Tag Archives: Messaging Team

Zoom is changing the way Emory conducts business

The Emory Messaging and Collaboration Team has rolled out a new video conferencing service for Emory. The service, called Zoom, is replacing Vidyo as Emory’s supported conferencing service for one-to-one and small group meetings. Zoom works as a desktop application as well as on IOS and Android smart devices. It integrates with hardware-based conferencing systems, desktop […]

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LITSers attend 2018 Leadercast leadership event

On May 4, 2018, 48 Emory team members from all across the Emory Community attended the 2018 Leadercast Leadership event at the Infinity Energy Arena in Duluth, Ga. Team members came from LITS, Oxford, Yerkes, SOM, Grady and Emory College. We enjoyed an array of great speakers including Michael Hyatt, Jen Bricker and Carey Lohrenz. […]

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Jay Flanagan and Jessica Robinson honored by Oxford

Two LITS employees were recognized on Wednesday by Oxford Dean, Douglas Hicks, in a beautiful outdoor ceremony on the grounds of the stately college. Jay Flanagan, manager of the Messaging Team, received a Friends of Oxford Award. Jay and his team have worked with Oxford for at least the last ten years. Not only has […]

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Jose Holguín-Cruz, Academic Technology Specialist II, Messaging Team

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Jose Holguín-Cruz is an academic technology specialist on the Messaging Team. Prior to Emory he spent seven years as a lead classroom support technician for the Robinson College of Business at Georgia State University. Before that he spent 8 years as an electric equipment repair specialist in the US Marine Corps. Born in the Dominican […]

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MS Forms tips and tricks

Need to send a simple survey or quiz, but don’t want to pay a vendor fee? Microsoft Forms may be for you! Microsoft (MS) Forms is ideal if you need to send a list of questions to a group of people and capture simple analytics on the results.  Some of the advantages of using MS Forms outside […]

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Microsoft Office Suite from Office 365/OWA

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Did you know that all Emory employees (Healthcare, faculty, staff) as well as students, are eligible for Microsoft (MS) Office via Office 365 without costing you a dime? It gets better – the license allows you to install up to 5 copies of MS Office on your various computers. You are also licensed to install MS […]

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Have you heard of Office 365 groups?

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Office 365 groups let you choose a set of people that you wish to collaborate with and easily set up a collection of resources for those people to share. You don’t have to worry about manually assigning permissions to all those resources because adding members to the group automatically gives them the permissions they need […]

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