Join Us For “CommunITea”

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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Tech Tip: What Does It Mean To Clear Your Cache?

Clearing your cache and cookies from time to time is good “tech hygiene,” and it can help you troubleshoot when your device is running slowly or you’re having trouble with an app. Continue Reading Tech Tip: What Does It Mean To Clear Your Cache?

Announcements

IT Leadership Programs: Apply By Nov 12

Are you an IT professional at UW–‍Madison who's looking for growth and development opportunities? Applications are open for the UW–‍Madison IT Leadership Programs (ITLP): All Lead and Lead From Where You Are. Continue Reading IT Leadership Programs: Apply By Nov 12

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Gravity Forms and Accessibility Updates

Learn how to make your WordPress site's web forms more accessible. Continue Reading Gravity Forms and Accessibility Updates

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UW–Madison Zoom Implementation Roadmap Update

From outreach to documentation, here is the latest news from the UW‍–‍Madison Zoom implementation team at DoIT, with support of the Zoom advisory group. Continue Reading UW–Madison Zoom Implementation Roadmap Update

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10/25 BEC Email phishing alert: scammers impersonate leadership

Scammers recently sent a Business Email Compromise message that appears to be from a campus leader's personal Gmail account, but was actually a forgery. Learn how to protect yourself. Continue Reading 10/25 BEC Email phishing alert: scammers impersonate leadership

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