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Illustration: Pokemon Time for Caution

Pokemon Go Opportunities and Issues

July 26, 2016

Pokemon Go can help drive traffic to physical sites. But please know it has safety problems and it excludes many people with disabilities.
Photo: Avaya Desktop Phone

Phone Upgrade Project

May 2, 2016

ITSS continues our project to move 3700 telephones from our Nortel voice systems to our Avaya Aura systems.
Illustration: Ed Tech Update

Ed Tech Update

May 2, 2016

Get the scoop on what's happening in Ed Tech.
Illustration: Captioning and Sound Wave

Captioning Challenges When Someone Else Owns the Copyright

May 2, 2016

A new solution helps solve a major issue for captioning 3rd party video.
Cartoon: I. T. S. S. Staff News

New ITSS Staff

May 2, 2016

We're pleased to announce the recent hire of two new ITSS staff members.
Photo: Laptop keyboard. Cursor hovers over the  Accessibility  key.

WCAG Principles and Implementation

May 2, 2016

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) has 4 guiding principles. Implementing them places people at the center of your web site.
Illustration: Quicktime logo and player controls

QuickTime for Windows is Unsupported

May 2, 2016

Windows users who don't need QuickTime should uninstall it.
Photo: Rows of Windows 10 laptop computers.

Goodbye, Windows 7; Hello, Windows 10

May 2, 2016

Windows 10 will soon be the standard Windows Operating System at UMD.
Illustration:  OpCon Plan

IT Service Continuity During a Power Outage

May 2, 2016

UMD had a mostly positive experience with technology during a recent power outage. This is due to Operational Continuity planning.
Illustration: Next Generation Network

U-Wide Next Generation Network Project

May 2, 2016

The University of Minnesota has embarked on a mission-critical project to upgrade its networks (wired and wireless).


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