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…

August 2, 2018

IT Connect has a new look

IT Connect—your online source for technology tools and resources—has a fresh new design and new features. Check out the featured content on the homepage slideshow and the quick start guide for students. An improved navigation menu and more detailed information in each section can help you find the information you need. Input for the new…

March 7, 2018

Not seeing updates to a website? Try clearing its cache

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If your web browser isn’t showing the latest changes to a website, try clearing its cache – local copies of files that help web pages load faster. In most browsers, you can bring up the menu for clearing the cache by pressing Ctrl-Shift-Delete (Windows) or Command-Shift-Delete (Mac). If that does not work, learn how to…

October 16, 2017

Google offers two new options to access, sync G Suite Drive files

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Use the new options – Drive File Stream and Backup and Sync – to access and sync your Google Drive and Team Drive files. These two options will replace the old Drive sync application, which Google will no longer support beginning December 11, 2017. With Drive File Stream, you can access Google Drive and Team…