This month’s blog concentrates on a particular topic which formed the main focus of our last IT Community of Practice meeting. I’d like to thank all those who contributed their ideas and suggestions on this, many of which are reflected in the summary which follows. Continue reading
You may be aware that IT Services has been involved in an identity management project, known as ‘ID Manage’, ‘ILM’ or ‘IDM’, to increase automation and make efficiency, accuracy consistency and speed improvements in the following: Continue reading
Another busy month for IT Services as several major strands of work began and others were successfully completed.
In response to customer comments, IT Services have amended the firewall ruleset for Eduroam at all University of Reading campuses. Continue reading
It’s been a busy start to the New Year in IT Services with a lot of developments to look forward to in 2013. Continue reading
As part of a general review of the IT Services Help provision, we have decided to run an extended opening hours trial at the Library Service counter.
This week has seen the launch of our brand new collaborative e-newsletter, Digital Digest. Every month, we’ll be bringing you the latest news and comment about all things digital happening around the University. Continue reading
IT Services has identified a potential security threat to our captive portal WiFi Network, UoR-Guest. Continue reading
As part of the Anti-Spam system at the University of Reading, IT Services subscribe to a two blocklists, that are used to reduce the amount of Spam received. They do this by rejecting email that has come from an email server that has been reported as sending Spam and this significantly reduces the amount of Spam email that we are required to process. Continue reading
Since my last blog it feels as though ITS has been caught up in a whirlwind of activity as the new academic year has begun. Continue reading