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Microsoft has announced the availability of Skype for Business on Mac, but since key features are still missing, CIT recommends that Lync for Mac users continue to wait to upgrade, or try Zoom web conferencing.

Box launched an updated user experience back in September, making it even easier to work in Box. We encourage you to try the new Box experience.

Members of the IT community that support faculty may want to review a new article available online, "What Faculty Need to Know About ‘Learner Experience Design.’"

Members of the IT@Cornell community interested in professional development in Cloud Architecture may want to investigate a new offering from SUNY Cobleskill. The institution has partnered with Amazon/AWS (as one of only five campuses nationwide), to offer their updated Cloud Architecture...

In this 4-hour class on Jan. 11, you will learn to create presentations, format slides, draw objects or add graphics in PowerPoint 2016.

In this 4-hour workshop on Jan. 11, you'll learn how to use Access 2016 to create tables and fields, and to query the database for specific information. This course introduces participants to the Access environment and provides a foundation in creating table structures.

On November 8 and 9, CIT hosted its second Cloud Forum for Higher Education. The two-day forum included panelists and participants from fifty-two different institutions. Attendance ranged from schools as close as Ithaca College and as far as University of Hawaii and University of Alaska.

In this 4-hour workshop Dec. 13, you'll learn how to use Excel 2016 advanced filtering, pivot tables and charts, vlookup/hlookup functions and also how to use named ranges to more accurately create multiple table references.

In this 4-hour workshop Dec. 13, you'll learn how to use Excel 2016 advanced filtering, pivot tables and charts, vlookup/hlookup functions and also how to use named ranges to more accurately create multiple table references.

The Project Management Institute's (PMI) Ithaca Branch of project managers will hold a program presented by Chris O’Brien (CIT) and John Berkenkotter (Deloitte) on Tuesday, November 15, at the Tompkins County Library.

CULearn will be offline as of 5:00pm Friday, November 4 until 8:00am Monday, November 7, to implement new software behind the Learning Management System (LMS). This new software will provide a whole new look and feel, plus a more robust and user-friendly interface.

Zoom is a full-featured online web and video conferencing service. Like WebEx, it offers online meetings and webinars. Features include polling, breakout rooms, and a wide variety of audio options, including unlimited toll calling and toll-free dialing options.

Unfortunately, when it comes to connecting to the Internet, just because something is offered for sale doesn't mean it's secure out of the box.

The next meeting of the CRM SIG (Customer Relationship Management Special Interest Group) will be November 9, 2016. The CRM SIG is meant for business leaders, business analysts, and IT staff who are using or considering adopting CRM technologies.

Patrice Prusko, an instructional designer in Academic Technologies, is one of four instructors of a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) entitled “Humanizing Online Instruction: The #HumanMOOC.” This 4-week MOOC begins November 14 and is made available on the Canvas Open Network.

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