Monthly Archives: February 2013

Welcome to the OIT Newsletter on WordPress

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Welcome to the first OIT Newsletter done in WordPress! The goal of this format change is to add more dynamic content for our readers. Rather than the static articles of old, you will be able to make moderated comments on each and every article, as well as take advantage of various social media-friendly tools. An […]

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Predicting the Future: Key Improvements in Software Testing

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One of the new capabilities that I can see coming into place in UTS, and one that will be more exciting the more we get into 2013, is our increasing ability to look at the application layer and treat it with a greater degree of sophistication. Dana Haggas (Director, Enterprise Applications) has a goal this […]

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New Template Improves Emory’s Web Presence

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Emory now has a state-of-the art tool for web development, the Standard Template, Version 2. This new web development template offers revamped functionality designed for today’s multi-device web environment while leveraging Emory’s branding. The template is fully mobile-responsive, meaning that websites using the new version will accommodate everything from laptops to tablets to smart phones, adapting to […]

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Top Ten Articles From 2012

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The MarComm team recently reviewed all of the OIT Newsletters for 2012 in Google Analytics. The purpose was to gain a better understanding of our divisions’ interests so that we could better plan for 2013. As a result, we are listing the Top Ten Articles from 2012 (just in case you missed them the first […]

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Rich Mendola Speaks at the IT Briefing

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Rich Mendola (CIO, OIT) delivered an update of the One IT Experience at the January IT Briefing, before a full room, despite cold and rainy conditions outside. The event marked the first speaking engagement for Rich following his appointment to the new position of Enterprise Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice Provost of Library Services […]

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UTS Coursera Offering Begins

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The Academic Technology Services team working on the Coursera online class effort (Steve Bransford, Lee Clontz, Shannon O’Daniel) went live with their first offering on Monday, January 28. The class is called “Introduction to Digital Sound Design,” and is taught by Emory professor of Music Composition, Steve Everett. The four-week class already has 41,000 enrolled students. […]

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Derrick Bostwick, App Developer IV, R-WIT

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Derrick has come to R-WIT to do application development and is currently working on the Emory Commons project. Before Emory, Derrick was at Dell Secureworks, where he was a senior advisor for design and development for Dell security portals. Prior to that he wrote derivatives trading software for Suntrust Bank. Originally from Baton Rogue, LA, Derrick has […]

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