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News

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

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Help Desk Summer Hours

Beginning May 17, the Help Desk will have temporary summer semester hours, reduced to Monday-Friday: 7am-9pm and Saturday-Sunday: noon-5pm. Continue Reading Help Desk Summer Hours

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Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

Join Lois in an unscripted conversation about a wide variety of subjects relevant to IT colleagues across the university. Special guest Jun 4: Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education Steve Ackerman. Continue Reading Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

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Join Us For “CommunITea”

Thursdays at 3:30pm via Zoom. In addition to the usual breakout room conversations, join us for these topics: May 13, Q&A about the IT Recognition Awards; May 20, Cybersecurity Application Scanner tool Q&A. Continue Reading Join Us For “CommunITea”

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Don’t Miss the Chance to Nominate Your Outstanding IT Colleagues

We work with excellent people who do awesome things. It’s time we tell their stories and recognize them for how amazing they are. The IT Recognition Awards Committee is accepting nominations now through May 21. Continue Reading Don’t Miss the Chance to Nominate Your Outstanding IT Colleagues

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Join us for the upcoming IT Projects Update Forum

May 26, 2-3pm. Get the latest on IT projects across campus and how they might impact your area. Continue Reading Join us for the upcoming IT Projects Update Forum

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New IT Policies Published To Campus Shared Policy Library

Several new policies have gone into effect this spring, and they can be found in the new UW–Madison Policy Library. The policies will have an impact on IT staff time and will require participation to implement. Continue Reading New IT Policies Published To Campus Shared Policy Library

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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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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

Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Celebrate Diversity, Inclusion In Tech: Global Accessibility Awareness Day

Accessibility makes our digital campus more inclusive—from websites to electronic documents—by giving people with disabilities the same opportunity to access information and connect. Join experts around the world for free workshops and events during May. Continue Reading Celebrate Diversity, Inclusion In Tech: Global Accessibility Awareness Day

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FCC launches program to help pay for broadband

Starting this month, the Federal Communications Commission is launching a new program to help people pay for broadband access. Spread the word to those who may need help. Continue Reading FCC launches program to help pay for broadband

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How to Migrate Your Assets from Adobe Cloud

Whether you’re leaving the university or changing focus for the summer, migrating to a free, personal account allows you to take your Adobe assets with you wherever you go next. Continue Reading How to Migrate Your Assets from Adobe Cloud

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Round 2 Of Network Maintenance This Sunday Will Impact IT Services

Network Services will perform a second round of maintenance on data center hardware May 16. Expect that many IT services will be disrupted or completely unavailable during this maintenance window. Continue Reading Round 2 Of Network Maintenance This Sunday Will Impact IT Services

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