Category Archives: Tech Tips

Summertime Learning with Lynda

Summer offers the perfect time to enrich yourself with some summertime learning. With lyndaCampus, you have access to the leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Here … Continue reading

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LinkedIn & Lynda.com: The Dynamic Duo!

Let’s say you’re in that stage of your academic career where it’s time to start looking to your future professional career. Be it an internship or a full-time job search, it can be difficult to stand out in a competitive … Continue reading

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Issues with Documents in AdminImages

The Help Desk has received a few reports of users having trouble linking documents in AdminImages.SMU. Over the weekend, a PeopleSoft PeopleTools update was applied. The update changed how linking pages are built. Most application plans were corrected by the … Continue reading

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Change Vimeo’s privacy settings & embed video defaults.

Vimeo a useful tool for sharing videos and presentations, but sometimes you need to restrict the access for those video by changing Vimeo’s privacy settings and how those videos can be embedded. You can even create a default preset to … Continue reading

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Duo Two-Factor Authentication Live Thursday April 7.

At 9:30 AM on Thursday, April 7, 2016, OIT will implement two-factor authentication for SMU staff to certain online services, starting with my.SMU. On April 21st, the two-factor authentication requirement will be expanded to all SMU employees. The two-factor authentication … Continue reading

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Unified Messaging: Your New Voicemail System

In this webinar, learn more about the new voicemail system. Discover all of the new features Microsoft Unified Messaging brings to SMU! View the webinar after the break.

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Working Smarter with Apps.SMU

Apps.SMU provides access to a variety of applications within a virtualized environment, removing device and OS barriers and allowing access to the applications from almost any device with an internet connection. For first-time users of Apps.SMU, reading through the Installation Instructions found … Continue reading

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Setting Up Duo Two-Factor Authentication at SMU

The following steps are our recommendation for the initial setup of Duo’s Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) at SMU. Install the Duo Mobile app on a smartphone or tablet. Enroll your mobile device with Duo. Activate Duo Mobile for your Device. Add a … Continue reading

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Adding a Collaborator in Box

Box@SMU provides the ability to invite other users or collaborators to share and edit content in your Box account. There are some parameters to be observed in the early deployment stages at SMU. Inviting a collaborator To invite a collaborator … Continue reading

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Moving Files within Box

So you have a folder full of files in Box, and need to move them to another location. Here’s how to do it in 3 easy steps. Open the folder in the Web UI, and click the box to select … Continue reading

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