Tag: Staff

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 […]

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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 […]

May 24, 2010 | By | 2 Replies More
Lynda.com Service & Update

Lynda.com Service & Update

Service Issue: Lynda.com is experiencing some technical problems today, and are working on the issue.  Service should be restored shortly. Update: We are so pleased that many of you are finding Lynda.com to be a valuable resource.  As you know, we have been testing the site on a trial basis for the past few months. […]

May 20, 2010 | By | Reply More
The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

The Scoop on Faculty & Staff Software Requests

One of the most frequent questions that I get at this time of year from faculty is about how to obtain a copy of a piece of software for either their office or home computer to aid in their teaching.  SO… I thought to outline the process below. Microsoft Office for both Windows and Mac: […]

April 30, 2010 | By | Reply More
Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Matching Colors in Apple Keynote

Here is a function within Apple’s presentation software, Keynote, that allows you match any color up on your screen. Lets say you have a title on a slide and it would look great if it cold just be that exact color blue in the image you are using. well, that’s possible  and here’s how you […]

March 16, 2010 | By | 4 Replies More
Where did “technology” come from?

Where did “technology” come from?

I just saw this post from TED.com, an incredible nonprofit blog that shares innovative ideas from three areas: Technology, Entertainment, and Design.  If you haven’t checked this blog out it.. it’s worth a few minutes to delve into it. In this particular video, Kevin Kelly, the publisher of Whole Earth Review, and Executive Editor at WIRED, gives a talk […]

March 16, 2010 | By | Reply More
Webfiles Tip on Sharing Files & Folders

Webfiles Tip on Sharing Files & Folders

Thanks to Lenore Davis and Lorraine Laskiewicz, we now have some new information about how best practices on sharing folders/files through FIT’s document management system, WebFiles. If you have created a folder within WebFiles and shared that folder with one or more person you can add additional files or subfolders.  The best way to do […]

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