On Oct. 29, Ohio State welcomed Holly Drake into the newly created position of Chief Privacy Officer. Data privacy needs are increasingly far reaching, spanning the worlds of both regulation and data ethics. In this new role, Drake will have a dual reporting relationship to both Chief Information Security Officer in Enterprise Security Helen Patton and Gates Garrity-Rokous, Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer for the Office of University Compliance and Integrity.
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During a recent upgrade of Office 365, student Buckeyemail accounts included in email distribution groups were inadvertently removed. Any emails sent to distribution groups will not be delivered to those missing group members. Emails sent directly to students will be delivered.
Additionally, group owners are currently unable to manage distribution groups in Office 365. Attempting to add or remove individuals from groups results in an error.
The latest edition of the Enterprise Project Digest was shared with the Ohio State community to provide updates about the project’s work. Check out the EP Digest archive to read the full October issue. Highlights of this issue:
(1) Ohio State demonstrated its leadership in business and technology transformation by leading several presentations during the annual Workday Rising conference; (2) A Town Hall meeting held on October 10 for the university’s Human Resources (HR) community focused on how Ohio State will transform its HR service delivery model to improve the employee experience. Provost and Executive Vice President Bruce McPheron gave opening remarks; and (3) The project team has connected with each college and unit to understand the local technology systems currently in use throughout the university. This outreach has informed the "system disposition" process. The list of known systems and disposition outcomes was updated this month.
The Enterprise Project Digest is distributed monthly, and those who are interested in additional information are encouraged to subscribe.
In response to requests from many across our community, we recently made system updates that allow you to maintain and display a preferred last name in several university systems (Carmen, Email, my.osu.edu). These systems can now synchronize and share your preferred last name your preferred last name beginning on Wednesday, Nov. 14.
Over the past several months, OCIO has collaborated with key university stakeholders and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to establish a university-configured AWS service for employees, called Ohio State AWS.The new service enables Ohio State employees to leverage AWS’s impressive portfolio of scalable, on-demand computing, database, storage and application services, but also provides all the benefits of an enterprise service.