Chat notifications getting out of hand? Virginia Tech 4Help has published a Knowledge Base article with tips for setting your status and availability in Microsoft Teams, Google Hangouts, and Slack for optimal productivity and effective communication.
Be on the lookout for suspicious emails: the Virginia Tech IT Security Office is tracking a sharp increase in ‘spear phishing’ emails impersonating Virginia Tech administrators, which contain false links or other attempts to access personal information.
Due to licensing changes, Lucidchart and Lucidpress will no longer be supported beginning July 3, 2020. If you currently use these Lucid apps, plan to save your work outside the application and consider alternative software options.
Helping instructors design engaging, accessible online courses is a core function of Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies, but doing this for all courses in such a short time period was unprecedented.
Hall, previously a project manager for Enterprise Systems, will focus her efforts on ensuring successful development and execution of the Division of IT's strategic and operational plans in alignment with Virginia Tech's strategic goals.
The 4Help service portal is the best place to start for your computer and IT support needs. At the 4Help site you can find articles on how to use IT services, get in contact with IT support, and find out whether any services are down.
Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD) with Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS)—learn about captioning, try out accessible technology tools, and make a commitment to creating accessible images.
David Raymond, director of the Virginia Cyber Range and deputy director of Virginia Tech’s Information Technology Security Lab, received the 2018 Shirley Payne IT Security Advancement Award for strengthening IT security within the Commonwealth of Virginia.