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Tech Tips: managing alerts and notifications

Alerts

With a lot of technology tools and applications at our disposal, sometimes the alerts, notifications, updates and news we receive can feel like overload. And with many of us increasingly using some of the same devices for personal and work use, this can mean being diverted from our lives outside work by work-related messages and information, and the converse.

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Important Zoom update

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Got Zoom? Make sure that you have updated to Zoom 5.0 or higher.

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Tech Tips: Accessing VPN - if you need it!

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A Virtual Private Network (VPN) allows us to create a secure connection from home to our University network over the Internet. It is a way for us to protect sensitive data and provide us with privacy in the work that we do because it encrypts what we send and receive. 

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Tech Tips: Working from home

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There are a range of helpful tools that can support you to work and collaborate with colleagues from home.

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Tech Tips: Forwarding work calls to an external number

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Working offsite? You don’t have to miss calls to your work number: you can have them forwarded to an external number.

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Digital Future Technology strategy released

Digital Future

Early this year, ITDS released the new Technology Strategy for the University of Adelaide: Digital Future.

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Digital challenge

Digital know how

Congratulations to all the University of Adelaide staff who got involved with ITDS's Digital Challenge across February-March, completing a range of challenge tasks and finding out more about technology in the process!

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Critical Microsoft Update

Computers, laptops and tablets

Do you use Microsoft Windows 10 on a computer on the wireless network, or on your personal computer?

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Phishing season: be alert for scams, especially in the lead-up to Christmas

Did you know that the holiday season can also be the phishing season?

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Data, Analytics & Insight Strategy and Implementation Roadmap

Improving analytics is a priority in higher education globally. Analytics themed strongly during consultation for Future Making as well as for our technology strategy. We want to build upon our capabilities to provide more relevant and timely advanced analytics.

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