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Recent News

  • All-Hands Meeting photos and roundup

    The UIT All-Hands Meeting kicked off on Tuesday, October 17 with Chief Information Officer Steve Hess welcoming the group and introducing Randy Arvay, Chief Information Security Officer. Arvay took over to provide an update on security at the University, and talked about the top five threats in the industry today, the U's current security strategy and strengths, and the plan moving forward.

  • 2017-18 Kevin Taylor Service Award winner and nominees

    The UIT Kevin Taylor Memorial Service Award program was established in 2014 to recognize superior service and ongoing contributions by UIT employees. Congratulations to all of this year's nominees, and thanks for all that you do.

  • Meet Your Colleagues: Service Coordinators

    Spend a little time with UIT’s Service Coordinators in Network and Communications Infrastructure and it quickly becomes apparent that the recipe for their success includes a little levity and a lot of grace under pressure.

Other News

  • Network News: Device-dedicated wireless network in pilot phase

    In an effort to improve the wireless experience for students, UIT’s Network Team is conducting a pilot program in campus housing on a new University wireless network called ULink.

  • BI and OBIA: Deciphering the language of numbers

    BI and OBIA are partnering with other campus groups on a central BI hub. The goal is to supplant the old, siloed way of data gathering: individual units and departments each with their own BI methods and ways of reporting.

  • TLT rep speaks at CCUMC academic technology conference

    Chris Dawson, video post-production supervisor in UIT's Teaching & Learning Technologies (TLT), presented October 7 at the 2017 Consortium of College and University Media Centers (CCUMC) conference at the University of Notre Dame.

  • NCSAM 2017 is almost over. What did we learn?

    Each year, University Information Technology (UIT) participates in National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) - a collaborative effort to teach students, staff, and faculty how to keep their online lives safe and secure.

  • CIS helpers offer assistance during Employee Appreciation Day 2017

    Staff from UIT's University Support Services were on hand to answer questions from staff and faculty about the new Campus Information Services (CIS) portal on Thursday, September 28 at Employee Appreciation Day (EAD), held at Rice-Eccles Stadium.

  • PMO News: IAM User Access Reviews are production-ready

    UIT's Identity and Access Management (IAM) team in the Information Security Office (ISO) has combined feedback from the Department of Pathology with data already collected from UIT, ITS and Campus HR managers selected to test a new user access review process in a SailPoint training environment.

  • IT Governance roundup for October

    The Teaching & Learning Portfolio met on September 27, and the Architecture and New Technology Committee (ANTC) met on October 23. The Strategic Information Technology Committee (SITC) and the Enterprise Web Advisory Council (EWAC) did not meet in October.

  • Kudos & Congratulations - October 2017

    UIT staff recognized for their excellent work.

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This photo was taken somewhere on campus. If you are a UIT employee and think you know where, send your answer to  stratcomm@it.utah.edu by November 10 at 5:00 p.m. Correct answers will be entered into a prize drawing.

Congratulations to Stephen Nielson (Campus Computer Support) for correctly guessing the location of last month's photo (Pioneer Theatre Company) and winning the prize drawing.

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Last Updated: 11/15/17