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Research Breakthroughs through Technology

April 18, 2014
ELNInvestigation, intellectual curiosity, methodology, observations, data. Anything and everything. We never run out of new worlds to explore. Such is the nature of research at Ohio State. So why would a research scholar explore technology?

Big Moves Enhance Data Management

April 18, 2014
Moving fragile valuables over a distance involves great care and more than a little trepidation. Most people were blissfully unaware that in late December OCIO quietly moved data and backup systems from Baker Systems Engineering and the Telecommunications Networking Center (TNC) buildings to a new, off-site location at Wright State University in Dayton. Those charged with safeguarding OSU’s data were with it every step, with support from OSU Police and from an outside vendor that specializes in such moves.

Changes to HR/SIS Upgrade Project Timeline

April 11, 2014

We recently made the decision to move the implementation of the HR/SIS Upgrade project from Memorial Day weekend to the Fourth of July holiday weekend, July 4-9. This has always been our planned contingency date if we felt the Memorial

Changes to BuckeyeBox Login Page

April 11, 2014

Box is standardizing the login pages across all of their platforms to provide a better user experience. You can expect to see a new login page for BuckeyeBox beginning the week of April 14.

The functionality of your

How the Heartbleed Bug Affects Ohio State

April 11, 2014
This week, a world-wide security issue was discovered called the “Heartbleed Bug.” The issue involves network software called OpenSSL, which is an open-source set of libraries for encrypting online services. The media coverage that has surrounded Heartbleed opens the door for phishing attempts, so you can expect to see more phishing emails – don’t fall for them! If you receive emails, asking you to click on a link and provide an ID and password, do not do it. Representatives from Ohio State will NEVER ask you for a password via email.
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