NUIT Tech Talk Series

Tech TalksThe NUIT Tech Talk series is a chance for you to improve your knowledge regarding new technology and technology-related issues that impact the academic and work environment of the University.

Experience the Webinar format of NUIT Tech Talks. Once you've registered, instructions on how to participate from your computer will be e-mailed to you closer to the event.


Spring 2014 NUIT Tech Talks

Get to Know Lync: Submit Your Questions – April 29

The first Tech Talk completely based on your input! NUIT has talked extensively about how Microsoft Lync can be a valuable tool with instant messaging, audio and video conferencing, presence, and so much more. Now we want to hear from you--what do you want to know about Lync? At this event, NUIT representatives will discuss:

  • Your questions about Lync and its features—submit your questions or topics by Thursday, April 24
  • An overview of Lync for those who are new to the service
  • Demos of select features and services

Time: 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Your desktop or laptop computer
Register now

Technology Tips for Travelers – May 8
Preparing for travel has become more than just tossing your laptop in a bag. Now highly mobile options, such as smart phones and tablets, give you the opportunity to reduce your carry-on bag significantly if you choose. These options also present some new risks. Learn how to protect your information and your devices at this Tech Talk, which will cover advice for before, during, and after travel. Topics will include:
  • Tips to prepare for national or international travel
  • Protecting passwords during and after a trip
  • How to connect securely from mobile devices while away from home

Time: 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Your desktop or laptop computer
Register now

File Storage and Sharing at NU – May 22

Cloud storage, network drives, research data storage—all you know is that you need a secure place to keep your important information. At this Tech Talk, we'll discuss a variety of options available to faculty and staff for storing all kinds of data, and help you determine which tool or service is the best choice. Another highlight of online file storage is the ability to share and collaborate on documents with colleagues. Presenters at this event will:

  • Discuss file storage options for researchers, faculty, and staff
  • Explain key differences between tools for research and administrative data
  • Demonstrate select file-sharing features

Time: 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Your desktop or laptop computer
Register now

Get Your Mobile Technology Set for Summer – June 5

Summer is in the air—is your technology prepared? Whether you're planning to travel or staying on campus, your smartphone, tablet, and laptop deserve a bit of attention to keep you connected and secure this summer. Register for this Tech Talk to learn about:

  • Using mobile services and apps to stay current and keep in touch
  • Connecting securely from mobile devices while away from home
  • Getting support for your technology over the summer

Time: 11 - 11:45 a.m.
Location: Your desktop or laptop computer
Register now

Additional Information

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