the previous 30 days' information technology related blog posts @ the Univeristy of Minnesota

E-Discovery Costs: Quick Peek and Clawback

Joe McCartin, Managing Editor E-Discovery costs can be quite prohibitive. The problem was detailed by David Degnan in Volume 12, Issue 1 of the Minnesota Journal of Law, Science, and Technology. In his article, Accounting for the Costs of Electronic...

Halbig v. Burwell Revisited

Roma Patel, Note and Comment Editor The Supreme Court's decision in Hobby Lobby took the health law spotlight this summer. As the Court's opinion was dissected every which way in the weeks following its release, something else was brewing at...

What's the Latest Scoop on Drupal at UMD?

Designs are being finalized. A process for requesting a Drupal site and coordinating with external consultants is in place. And training is available....

Printer Migration to Private IP Space = More Security

To reduce and/or eliminate security issues, ITSS is migrating all UMD printers to private IP space....

Drones Raise Fourth Amendment Issues

Alex Vlisides, Symposium Editor Law professors love to tweak hypotheticals until students become uncomfortable with the result. It is the classic law school trap. As soon as you agree a premeditated, unprovoked killing is never justified, you are swept away...

Read&Write Gold Learning Technology Suite

UMD students, faculty and staff have access to Read&Write Gold software, which has the capability to help improve learning for everyone regardless of ability or learning style....

Wireless Heat Map Project

Last fall the ITSS Network Team began a rather large undertaking of mapping wireless coverage for all of UMD campus and remote sites....

Educational Technology Changes

Moodle Quickmail and Google Course Groups replace email aliases. Scantron exams and course evaluations are now supported by different ITSS staff members....

eduroam Replaces UMD-Secure Wireless

On Friday, August 15th, ITSS implemented our new eduroam secure wireless network and shut down the previous UMD-Secure network....

Phishing and Password Security: Anatomy of an Email Slowdown

Compromised email accounts were the culprit in last summer's email slowdown....

IP Phone Upgrades

ITSS continues to convert to Internet Protocol (IP) phones across campus....

Communities of Practice and Information Technology Priorities

Enterprise Systems Upgrade Program, Information Security, and Video & Collaboration are the 2014-2015 priorities....

Developments in Student Computing

From new hardware and software to partnership labs, learn what's up in the ITSS computer labs....

VCR and DVD players removed from Folwell Hall classrooms in Spring 2015

As the University works to provide the latest technology to enhance learning, obsolete and failing platforms must be retired. During the 2015 Spring Semester, VCR and DVD players will be permanently removed from the general purpose classrooms in Folwell Hall....

Multimedia Hub Update

The Hub continues to be in high demand by the University of Minnesota Duluth community....

About Technar

Technar the Bloginator is an irascible little robot who hangs around the CEHD Academic Technology Services offices. He's always muttering to himself and surfing the net looking for technology related blog posts.

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This page presents the previous 30 days of blog posts he's found on the UMN Blog system related to information technologies.

 
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