Today’s tech-savvy users are aware of their web browsers’ tracking and reporting activities, and have learned to stop it – by disabling or removing tracking cookies from their computers. Yet as technology develops, marketing researchers are adapting techniques that circumvent users’ current abilities and push the boundaries of what is considered acceptable practices. ‘Flash cookies,’ for example, were developed to replace cookies with a newer version that is nearly impossible to remove.
Author: Elizabeth Ramos
The project to deliver a university-wide, integrated e-mail and calendaring service for faculty and staff received approval and funding in December 2009. Since that time, the offices of Student Life and the Chief Information Officer have collaborated to develop the new University E-mail Service, which is now ready for a phased distribution to the campus community.
CarmenWiki, a service of Learning Technology in the Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO), has made its transition from extended pilot to production mode. After being informally available for two years, CarmenWiki is now an official service of the university. Steadily increasing use of CarmenWiki by Ohio State students, faculty and staff convinced the Learning Technology team to take the final steps to make the service more easily available and to provide a larger support structure.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is accepting applications for participants in a new ePortfolio pilot. The pilot was launched this summer as a collaboration between the Office of the CIO and the College of Medicine.