Monthly Archives: May 2013

Chick-fil-A Leadercast: Simply Lead

Photo of OIT staff in a large auditorium.

The Chick-fil-A Leadercast was a one-of-a-kind event that was broadcast live from Atlanta and simulcast into communities across the globe. More than 100,000 leaders from around the world learned how to Simply Lead. By turns challenged, inspired, and encouraged, we learned how to improve our own leadership skills and also had the opportunity to network […]

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Field Services Improves Process With iPads

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Field Services plans to go paperless for technician dispatch after completing a four-month iPad pilot that shows field service work can be done more efficiently by utilizing a field tablet. We will speed up process for the team as well as improve turnaround times for the customer base. Field Services has instituted several internal functional […]

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Wayne Morse, Interim Operations Co-Director, Center for Digital Scholarship

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Wayne will be interim Operations Co-Director of the new Center for Digital Scholarship effective June 1st. The Center is based on a combination of existing Library and IT centers, and will support scholarly and academic activities using digital technologies. Wayne’s role includes helping construct the new Center and moving it towards a goal of a […]

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Darla Wolf, IT Coordinator, Enterprise Services

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Darla comes to Emory with more than seven years of call center experience working with various teams for EarthLink¬† and Apple. Her technical aptitude and drive for customer satisfaction contributed to her success at EarthLink, winning awards such as the prestigious J.D. Powers Customer Service Award. “Mary Kinney‘s (Enterprise Services) vision for Coordinator Services is […]

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Dance Vs. Powerpoint: a Modest Proposal

John Bohannon doing presentation via dance

John Bohannon believes that bad PowerPoint presentations are “a serious threat to the global economy.” He says that poor use of PowerPoint gives the illusion of competence, simplicity, and understanding. Wouldn’t a presentation go over much better if it were delivered as a dance? In his Ted bio, Bohannon is described as “a biologist and […]

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UTS Game Day Brings the Division Together

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After a one-year hiatus, the UTS Game Day returned to the Cox Hall Computing Center on May 16 and was a tremendous success. The event, sponsored by UTS but open to the entire OIT division, provided food, fun and camaraderie. The event offered a variety of Wii and xBox gaming, steel-tipped dart boards, a poker […]

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Game Day Photo Montage

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I shot a bunch of photos for Game Day and decided to make this brief (4-minute) photo montage. I sincerely apologize if you attended the event and did not get in front of my camera! I try to move around and shoot pictures of as many folks as possible without being too intrusive, but sometimes […]

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