A new, refreshed look and feel is coming to Ohio State's online Faculty, Staff and Student Directory (Find People)! Each day the "Find People" page is viewed by thousands of visitors, both internal and external to Ohio State. The target release date for the change is 11 p.m. EST., on Wednesday, March 26.
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During the weekend of July 27, the eReports service will be upgraded to version 11 and will be available to users on Monday, July 29. While there are slight visual changes to the user interface, this upgrade will not affect reports, and no user training or re-training is required; however, a new version of the Hyperion Interactive Reporting Web Client a.k.a “the eReports plug-in” will need to be installed.
We are pleased to share the news that eStores will take on a new look and enhanced search capability in May as we switch to a new e-commerce platform. The new platform includes basic and advanced search options, search filters, favorites, cart history and more – all designed to make your buying experience as easy and convenient as possible. Most eStores catalogs will move to the new system. All items previously available through the Apple catalog will now be available through WiredOut. Demos of the new eStores have been scheduled, to see available dates
As OCIO continues to improve the campus wireless network for high performance Wi-Fi technology, OCIO is disabling support for 802.11b devices on December 16, 2012. Supporting these legacy devices degrade the wireless performance for 802.11g and 802.11n devices. Current 802.11b wireless users must obtain an 802.11n wireless network adapter or upgrade their hardware.
For questions, contact the IT Service Desk at 688-HELP (4357).
The last six months have been a busy time for our University E-mail service. The OCIO e-mail team has collaborated with university IT advisory groups to identify and implement two exciting enhancements to University E-mail based on customer feedback.
Self-Service has been enhanced to include site licensed software from the Office of the CIO. Access ocio.osu.edu/software to browse titles, use the simplified ordering page, build your order, and checkout with a virtual shopping cart (for staff, an eRequest is needed if payment is required). Other improvements include paperless license agreements and the ability to check your order status.
Have you ever struggled to get wireless service on an OSU football Saturday? OCIO estimates that the call processing and data capacity of the existing cellular networks servicing the OSU Columbus campus will be exhausted within the next two years. So what does that mean? If left unaddressed, cellular users on campus will encounter “game day” types of problems every day.
OSU:pro, the expertise database used to produce dossiers for promotion and tenure, was purchased earlier this year by Thomson Reuters, a leading international firm specializing in gathering and organizing information. This purchase showcases one of the quality products developed by Ohio State University staff to serve the needs of faculty.
Did you notice anything different about the Open Enrollment process this year?
PGP Desktop 10.2 has been released by Symantec. The Office of the Chief Information Officer will enable PGP software update alerts on December 4. Notifications will be sent to each computer that has PGP Desktop installed alerting customers that an update is available.