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News: January 2016

Microsoft Research and Cornell University are offering a one-day training for Cornell post-doctoral researchers, research faculty, and graduate research students who use large data sets and have basic software development skills.

CIT will upgrade its Shibboleth Identity Provider service on Sunday March 6, 2016 from 7:30-9:30am. Anyone who has an application that uses Shibboleth authentication should test the application with the new version of the Shibboleth Identity Provider to ensure compatibility.

The next meeting of the SharePoint SIG (Special Interest Group) will be Tuesday, January 26, Weill Hall Room 226, from 2-3:30. The SharePoint SIG is open to anyone interested in learning about and discussing SharePoint.

Cornell Information Technologies (CIT) Training offers monthly workshops on office productivity tools and essential computer skills. Registration is now open for the following Microsoft Office productivity courses happening in February and April:

The Cortland and Ithaca branches of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) have been awarded a $5,000 grant to help fund Tech Savvy, a daylong event designed to show girls firsthand how science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields can lead to exciting careers...

The IT@Cornell Professional Badging service is for all IT employees who want a modernized way to highlight their achievements, experiences, professional development, and engagement. A badge is a visual/digital representation of an accomplishment, achievement, or skill acquisition.

This month, you’ll see some improvements and adjustments when logging into the Cornell Box collaboration and storage service. As part of their ongoing effort to make using Box easier and more intuitive, Box has made refinements to the web interface. Most of the changes are not very large.

Got five minutes? Skillsoft offers a variety of short videos covering many IT and desktop topics. Most videos are 3-5 minutes in length and geared toward helping you find quick and easy solutions for daily problem solving.

Network with your IT peers from around campus and have the opportunity to participate in a feedback session about the types of speakers and events you would like to see at future IT Networking Breakfasts. This event is open to the entire IT@Cornell community.