New & Noteworthy
Texas AΜ University’s IT organization will become Texas AΜ Technology Services on September 1. Additional details, including a new brand guide, instructions and expectations will be shared in the weeks ahead.
A new web page is available to help recruit student employees and build the future of campus IT. Visit it.tamu.edu/studentjobs for information about student IT opportunities across campus. Student worker employment opportunities in IT are also being promoted at New Student Conferences this summer.
The Texas AΜ University System Tech Summit call for presentations is open. Proposals will be accepted through June 24. Texas AΜ IT professionals selected to present will receive a paid registration to the 2022 conference, themed “Change Facing IT Professionals.” The conference will be held virtually September 27-28.
Campus network upgrades continue to increase speed and reliability. Ten buildings received switch replacements and other enhancements over the past year.
A Proof-of-Concept website and submission form for campus IT professionals to submit information about the products and ideas they're testing is now available. This site will allow collaboration and information sharing by providing one place to see what other groups are testing.
Retired employees can now quickly view a list of technology services they can continue to access upon retirement. The list is available in the Knowledge Base and has been added under the “resources” section of individual service pages such as Texas A&M Exchange and Texas A&M Gmail.
An auto-registration process is being developed for Laserfiche. The feature will allow anyone to register automatically as a user when they initiate a Laserfiche form. The process could save users hours or days, as admins previously had to enter everything manually.