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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

5 Odd Questions with Sean McDougall

ITS

Posted: December 12, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Our Community


Name: Sean McDougall What is your job at ITS? Senior Enterprise Application Architect, which means I'm involved with many of the enterprisey applications ITS runs for the university (such as connectEd and our Datatel Colleague ERP system). If someone gave you a set of rockets, what would you shoot into space? Myself, provided I had a way to get back down again in once piece... If you could use...

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Happy Holidays UNB

ITS

Posted: December 12, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest


Whether you are hitting the road to visit loved ones, hosting company, or heading south to escape the cold over the holidays, ITS would like to wish you a very happy and safe holiday season. Like you, tidBiTS is taking a break for the next few weeks but will be returning on January 9, 2013 to bring you the latest UNB IT news, tips & tricks, and more so be sure to stay tuned. From all of us at...

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Ramp up your efficiency with Keyboard Shortcuts

ITS

Posted: December 12, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks


Looking for an easy way to work more efficiently on your laptop or desktop? Using keyboard shortcuts can significantly cut down the time it takes you to perform commands you use on a regular basis, such as switching between open programs, undoing a mistake, or selecting all within a document. It may take a little while to get used to using shortcuts at first, but once you have them down you’ll...

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Happy Studying UNB

ITS

Posted: December 5, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks


Congratulations students, on completing yet another semester of classes at UNB! Only a few exams to go and you’ll be able to relax and enjoy a much deserved holiday with friends and family. Looking for some helpful tips to get you through those long days and nights of studying? Try some of these tricks used by ITS staff members during their days as students: Redo all of your assignments...

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Laptop Crisis Take a deep breath and pay a visit to the ITS Help Desk

ITS

Posted: December 5, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Tips and Tricks, General Interest


There are few things worse than discovering a virus on your computer at the end of the semester when papers are due and there is studying to be done. Don’t worry, the ITS Help Desk is there to help. Since January 2004, the ITS Help Desk has offered a Mobile Support Program for student-owned laptops and later, mobile devices. Visit them in the Harriet Irving Library – Learning Commons between 8...

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VoIP Project Celebrates the Halfway Point

ITS

Posted: December 5, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Projects, General Interest


ITS is pleased to announce that last Wednesday, 480 more telephones on the UNBF campus were moved over to the new VoIP telephone system. With these migrations complete, the project has reached the halfway mark for providing faculties and departments with fully integrated email and voicemail, a UNB phone directory right on their phones, significant cost savings, and more. Check out what Tina...

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When in doubt don t give your username and password out

ITS

Posted: December 5, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest, Tips and Tricks


Odds are if you've been at UNB for a while you've likely received an email from someone claiming to be from UNB's IT department and asking you to verify your username and password. Don't do it. That's not how we do things at UNB. When UNB alerts you of an IT issue, such as changing your password, you'll be directed to the myUNB Portal and then on to eServices. Sometimes these email scams -...

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