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Empower IT 2019

Michigan State University Information Technology is excited to announce the Empower IT 2019 conference to be held May 8. The Conference will empower and inspire the diverse population of professionals working in the IT field. The 2019 Conference will provide attendees with mentorship opportunities, professional networking, and skill development, ultimately leading to increased morale, job performance and employee retention. Read Full Article →

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Gartner Services Change

Gartner offers information technology research to IT professionals across MSU. You can find Magic Quadrants, Hype Circles, Special Reports, Complimentary Research, and a range of topics covering research libraries, methodology, and more.

Recently, MSU IT has made a change to some of the services previously offered. Discover the Gartner services available to you at gartnerportal.itservices.msu.edu. Read Full Article →

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Check out tips on D2L course cleanup and finding missing files

New features in MSU D2L version 10.5 allow for easy cleanup of courses that are carrying extra baggage from previous course conversions or years of accumulating unused files.

The process listed below copies all associated files from content and activities, such as quizzes, leaving behind any lingering files not actually used in the course. Read Full Article →

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Learn about MSU technology resources available to students

The MSU Academic Orientation Program (AOP) starts on June 13 and runs through August helping new students and parents get acclimated to Michigan State University.

Follow TechAtMSU on Twitter for ongoing technology news, updates, and safe computing information. Follow the #MSUAOP hashtag for information during AOP.

Getting started

Technology plays a large role in students’ coursework and lives at MSU. Read Full Article →

IT Exchange Meeting

Tentative Agenda

Updates to MSU’s Technology Purchasing Process: Members of University Services, IT Security, and MSU’s Web Accessibility team will present changes made to the IT procurement process to minimize security and data risks and maintain accessibility compliance for both new products and renewals.

MSU IT Service Management Improvements: Mark Seyka and Kelly Wilcox, with the MSU IT Service Management team, will present new systems being rolled out to the campus community. Read Full Article →

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Learn about the MSU Gartner Portal

UPDATE: https://go.msu.edu/HWz.

MSU has a licensing agreement to provide current students, faculty, and staff access to in-depth research and analysis on information technology topics from Gartner Inc.

The MSU community can access this research by logging into the Gartner Portal using their MSU NetID and password.

What is Gartner?

Gartner Core Research provides in-depth, impartial research and opinions from top IT industry analysts regarding technology related market intelligence data, research, advancements, and products. Read Full Article →

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Learn about MSU technology resources available to new students

The MSU Academic Orientation Program (AOP) started June 8 and runs through August helping new students and parents get acclimated to Michigan State University.

Getting started

Technology plays a large role in students’ coursework and lives at MSU. The tech.msu.edu site provides a gateway to technology resources and help.

Follow TechAtMSU on Twitter for ongoing technology news, updates, and safe computing information. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Council discusses security, collaborative tools at last meeting

The MSU IT Council met on November 14. Below are the high-level topic summaries from the meeting.

November 14 meeting synopsis

Mark Notman, Associate Dean and CTO for the College of Osteopathic Medicine, led the meeting by providing an overview of his college’s IT challenges and the work his team is doing to align their Health Information Technology unit to the university’s culture of high performance. Read Full Article →

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MSU IT Council discusses security, email, campus licenses

This is the first of what will be regular updates by the MSU IT Council. These updates are intended to keep the MSU community informed about the topics being tackled, progress made, and recommendations to MSU administration. News updates will contain high-level topic summaries.

The MSU community is encouraged to seek out their IT Council representative or visit the IT Council website for more information on topics of interest. Read Full Article →

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Joanna Young recommended as MSU vice president for IT and CIO

Joanna Young has been recommended to serve as Michigan State University’s vice president for information technology and chief information officer.

 

Young is currently the associate vice president for finance and budget and CIO at the University of New Hampshire.

Her appointment is subject to approval by the MSU Board of Trustees, and if approved, Young’s appointment would be effective August 26. Read Full Article →