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Registration for Hacks with Friends is open

Register today and make plans to participate in the 2021 Hacks with Friends (HWF) — a fun-filled event where you break out of your everyday work, join a team and collaborate to build a project (or hack) from scratch to show off in a competition! The 2021 HWF event will take place virtually over the course of the…
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Call to Action: ITS Internship Program looking for project proposals

The ITS Summer Internship Program is looking for impactful projects for our 2021 cohort to invest in this summer! As we enter the seventh year of the program, interns have made a difference in many areas of ITS and the Michigan IT Community through cohort projects. Some examples from 2020 include: Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) website redesign…
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Success! Falcon endpoint protection deployment project complete

IT security is a shared responsibility and a never-ending journey of incremental improvement, but some improvements are larger and come faster than others. In October 2020, ITS announced that Enhanced Endpoint Protection powered by CrowdStrike Falcon would be rolled out to university-owned computers (desktops, laptops, and servers). About six months later, as of early March 2021, Falcon has…

Message from the VPIT-CIO

Each and every member of the Michigan IT community has the ability to be a leader and a teacher of their area. Everyone has valuable experiences and viewpoints to share, and it is an important role of leaders to seek these lessons out and listen.

Profiles in IT: Erik Taipalus—Preeminent project manager

As a project manager, Taipalus uses good listening skills to find the right technology solution for customers.

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This month in EDUCAUSE

My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M.  Starting this month, I will provide articles of interest, upcoming trends, and generally be your advocate for EDUCAUSE. Some EDUCAUSE highlights from March Best career advice for women in IT  Have you ever said to yourself, “I wish I knew this or someone told me this?”…

Safe Computing

Report IT security incidents

If you encounter an actual or suspected IT security incident, it is vital that you report it as soon as possible so that work can begin to investigate and resolve it. This applies whether you are working from home or on campus. Take a minute to watch the ITS Information Assurance (IA) video: How to Report an IT…

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