IT Staff News

Happenings at WashU calendar debuts

By Aisha on September 10, 2019 in IT Staff News

submitted by IT Administration   There are so many events happening around Washington University, it can be hard to keep track and to be sure you make it to those that matter most to you. Be sure to check out the new and improved calendar system, Happenings at WashU.  It has great visuals an...

Work-Life Solutions (EAP)

By Aisha on September 10, 2019 in IT Staff News

submitted by IT Administration Work-Life Solutions, formerly known as Employee Assistance Program (EAP), offers free, confidential, 24/7 support, resources and information for every aspect of your life. WashU’s service is supported by Guidance Resources. This valuable benefit for you and yo...

Schedule your flu shot today!

By Aisha on September 10, 2019 in IT Staff News

submitted by IT Administration Free quadrivalent flu vaccines are available for active, benefits-eligible faculty and staff who work on Danforth, West, and North campuses. West Campus: Tuesday, October 8th from 8:00am-1:00pm (West Campus Library Conference Room C) North Campus: Friday, October 4t...

IT is Hiring!

By Aisha on September 9, 2019 in IT Staff News

Wanted: Team members with great skill sets and fantastic outlooks! Below is a listing of open positions WashU IT is actively recruiting for.  Do you know anyone who would be amazing?  Please have them apply at jobs.wustl.edu to the job opening number listed below.

Unplanned Outage Management Moving to Teams

By Aisha on August 27, 2019 in IT Staff News

Since completion of the summer session of WashU IT Teams training, groups have started to explore more ways to use Microsoft Teams to facilitate collaboration and workflow. The Shared Infrastructure Command Center has been working with the WashU IT Teams Community of Practice (CoP) to migrate the...

Managing the Business of IT

By Aisha on August 27, 2019 in IT Staff News

WashU IT spends over $10M a year on hardware, software, maintenance and services with vendors. We have many processes, often different across areas, to manage these purchases. The concept of Vendor Management at WashU IT was created by Chris Kielt to bring consistent approach to dealing with vend...

Microsoft 365 as a Digital Workplace

By Aisha on August 27, 2019 in IT Staff News

submitted by Rob Schmidt, WashU IT Systems Engineer IV   What is a digital workplace?  Does Microsoft 365 qualify as a digital workplace?  What are these things and why do I care?  We’ll try to answer some of these questions in this and future Tuesday Tech articles. Finding the definition of...

Canvas Update

By Aisha on August 27, 2019 in IT Staff News

submitted by Julie Szaj, Performance Support Analyst The WashU Canvas Project Team wrapped up Phases 2 and 3 of the Blackboard to Canvas project in the spring and summer 2019 semesters. Milestones included: Utilizing Qualtrics to providing an online tool to help users decide the best alternative ...

Why Change Control Matters

By Aisha on August 27, 2019 in IT Staff News

submitted by Becky Lineberry, Service Management Office    Recently, a team in WashU IT needed to decommission a service it offered. They looked up who used the service and emailed the users about the details and impact of the change. They did the technical work and had communication covered...

New Employee Orientation

By Aisha on August 27, 2019 in IT Staff Events, IT Staff News

The next WashU IT New Employee Orientation session will be held on Wednesday, October 2nd in the 4480 training room. Please join to learn more about the WashU IT organization and meet other team members that have recently joined the WashU IT organization. Questions? Please email WashU_IT-HR@email...