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McMaster IT Data Centre and Server Space inventory project update

The McMaster IT Data Centre and Server Space inventory project was developed to support the McMaster IT Strategic Plan objective of delivering a seamless foundation, achieved in part, through an optimized IT infrastructure. The project direction was based on outcomes from engagement sessions held in 2019 and 2020. A kick-off/engagement session with members of the McMaster […]

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McMaster student email is changing this summer – here’s what you need to know now

It’s true. Starting after exams, McMaster student email will move from Gmail into the Microsoft 365 Outlook environment. “It will take time to adjust, that’s for sure,” says student, TA and McMaster IT Student Advisory Committee member Dabeer Abdul-Azeez, “but by integrating staff and students together with the same network of industry-standard products, there will be […]

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Changes to email and calendaring coming for McMaster UG & PG students!

McMaster’s student email platform will move from Gmail to Microsoft 365 cloud beginning in May 2021. The project was endorsed by McMaster’s IT Governance committees in January 2021. This follows the successful email and calendar migration for McMaster faculty, staff, retirees and medical students to Microsoft 365 in 2020. “This change is an important one […]

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That’s a wrap! Connectivity 2021 comes to a close

Connectivity 2021: McMaster’s IT Forum has concluded a week-long program of celebrating successes, sharing experiences and learning with McMaster IT professionals from across campus. Held virtually for the first time ever, the IT Forum was opened by keynote speaker, Brian Keating. The week also included speed-learning sessions covering various IT projects, a networking session (with […]

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McMaster IT Strategic Plan update

Since launching the McMaster IT Strategic Plan in 2019, there have been many new initiatives to build a more connected, seamless and transformative campus. Now, in 2021, activities move forward with the same spirit and enthusiasm, while celebrating our collective success these past years. With still much to do, the McMaster IT Strategic Plan will […]

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McMaster IT Executive endorses five projects – January 2021

On January 21st, 2021, the IT Executive committee met to review and discuss proposed IT initiatives which had already been endorsed through our IT Governance standing committees. The following projects have now now been endorsed through the IT Governance framework. Please note: all documents are stored in MS Teams and you may be required to […]

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