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|Date (all sessions Wed 12-12:50)||Meeting URL|
|Shared Documents||Available in Kaltura (IT TRAINING channel)|
|New Gmail Interface||Explore some of the new features of the new Gmail interface.||Carol Sobczak||Sept 26||https://maine.zoom.us/j/949762989|
|Kaltura: getting started||The simple side of creating a video and uploading it to media space...a very beginner's version||Carol Sobczak||Oct 3||https://maine.zoom.us/j/863705531|
|Break weeks – Sorry!||(Carol's at a conference, with no one to host...)||Oct 10, 17|
|Cyber Security Month!||Ben Grooms||Oct 24|
|Exploring Microsoft Teams||Carol Sobczak||Oct 31|
|PaperCut||Jen Watson||Nov 7|
|Create and Use Kanban boards in Jira||Corina Larsen||Nov 14|
|Break week – Thanksgiving||Nov 21|
|Mac OS||software updates, NoMAD, Adobe distribution, etc||Eric Pomelow||Nov 28|
|ImageNow/WebNow client Overview||Steve Blaylock||Dec 5|
|Wiindows Updates and the App Catalog||Jen Watson||Dec 12|
|CABS – who and what are they?||John Brown||Dec 19|
|Break weeks – Happy Hoiidays!||Dec 26, Jan 2|
|iOS: Buying apps for iPads||Eric Pomelow||Jan 9|
|Working with JIRA Service Desk for NON-HelpDesk Workers||Eva McLaughlin||Jan 16|
|Creating Word documents that are Accessible to persons with disabilities||Mike Cyr||Jan 23|
|Suggested topics:||Past Topics:|
Using Box and Box Drive
Using Google Drive File Stream
|JIRA Tips & Tricks|
Tips for Effective Meetings
Data & Analytics
Data Handling Requirements
Confluence: Advanced Techniques
CABS vs EAST
Accessible documents with MS Word
Active Directory: what does this mean for me?
Windows 10: What's different?
Campus Card & Cellular
Service Catalog: What, Why & How
JIRA Service Desk
|Version Control: it's not just for large teams and programmers|
Classrooms for the Future
Feedback: Why Is It So Hard?
PMO: Project Mgmt Overview
Mac Management: Deploying devices using JAMF
Google Suite Tips&Tricks
BOX Drive vs Google File Stream
Winter 2018 Series
|Date (all sessions 12-12:50)||Meeting URL|
|Shared Documents||Available in Kaltura (IT TRAINING channel)|
|Tips for Effective Meetings||Are you inundated with meetings? Join this conversation on ways to streamline your meetings||Carol Sobczak & Karen Walsh (18)||Jan 3||https://zoom.us/j/641115361||Tips for Effective Meetings|
Agenda Template (download and edit as needed)
Data Handling Requirements
The Information Security Office will talk about requirements associated with various data types. A brief discussion of the strategies used to assess data risk and how we apply the appropriate controls for systems which contain various data elements. The requirements of most common compliance programs will be identified. ISO staff will be available to answer your questions.
|John Forker (20)||Jan 10||https://zoom.us/j/597205892||Data Handling||y|
or "How to avoid a call from Mike Cyr"
|Mike Cyr (8)||Jan 24||https://zoom.us/j/757434937||IT Procurement||Slides||y|
|Service Catalog: What, Why & How|
How is the service catalog useful to IT staff and our customers?
|Kim Tran (24)||Jan 31||https://zoom.us/j/388944870||Service Catalog||Slides||y|
|LEAN||Learn how LEAN can simplify your work||Kim-Marie Jenkins (11)||Feb 6||https://zoom.us/j/411524186||LEAN Intro||Slides||y|
|Classrooms for the Future|
Discuss the Classrooms for the Future project and the processes involved around major classroom renovations at the campuses including assessment, funding, planning and execution. Get a status update of the project and information about the projects that will be occurring this summer.
|Angela Cook (13)||Feb 14||https://zoom.us/j/114716106||Classrooms for the Future||Slides||y|
|PMO: Project Mgmt Overview|
This session is the first in a series of project management-related lunch & learn sessions. In this session, the PMO team will share a high-level overview of project management including how projects are defined and reviewed, the teams that support them, and the project management framework designed to scale the review and management of projects based on their degree of complexity and risk.
|PMO Team (14)||Feb 21||https://zoom.us/j/794449123||Project Mgmt Overview||y|
|Putting Confluence to Work for Your Team||Are you new to Confluence, or are you already using Confluence but want to know how to make it work better for you and your team? Join us at lunch time, and learn some handy tips and tricks as well as a comprehensive overview of the Confluence platform..|
Corina Larsen (23)
|Feb 28||https://zoom.us/j/830315576||Putting Confluence to Work for Your Team|
|Google Suite Tips&Tricks I||There are lots of hidden gems in Google Suite that can help you organize, find information, and save you time. Come join in this rapid-fire demo and contribute your tips too!||Carol Sobczak (23)||Mar 7||https://zoom.us/j/180840207||Google Suite Tips&Tricks I||y|
|Google Suite Tips&Tricks II||More hidden gems... continuation of Tips&Tricks I...||Carol Sobczak (1-- snow day)||Mar 14|
**This live session will be rescheduled for a future date.**
|Google Suite Tips&Tricks II||y|
|PMO: Project Initiation Overview|
The Project Initiation phase is the first phase of project’s life cycle and is when the idea for a project is explored and elaborated on and its feasibility is examined. This session will provide an overview of the Initiation phase and the processes that support it.
|Robin Sherman (10)||Mar 21||https://zoom.us/j/721655563||Project Initiation Overview||Slides|
|PMO: Planning Phase Overview||Project Management experts say that as much as 30% of project time and effort should be spent planning. While this may seem like a large percentage, we all recognize that a well planned project is more likely to be successful. During this Lunch & Learn, we will explore some tools and strategies that can be used to help plan projects, large or small.||Angel Allen (10)||Mar 28||https://zoom.us/j/548250562||Planning Phase Overview||y|
PMO: Project Executing & Controlling Phase Overview
Your Project Plan is complete and the team is ready to begin putting it into action. The Executing and Controlling project phase is where the work gets completed and the project's performance is measured. Explore the various activities involved in this project phase, including resource, risk and change management, as well as acceptance of deliverables.
|Heidi McDonald (11)||Apr 4||https://zoom.us/j/414406336||Project Executing & Controlling Phase Overview||Slides||y|
|BOX Drive vs Google File Stream||Learn about the subtle differences between these two and how to start using them.||Carol Sobczak (15)||Apr 11||https://zoom.us/j/773162738||Box Drive vs Gooogle File Stream||no slides||y|
|UMS Academy/Hoonuit||Learn how to get started with this e-learning solution availble to all staff, faculty, and students.||Carol Sobczak/Jennifer Smith (4)||Apr 25||https://zoom.us/j/728761449||UMS Academy/Hoonuit||no slides||y|
|Mac Management: Deploying devices using JAMF||Explore new methods behind deploying macs and ipads to the system without needing to image. A look at Apple school manager and DEP, JAMF prestages, and standard configuration policies.||Eric Pomelow (11)||May 2||https://zoom.us/j/324235319||Mac Management||no slides||y|
|Data & Analytics||In this session, we'll share the DARTS team's plans for leveraging a new Business Intelligence tool to replace Discoverer & the Data Warehouse, as well as a future vision for predictive analytics.|
Rachel Groenhout & David Demers (17)
|May 9||https://zoom.us/j/584297622||Data & Analytics||Slides||y|
|PMO: Project Close Phase Overview||Are you ready to close out a project? Have you considered conducting an AAR to assess what processes went well and what could be improved upon? Learn about the processes involved to close a project, how to complete a Project Closeout Report, recognize team performance, and close out the project records.||Karen Walsh (8)||May 23||https://zoom.us/j/149386729||Project Close Phase Overview||Slides||y|
|SCCM||What is SCCM? How are we using it? What can you use it for? This session will provide an overview of SCCM, some examples of common tasks and guidance on where in Confluence to look for information on how to perform them.||Jen Watson (18)||June 6||https://zoom.us/j/280119428||SCCM||Slides||y|
|JIRA Service Desk|
Jira Service Desk: A Day in the Life of Support Services
|Eva McLaughlin (45)||June 20||https://zoom.us/j/290505477||JIRA Service Desk||no Slides||y|
|Feedback: Why Is It So Hard?||We want to learn & grow but we need to feel accepted & respected as we are. How can me make the best of feedback no matter where it comes from or how it's delivered? This presentation and discussion will touch on recent science on how people respond to feedback and what we can do to use feedback for our own best benefit.||Mike Cyr (3)|
Tues, June 26
|Globalviewer Enterprise||This session will give an introductory training of Extron’s Global View Enterprise. GVE allows for easy management of AV devices across the campuses. It gives the ability to track and analyze device usage as well as allow for maintenance and support notifications. The session will cover the basics of how the UMS GVE is setup and gives some training on how to use it.||Angela Cook, Ryan Gagnon||https://zoom.us/j/554826156||Globalviewer Enterprise||Slides|