Orientation for incoming students is around the corner. The new kids on the block arrive on the weekend of August 29 and 30, and they'll sprint through a week of activities – from open houses, tours, and info sessions to picnics and mixers. Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) will host several sessions to help incoming students make the most of computing resources on campus.
The beta version of the Developer Connection launched this week, featuring an exclusive look at the new People API, which is the first of many APIs available to developers within the MIT community.
IS&T publishes this newsletter for the communication of periodic security advice, virus alerts, safe computing tips and other kinds of IT security information to the MIT community. More information on IT Security at MIT can be found at http://ist.mit.edu/security.
So you’ve taken the Scrum Master class. Maybe you’ve taken the Product Owner class. Now what? How do you take all the great knowledge you’ve gained and put it into practice?
As of July 29, 2015, Atlas includes some small enhancements to the Digital Events and New Hire components. In addition, there are some brand new features.
The security bug Stagefright is in the MMS system on Android phones. MMS is similar to SMS (Short Message Service) but for multi-media such as videos, sounds, and pictures.
Sticky notes. Sticky notes everywhere. Walk through the IS&T offices, and you’ll see these little paper notes hanging from cube walls, whiteboards, and office walls, organized into columns with labels like Do, Doing, Done.
To provide the MIT community with powerful, cloud-based options for productivity and collaboration, IS&T has rolled out the enterprise version of Office 365 Mobile. This platform offers Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps for the iPad and iPhone, Android phones and tablets, and Windows phones and tablets.