Faces of ITS: Gogan on changing technology and quality service

Jim Gogan Title: Interim Director of Communication Technologies at Information Technology Services Professional: Has worked for UNC-Chapel Hill for 38 years, including 28 years with ITS and other University central computing operations that predated ITS   A few weeks into … Continued

Faces of ITS: Jim Gogan on what he does and why he loves it

Jim Gogan Title: Interim Director of Communication Technologies at Information Technology Services Personal: Lives in Carrboro with his wife, Harlene, who works part-time for the UNC-Chapel Hill School of Social Work. Daughter, Maureen, attends UNC-Charlotte. Education: Bachelor’s in political science … Continued

2014 Highlight: Carolina Technology Consultants (CTC) Retreat

The University’s information technology professionals enter 2015 informed about many of the latest technologies and IT efforts across campus thanks to the 2014 CTC Retreat. Attendance jumps 25 percent The CTC full-day conference and awards ceremony at the Carolina Club … Continued

Lynda.com now available to all UNC-Chapel Hill students

Lynda.com’s 3,800+ video courses are now available at no additional charge to all UNC students. Self-paced courses of all levels cover technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies and more. UNC ITS Teaching and Learning has contracted with Lynda.com to provide … Continued

ITS boosts collaborations with students

  Over the last 1 ½ months here at ITS News, we’ve introduced you to some industrious students who are doing cool things in information technology with ITS and elsewhere on campus and beyond. Sophomore Brent Comstock, for one, inspires … Continued

Behind the scenes: Creating Carolina’s mobile app

Matt Leming, a senior majoring in computer science, is part of a team that created the University’s CarolinaGO mobile app, which officially launched October 28. Originally an initiative pushed by the student body president, the m.unc.edu mobile app project was … Continued

What to expect in November

This month we’re highlighting students past and present on ITS News. This week, you’ll find articles featuring User Support & Engagement’s Kaity Yu and Jackson Cox (pictured above) – two former student workers who returned full-time after graduation. Also in … Continued

vlans and IP subnetting

Networking and Vlan Reasons for using VLANs (and IP subnetting): limit impact of abnormal broadcast traffic (malfunctioning Ghost server, chatty Microsoft devices still using WINS elections are two prime examples) and isolate any “dumb” stuff (user hubs double-linked to the … Continued