Priscilla Alden: Favorite part of job was the people

January 29, 2015

Priscilla Alden retires January 30 after 9 ½ years as Assistant Vice Chancellor for User Support & Engagement at Information Technology Services and after 15 years overall with UNC-Chapel Hill. That’s longer than any of the ITS leadership team has … Continued

CloudApps service provides quick-start for Web application development

January 22, 2015

When the ITS Middleware Services team rolled out Carolina CloudApps on October 20, campus users expressed excitement that ITS provided a managed platform for developing Web applications. The Carolina CloudApps platform allows campus faculty, staff and students to request development containers via … Continued

A Look at 2015: Frances Dykstra talks ConnectCarolina

January 15, 2015

  Some 100-plus days have passed since ConnectCarolina went live on October 1. Frances Dykstra, Assistant Vice Chancellor for ITS Enterprise Applications, led the tremendous University-wide effort to develop finance and human resources/payroll modules to enable the campus to benefit … Continued

Carolina introduces voicemail-via-email

January 13, 2015

Since UNC-Chapel Hill started providing the service last summer, some 400 campus phone customers have opted to add a feature that enables them to receive audio voicemail messages via email. ITS began offering unified messaging as a convenience to campus … Continued

2014 Highlight: Carolina Technology Consultants (CTC) Retreat

December 22, 2014

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

December 18, 2014

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

Carolina event envisions future of learning

December 16, 2014

Can you envision UNC-Chapel Hill’s digital future? How will the University use information technology in 44 years or even 14 years? To begin exploring these questions, Carolina administrators and faculty members brainstormed, collaborated and gained big-picture context from experts at … Continued

ITS boosts collaborations with students

December 11, 2014

Over the last 1½ 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 all of … Continued

Breaking through the digital clutter with Project SIR

November 17, 2014

The Sensitive Information Remediation Project, better known as Project SIR, is a campus-wide initiative to scan, find, delete and/or secure sensitive information. UNC-Chapel Hill units, departments and individuals across campus are protecting the University’s sensitive information by participating in Project … Continued