January 2, 2019

Check out IT resource guide for telecommuting

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If you’re affected by the State Route 99 Viaduct Closure beginning on Jan. 11 and planning to telecommute, check out this resource guide to IT services. UW-IT also recommends contacting your local IT support organization for guidance on best practices and resources for working remotely.

December 3, 2018

New app reduces spam phone calls at UW

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Most spam calls are now blocked before the phone even rings, thanks to a new spam-phone-call-blocking application developed and managed by UW Information Technology. Spam calls are coming into the UW at an unprecedented level, and they are disruptive and costly. The new app thwarts this deluge of junk calls, and other universities around the…

September 5, 2018

Disasters don’t plan ahead. You can. Choose the right tech tools for your department to communicate

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How will your department know how to communicate in an emergency? Check out UW-IT’s Business Continuity Toolkit for ideas on how to share departmental updates and information during emergency events. For example, you could use your internal web page, or set up an email distribution list. You could turn a department voicemail box into a…