Prezi is a multimedia presentation tool that can be used as an alternative to traditional slide making programs. Instead of slides, Prezi makes use of one large canvas that allows for panning and zooming to various parts of the canvas to emphasize the ideas presented there. IS&T has a limited number of licenses available for faculty, lecturers, and instructors to use during this one-year pilot program.
Application publishing via the Institutional MIT iOS and Android accounts is provided to the MIT community.
FileMaker is a database application used throughout MIT for everything from storing data in simple single-table files to managing numerous workflows using highly customized and professionally-built relational databases. IS&T provides a variety of consulting and support services related to the use of FileMaker at MIT.
The MIT Windows Automatic Update Service (WAUS) enables the MIT community to utilize Microsoft's Automatic Update feature with a more conservative selection of patches - focused on critical security updates - than those available directly from Microsoft.
The Data Warehouse is a stable, read-only database that combines information from separate systems into one easy-to-access location.
The Roles Database stores access rules (user authorizations) for applications like SAP, Data Warehouse, and the Graduate Admissions System, among others. Specially Authorized Departmental and Central Administrators use the web-based Roles Database application to view and manage user authorizations.
If your computer seems to be working fine, you may wonder why you should apply a patch. By not applying patches, you might be leaving the door open for malware to come in.