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  • 2-Step Verification

    On October 5, 2016, UNC-Chapel Hill implemented 2-Step Verification, a process designed to secure and safeguard personal information and vital University data and credentials. At a time when phishing scams are becoming ever more frequent on our campus, this enhancement is part of our ongoing work to ensure that personal and University information remains secured and protected. What is 2-Step Verification? Also called 2-Factor or Multi-Factor authentication, 2-Step Verification adds a second layer of security… Read More about 2-Step Verification.

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  • 2022 Fiber Projects

    ITS continues to install high-speed fiber connections throughout campus, making our networks faster and more reliable. Projects underway include: Curtis Media Center: This new run of fiber will connect the Curtis Media Center with Carmichael Arena and Memorial Hall. School of Medicine: This project will add a new fiber backbone from ITS Manning to MacNider Hall. It will also move the tier one location from Isaac M. Taylor Hall to Marsico Lung Institute. Tennis Center:… Read More about 2022 Fiber Projects.

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  • 5G and Wireless Service

    Replace the existing campus wireless services contracts (Neutral Hosting) with a new set of wireless provider (Verizon, T-Mobile and AT&T) service contracts and implement new campus 5G services. We expect to support a seamless transition away from the current service contract after we establish the contracts and new funding model. The project includes new 5G services and new positions (people and roles) to manage the services on campus. The end result is providing reliable outdoor… Read More about 5G and Wireless Service.

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  • Access Request Re-Engineering

    Enterprise Applications began an initiative in January 2022 to solicit feedback from campus users, central offices, Access Request Coordinators (ARCs) and others to understand the pain points experienced in the current Access Request Process and Tool. Analysis of the feedback informed our next steps to focus on two major areas of effort during 2022 and 2023: 1) Short-term adjustments to current environment – There are several items that will provide some immediate benefit for the… Read More about Access Request Re-Engineering.

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  • Adobe Creative Cloud

    In September 2016, UNC-Chapel Hill began providing all students and 2,000 instructional faculty and staff with access to Adobe Creative Cloud, a collection of creative desktop and mobile tools, including PhotoShop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro and InDesign. Adobe Creative Cloud is a package of creative desktop applications for digital imaging, design, web and video, plus online services and storage. “The University is helping lead the empowerment of students to advance from being a generation of digital… Read More about Adobe Creative Cloud.

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  • AltaVault Replacement (NetApp CBS)

    The NetApp AltaVault is reaching the end of its life cycle in December 2023. We need a replacement solution to move identified data off-premise for specified time periods. The replacement solution will be an automated tool that: moves data from on-premise to off-premise, logs the process and expires the data at the appropriate time, allows us to retrieve the data and restore it on-premise when required, and have a cost model that fits the ITS… Read More about AltaVault Replacement (NetApp CBS).

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  • Background Check Phase Two

    Phase one of the Background Check project went live in May 2021, but a second phase is needed. Phase two has multiple parts. First, our contract with CastleBranch, the existing Background Check vendor, ends in December 2021. We’ve chosen InfoMart as the University’s new vendor, so phase two will switch all integrations from CastleBranch to InfoMart. This phase needs to be completed by the end of this calendar year. The second part of phase two… Read More about Background Check Phase Two.

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  • Campus Airplay Project

    The project is to enable the use of screencasting / discovery protocols across the main campus and possibly into ResNET. These protocols will allow people to discover devices that are in close proximity when they enter a room. The success of project will address one of the most frequent requests from customers.

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  • Canvas Fall 2022

    UPDATE (June 17, 2022) After successful pilots during the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters, we will continue with the Canvas rollout. In Fall 2022, all UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff will be able to access Canvas. Access may be granted to non-affiliated guests per special request. All official Registrar courses and rosters will be available in Canvas automatically. Instructors may opt to build out their sites and teach in Canvas instead of Sakai…. Read More about Canvas Fall 2022.

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  • Carolina Key Passwordless Login

    UNC-Chapel Hill is moving towards passwordless logins with a new option called Carolina Key. Carolina Key represents several different methods of authenticating logins for faculty, staff and students. When used along with individuals’ Onyen, Carolina Key improves security by eliminating the need to use a password. Update – September 2022 Carolina Key Phase 2 Rollout to Students ITS is planning to roll out Carolina Key to all students in October. Students can log into SSO… Read More about Carolina Key Passwordless Login.

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  • Carolina Residence Halls Welcome Wi-Fi: ResNet Wireless Upgrade

    For years students sought Wi-Fi access in their individual rooms, and in 2013 the University Budget Committee identified funding for this long- awaited service. As a result, all on-campus University dorms now have full wireless coverage to satisfy the needs of students who come to school with numerous Wi-Fi-hungry devices, including smartphones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers, and video-streaming consoles. Project completed faster than expected With support and encouragement from the Residence Hall Association, ITS and… Read More about Carolina Residence Halls Welcome Wi-Fi: ResNet Wireless Upgrade.

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  • Carolina Talent Performance Appraisals

    Phase I of Carolina Talent Performance was implemented last year, but the performance appraisals were still being done on paper forms. For the 2021-2022 performance period, we are implementing online performance appraisals in Carolina Talent along with with additional changes related to: Second level manager signatures HR checkpoint review step Employee Self Assessments Automation of currently manual task creation Non-compliance reporting and procedure Comments on Development Plans  

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