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Echo360 Updates to Cloud-based Software

August 28, 2017

Information Technology Services (ITS) has updated all Echo classrooms with the latest software from Echo360.

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Orthodox Financial Loan Firm - Phishing Scam Alert

August 24, 2017

Today, many UK employees have received false emails regarding loan offers. The email refers to the Orthodox Financial Loan Firm and links to a website that is not a University of Kentucky website. Please be assured that this is a phishing scam, and UK will never communicate in the format below:

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Beware: “EMERGENCY” Phishing Scam

August 21, 2017

Several UK employees have received false emails regarding restriction of email access.  The email links to a website that is not a University of Kentucky website.  Please be assured that this is a phishing scam, and UK will never communicate in the format below:

 

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Draft Information Technology Strategic Plan Available for Review

August 15, 2017

The University of Kentucky’s draft information technology strategic plan is now available for university-wide review and comment through Monday, Oct. 2. The draft plan is designed to enable UK to continue in the creative use, application and provisioning of IT in support of the university’s strategic plan.     

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Tableau Open Lab To Provide Demo on New Qualtrics Feature

August 14, 2017

University of Kentucky Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) hosts open lab sessions from 9-11 a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month. Sessions are open to all students, faculty, and staff. 

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ITS’ Cloud Community of Practice Features Microsoft Azure

August 03, 2017

Information Technology Services (ITS) hosted its second Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP) meeting in July. Guided by cloud operations team lead, Jason Conley, the attendees included faculty and staff members were given the opportunity to learn about Microsoft Azure.
 

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Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics Open Lab Hosts Special Guests

August 02, 2017

University of Kentucky Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) hosts open lab sessions from 9-11 a.m. on the first and third Friday of each month. Sessions are open to all students, faculty, and staff.
 

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Institutional Research and Information Technology Services Hosts Iron Viz 2017

July 28, 2017

In July, the University of Kentucky Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) team hosted the first annual Iron Viz competition. Iron Viz is a data visualization competition utilizing Tableau and modeled after Iron Chef, a television show on the Food Network.

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ITS Cloud Community of Practice -- Second Meeting on July 20th

July 11, 2017

Information Technology Services' (ITS) formed the Cloud Community of Practice (CCoP)  to provide guidance, experiences, updates on University of Kentucky’s (UK) cloud strategy, education, presentations and opportunities to share information with the campus community.

 

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Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics Hosts Open Lab Sessions

July 05, 2017

University of Kentucky Institutional Research and Advanced Analytics (IRAA) hosts Open Lab sessions from 9-11 a.m.

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