Program for the 2015 PDI

Monday, January 12th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Campus Collaboration and Video Conference Technology
Presenters:
Chris Chagnon
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 12th 2015
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Morgan Library Event Hall
Description:
This session will provide demonstration and instruction on campus video conference technology such as BlueJeans cloud based video conference, Microsoft Lync voice chat and instant messaging, as well as LifeSize video conferencing.
Goals and Target Audience:
Goals: Increase awareness, familiarity and comfort with available campus collaboration technology. Demonstrate usability,potential applications and drawbacks of technology. General instruction and demonstration Target Audience: Instructors, researchers and administrative staff.

3:30 PM

Session Title:
Signing and encrypting email at CSU
Presenters:
Steven Lovaas
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Monday, January 12th 2015
Start Time:
3:30 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
304 LSC
Description:
We're almost ready to launch InCommon personal certificates, which can be used to digitally sign and encrypt emails and other online communication. Steve Lovaas (IT Security Manager) will describe the concept and the process, and will register attendees who wish to participate in the early testing phase of the project.
Goals and Target Audience:
Any faculty or staff member interested in encrypting and signing emails, particularly those who wish to participate in the testing phase of the project in the first half of 2015. No particular technical expertise is assumed or required.

Tuesday, January 13th

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Data Warehouse (ODS) Reporting - Student, Financials, Research and HR
Presenters:
John Walker,Kathy Gargan
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Tuesday, January 13th 2015
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
308-10 LSC
Description:
Describe the ODS (operational data store) Data Warehouse platform that supports Student, Financial, and HR reporting across campus. Information Systems has created a new web page that describes what the Data Warehouse is, what tools are used for reporting, and resources to leverage the warehouse for departmental reporting needs.
Goals and Target Audience:
Campus departments that run and/or create reports that use Student, Financial, and HR data.

Wednesday, January 14th

8:30 AM

Session Title:
Campus Single Sign-On with Shibboleth
Presenters:
Randy Miotke
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
8:30 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
306 LSC
Description:
Shibboleth is an open source federated access management technology that has been widely adopted by academic institutions worldwide to facilitate anytime/anywhere access to higher education, government and commercial e-resources. Colorado State University is using Shibboleth to access many federated systems on and off campus. Learn why and how it is being used at CSU. Session topics include: * Active services * Benefits of federated authentication * How does Shibboleth work? * Security of your eName and password * Single sign-on * Session time-outs * Logout * How your privacy is protected * InCommon Federation and Silver Assurance
Goals and Target Audience:
This session will provide a high-level understanding of federated authentication and best practices to follow when you access protected on-line resources. The information presented is intended for all faculty and staff that use protected web-based resources such as KFS, ARIESweb, Canvas, research.gov and many others.

9:45 AM

Session Title:
Use Your eID to Access Office 365 Services
Presenters:
Frances Campana
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
9:45 AM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
Morgan LIbrary CC173
Description:
CSU’s Office 365 services include OneDrive for Business, Lync, as well as a downloadable copy of Microsoft Office on up to 5 PCs or Macs plus an additional 5 copies for mobile devices. Using OneDrive for Business, you can create, edit, and share documents with others, including people who are not affiliated with CSU. You can use Lync to chat or instant message other users who have a Lync client installed and an active CSU eID. Lync also provides desktop sharing and hosting online meetings. The Office subscription provided by Office 365 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, OneNote, Publisher, and Outlook and is available to most employees and all CSU students with an active eID. Learn more about how you can utilize various Office 365 services using your CSU eID!
Goals and Target Audience:
Introduce Office 365 to Faculty, Staff, and Graduate Students

1:00 PM

Session Title:
Hands ON VoIP!
Presenters:
Kyle Haefner
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
1:00 PM
Session Length:
2 Hours
Room:
202 Weber Building
Description:
Learn how to use the new VoIP phones. Learn how to set up call forwarding, simultaneous ringing, and speed dials through the web interface. Ask questions, touch the phones in an informal hands-on question/answer lab environment.
Goals and Target Audience:
Current VoIP users, administrators, users from up-and-coming VoIP installations.

3:15 PM

Session Title:
LAMP - CSU Free Dynamic Web Hosting Service
Presenters:
Daniel Hamp
Category:
General Campus IT and Technology Tools
Date:
Wednesday, January 14th 2015
Start Time:
3:15 PM
Session Length:
1 Hour
Room:
304 LSC
Description:
Introduction to CSU's centrally managed free web hosting service based on Linux, Mysql, Apache, and PHP (LAMP). Learn what the service has to offer, how to access it, how to use it, and what it can do to help you in this 1 hour session
Goals and Target Audience:
Any department or unit interested in php based hosted web services, which would include things applications like Wordpress, Drupal or self written websites.