Dropbox file limit doubles to 4GBUAB IT’s SPARK initiative, which has generated more than 60 ideas since its inception last month, inspired an easy win for campus: an increase in the size limit for files uploaded to the UAB Dropbox. Share your idea on the new SPARK site; BlazerID required.Servers hosting several campus systems upgradedUAB IT upgraded servers that support several campus systems, including eLAS and LMS. These technical changes did result in a new URL for several services, so users may need to update their bookmarks.Chief information officer creates a voice for tech usersUAB IT is crowdsourcing innovation with SPARK, a new site that enables UAB faculty, staff and students to submit ideas for technology and vote to support the ideas of others. “Our intent is to create a voice for you,” said Curt Carver, Ph.D., UAB chief information officer and vice president of information technology.New cloud-based system lets you print all around campus
Users can upload documents and print them at any conveniently located ePrint station using UAB's ONE Card.Leadercast 2015 to explore braveryThe UAB Information Engineering Management Program is hosting a live on-demand simulcast of the May 8 event available by Internet.Can mobile apps be useful in HIV/STI programs, research?Innovative mobile applications for HIV/STI programs are the topic of a panel discussion to be held by the UAB Center for AIDS Research 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Feb. 9 in The Edge of Chaos in Lister Hill Library.
Get help with instructional technology through Jan. 16Attend an open lab in the Center for Teaching and Learning 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays Jan. 5-Jan. 16 for assistance with Canvas, Respondus, iclickers, GoToTraining, GoToMeeting, etc. No appointment is needed.UAB IT taking steps to protect campus from POODLEUAB IT will ensure enterprise systems and applications are protected, but any server using SSLv3 can be exploited by POODLE — Padding Oracle on Downgrade Legacy Encryption. Server administrators should take immediate action to disable it and use more recent versions. Learn more.What good is next-gen data if you don’t know what to make of it?Apply for a four-day NHGRI-funded short course to explore the challenges and opportunities in next-generation sequencing data analysis.When can you use the cloud to back up data?UAB has developed interim guidelines for using public cloud applications and services — such as file storage, Web conferencing and content hosting — to store information related to university business. Review them online to ensure that your handling of information complies with all relevant UAB policies and best practices.
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