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Celebrating Milestone Achievements: Year One of the HCM Refresh Project

July 1, 2024 by | IS&T

Initiated in 2023, the HCM Refresh Project embarked on a mission to harness the power of PeopleSoft HCM’s automated solutions and to improve system functionalities, streamline business processes, enhance user experience, and deliver important workforce reporting. The first year was dedicated to laying the groundwork with data redesign and system configuration changes. Our approach was

Forbes Warns of New Wi-Fi Vulnerability Affecting All Microsoft Windows Versions

June 18, 2024 by | IS&T

A recent article from Forbes highlights a severe Windows security flaw that allows hackers to infect PCs over Wi-Fi, emphasizing the urgency of updating your operating system immediately. Regardless of your operating system (Windows, macOS, etc.), this article is an excellent reminder of the importance of regular updates. Why Regular Updates Matter Security Enhancements: OS

Sunshine and Software: Unleashing AI Productivity Tools

May 24, 2024 by | IS&T Announcements

We are thrilled to announce this year’s Summer Software Showcase For Staff. This year’s showcase offers an opportunity for Chapman University staff to discover innovative applications and gain insights into the transformative power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in productivity applications. Why AI? AI is reshaping the way we approach challenges and opportunities in academia. Our

A Message From the IS&T Helen Norris, CIO

May 2, 2024 by | IS&T

As the Spring semester comes to an end, I would like to take this opportunity to share some of the achievements and challenges of the Information Services and Technology (IS&T) department and express my gratitude to the campus community for your support and partnership. We have successfully completed numerous projects aligned with the campus strategic

Announcing the Integration of Zoom AI Companion

May 1, 2024 by | IS&T Announcements

We are excited to announce the implementation of two innovative GenAI-powered features within Zoom starting May 6, 2024, namely, Meeting Summary and Smart Recording, in our institution’s communication infrastructure. These integrations exemplify our commitment to embracing technological advancements to foster enhanced collaboration and efficiency. The Role of Meeting Summary in Enhancing Information Retention The Meeting

Announcing the availability of Microsoft 365 Copilot

May 1, 2024 by | IS&T

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T) is pleased to announce the launch of a pilot program for a new tool called Microsoft 365 Copilot. This new service offers the ability to use AI to securely work with your Chapman data in your existing Microsoft products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Teams) using OpenAI GPT technology. You

Chapman University’s Research Computing Services and Resources

May 1, 2024 by | IS&T

The Research Computing Department at Chapman University manages and utilizes the university’s shared supercomputers and other computational systems. This department mainly supports faculty members and graduate students who need high-performance computing resources for specialized applications typically specific to their academic disciplines. Our computational resources include two main clusters equipped with CPU and GPU nodes and

Upcoming Upgrade to Zoom Version 6.0 on Managed Devices

April 29, 2024 by | IS&T

Chapman University IS&T team will soon be upgrading Zoom Client to version 6.0 on all managed devices. This upgrade is part of our commitment to equip you with the latest tools and technology to enhance your collaboration and communication capabilities. Key Upgrade Highlights:  Expect improved stability and performance, ensuring smoother and more reliable meetings.  Discover

Embrace the Fast Update Option on Zoom!

March 25, 2024 by | IS&T

Zoom constantly evolves with new features and security enhancements. To make the most of this evolving technology and ensure your digital interactions are both secure and efficient, turning on automatic updates and selecting the “Fast Update” is a strategy everyone should adopt. Here is why: Stay Secure The primary reason to keep your Zoom application

Are you looking for a Job? Read this!

March 18, 2024 by | IS&T

Dear Chapman University students, The Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) team wants to alert you about a sharp increase in fraudulent emails circulating within our community, promising easy pet-sitting and other part-time job opportunities to our students. As the semester draws to a close, it’s crucial to remain informed and cautious of online scams, particularly

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