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IT Wants to Hear Your Feedback On Help Sessions

March 26, 2020

The Information Technology team thanks everyone who attended one of their Information Technology Working Remotely Help Sessions that happened this past week. Now they want to hear back from those who attended the session via a brief survey. Your responses will help IT improve support and plan for additional sessions that may be of interest in the future.

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WebEx Accounts Creation Setup

March 16, 2020

As part of Information Technology’s continuity planning and the University’s shift to online instruction for classes, WebEx accounts were created for all faculty scheduled to teach Spring courses. For full-time staff who do not already have a WebEx account, Information Technology will proactively create accounts for any needs that may arise for staff to set up web conferencing meetings utilizing the WebEx platform.

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The tools previously available via Lynda.com are now part of LinkedIn Learning, available to all faculty, staff and students.

Have You Been LinkedIn Learning?

February 14, 2020

Have you been taking advantage of LinkedIn Learning? The self-guided learning tools previously offered to Webster University community members via Lynda.com are now part of WebsterLearns powered by LinkedIn Learning. These on-demand learning tutorials are available to all students, faculty and staff to help you develop new skills and advance your career. The array of topics ranges from specific software and creativity approaches to management and workplace coaching.

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Spring 2020 Academic Technology Request Deadline Oct. 1

September 24, 2019

In order to manage a growing catalog of software titles, Webster University’s Information Technology organization will assess all new software requests based on a number of factors in coordination with the programs of each school. These factors include the product life cycle, the vendor’s support structure for the software, compatibility with Webster’s PC/Mac platforms/operating system/hardware and the product’s global roadmap, among other considerations.

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Did You Know: Connect, communicate as one community using Yammer

July 18, 2019

Yammer is an Office 365 tool available to the Webster community. Yammer is a dynamic way to share, collaborate, and connect on the topics that are relevant to our community and allow for a better understanding on how to leverage Office 365 in day to day efforts. Yammer is also a great tool you can use to connect with our global Webster community to engage in meaningful discussions around using technology in the workplace. You can like and share posts, ask questions and follow your colleagues.

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Office 365 Did You Know? New Outlook vs. Old Outlook

July 01, 2019

Did you know? You have the option to toggle between the Old Outlook and New Outlook versions in the Office 365 Outlook web application based upon your preferences. Microsoft is continuing to collect feedback from users on their experience with the New Outlook. If you have any feedback you wish to share directly with Microsoft, you can do so through the UserVoice forums.

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MacBook Pro (15 Inch) Battery Recall

June 24, 2019

Apple has announced a recall of some older generation 15-inch MacBook Pros over safety concerns that batteries could catch fire. If you are in possession of a 15-inch MacBook Pro, please visit Apple's recall site and review the information in the Eligibility section to check if your MacBook is affected. If your MacBook Pro is a Webster-owned device, please contact the IT Service Desk at x5995 or via email at support@webster.edu to place a work order.

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Privacy managers and security team members in Athens

Webster Athens Hosts 2nd Annual Privacy Summit

June 12, 2019

Webster Athens hosted the 2nd Annual Privacy Summit on May 30-31. Webster University’s Privacy Mangers and Privacy and Information Security Teams met for the second time to address University’s growing privacy and information security agenda, following the enforcement of the new EU-wide General Data Protection Regulation and in the light of the upcoming U.S. privacy laws next year.

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