Follow and share WashU IT on LinkedIn

Last month, WashU IT joined LinkedIn and we are encouraged by the support we have received. We are excited to share stories about our amazing IT professionals, as well as news concerning open positions, and so much more. We invite you to “follow” us and spread the word with your network.  Through this new platform, […]

Announcing the Launch of the new Project Management Guide!

To improve the consistency in project delivery across WashU IT, we are pleased to announce the WashU IT Project Management Guide available in Confluence on  Monday, August 28th, 2023.  You started a project. What do you do next?  Confluence users will be able to access standard project processes, explanations, and templates. The activities listed include information on […]

Access a resource to explain commonly used WashU IT acronyms

Whether you have been in WashU IT for 10 days or 10 years, sometimes there is confusion concerning the use of acronyms and terms. A new Knowledge Base article through ServiceNow provides a quick reference to some commonly used acronyms and what they stand for.  This tool can serve as a valuable resource, whether you are […]

OCIO Joint Message on the use of generative AI from CISO Chris Shull and CTO Greg Hart 

Dear Members of the WashU Community,   There has been so much discussion recently surrounding the use of Generative Artificial Intelligence (AI), which is AI capable of producing content such as text, images, music, videos, code, or other media based on commands or prompts. Examples of such AI tools include Machine Learning (ML) and Large Language Models […]

Message from Human Resources (HR): Introducing Lanelle Coleman

Dear Colleagues, Please welcome Lanelle Coleman as our newest WashU IT Employee Engagement Team member. Lanelle is SPHR-certified and has been a fixture in WashU Human Resources for 25 years. Lanelle will advise and counsel employees regarding matters of employment policy and working relationships, as well as support management. She is the point of contact […]

Message from the CISO: Introducing the WashU CyBear Secure Program

The day has finally come, and the Information Security Roadmap Team and I are proud to present the new name from our 5-Year Roadmap naming contest. The name of our roadmap program will be WashU CyBear Secure Program: Protect & Empower. We would like to thank everyone for their assistance toward this initiative. I would […]

Zoom and Teams Rooms – Elevating the Audio-Visual Experience

In today’s digital age, effective communication and seamless collaboration are vital to achieving our goals. Recognizing this, WashU IT has established five Zoom Rooms (1403, 2403, 1407, 2407, and 2408) and one Teams Room (2504) at 4480 Clayton Ave., aiming to enhance the audio-visual experience. Zoom and Teams Rooms bridge the gap between in-person and […]

Message from CIO Jessie Minton: Celebrating Our Diversity in IT

Throughout the month of June, we honor the richness of our diverse backgrounds. We recognize Pride Month, which celebrates the LGBTQ+ community, and Juneteenth, now a federal holiday commemorating African American freedom, and highlighting achievement and education.   When we place a high value on diversity, it demonstrates we recognize and appreciate each other’s contributions and […]

Congratulations to 2023 STS Graduates

Student employees represent a major part of the Student Technology Services family. Through providing excellent technology support to the WashU student population, the 14 recent graduates are well prepared to embark on their next endeavors. Each year, STS creates a yearbook to highlight some of the memorable moments throughout the year.