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Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Exercise Files for Lynda.com

Did you know that you have access to all of the exercise files used in the Lynda.com tutorials? If you would like to download any of the exercise files used in the videos so that you can follow along with the instructor keep reading. Scroll to the top of the table of contents page of […]

November 11, 2010 | By | Reply More
3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

3500+ videos watched in 6 weeks

We receive periodic reports from Lynda.com on the number of training videos watched and the general topics the FIT community has been searching for.  I am so happy to announce that from the report covering the time period of May 20th to July 5th, the FIT community has viewed over 3,500 complete video tutorials.   […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
REMINDER! Tonight – Please leave your campus computers on!

REMINDER! Tonight – Please leave your campus computers on!

Just a reminder to please leave your campus computers on tonight, you should log off, but please leave them powered.  The full email message from the IT communications office is below. Thanks! FIT Community IT 4 FIT is preparing to install new desktop management software on all  Microsoft Windows computers. This software will allow IT […]

July 22, 2010 | By | Reply More
7/22 Leave your campus computer on!

7/22 Leave your campus computer on!

Notice to FIT Community: IT 4 FIT is preparing to install new desktop management software on all administrative Microsoft Windows computers. This software will allow IT to reduce troubleshooting time and to perform faster remote installations of software applications. The installation is scheduled for late in the evening on Thursday July 22. We need all […]

July 14, 2010 | By | Reply More
Changing Avaya Phone Password

Changing Avaya Phone Password

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Elaine Maldonado: The phone system will not take my password, barring me from playing phone messages back— from off-campus.  Is there a way to reset the password from off-campus? I don’t seem to have this option. THX Answer: Hi Elaine, I checked with Telecommunications, and in order to […]

July 12, 2010 | By | Reply More
iPad Experiment

iPad Experiment

Last week I attended (with a bunch of my esteemed colleagues) the SUNY Technology conference in Ryebrook, NY, and I decided to try a little experiment: leaving my trusty MacBook Pro at home, and bringing instead an iPad.  Could it replace what I normally use my laptop for when I’m away for a few days?  Well […]

June 24, 2010 | By | Reply More
Approving WebPages From Home

Approving WebPages From Home

ASK IT form questions & comments: From Elaine Maldonado: Must I be on campus to approve edited Red Dot pages? Answer: Hi Elaine, I reached out to Patty McGillin and here is the answer: “No, you do not have to be on campus to approve pages. Tip: sometimes the link to approve a page will […]

June 18, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Cell Phone Service Discounts for Employees

Cell Phone Service Discounts for Employees

ASK IT form questions & comments: Greetings, Is there an AT&T discount offered to faculty & students who have an iphone. Thank you, Candace Answer: Hi Candace, I am so glad that you asked this question, because it made me realize that the two links for AT&T and Verizon were only listed on the IT […]

May 29, 2010 | By | Reply More
Updated iPhone settings

Updated iPhone settings

Thanks to Sumit Bagchi from Customer Service for this update. iPhone Settings: FOR EMPLOYEES Go to Settings Go to Mail, Contacts, Calendar Add Account Email Address: firstname_lastname@exchange.fitnyc.edu Password: Your FIT Password DOMAIN: FITSUNY.EDU Server: Webmail.fitnyc.edu SSL turned on. You should now be able to receive your FIT Email FOR STUDENTS Go to Settings Go to […]

May 26, 2010 | By | 1 Reply More
Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com accessible through MyFIT!

Lynda.com for FIT! After a very successful trial with Lynda.com, the IT department has negotiated a new contract with Lynda.com to continue it’s tutorial service from BOTH on and off campus for FIT faculty, staff, and students. You can now access Lynda.com through the MyFIT portal at http://myfit.fitnyc.edu On thei right hand-side of the window […]

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