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Informs and engages the UNB community on IT developments and news

Management Briefing - Office 365 rollout

ITS

Posted: December 9, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest , Management Briefings , Projects


ITS has begun planning the implementation of Office 365 (O365) for faculty and staff. Over the next several months, many activities behind the scenes will be taking place to ensure a seamless experience when the migration actually begins in the spring of 2017. O365 is Microsoft’s cloud service providing email, calendar, and personal file storage. UNB students, alumni, and retirees have been using O365 for years; by integrating faculty and staff accounts with O365, exceptional opportunities...

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Discussing Office 365 Services for Faculty Staff - email calendaring file storage collaboration - Town Halls Oct 14

ITS

Posted: October 7, 2016 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Events , General Interest , Projects


ITS invites all faculty and staff to join us on Friday, Oct. 14 to learn about Office 365 (O365) services - including email, calendaring, file storage and collaboration tools - and provide feedback on our proposed plan to migrate all faculty and staff to O365 in 2017. We hope you’ll join us on October 14: Saint John: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Hazen Hall room 125 Fredericton: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m. – MacLaggan Hall room 105 No RSVP necessary – all are welcome. Learn more about O365 for faculty/staff.

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ITS E-Waste Recycling Program featured in UNB s Green Review

ITS

Posted: February 24, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Our Community , General Interest , Projects


ITS’s Martin Hann has recently been featured in UNB Sustainability’s newest initiative, The Green Review, for ITS’s E-Waste Recycling program. The Green Review highlights people and projects throughout UNB that make a difference by reducing UNB’s carbon footprint. ITS’s E-Waste Recycling Program recycles UNB-owned equipment by either reusing what is useful or transferring what isn’t to their partner, Computers for School, ensuring as little as possible ends up in the landfill. Check out...

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A look back on UNB s Data Centre Renovations

ITS

Posted: February 19, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements , Our Community , Projects


UNB’s primary Data Centre, located on the Fredericton campus, recently underwent a big transformation that turned it into a state-of-the-art facility to power UNB’s IT services for the next ten years. So how exactly did the Data Centre get to where it is today? The early stages of planning Back in April 2012, a Data Centre Solutions Company, BRUNS-PAK, provided a requirements analysis that highlighted what UNB would need for its Data Centre to operate most efficiently into the foreseeable...

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UNB Data Centre Renovations now complete

ITS

Posted: February 4, 2016 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements , Our Community , Projects


[caption id="" align="alignright" width="380"] Rob Blanchard Photo[/caption] ITS is pleased to announce the recent Grand Opening of UNB’s newly renovated Data Centre on February 2, 2016. The facility, which had been under construction since 2013, was officially reopened on Tuesday morning with a visit from UNB President Eddy Campbell. Located in Head Hall on the Fredericton campus, the refurbished Data Centre is equipped with modern cooling systems, networking and data storage, as well as...

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Stay on top of your UNB email calendar and to-do s with the new Portal coming this April

ITS

Posted: March 12, 2015 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Beginning April 26, it’s going to be easier than ever to keep track of your UNB email, schedule and to-do list. Thanks to its ability to fully integrate with UNB’s email services, the new myUNB Portal will tell you how many unread email messages you have in your inbox so you know right away when you’ve received something new. Not only that, it will also provide a preview of your Outlook calendar and To-Do’s so you’re always aware of your upcoming tasks, meetings and appointments. Want to...

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ITS Procurement and Telecom Services has temporarily moved

ITS

Posted: August 20, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , IT Announcements


Need to pay a visit to ITS Procurement and Telecom Services? Previously located in Head Hall D11, you will now find them directly across the hall from the Procurement Service Window in Head Hall D69. As always, they will continue to provide walk-up service Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. from their new location. Services offered include: Procurement and Telecom inquiries (please note appointments may be necessary for more detailed inquiries), IT equipment pick-up for new...

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UNB Access Manager Now Available

ITS

Posted: August 7, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest , IT Announcements


ITS is pleased to announce Access Manager, UNB’s new self-service application for managing and controlling access to UNB IT services and data, is now available. Effective immediately, Departmental Proxies and Level 1’s can no longer request access on your behalf; managers/supervisors must now submit ALL IT access requests for their staff via Access Manager. To access the new system, log in to the myUNB Portal and select Access Manager from the Quick Launch Menu. Where to learn more: For...

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Head Hall Data Centre Renovation Update

ITS

Posted: July 24, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , IT Announcements


The Head Hall Data Centre is getting a makeover! To ensure students, faculty, and staff are always getting the best in IT services, the data centre located in Head Hall room D10 will be getting an upgrade throughout the coming year. HD-10 is also home to ITS Procurement, which will be relocating temporarily to Head Hall room D69 (directly across the hall from the Procurement Service Window) during the renovations. Why is this upgrade happening? UNB’s IT services are always growing, therefore...

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Kaspersky Anti-Virus Upgrade

ITS

Posted: July 9, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , IT Announcements


On Wednesday, July 9, ITS initiated an automated upgrade to all UNB-owned Windows 7 Computers for UNB’s Kaspersky Anti-Virus. Why we did this: The Kaspersky upgrade is part of an overarching initiative to better secure UNB systems and data against computer viruses and malware. How does it affect you? You should notice no performance issues from Kaspersky being installed and running. It will perform its updates automatically and scan your system for viruses and malware with no impact to you or...

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UNB s New Responsive Website Showcased at Google Conference

ITS

Posted: July 3, 2014 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest , Projects , IT Announcements


Every year Google holds a developer-focused conference called Google I/O - Input/Output or Innovation in the Open. At this year’s conference, UNB was given the opportunity to show off its new responsive web design to over 5000 participants. Showcased at Google I/O was how UNB’s design is seamlessly implemented on all Android devices, and how to do responsive web design the right way. UNB’s Responsive Web Design project was started in April 2013 and finished just four months later. The new...

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The poll results are in UNB pleased with the latest computer lab upgrades

ITS

Posted: January 29, 2014 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest , Projects , IT Announcements


Notice anything different in the computer labs this year? Last summer, ITS undertook a project to upgrade all the general computer labs on UNB’s campuses to Windows 7. We recently polled faculty, staff and students asking your opinion of the changes, and of the 1557 of you who use the labs and voted, over 1400 said you noticed an improvement. Click here to see the full poll results.

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Change IT on Your Campus

ITS

Posted: October 16, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , IT Announcements , General Interest


Every year, students pay a ‘Student Technology Fee’ along with their tuition and other fees. But what, exactly, is the Student Technology Fee and what is it used for? The Student Technology Fee is used to improve information technology for students throughout the Fredericton campus. In the fall, students are asked to submit their ideas for how IT can be improved. Once all the ideas have been collected, they are voted on by a committee and projects are selected and funded and, soon after,...

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Student Computer Lab and Printing Changes What s different and what you need to know

ITS

Posted: September 12, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


You may notice it takes a bit more time than usual the first time you log in to a lab computer. The good news, future logins will not take as long. Why, the long login? The longer initial login time is because your student computer lab environment was upgraded and the first time you log in, it is setting up your new workstation. Here are the details. This summer, Information Technology Services (ITS) undertook a major project – to upgrade all Windows labs throughout UNB’s campuses. The...

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New Budget Year New Technology but what do you do with the old stuff

ITS

Posted: May 15, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest , Projects , Our Community


It is that time of year again! The new UNB budget year, which means it’s usually the time to refresh your office technology with a new laptop, iPad, Blackberry, or whatever wonderful piece of tech gear you’ve had your eye on. But what are you going to do with your old computers and other devices? Staff and faculty at UNB Fredericton can coordinate with ITS to make sure your old technology is disposed of properly and securely. We’ll even do it for free! But why are we offering this service?...

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Just when you thought we were finished with connectEd

ITS

Posted: March 13, 2013 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest , Projects


In 2011 and 2012, ITS introduced students, faculty and staff to a new set of email, calendar and file storage tools referred to as connectEd. You may have thought we were stopping there, but we still have so much more to give you with connectEd. Later this year, students will be migrated to Office 365, the next generation of your current connectEd Live@edu services. With Office 365, students will experience more fully integrated Microsoft applications and services, including file sharing with...

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ITS Celebrating our Achievements with Style

ITS

Posted: February 27, 2013 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest , Projects


From getting you connectEd to providing you with centralized services through the myUNB Portal, ITS did a lot over the last two years to make your lives and work at UNB a little easier. But rather than just tell you about it, we thought we’d show you. Check out our Infographic of just a few of our technical achievements in 2011 and 2012.

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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 Madore from Communications & Marketing had to say about her migration to VoIP and experience with the...

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Phase 2 of VoIP migrations just around the corner

ITS

Posted: November 22, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest , Projects


The wait is almost over for the second group of faculties and departments moving to VoIP, UNB Fredericton’s new telephone service. When phase 2 faculty and staff arrive at their desks next Thursday morning, November 29, they will be able to enjoy fully integrated email and voicemail, easy access to the UNB phone directory right from their new phone, and more.  Curious as to what your colleagues who are already using VoIP are saying about this new telephone service? Check out what Kim Bishop...

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connectEd Update UNB Saint John off to the races

ITS

Posted: June 20, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest , Projects


Last week, UNB Saint John kicked off their move to connectEd by migrating their first two groups, Information Services & Systems and the Faculty of Nursing, to connectEd. Still to come on the UNB Saint John campus are another 38 faculties and departments to be migrated over the summer. At the same time, UNB Fredericton cruised through week 2 of their migrations by moving two more groups to the new connectEd environment: Faculty of Nursing and Facilities Management. Here is what one UNBSJ...

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connectEd an Exciting Transition According to your Fellow UNB Staff

ITS

Posted: May 24, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


Wonder what your colleagues are saying about the upcoming connectEd services for faculty and staff? ITS recently asked Tim Walker, Director of UNB’s Resource Planning and Budgeting (RPB) Team, and Cindy Flann, Directory of Financial Services and Assistant Comptroller, to share what they’re looking forward to about the upcoming connectEd services. Here’s what they had to say: Tim Walker: “I’m excited about the transition of faculty and staff to Exchange. While increased file and email storage...

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Get connectEd See your new email calendaring file storage and collaboration tools on May 31

ITS

Posted: May 9, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


Faculty and staff, want to get a sneak peek at your upcoming connectEd services? ITS will be hosting a connectEd Town Hall to demonstrate the new connectEd environment, share all the details of the migration process beginning in June, and to talk about the future of the connectEd toolkit. Join us: UNB Fredericton Thursday, May 31Tilley Hall, Room 102 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. UNB Saint JohnThursday, May 31Irving Hall, Room 1072:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. No RSVP necessary. Hope to see you...

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Ring Ring Hello UNB Fredericton s New VoIP Telephone Services are Coming Soon

ITS

Posted: May 9, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


Have you heard? This fall, UNB Fredericton is implementing a new VoIP telephone solution that is provided over a computer network instead of through a traditional phone line. Why are we doing this? With an estimated $4 million in overall cost savings to the university over a ten-year period, plus a 33% reduction in telephone service fees for individual departments and faculties, VoIP will not only reduce costs, but also integrate fully with the upcoming connectEd services for faculty and...

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VoIP Part 4 Current Project Status

ITS

Posted: April 4, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


To date in our VoIP series, ITS has looked at What VoIP is and why UNB wants it, what is being done to upgrade the UNB network to get ready for VoIP, and Interesting Features and Benefits of this new phone solution. Now to wrap up the series, we will look at ITS’s current project status and when you can expect to get VoIP at UNB in Fredericton. VoIP Project: Where are we now? Since approval was first received for a VoIP implementation on the UNB Fredericton campus in 2010, ITS has devoted a...

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connectEd Faculty and staff your new email calendar file and print services are almost here

ITS

Posted: March 21, 2012 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


Faculty and Staff, are you ready to get connectEd? connectEd is UNB’s Productivity Toolkit that offers convenient, secure and reliable email, calendar, file storage, collaboration and messaging tools to support learning, work and research activities at UNB. Made up of a suite of Microsoft products that work for both Mac and Windows computers, your connectEd tools will make scheduling meetings across campus a breeze, allow groups to easily create documents and share files, and let you...

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VoIP Part 3 Interesting Features and Benefits

ITS

Posted: February 8, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Projects , General Interest


So far in our VoIP series, tidBiTS has introduced you to what VoIP is and why UNB wants it, as well as how ITS is upgrading the UNB network to get ready for VoIP.  Now that you’ve had a behind the scenes look at the project, we thought we’d share some of the cool features associated with VoIP and the many ways this new solution will benefit the university. VoIP’s greatest appeal and biggest benefit is without a doubt the $4 million in cost savings it will bring to the university over the next...

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VoIP Part 2 Upgrading the UNB network to get ready for VoIP

ITS

Posted: February 1, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Projects , General Interest


Last week, tidBiTS started a four-part series about VoIP, UNB’s upcoming phone solution for Fredericton faculty and staff, by filling you in on what VoIP is and why UNB wants it. Before VoIP can be implemented however, UNB’s network must be upgraded to accommodate this new solution. Thanks to a significant investment UNB has made in Fredericton’s network infrastructure, ITS is well on its way to building a strong, secure, and redundant network that will allow VoIP to work both efficiently and...

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VoIP Part 1 What is VoIP and why UNB wants it

ITS

Posted: January 27, 2012 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: General Interest , Projects


Earlier this week, tidBiTS announced that UNB Fredericton faculty and staff will soon be receiving a new phone solution known as Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), but what exactly is VoIP, and why does UNB want it? VoIP is a phone solution that works very similarly to a regular phone, but instead of being provided through a phone line, it’s delivered over a computer network. Unlike online phone services like Skype, VoIP has all the features and functionality of a regular phone including...

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T-Minus one week until students get connectEd

ITS

Posted: October 13, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest , Projects


The wait is almost over! Starting next Wednesday (October 19), ITS will begin moving UNB student email over to the new connectEd email service. This migration will be wrapping up on Friday, October 21, so students will be able to access all their new connectEd tools before the kick-off of the weekend. Remember, next week's move to connectEd won't cause any changes to your email address, UNB login ID or password. To access the connectEd services after the move, just log in to the myUNB portal...

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Faculty and Staff getting connectEd in 2012

ITS

Posted: September 29, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: General Interest , Projects


Did you miss the introduction to connectEd event held over the summer? Want to know more about connectEd for faculty and staff? Watch our connectEd videos - we recorded the presentations and have posted them on UNB's YouTube channel so you wouldn't miss a thing. Visit the connectEd Documents and Resources webpage and click on the video links to learn more. Faculty and staff - connectEd in 2012 If you have any questions, please contact the ITS Help Desk or PCS Help Desk.

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Did you know students keep their same email address with connectEd

ITS

Posted: September 21, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


Students moving to the connectEd services this October will not need new email addresses. Your email address will remain the same, as will your UNB login ID and password. To access the connectEd services once available, just log in to the myUNB portal as normal. Once connectEd is available, you will see a new connectEd widget in the myUNB Portal that will replace the existing Webmail widget. This new widget will allow you to easily access your new Live@edu email account as well as a direct...

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Students are you ready to get connectEd

ITS

Posted: September 14, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


This October, as part of connectEd – UNB's Productivity Toolkit, student email will be moving to a web-based email service, Microsoft's Live@edu. So what exactly does this mean? For starters, students will be getting a massive increase in their email quota (from 150MB to 10GB) and will also have easier access to UNB email from their mobile devices. But that's not all; Live@edu will also provide students with a number of other handy tools including instant messaging, a personal UNB calendar,...

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Get your Bearings with UNB s New Campus Map

ITS

Posted: September 8, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Looking for a quick and easy way to find out where you're allowed to park on campus? Check out ITS's newly designed campus map! This new map makes it easier than ever to find what you're looking for on campus, whether it's the location of your next class, the closest place to grab a quick bite to eat during your break, or the most convenient parking lot you can park in as a faculty/staff or student. With the new map you can find a specific building using the search box or browse through the...

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Changes coming next week for anyone with Multiple UNB Login IDs

ITS

Posted: August 10, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Are you a UNB student and faculty/staff member with multiple Login IDs? Starting next Wednesday, August 17, anyone with both a student and faculty/staff Login ID will officially be moving over to a Single Login ID. This will make it easier to manage your UNB email and also give you a more true Single Sign-on through the myUNB Portal as you can access your student and faculty/staff information and services at one time.  Learn how moving to a Single Login ID impacts your UNB email, Library...

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Group Work Made Easy with Live edu Office Web Apps

ITS

Posted: August 10, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


Working on group projects with classmates can be tricky, especially when you have to work around everyone's schedule. Luckily, with the move to connectEd this fall, UNB students will have the tools to make group work a lot easier. Thanks to Live@edu's Office Web apps, students will be able to share files with one another online and access them from anywhere as long as they have an Internet connection. This means group members won't all have to be in the same place at the same time to work...

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Super-Sized Email and File Storage on the Menu for UNB Students this Fall

ITS

Posted: August 3, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


UNB Students, is your UNB email inbox bursting at the seams? With the move to Live@edu this October, student email quota will increase over 68 times from 150MB to 10GB (10,240MB) - enough space for hundreds of thousands of emails!  Not only that, but Live@edu will also allow students to take advantage of 25GB of online storage space through SkyDrive, Live@edu's online file storage system. Compared to the 1GB of space currently offered through Novell, that's 25 times more space to house...

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UNB Students Moving to Live edu Email this Fall

ITS

Posted: July 27, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , General Interest


  Have you heard about the exciting improvements coming to UNB student email services this fall? This October, UNB student email will be moving to Microsoft's Live@edu, a web-based email service that will better suit student email needs at UNB. With Live@edu, students can look forward to a huge increase in email quota from 150MB to 10GB, and also benefit from easier access to their UNB email from their mobile device. In addition to improved email services, Live@edu will also allow students...

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Stay informed on what s happening in IT at UNB with the ITS Current Projects page

ITS

Posted: July 13, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Looking for information on current projects ITS is working on, like Single Login ID or connectEd? Just visit the ITS Current Projects web page which lists all projects underway at ITS and also highlights some enterprise wide projects. We will continue to add to the Current Projects page as things progress, so keep your eye on these pages and on tidBITS.

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Check out the myUNB Portal New Features and Login Page

ITS

Posted: March 30, 2011 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Earlier this morning, some exciting new features were added to the myUNB Portal along with a new portal login page. Now when you log in to the myUNB Portal ( http://my.unb.ca ), not only will you see a newly designed and streamlined login page, but also a new feature (or widget) that has been added to your myUNB Portal home page. This new widget, located in the top, right-hand corner, is called ‘My Notifications’. My Notifications is designed to display information that is personalized to...

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Newly Renovated Computer Lab GD108 Now Open

ITS

Posted: February 23, 2011 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Projects


                                                                                              GD108 - Before Renovations                                                            GD108 - After Renovations Integrated Technology Services (ITS) is pleased to announce that Gillian Hall room D108 is now open after having been closed to undergo a major makeover. This newly renovated space is the result of a collaborative effort between Integrated Technology Services, the Faculty of...

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New Quality Assurance and Process Management

ITS

Posted: November 19, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: IT Announcements , TechSpeak in Translation , Our Community , Projects


Article written by: Janice G. El-Bayoumi Head of Quality Assurance and Process Management Integrated Technology Services University of New Brunswick The new Quality Assurance and Process Management function started in ITS on Aug 1, 2010. As you may know, I took on the challenge of developing the function on that date. You may be asking yourself – what the heck is that function supposed to do? And what has Janice been spending her time doing over the past few months? I will attempt to...

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What has Quality Assurance and Process Management been doing over the past few months

ITS

Posted: November 19, 2010 4:00:00 AM AST

Category: Projects


Article written by: Janice G. El-Bayoumi Head of Quality Assurance and Process Management Integrated Technology Services University of New Brunswick What has Quality Assurance and Process Management been doing over the past few months? In addition to trying to figure out what the job entails, I've been working on some specific activities. These activities, and almost all my work, requires a lot of consultation with others to make sure the results meet the needs of the department. Here...

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ITS Project Management Office is celebrating its first anniversary

ITS

Posted: October 29, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community , Projects


The ITS Project Management Office is celebrating its first anniversary! Here's a look at what the PMO has been focusing on lately. Project Management Training In October, ITS sent all staff that participate as members of project teams on a Project Management Fundamentals course. Now our project managers and their teams have a common understanding of project management and can begin to apply the globally recognized Project Management Institute (PMI) framework documented in the...

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Are you curious about the Enterprise IT Framework

ITS

Posted: September 24, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Are you curious about the Enterprise IT Framework? Do you wonder what IT governance is all about? Have you been asked about what the different ITS groups do? Check out our new About ITS information on just these topics!

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Recycle Program

ITS

Posted: September 2, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , IT Announcements , Our Community


Effective September 2010, the ITS Micro Repair Shop, in conjunction with Atlantic E-Waste Solutions of Mapledale New Brunswick, have implemented a program to recycle 100% of the university’s electronic waste (e-waste). Initially this program will focus solely on computer equipment. This includes desktops, towers, laptops, monitors, printers, scanners and associated peripherals. All UNB departments wishing to dispose of equipment will be contacted directly by a member of the ITS Micro...

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Building New Brunswick s Advanced Network ORAN to be Installed Soon

ITS

Posted: August 24, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


The long-awaited New Brunswick/PEI ORAN project is about to get underway. The ORAN (Optical Regional Advanced Network) will provide long-term, high-speed, high-bandwidth network service to researchers and others across the region. The partners, including public universities, colleges, and the National Research Council Institute for Information Technology, will share the new network. CANARIE, Canada's Advanced Network provider, and the NB provincial government are contributing to the capital...

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ITS Fredericton - Org Chart

ITS

Posted: August 23, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community , Projects


Announcing: The Fredericton campus ITS organization as of August 23, 2010. ITS-OrgChart-Aug23

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Dalhousie UNB Medical Education Program to begin

ITS

Posted: August 3, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Students, faculty and staff of the Dalhousie Medical Education Program delivered at UNBSJ for New Brunswick students are gearing up for classes to start next month. A core ITS project team in collaboration with UNBSJ and Dal resources have put in significant work over the last few months to ensure the necessary IT services are available when and where needed. Note: information on the program can be found here on the Dalhousie web site.

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Launch of the New CETL Website

ITS

Posted: July 22, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Our Community , Projects


The introduction of our Content Management System and a singular style has begun to change the face of the UNB web community.  What began with the myUNB project continued with the new ITS website and has now spread to our latest member of the revamped UNB web community - CETL or the Centre for Enhanced Teaching and Learning. CETL has worked to migrate and update their information while now embracing a UNB-branded look with navigation to rest of the UNB community right from the home page. ...

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PMP Project Management Professional

ITS

Posted: July 20, 2010 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects , Our Community


Project Management Professional (PMP) is a certification  in project management. It is managed by the Project Management Institute and is based on the PMP Examination Specification published by PMI in 2005. Most exam questions reference to PMI's ANSI  standard A Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge, abbreviated to PMBOK Guide. Here at ITS we have been embracing Project Management as part of our project flow and as of this week can now welcome our first PMP to the department. ...

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Internet Roaming without the Hassles

ITS

Posted: October 1, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


Do you ever need to use the internet while visiting other universities? Normally you have to go through the hassle of creating a guest account, but no more. UNB will soon be the first university in Atlantic Canada to offer Eduroam (Education Roaming). What this means is, by setting up an Eduroam account here at UNB, you can have hassle free wireless access at any other institution around the world that uses Eduroam. All you have to do is login to Eduroam by using your regular UNB...

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MyUNB

ITS

Posted: September 22, 2009 5:00:00 AM ADT

Category: Projects


One of the key pieces of UNB’s web re-development, a vastly improved MyUNB, is going to become a reality in the coming weeks and months. MyUNB will be the home of internal-facing web resources for the university community. Current students, staff, and faculty will be able to customize their own personal ‘space’ on the portal to have a look and feel that suits them and they will also be able to add or remove news feeds and links to UNB resources. MyUNB is expected to launch in January 2011...

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