The EDUCAUSE Board of Directors has selected Dr. John O’Brien as the new President and CEO of EDUCAUSE. Bruce Maas, UW-Madison Vice Provost for Information Technology and CIO at the UW-Madison, is the EDUCAUSE Board… Continue Reading UW CIO leads EDUCAUSE Board in selection of new President and CEO
Bucky Backup is just one of the tools we use on campus to backup and store our data. It’s a fully supported and managed backup service, with an easy to use interface and an automatic… Continue Reading Bucky Backup: How much did we use it?
Old habits die hard. That why this time of year we seem to be looking for ways to break free from our old patterns and do something that will make us healthier, more productive and… Continue Reading New ways to keep yourself organized
We’re wrapping up our Best of 2014 list with one more entry about the best, and worst. We asked our DoIT Help Desk and Tech Store experts about some of the coolest tech products out… Continue Reading DoIT’s Best Of 2014: Coolest Tech In House
Working in a Help Desk environment, a wide variety of questions and situations will present themselves. As you’ll see below, DoIT Help Desk and Tech Store staffers are always glad to answer your questions, and… Continue Reading DoIT’s Best Of 2014: Help Desk Best Advice
Ice bucket challenges. iPhone6. Ebola. Serial. The World Cup. Iggy Azalea. Some were good. Some were bad. All were part of 2014. The DoIT Help Desk was also there in 2014 to help solve your… Continue Reading DoIT’s Best Of 2014: Help Desk Moments
As of November 24, the deployment of equipment and fiber comprising the UW System Backbone was fully completed, and all four-year campuses were cutover. The remaining 2-year locations and 3 non-UW Colleges locations are now scheduled. UWC-Richland Center’s… Continue Reading New network on track for January 2015 completion
Under new Federal regulations, computing devices that cost less than $5,000 will be allowable as direct costs if they are essential to the performance of a sponsored project. Learn more.
You may not realize it, but your electronics suck a ton of electricity . . . even when they’re in standby mode. Your microwave, for example, uses electricity to power the clock. The smartphone charger… Continue Reading Unplug before leaving for the holidays
Computer taking a nap when you need it most during finals? We can’t always predict when our gear will suffer tech troubles, but we can determine the best times to get a DoIT Help Desk… Continue Reading Best times to visit the DoIT Help Desk during finals