Monthly Archives: March 2014

Dalla Venezia wins soccer tournament

Photo of a local soccer team

Luciano Dalla Venezia (UTS Integration) recently participated in the Wolf’s Indoor Soccer end of the year soccer tournament and helped his team bring home a title. The team, called “United,” entered the event as the second-ranked team and won three games for the championship. Luc scored a goal in each game, including the final match, […]

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Compass Tools Upgrade

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It’s hard to believe it’s been four-and-a-half years since PeopleSoft Financials (Compass) went live. During this time, no upgrades have been performed other than swapping out physical servers for VMs. We are still on the same Oracle 10g database and have the same PeopleTools release as when we went live. We are way overdue for […]

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Changes in Enterprise Applications management

Photo of two new managers

The Manager position for the Compass technical team has been open since August, so while the search for a candidate continues, Tom Vincent has agreed to step into the role of Interim Manager. The team is in the middle of a large tools upgrade and is preparing for an application upgrade in the fall.  Tom […]

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Communication Tools…it’s about people

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In technology, we often think of communication as a protocol or a platform. It’s email, or SMS, or instant messaging. We concentrate a lot on metrics, like who is sending what messages to whom, how many messages have been sent, and whether or not they where sent successfully. We often think of communication in just […]

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Jamalh Lagrone, Enterprise Messaging Systems Administrator III, Infrastructure

Photo of new employee Jamalh Lagrone

Jamalh will be doing Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory work on the Messaging Team. Before coming to Emory, Jamalh was at for 2 years as the Lead Senior Network Systems Engineer and worked on their messaging team. Prior to that he was at CBeyond as the Lead Senior Infrastructure Engineer, working on SQL, Active […]

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Next generation Learning Commons coming to Woodruff Library this fall

The Learning Commons (Info Commons at the time) was first introduced into the Woodruff Library in 1998 as a place that combined library and information technology resources and support services in an accessible, welcoming environment for student learning and research. As the technology evolved and the needs of its users changed, so did the Learning […]

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Know our QEP…SACS is coming!

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The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is coming March 17-19, beginning that Monday at the Oxford Campus. SACS tours the southeast providing ongoing assessment of educational improvement via accreditation; more info here – On Tuesday and Wednesday they will be on the Emory Campus, conducting spontaneous ‘walk up’ interviews with students, faculty and staff all around the campus. […]

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