What You Need to Know About the Upcoming Teams Rollout

Teams and other Microsoft 365 collaboration apps, including SharePoint and Planner, will be available to all Stanford University faculty, staff, and students starting July 10, 2023.

WIT+ Launches Webpage Redesign and New Committees

Launched as Women in Technology (WIT) in 2018, this IDEAL IT pillar was relaunched as WIT+ to demonstrate its commitment to inclusivity as well as to differentiate the program from the other WIT-related programs affiliated with Stanford.

Promoting Inclusion and Employment Opportunities for Neurodiverse Individuals

In recognition of Autism Acceptance Month, IDEAL IT’s Neurodiversity in IT Program group hosted an online event on Tuesday, April 18, 2023. 

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Commencement Freeze Starts June 4

In keeping with Stanford’s commitment to ensure everything flows smoothly for our students before and during commencement, University IT supports the annual commencement freeze, which extends June 4 through June 21.

Leading From Where You Are

The fifth Explore Careers in Technology Event (ExCITE), sponsored by the CIO Council and People of Color in Technology (POC-IT) affinity group, was held on March 30. The theme of this ExCITE was “Leading From Where You Are.”

IDEAL IT: Addressing Challenges in Career Advancement

A macro trend emerging in higher education is a widespread effort to understand and address discrimination and inequities. Representation in management positions is part of the larger mission of IDEAL at Stanford. IDEAL IT is working toward this mission with programs and events that diversify and empower staff, leading to a future with more representation in management. 

WIT+ Connect: A Look at Career Development and Advancement for Women in Technology at Stanford

On Wednesday, April 19, WIT+ hosted “WIT+ Connect: A Look at Career Development and Advancement for Women in Technology at Stanford.”

“Spring Cleaning” Reminder List for IT Professionals and Admins

Before spring officially ends later this month, this is a great time to review some “spring cleaning” IT reminders. By referencing this list as a starting point, you can help ensure our Stanford systems keep running efficiently and securely.

Jamf x Tech Training

Ready to dive into the world of Apple device management? A newly created Jamf training lets you take control of your learning journey.

Fourth Annual Campus IT Plan Continues to Capture Forward-Looking IT Strategies

Now in its fourth year, the 2023 Campus IT Plan demonstrates Stanford’s commitment to strategize, prioritize and align its technology efforts.

Teams Is Rolling Out to the IT Community

If you’re a Stanford IT community member but haven’t yet been assigned a Microsoft Teams license, mark your calendar for May 10. That’s when you’ll get access to Microsoft Teams, along with Planner, SharePoint, and other M365 collaboration apps. Sign up today for free virtual training.

What's Next With Wiz on Cardinal Cloud

The cloud security tool Wiz is being rolled out to help our Cardinal Cloud account holders recognize, understand, and address cybersecurity risks.