Tag: Staff

Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

Video of the day – Blogs in Plain English

With the recent release of WordPress blogs at FIT the buzz is all about and I have received lots of questions of how a blog is really different from a website, or a wiki.  I am a huge fan of the “Plain English” videos so please allow me to present Common Craft’s, Blogs In Plain […]

March 2, 2011 | By | Reply More
Reset Your Password vs. Change Your Password

Reset Your Password vs. Change Your Password

It may sound like quibbling but there is a difference between resetting your password and changing your password. When  you reset your password you are setting it back to the initial password (the first one you ever got at FIT) which is your date of birth in the default format of MmmDDYYYY example Jan031979. Keeping […]

February 25, 2011 | By | Reply More
ASK IT: Sophos Installation

ASK IT: Sophos Installation

ASK IT form questions & comments: Hello. I wanted to download Sophos Security to protect my computer from viruses. However, I couldn’t download it. Could you explain how to connect to the program? They said my username or password is incorrect. I used the same username and password as I log in MYFIT. My computer […]

January 24, 2011 | By More
ASK IT: Office Telephone Issue

ASK IT: Office Telephone Issue

ASK IT form questions & comments: The mouthpiece on my office telephone no longer transmits my voice well. I sound so distant that often people cannot hear me. It’s not a hardware problem — I tried swapping hand pieces and the problem was still there. The problem is probably about two weeks old and seems […]

January 10, 2011 | By | Reply More
Air Display for iPad

Air Display for iPad

The iPad allows you to be incredibly portable and is a great alternative to lugging around a laptop in transit. However, most of us have a computer available to us once we get to our destination, which can often leave the iPad collecting dust next to it. Why not put it to work and use […]

December 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
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
webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

webfiles: YOUR 5GB of storage

Just a reminder, or introduction for he new students, staff, and faculty, that you have 5GB of personal storage to use with WebFiles, FIT’s document management system.  That means you can upload/download your files on campus, from home, the dorm, Europe, anywhere with an internet connection.  If you have not checked it out yet, here […]

August 23, 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