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    Join Us For “CommunITea”

    Thursdays at 3:30pm via Zoom. Previous spontaneous discussion has included fictional languages, data onomatopoeia, info architecture, travel recommendations, animal facts, hybrid meetings—and, of course, pets!

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    HRIS Application Support Associate Director Finalist Presentation

    Interim HRIS Associate Director Scott Nachazel has been selected as the finalist for this human resource information system (HRIS) position. He will give a finalist presentation Jan 18, open to UW–Madison faculty and staff.

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    Virtual Office Hours With UW–‍Madison CIO Lois Brooks

    Fridays, 9:15am. Join your IT colleagues from across the university, and spend time with Lois Brooks, unscripted. Jan 14 special guest: Lisa Carter, vice provost for libraries and university librarian.

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    Webex App expands to cover softphone, meeting and chat

    Beginning Feb 1, UW–Madison will have the ability to use Webex as a primary team communication app for softphones, meeting, and chat.

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    New UW–Madison Zoom Requirements: How To Prepare

    Effective Jan 11, all UW–Madison Zoom accounts will be required to use a minimum Zoom desktop or mobile application version of 5.6.3 or later. Find out what you need to do to prepare for the change.

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    Planned Shared Drive Outage Jan 8-‍9

    The planned outage window will affect all ResearchDrive, RestrictedDrive and Shared Drive shares on the Isilon system.

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    Ideas From Your Colleagues For Some Winter Fun

    As you prepare to hopefully take some time off to relax and unwind in the weeks ahead, why not take some crowdsourced suggestions from your colleagues for a little winter downtime?

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    Action Needed: Log4J Vulnerability

    The UW–Madison Cybersecurity Operations Center has confirmed numerous attempts on the campus network. In order to secure your systems, you need to act now.

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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.

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    I&TLC 2021: Tell Us Your Thoughts

    Did you attend last week’s Information & Technology Leadership Conference (I&TLC)? If so, please fill out this 5-minute survey to tell us what you thought and help shape next year’s conference.

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    Meet Our DoIT Help Desk Agents

    Wondering who’s the person on the other end when you contact the Help Desk? Meet our corgi-loving, “Saw” movie-binging crew of helpful troubleshooters—and don’t forget to contact the Help Desk when you need us!

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    New Features And Requirements For UW–‍Madison Zoom

    The popular video conferencing app has a new minimum version requirement and released a set of exciting new features.

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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.

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    Holiday Scams To Avoid (And Easy Tips To Protect Yourself)

    The holidays are here. Unfortunately, so are the holiday scams. Learn to recognize them and protect yourself.

  • 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.

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