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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

ITS Management Briefing - Project FOCUS Update

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Posted: May 30, 2018

Category: Management Briefings , General Interest


In fulfilling its mission to create the premier university environment for our students, faculty and staff in which to learn, work and live, UNB expends considerable energy and resources ensuring the community has the data it needs to operate effectively. For instance, faculty need access to current and accurate student and other information to conduct classes and research. Administrators need...

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Briefing - Wireless renewal 2018

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Posted: May 17, 2018

Category: General Interest , News , Management Briefings


I am pleased and excited to announce that the entire wireless network across UNB is being replaced over the summer and early fall. ITS has selected Extreme Networks as our wireless vendor, and we are working closely with them and Bell Aliant (our reseller partner) to design and install the new system. Wireless networking, or Wi-Fi, has become as essential to our daily lives as electricity and...

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By The Numbers: a Collection of ITS Statistics - 2.0

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Posted: Apr 20, 2018

Category: News , General Interest


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New Infographic - Results from UNB Technology Survey for Students

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Posted: Mar 29, 2018

Category: General Interest , News


Earlier this year, ITS ran a survey for students on the quality of your IT Services at UNB. We’ve since compiled the results into an infographic  to show you what your fellow students think – check it out. The infographic not only shows this year’s survey results, but also how they compare with those of our 2016 student survey. Take a look at the infographic now.

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New cybersecurity training for faculty and staff

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Posted: Mar 28, 2018

Category: General Interest , IT Security , News


This spring, a new cybersecurity training tool (Beauceron) is being launched to UNB faculty and staff as part of UNB’s Cybersecurity Program. Available to the university at no cost, this cybersecurity awareness training is designed to educate you on the cybersecurity threats UNB faces so you’re better equipped to protect yourself, UNB and its data from these...

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O365 Calendars – Tips and Tricks

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Posted: Mar 6, 2018

Category: General Interest , Tips and Tricks


Join tidBiTS as we continue our series about the many tools and services available to faculty, staff and students through your UNB Office 365 (O365) account.  In our eighth and final post in the O365 series, we’re taking a closer look at tips and tricks for using O365 Calendars. Access your O365 Calendar easily Your O365 Calendar can be accessed through the Outlook Web App (the...

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O365 Mail - Tips and Tricks

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Posted: Feb 22, 2018

Category: General Interest , Tips and Tricks


Join tidBiTS as we continue our series about the many tools and services available to faculty, staff and students through your UNB Office 365 (O365) account. In the seventh post in our O365 series, we’re taking a closer look at tips and tricks for using O365 Mail. Access your O365 Mail easily O365 Mail can be accessed through the Outlook Web App (the "Email" link in your myUNB portal),...

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Connect with colleagues using Skype for Business

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Posted: Feb 9, 2018

Category: Tips and Tricks , General Interest


Join tidBiTS as we continue our series about the many tools and services available to faculty, staff and students through your UNB Office 365 (O365) account.  In the sixth post in our O365 series, we’re taking a closer look at Skype for Business. What is Skype for Business? Skype for Business (previously known as Microsoft Lync) is a communication tool you can use for: Instant...

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Management Briefing - EDUCAUSE Top Ten IT Issues 2018

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Posted: Feb 9, 2018

Category: Management Briefings , General Interest


Background EDUCAUSE is an international organization devoted to research and support of technology in higher education. For many years an expert panel of CIOs, researchers, and industry leaders has been convened annually by EDUCAUSE to examine technology issues, and to come up with a list of ten that have emerged as important to a very broad range of higher-ed users and practitioners. ITS...

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A Brief Introduction to SharePoint

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Posted: Jan 23, 2018

Category: Tips and Tricks , General Interest


Join tidBiTS as we continue our series about the many tools and services available to faculty, staff and students through your UNB Office 365 (O365) account.  In the fifth post in our O365 series, we’re taking a closer look at using SharePoint. What is SharePoint? SharePoint is a collaboration platform accessible through your internet browser. In general, a SharePoint site is made up...

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