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Cornell’s New Free Web Conferencing Service: WebEx

A new free web conferencing service is available at Cornell: WebEx. WebEx provides on-demand, real-time, collaborative web meetings and conferencing. Cornell’s campuswide license lets faculty and staff schedule meetings that anyone can participate or present in. WebEx allows you to: Share your desktop and files such as PowerPoint presentations Stream live Voice over IP (VoIP) […]

What problems could IT solve?

A great chance for anyone to weigh in on the direction that IT takes at Cornell. What problems could IT solve? | IT@Cornell Dialog.

Dead Pixel Test

This is a simple test designed to make it easier to detect LCD “dead pixels” (pixels that are either stuck-ON or stuck-OFF) by displaying a series of solid background color pages for contrast. All instructions and test images are available at this site: LCD Dead Pixel Test Backgrounds.

CIT Adobe Connect Service Ending 9/5/12

As has been previously announced, CIT has arranged a campuswide license for WebEx web conferencing. By late August, WebEx will be available to all faculty and staff at no cost.In order to make efficient use of University resources, CIT’s contract for the Adobe Connect web conferencing service accessed through or will not be renewed […]

Improve Windows Explorer-Add New Columns

Windows Explorer is one of the most used Windows applications and at the same time probably also the least acknowledged productivity tool. You are using Windows Explorer every day to interact with your computer as you access your files and folders. An application you use this much should be customized to your needs. An optimized […]

Upcoming Technical Training

CIT just released their list of Technical Training courses for this Fall (August – December 2012). The list includes training for Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access) and Adobe (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop) products. Full details and schedules are @ Upcoming Technical Training | Cornell University.

Unblock Caller ID from Campus numbers

Anonymous Call Rejection Many businesses and private residences now use a service called “anonymous call rejection” to block calls that do not carry the callers’ identifying information. Originally intended to reduce unsolicited calls from telemarketing, anonymous call rejection can also interfere with legitimate business. All calls placed from the university’s phone system appear anonymous. If […]

Application Streamlining Initiative

The Application Streamlining Initiative, an effort designed to evaluate Cornell’s IT applications and identify opportunities for cost savings at both the unit and campus-wide level, has recommended three types of applications, used across campus, as good candidates for consolidation. There are opportunities to achieve enterprise-wide efficiencies for five additional services. These phase two recommendations follow […]

Learn About Adobe Applications

The Cornell Store and Academic Technologies are pleased to sponsor the following presentations to be given by representatives from Adobe, Inc., this Friday, August 10. All sessions will be held in the Cornell Store. Attend as many as you like! No registration is required. More info at: Learn More About Adobe Applications at Adobe Sessions | […]

FileMaker Licensing Renewal-deadline today!

It is time to renew Cornell University’s volume license for FileMaker. CU Software needs to know your license requirements for the 2012-13 license period. We are asking that you place a pre-order using the CU Software licensing site to provide a firm commitment to purchase the number of licenses you indicate. See the link below […]

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