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Infotech.News

Technology news for UMD faculty, staff and students

December 2013

Video Captioning
Learn how captioning can help to create a more inclusive environment as well as how to meet UMD captioning requirements with our captioning service.
Kaltura, TurnItIn, VoiceThread, etc. and Moodle?
Moodle provides the ability to use a variety of external tools.
New Google Feature
Google has released a new feature that automatically updates University Calendar events when changes are made in associated Google Groups.
Get Answers, Advice & Assistance - at the TechCenter!
During fall semester, over 12,000 users visited the TechCenter for assistance with their technology questions, involving Macs and Windows, iOS and Android devices, and classroom and computing lab technology.
ITSS Data Center Infrastructure Improvement
ITSS has implemented or begun to implement several infrastructure improvements to increase the security, availability, and reliability of our systems.
ITSS Audit
As the result of a recent audit, ITSS will be implementing recommendations to improve processes, security, and services.
January 4 and 5: Scheduled ITSS Data Center Outage
Find out what is planned for and what will be affected by the upcoming maintenance outage.
'Tis the Season for Phishing Scams
Phishing scams and malware campaigns are prevalent during the winter holidays and shopping season.
Two UMD IT Staff Members Win Award
Karl Oman and Peter Angelos were presented with an IT system-wide outstanding service award.
Policy Update: Database Service
Store data securely and efficiently in an ITSS managed database service.
ITSS By The Numbers: Phone/Network Team
The ITSS Phone/Network Team provides and maintains quality telecommunications and network products and services.
Ten Years Ago in ITSS: ImageNow
In December 2003 document imaging available on campus.