Announcements

Extended absence greetings in the new phone system

OIT is changing the default action of an alternate greeting to not accept messages. In the old system you were able to record an extended absence greeting which did not allow the caller to leave you a message. In the new system, an alternate greeting is used but by default… Continue reading »

January workshop series

January 5, 10:00-1:00, Faculty House:  Grant-writing.  Jennifer Hermanski from the Office of Corporate and Foundations relations and the Dean of Faculty’s office will give an overview of funding opportunities both on and off-campus, and the resources we have to help you find appropriate funding agencies, as… Continue reading »

January workshop series

This January, the Dean of Faculty’s office is teaming up with OIT, the Library and the Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations to offer a series of workshops on a variety of tools and resources that you may not have had a chance to use yet.   The workshops will… Continue reading »

Enabling Voicemail to Email Notification

OIT is happy to announce the availability of voicemail to email notification. Please visit http://oit.williams.edu/telecommunications-upgrade/telecommunications-documentation/voicemail/ for instructions on how to enable the notification and the different options you have to configure some browsers to play back your messages. If you have any questions, please contact the Faculty Staff Support… Continue reading »

View functions in Google Sheets in your preferred language

Employees across the world use Google Sheets. Starting today, any user whose preferred language is set to English or one of 21 additional, supported languages will see functions in Sheets on the web and mobile in that preferred language. (Please note that some specific functions will continue to appear in… Continue reading »

Better search experience in Google Drive

When you store important files in Google Drive they’re not only safe, they’re accessible from any device. Finding these files again from any device should be super easy, so we’re rolling out a new search experience to get you better results — even faster. Drive lets you search… Continue reading »

Using the Video Studio and 3D Printing with Your Students

Come to the lunch talk on Friday, December 11th, and see how faculty and students are making use of the new Studio 275 and 3D printing facilities in their classes. Lunch in the FCC (CET/Sawyer Room 276) noon to 1pm on Friday December 11th. RSVP to http://goo.gl/forms/EFSFLE3E0j appreciated as… Continue reading »

Google Apps for Education November Newsletter

Google has released the November issue of the Google Apps for Education (GAE) newsletter, which includes useful information and resources for all users of GAE. You can view the November newsletter here: http://go.google-mkto.com/v/VuPy2002Ux0C100TCc42KA0… Continue reading »

Cybersecurity month tip # 2 – Two factor authentication

Two factor authentication is a way to double lock your account. Instead of relying on one level of security (your password) it also requires something you have, like your cell phone or printed codes. Together these two things ensure that the person attempting to log onto your account is really… Continue reading »

2016 Movie Madness Competition

“Billy” Returns for 2016 2011 Billy Award The CET and OIT are pleased to announce the kick-off of our 2016 short film competition. Tap into your creativity now! Win yourself a gleaming gold & purple “Billy” trophy as well as $100 in media gear from B and H Photo!… Continue reading »

Wired Ethernet jacks in Dorm Rooms

Information Technology Committee and College Council have approved changing to an opt-in system to have a live Ethernet jack. Ethernet jacks in common rooms will remain activated. If you want to request that your Ethernet jack be activated fill out the Data Jack Activation Request form from https://ticket.williams.edu (on… Continue reading »

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