Oct. 27, 2014 — Several members of the Division's Systems & Operations/Telecom team, plus a few gullible family members and a technology vendor, ran a Tough Mudder course on Oct. 12, 2014.
Tough Mudder is an endurance event which challenges participants to attempt a long distance, military-style obstacle course. Teamwork, camaraderie throughout the course, and group participation drive participants to put teammates before temselves and overcome fears.
Oct. 1, 2014 — No one entity is solely responsible for safeguarding the Internet; it is a community resource and we each have a role in protecting our digital society. October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the month, the Division of IT will host a series of events to educate students, faculty, and staff on staying safe in a digital world. Learn more cyber security and awareness events.
Oct. 13, 2014 — DoIT, in conjunction with ET@MO, is evaluating learning management systems (LMS) to support teaching and learning at MU. A working group devised questions for surveys, focus groups, and the overall process. These questions are the outline that various LMS vendors are using to present their solutions. Learn more about the LMS Review process and vendors.
Sept. 21, 2014 — The recent Apple release of iOS 8 has been tested to work with campus wireless and email services.
If you had problems freeing up enough space for the installation, DoIT recommends connecting your iDevice to a computer and updating through iTunes. This requires only 1 GB free space (as opposed to the 6 GB when updating wirelessly). For more information see Update Your Device Using iTunes.
Sept. 17, 2014 — Providing wireless services at the scale of the Columbia campus is a significant challenge, and the Division of IT is proud to employ many exceptionally talented staff members who focus on this challenge with diligence and professionalism.