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PMI Rochester Professional Development Day 2024

The PMI Rochester Chapter is holding its Professional Development Day on May 9, 2024, at the Woodcliff Hotel and Spa, Fairport, New York. Many of the presentations will focus on AI and Project Management.

Recovery Email Address Will Help Users Safely Reset Passwords

Cornell will introduce a new, secure self-service method for users to recover access to locked NetID accounts.

Box and Microsoft Storage Quotas to be Added February 19, 2024

On February 19, 2024, quotas will be added to Cornell Box and Microsoft storage accounts. The quotas will be set above current usage for all accounts.

Why Passkey Login?

Why should you enroll in passkey login at Cornell?

Need to Prevent Apple Video Effects from Appearing in Video Meetings?

Automated gesture recognition features, which display emojis and animations during online video sessions in response to the user's physical gestures, have gained popularity. These include the Zoom client’s gesture recognition feature and a separate feature offered in Apple devices that triggers vivid animated emoji effects. 

Seeking IT Testers for Imminent Jira Upgrade

Application testers are needed for Thursday, February 1, 2024 and Friday, February 2, 2024 prior to implementation of Jira’s Datacenter version.

New Microsoft Teams Client Available in Late February

On Friday, Microsoft announced that the Classic version of Teams, which is the version most in use at the university, will begin displaying a banner message urging users to contact IT to switch to the new version of Teams. However, the new Teams client is not yet generally available at Cornell until IT staff approve the update and release it to Cornell-managed devices.

Passkey Login Available Starting Late February

In late February a new Secure Connect passkey service will be offered to Cornell faculty and staff.

Google to Impose New Sender Requirements for Email Sent to Gmail Accounts

In February 2024, Gmail will begin enforcing several security-related requirements for messages sent to Gmail accounts. 

Artificial Intelligence Task Forces Share Findings

Three university-wide task forces, formed in 2023, recently released their findings and recommendations surrounding the use of artificial intelligence (AI) tools at Cornell.

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