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Ask the CIO on Wednesday 3/25

Wednesday, March 25, 12-1, we will host our monthly Ask the CIO with Tom Hoover, Robbie Reel and Jess Williams. Tom will review the monthly happenings in IT around campus. Robbie and Jess will be presenting, “UTC Wireless” covering how wireless works at UTC, design, how to access wireless, costs, etc. They will also talk about typical home wireless and how it compares to an enterprise wireless structure such

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Dan Chase Wins at OmniUpdate

Congratulations to our own Dan Chase! At the recent OmniUpdate conference he was presented with the customer of the year award. Click on the link below for more information. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LOujerOvSFY&feature=youtu.be http://blog.omniupdate.com/posts/2015/outc15-unlocked-the-potential-and-moetry.html  

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Classrooms of the future- NPR Ed

What will the classroom of the future look like here at UTC? http://www.npr.org/blogs/ed/2015/01/12/370966699/meet-the-classroom-of-the-future

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Malware from legitimate websites

Make sure you run updates on your computer and always use the most up to date browsers.  Sometimes going to a legitimate website can still lead to a virus if you don’t have updates or an anti-virus program. If you are on campus and your computer is infected, please contact the Call Center at (423) 425-4000 and they will assist you. http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/08/technology/security/malvertising-huffington-post/index.html

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Outdoor Wireless coming for UTC

The campus is going to have outdoor wireless coverage soon according to Jess Williams. The first outdoor access port has already been set up on the Admin building and provides wi-fi signal in approximately a 120’ radius from the building, allowing for some coverage of the Engineering parking lot and the Challenger center The plans for expansion are going to take effect in December or January and will feature

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NPR All Tech Considered

What do you want in your IT professionals here on campus? Listen to this article and let us know your thoughts. All Tech Considered A Good IT Person Needs To Be Half Technologist, Half Psychologist http://www.npr.org/blogs/alltechconsidered/2014/08/11/338984905/a-good-it-person-needs-to-be-half-technologist-half-psychologist

ResNet computer help

Information Technology is preparing to welcome students back by providing computer and device help. If you need assistance with your device we look forward to helping you with your technology needs this academic year. Please see the attached poster for times we are available to help as well as a list of items we will be assisting students with. RESNET_poster3 (2)(1)

Communication Skills for Leaders

Tom Hoover, Chief Information Officer, will facilitate a Communication Skills for Leaders development session this Friday. Mark your calendars and do not miss this opportunity to network with your peers and enhance your leadership competencies through gaining insight from our very own senior leaders on campus.

Campus Technology 2013: Getting on Chattanooga’s Virtual Choo Choo

CIO Tom Hover presented at Campus Technology 2013. Please see his program highlights below. Program Description: The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga conducted a desktop virtualization pilot in university academic computing labs.   After attending this presentation the audience will gain insight into why UTC selected Citrix VDI in a Box, why it chose to buy servers from Dell with Citrix already preconfigured, why they chose to use NComputing’s N500

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CIO Town Hall

CIO, Tom Hoover, will present a monthly Town Hall meeting for the University’s Students, Faculty and Staff. Program Description: Review IT Operations for Campus students, faculty and staff that wish to attend. This is scheduled for the 4th Tuesday of each month from 2-3:30pm unless otherwise posted.  University of Tennessee Chattanooga, University Center, Signal Mountain Room.

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