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News: July 2016

CIT is offering training in Microsoft Excel 2016 in September. Instructors will be able to point out minor changes between versions for anyone using the 2013 version at the time of the class.

The IT Service Desk (ITSD) onboarded the College of Human Ecology (CHE) on July 19, 2016, making them the sixth college or unit to onboard to CIT’s central IT service desk. The other units to onboard: CIT-DFA, the Vet School, Law School, IPP-HR, and Student Services IT.

Do you have coding, theming, designing, content management, project management, or other Drupal skills you’d like to share? Cornell DrupalCamp 2016 is looking for session proposals. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, August 12, 2016.

Rate change information for FY17 for the following services: Shared File Services, Desktop Everywhere, Endpoint Management Tools, Managed AV, Custom Web Development, Voice and Data.

The Office of the University Registrar will soon be replacing the current electronic student records (ESR) system with a new ImageNow-based Enterprise Content Management solution called Cornell Electronic Student Records (CUESR). Central, college and department staff functionality will be...

As of August 1, 2016, access to Cornell NetID accounts will be blocked as soon as there are indications the account has been compromised. A password reset through the IT Service Desk will be required to regain access. This change is necessary in order to reduce the impact when members of the...

This course is for all campus IT Administrators currently using or interested in using the Flexera CSI product as part of the Endpoint Management Tools Service. The class will provide CSI administrators with the training needed to use the CSI console to its fullest extent.

CIT is pleased to announce a drop in monthly charges for the Security Enhanced version of Desktop Everywhere, the virtual desktop service offering. The monthly fee will be $15 instead of $17 beginning with the July billing cycle.

The new billing date for IT Services in Pinnacle will be the 25th of every month, instead of the 15th. This is effective with July's bill, so July 25, 2016 will be the billing date this month.

Drupal is a web application framework and content management system (CMS) used to build robust websites, web apps, and to manage content. As an open-source software, Drupal’s modular framework is maintained and developed by a community of 630,000+ users.

Keep an eye on this website, and in the July 15 IT Week in Review, for a call for session proposals for Cornell’s DrupalCamp and the announcement of our keynote speaker. The event will take place Friday, October 7, 2016, with an optional half day Code Sprint on October 6.

Cornell Information Technologies and the IT Security Office (ITSO) held an IT Security Summit on June 28 and June 29 at the Statler Hotel.

Remedy users have different options for viewing records in Remedy, while most users view their work from the Incident Management console, others default to the Overview console. If you view your data from the Overview console in Remedy then you will notice enhancements starting July 9, 2016...

Initiatives by the Graduate School will require ongoing communication with former Cornell postdocs. In support of these initiatives, a new Directory type, "former postdoc" is being added to the Enterprise Directory.