The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and several university partners achieved a huge milestone for Ohio State that has resulted in the streamlining of several processes. The completion of the foundational release of the Identity and Access Management (IdM) Program has consolidated the once disparate processes of: creating individual accounts, managing e-mail delivery, changing passwords, and managing sponsored guests.
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For the August 4 Security Working Group meeting (SECWOG), Shawn Sines, OCIO IT Security, provided a general security program update and led a discussion regarding the status of the LANDesk/Secunia rollout as well as the recent Data Loss & Prevention request for proposal (RFP) and future Logging & Monitoring (SEIM) RFP processes.
On July 29, OCIO will stop distributing Core FTP from its Site Licensed Software page. Core FTP is a Windows-based file transfer protocol (FTP) client. Currently, the free open source software does not support all the new Secure FTP (SFTP) requirements for OSU Web hosting content updates. As a replacement, OCIO is now distributing FileZilla, a fast and reliable cross-platform FTP, FTPS and SFTP client. For Windows FTP client software details, see OSU Site Licensed Software at osusls.osu.edu.
With the release of eTimesheet and eLeave, university timekeeping processes will be simplified and streamlined. These web-based applications, developed in partnership by the offices of Business and Finance and Chief Information Officer, began rolling out across campus in June after several successful pilots within the colleges of Arts and Sciences and Engineering, as well as with Enrollment Services and Undergraduate Education.
To enhance a student's learning experience and advance collaborative teaching and learning, Ohio State's Knowlton School of Architecture (KSA) creatively blended technology into their open studio environment. KSA created an online studio environment that includes two specialized web applications that house the Digital Library, a collection of educational digital media that supports the curricula and is host to both the School's Open Educational Resources and KSA Community.
The Office of the Chief Information Officer’s Senior Director for Enterprise Applications, Andy Jackson, is leaving Ohio State on July 12 to join Allied Electronics in Ft. Worth, Texas, as Vice President and Chief Information Officer.
Chief Information Officer Kathy Starkoff said, "Jackson has the proven ability to be an outstanding CIO
A critical defect in one of the Identity and Access Management (IdM) system connectors was identified during the June 24-26 cutover activities prompting OCIO to suspend the launch of my.osu.edu until it can be resolved. The university community should wait for further announcement on its availability.
Mobile technology continues to make a difference in teaching and learning as shown in last month’s message, which highlighted Ohio State contributors to this effort. Dr. Catherine Lucey’s Apple Academix Conference presentation, How Mobility Can Help Deliver Better Education and Patient Care, as well as Rajiv Ramnath’s presentation on Enhancing Computer Science Education with Real-World App Development Projects, are now both accessible for those who could not attend the event
When the Office of the Chief Information Officer began offering learning technology grants, it was with the idea to enable faculty and staff to make courses more innovative and engaging for students.
The OCIO already has seen promising results from the 2010 recipients, and — with the new grants just awarded — have confidence this year’s winners will have similar outcomes.
A “facelift” is in the works for webmail.osu.edu, the landing page for web access to university-provided e-mail systems for faculty, staff and students. The Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) and University Communications are working jointly on the page updates and will implement them in two phases.