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What McMaster IT did this past summer…(Warning: It was A LOT!)


The McMaster IT community has been busy since May, participating in various McMaster IT Strategic engagements and ensuring various new and continuing projects are progressing, and completing, successfully. This collective effort is central to enhancing IT services for all members of the McMaster community and will help McMaster to achieve its institutional goals. Thank you […]

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McMaster Mobile Application Initiative Update


Phase 1 (Discovery) of the McMaster mobile application initiative is drawing to a close, having gathered an impressive collection of information. The purpose of the Discovery phase was to gather business requirements, including data mapping, environmental scans (internal and external), and data gleaned from student surveys and focus groups, as well as the development of […]

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Interview with Rocco Piro, Director, Computing Services Unit (CSU), Faculty of Health Sciences

Rocco Piro

A key member of our McMaster IT community will soon be retiring. Rocco Piro, Director of the Computing Services Unit (CSU) for the Faculty of Health Sciences, has served the McMaster community since July 1988. The McMaster IT community sincerely thanks Rocco for his contributions and positive impact. Read his parting wisdom below. When did […]

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McMaster awarded Oracle Innovation Award in Data Management

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On September 17, McMaster University, and more specifically University Technology Services (UTS), received the Oracle Innovation Award in Data Management at the 2019 Oracle OpenWorld conference. McMaster AVP & CTO, Gayleen Gray, and University Technology Services Director, Kevin de Kock, accepted the award on behalf of McMaster at the Innovation Award ceremony held at the […]

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