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The official news feed of UW-Platteville's Information Technology Services will keep you informed of campus IT projects and provide other useful information regarding campus technologies. Feedback is appreciated! Send comments to meyerdeb@uwplatt.edu.


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Meet Greg Bies

Like many in ITS, Greg Bies started as student employee in Residence Life working as an RA and as a member of the former ResNet. Read on to find out what he's doing today. Read more...

Jabber desktop client offers phone flexibility, more

The Unified Communications system implemented this summer brought so much more than new desk phones to UW-Platteville employees. Cisco’s Jabber desktop client allows employees to utilize their computers or laptops as a telephone for managing calls, instant messaging, managing voicemail, and more! Read more...

Stop. Think. Connect. It's Cyber Safety Month!

In addition to brightly colored leaves, pumpkin lattes, and brisk evenings, October is host to numerous month-long observances, one of which is the National Cyber Security Awareness Month. StopThinkConnect.org has some helpful tips. Read more...

Registration: Beginning-to-end Resources for the Busy Student

Registration for Winterim and Spring 2016 opens on Monday, November 9, 2015. Are you ready? There are a number of resources inside PASS and out to help you with the process from preparation to completion. Read more...

Winter Computer Buy Announced

Information Technology Services announces the PC computer buy for Winter 2015 will open Monday, Nov. 2. Talk to your IT Support Liaison about alternatives to buying new. Check out the rules for buying technology from the Pioneer Restore. Read more...

Technology Mashup Scheduled for January

Mark your calendars for another Technology Mashup on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016! This one-day event will feature a full slate of morning workshops, a handful of noon-hour Birds of a Feather conversations, and two afternoon panel discussions, one for faculty/instructional staff and one for program assistants/department secretaries. Read more...

Employee printing in computer labs: Explained

On Friday, Oct. 16 changes to the student printing policy went into effect as recommended by the Student Technology Advisory Committee in Spring 2015. To facilitate the accounting aspect of the policy, Papercut client was installed in all campus computer labs and integrated with Blackboard, the system used for Passport Funds. If you use lab computers, please read on. Read more...

Meet Robert Flum

Director of Information Systems & Reporting Robert Flum values collaboration, a helpful quality for the leader of staff who must work closely with diverse areas of campus in order to inform their work. Read more...

Partner Spotlight: Functional Analysts

As one of the few departments at UW-Platteville that serves every other department, ITS must partner with a wide array of individuals and groups to make sure the campus’s needs are understood, and our strategic goals are met. This month we pay homage to functional analysts who, in addition to the duties of their respective core areas, serve an important role as liaisons from those areas to the Information Systems & Reporting (ISR) teams in ITS, focusing on Business Intelligence reports and PASS customizations. Read more...

Why get a new ID card? Let Pioneer Pete show you.

If you are not one of the 6100 UW-Platteville students who have exchanged their old Pioneer Passports for new, grab the old card and head on down to the Passport Office in the Markee Pioneer Student Center to make the change! Read more...

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