Each October, IT departments around the globe promote National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This year, as Hamilton embarks on an information security initiative, October represents the beginning of communication on this important topic. Expect to hear from us on a regular basis!
Five Easy Steps to Make Information Security Strongly Personal - David Smallen
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. The most important thing you can do to protect your
information (and that of others at Hamilton) is to use strong passwords. More...
It was the Timeline of our lives... - Ryan Coyle
Facebook's Timeline feature can leave you vulnerable, but you can take steps
to protect yourself. More...
HR/Payroll Update- Erika Mumford & Marty Sweeney
The HR/Payroll project team is working diligently to implement the new HR/Payroll system within the framework of our existing Colleague administrative system, and is on track for the January 1, 2013 conversion date. This conversion will be seamless for all employees.
Earlier this year, a group representing broad areas of the campus came together to kickoff a project to research document management solutions for Hamilton. Such electronic systems will allow us to capture, manage and modify, centrally store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational processes. Watch your email for details about on-campus demos being planned for mid-November.
Videoconferencing is one of the truly great ways to connect people to each other: It permits us to connect with family, friends, and colleagues; to bring guest speakers to classrooms and events; and to interview job candidates who can't make the trip to campus. With the development of free and easy software services like Skype and Google+, there has been a surge in interest in computer-based videoconferencing across the Hamilton community.
In response to this interest, ITS created a comprehensive guide to videoconferencing solutions and what ITS can do to support them on-campus. More...
Digital Discussions is our new biweekly newsletter designed to keep everyone up-to-date with the latest information on upcoming DHi events. We will also be using this format to showcase some of our current ideas on what we might be doing next in our Activities, Ideas & Musings section!
Quick Tip - Viewing Network Folders on your Mac - Scott Paul
Do you find it frustrating to find files in your network-connected folders (e.g. department, academic, and personal folders on ESS) located on the Dock on your Macintosh computer? You have options. More...
SiteManager classes and working sessions continue to be offered. Whether creating a page for your administrative office, academic department, student organization, or your own professional page, SiteManager, Hamilton's own web editing tool, can be used to create your web presence.