News & Events

Vice Chancellor Carter Talks ‘Why Seekers’ At Speaker Series

By Aisha on August 13, 2019 in News & Events

The IT@WashU Leadership Committee welcomed Vice Chancellor for Operations and Technology Transfer Dedric Carter as the featured speaker at the recent Lessons in Leadership Speaker Series event.   Dr. Carter’s presentation, Becoming Better: Fostering a Mindset for Growth, Equity/Efficacy, And Resi...

Getting To Know: WashU IT Systems and Procedures Team

By Aisha on August 12, 2019 in IT Staff News, News & Events

Submitted by Virginia Kelly, WashU IT Applications Support Specialist Systems and Procedures (S&P) has provided assistance to faculty, staff, students, parents, affiliates, and guests from all areas of Washington University since the 1980s, making it the first and longest running Help Desk at...

Who are you? The evolution of identity management at WashU

By Aisha on August 12, 2019 in IT Staff News, News & Events

Submitted by Rob Schmidt, WashU IT Systems Engineer IV   What makes you, you?  Your “identity” can be many things.  Your social security number (can I say that anymore?), your work email address, your phone number, even your WashU employee ID.  As systems have proliferated over the past 30 y...

Lynda.com e-learning is moving to LinkedIn Learning

By Aisha on July 31, 2019 in Announcements, News & Events

August 6: Lynda.com e-learning is moving to LinkedIn Learning mark your calendar After 23 years of delivering e-learning courses and videos, Lynda has decided to retire and utilize LinkedIn Learning to keep her content alive. We will begin sending activation emails for LinkedIn Learning on August...

Outlook on the Web Brings New Features Aug. 3

By Aisha on July 31, 2019 in Announcements, News & Events, Office 365

Microsoft is releasing a new ‘look and feel’ for Outlook on the web. Designed to improve collaboration and productivity, the new Outlook web app experience will become the default experience for users beginning August 3. This default setting will be turned on for all users by the end of September...

Speaker Series Welcomes Vice Chancellor Dedric Carter

By Aisha on July 31, 2019 in Announcements, News & Events

Join Us for a Learning and Networking Event! Dedric A. Carter, PhD, MBA—Vice Chancellor for Operations and Technology Transfer, Professor of Engineering Practice, Faculty Fellow, Wayman Crow Residential College—will present “Becoming Better: Fostering a Mindset for Growth, Equity/Efficacy, ...

Enterprise Apps celebrates ServiceNow Certifications

By Aisha on July 30, 2019 in IT Staff News, News & Events

Submitted by Amy Walter, Executive Director for Enterprise Applications   The EA ServiceNow team has been working on the ServiceNow Revitalization project.  As part of this project, training credits for the system were purchased to assist the entire team with coming up to speed on the latest...

Danforth Analog to VoIP Phone Replacement Almost Complete

By Aisha on July 30, 2019 in IT Staff News, News & Events

Submitted by Rob Schmidt, WashU IT Systems Engineer IV   If you’ve been on the Danforth campus or been a part of WashU IT the past few years, you’ve probably heard a bit about the project to replace all analog phones and other devices with Voice over IP (VOIP).  Perhaps there are a few thing...

LAMPS Project Hits the ‘LIVE’ Pavement for Protocols

By Aisha on July 30, 2019 in IT Staff News, News & Events

Submitted by Renée Lowry, OCIO Project Manager III – Portfolio & Project Management Office    The WashU IT Team celebrates the successful deployment and implementation of the Lab Animal Management Protocol System (LAMPS). After several months of diligent efforts and collaboration with th...