Tech Liaison Updates September 2011

In Attendance:

  • Antony Jo
  • Dan Bowling
  • Becky Maier
  • Jessica Roberson
  • Kate Oyler
  • Melissa Steinike
  • Shane Heivly
  • Jess Neidigh

Announcements:

CAG Update

  • The CAG will be going white-list only shortly
  • Submit a ticket for users to have access to the CAG

Crystal Reports

  • Jessie has been granted administrative access and will begin building universes for the databases within the division.

SMTP Gateway Changed August 8th

  • Old gateways were retired
  • smtp.umt.edu should now be used

Wireless Project Update

  • Access points and controllers are now in SAIT storage
  • IT is setting up the campus wireless

Tech Fair

  • Is September 21st
  • Staff can win prizes <$50.

IT Planning Task Forces

  • IT is being analyzed campus-wide
  • Three groups 
    • Planning Committee
    • Data Centers
    • Mobile
  • Nothing is changing, as of yet

Staff Meetings

  • For departments with regular staff meetings, perhaps have your RTA attend one so they can be introduced.
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    • Jesse and Dan are attempting to create a full-time position
    • We are planning on doing more website audits, however, we don't have the manpower at the moment
    • Adjusting standards for mobile websites
    • Creating support documents for standards of accessibility
    • Creating a larger web strategy to give feedback.
    • Tracker code embedded in the majority of SA sites.
    • If you haven't updated, you switched over automatically-simply publish your page to push the updates.
    • Oct. 14th class on how to use filters and analytics
    • New headers and footers to all umt.edu pages
    • All webpages are getting rolled over
    • Dan will be coordinating with departments
    • You will have to republish your entire site.
    • Accessibility will be re-taught
    • Please submit ideas for training sessions
    • We're available to train on unlisted topics.
  • Web Announcements:

    Web Hiring Update

    Web Committee for the University

    Google Analytics Progress

    Header/Footer Rollouts

    Web Training Topic Suggestions