Author Archives: Ian Aberle

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Become a Box Power User with Keyboard Shortcuts

Box has lots of great features, like sharing, Box Notes, and Desktop Syncing, but did you know you could also use keyboard shortcuts with Box? Try using these keyboard shortcuts to improve your productivity while using Box@SMU. Find out “how … Continue reading

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Electrical Service Shutdown to Impact Networking on January 19.

SMU Buildings and Roads has circulated a notice that electrical service will be shut off to several campus buildings as a part of campus construction activities. The shutdown will begin on Thursday, January 19 starting approximately at 7 p.m. and is … Continue reading

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Electrical Service Shutdown to Impact Networking on January 16.

SMU Buildings and Roads has circulated a notice that electrical service will be shut off to several campus buildings as a part of campus construction activities. The shutdown will begin on Monday, January 16 starting approximately at 10 a.m. and … Continue reading

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Electrical Service Shutdown to Impact Networking on January 6.

SMU Buildings and Roads has circulated a notice that electrical service will be shut off to several campus buildings as a part of campus construction activities. The shutdown will begin on January 6 starting approximately at 6 p.m. and is … Continue reading

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Sitecore Clinic Coming in January

On  Wednesday, January 11 from 2 PM – 4 PM,  we will be hosting our first Sitecore Clinic in the Fondren Library East 110 Classroom. We will have a team of specialists to help you with your Sitecore needs. Get one-on-one support … Continue reading

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OIT Newsletter: End of the Year Edition 2016

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SharePoint Migration Enters Final Weeks

The migration from our on-premise SharePoint (Inside.SMU) to the cloud-based SharePoint Online will be completed in the next few weeks. The majority of remaining site migrations will happen at departmental levels before the Winter Break. The final two, and largest, … Continue reading

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Be a Wi-Fi Wizard with These Tips and Tricks

Over the past several years, we have become more and more reliant on Wi-Fi for our phones, tablets, and laptops. Still, many of us still don’t know what to do to get the best signal for our device. I talked … Continue reading

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Help Desk Holiday Hours

Beginning December 15th, the IT Help Desk will move to Winter scheduling for hours. Our weekday hours will be 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. The IT Help Desk will also be closed on weekends until the Spring semester. During the … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Authenticate with Duo

It has been several months since the University has required Duo Two-Factor Authentication to connect to secure services like my.SMU. While there are several ways to verify your identity with Duo Security, Duo has recently published an easy-to-read, one-page guide … Continue reading

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