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Major eVision enhancement project underway

Wednesday, 7 August 2019 12:25pm

A major eVision enhancement project is underway.  More than 50 enhancements to eVision will be rolled out during the next two-and-a-half years making the system and processes more user-friendly. 

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Managing Relationships - Otago's Customer Relationship Management System

Friday, 19 July 2019 11:06am

The University is introducing a new system for Customer Relationship Management.

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Zoom videoconferencing is an increasingly popular option at the University of Otago.

Thursday, 30 November 2017 3:26pm

Zoom videoconferencing is an increasingly popular option at the University of Otago.

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Student app taking off

Monday, 1 April 2019 10:29am

The University's new student app is proving popular - with more than 12,500 downloads since its launch in mid February- equivalent to the number of undergraduate students on the Dunedin campus.

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Otago App here to help students find their way

Monday, 25 February 2019 10:23am

Otago App here to help students find their way

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Student app provides info via phones

Monday, 18 February 2019 2:53pm

The University of Otago student app - makes life easier for students.

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IT Advisory team ready to help

Monday, 18 February 2019 11:28am

IT Advisory team - ready to help with your IT needs.

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ITS Staff recognised at 2018 Disability Information and Support Appreciation Awards.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 10:36am

The Disability Information and Support Appreciation Awards recognise staff whose support helps to provide and inclusive environment, ensuring students have an outstanding experience while studying at Otago.

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Launch of the new Hawaiki Cable providing UO researchers fast links to the world.

Thursday, 15 November 2018 9:49am

University of Otago researchers now enjoy some of the fastest links with the world that New Zealand has ever seen, following the launch of the new Hawaiki Cable capability by Research and Education Advanced Network New Zealand (REANNZ) at the University on 19 October 2018.

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Bruce Norris, Senior Manager IT Projects Unit

Friday, 17 August 2018 3:07pm

Bruce Norris has joined Information Technology Services as the Senior Manager IT Projects Unit. Read on to find out more about Bruce's work and background. 

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Introducing... Gavin Bainbridge, Senior Manager Information Systems, ITS

Friday, 13 July 2018 2:58pm

Information Technology Services welcomes Gavin Bainbridge as the new Senior Manager Information Systems.

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Introducing... Daryl Clarkson, Senior Manager IT Infrastructure, ITS

Thursday, 2 August 2018 9:28am

Information Technology Services welcomes Daryl Clarkson as the new Senior Manager IT Infrastructure.

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University E-Waste and E-Cycle Centre makes an impact.

Monday, 23 April 2018 3:29pm

Otago's E-Waste and E-Cycle Centre is saving the University money, reducing landfill waste and helping community groups gain access to computers.

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Information Technology Services (ITS) will close at 3:00pm Thursday 21 December and re-open 8:30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

Thursday, 21 December 2017 11:25am

Information Technology Services (ITS) will close at 3:00pm Thursday 21 December and re-open 8:30am on Wednesday 3 January 2018.

The ITS Service Desk will be available from 3 January 2018, 8:30am-5:00pm.

From the ITS team, our best wishes for a very Merry Christmas and festive season.
We look forward to working with you again in 2018.

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ITS Service Statistics for August 2017

Thursday, 19 October 2017 4:11pm

The most recent statistics for Service Desk calls, Student IT services, IT Training, Teaching & Learning departments, Information Security incidents, website and FAQ system usage, Syncplicity and High Capacity Storage (HCS), systems availability metrics, eduroam connections, Tuakiri login activity, NeSI Otago high speed data transfer activity, and wireless access are now available to view online.

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Enhanced Electronic Multi-choice Exam Marking

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 10:41am

New features in the ITS electronic marking service for multiple-choice tests, assignments and exams include providing students with information about the answers they got wrong.

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eResearch@Otago Day, Wednesday 18 October 2017

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 10:31am

Inviting all staff and postgraduate students to join us for an informal, open day of eResearch-focused presentations, case studies, networking and discussions.


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IT series: Keeping Otago’s work safe

Thursday, 3 August 2017 10:06am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the direct result of advances in IT. In the third of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board looks at how information is being stored to keep it safe.

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IT series: Cutting-edge technology helps researchers stay on top

Wednesday, 2 August 2017 9:07am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the result of advances in IT. In the second of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board talks to ITS about the difference these advances are making to Otago’s research output.

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IT series: Bigger, faster technology at Otago

Tuesday, 1 August 2017 11:30am

The University of Otago’s growing ability to be a truly global citizen is the direct result of advances in Information Technology.

In the first of a three-part series, the Otago Bulletin Board explores these advances.