AU chief information officer Dave Swartz would like to invite you to review our spring 2010 newsletter. Learn about our exciting recent accomplishments and upcoming initiatives.
» Read the CIO's Update
Our Featured Services
Improving Business Continuity Capabilities
Learn about steps American University is taking to connect to a remote enterprise-class data center to improve service availability levels for AU core systems.
» Learn more about our New Remote Data Center
Learn how AUpedia can help you get insider information on life and work at American University or contribute to the user-generated content yourself.
» Learn more about AUpedia
A Smart Upgrade: New Lotus Notes Client
Learn about the process for upgrading the campus to the latest version of the Lotus Notes client, 8.5.1, and its new features.
» Learn more about the New Lotus Notes Client
Faculty Activity Reporting System
Learn about the new system faculty are using to store, track, and report on their instructional, research, creative, and service activities.
» Learn more about the Faculty Activity Reporting System
Get Your Messages in One Place
Learn about the new integrated messaging solution that will soon allow you to send, receive, store, and listen to your voice mail messages on your computer or BlackBerry.
» Learn more about Integrated Messaging
AU Network Modernizes
Learn more about planned upgrades to AU's wired and wireless networks to improve availability and reliability, as network usage exceeds all past records.
» Learn more about our Network Upgrades
New Portal To Be Unveiled in Summer 2010
Learn about plans for the summer 2010 launch of a new internal portal for current students, faculty, and staff.
» Learn more about the New Portal
Transitioning to Active Directory
Learn about AU's plans for a phased migration from the current Novell eDirectory to Microsoft's Active Directory.
» Learn more about Active Directory
Virtual Labs in Our Future?
Learn how LabStats can help AU better understand its computer lab utilization metrics to prepare for the next generation labs.
» Learn more about LabStats
Our Featured IT Security News
Caution Blending Worlds
Learn about the dangers of blending your personal and professional worlds online, and tips for minimizing the exposure of personally identifiable information.
» Learn more about Protecting Your Personal Identity
Learn the Latest
Did you know two new IT training courses are being offered this spring? Sign up to learn the new features of the Lotus Notes 8.5.1 client or to learn about advanced topics for managing your departmental website.
» Read more about New IT Training Classes
Walk On Over for Technical Support
Are you having problems accessing the AU network from your personal laptop? Bring it to the Anderson Computing Complex between 9 am - 5 pm on weekdays to have an analyst help you. No need to call ahead. The Office of Information Technology and the University Library have partnered to offer this new walk-in service.
» Read more about Walk-In Services
Take Advantage of the Vast Library of Online Training Materials
What do you want to learn today? An online training library has been licensed for the 2009-2010 academic year. This allows authenticated AU users to take hundreds of online courses in common software applications, multimedia, and other technology topics, through a Web browser.
» Read more about Online Training
OIT Staff News
Staff Additions and Promotions
We are pleased to highlight the OIT staff who have been recently hired, promoted, or changed positions.
» Read more about OIT's New Faces
Award Winning Staff
The Office of Information Technology's senior management team recognizes the exceptional efforts and accomplishments, both collaborative and individual, of the OIT staff. To acknowledge these exceptional efforts, we celebrated the first annual internal OIT awards program in December.
» Read more about OIT's Internal Award Winners