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Windows 10 is here – will you be an early adopter?

14 million users installed the upgrade within 24 hours of its launch last month. UIS has put the new OS through its paces, and uncovered some issues that Cambridge users may want to bear in mind before deciding whether or not to join them.

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Talking IT with our Oxford counterparts

This year's jointly-organised ICTF Conference at the University of Oxford, was held on 7 July. It brought together IT practitioners from across our two Universities to share insights and experience during one day of varied talks, workshops and social activities.

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University Information Services location

Most UIS staff are based in the Roger Needham building (pictured above) on the West Cambridge site. Teaching classrooms and user areas, a service desk, a video conferencing suite and the Photography and Illustration Service remain on the New Museums site.

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Information services governance

A new Information Services Committee (ISC) is being formed to shape and drive the provision of high quality information services and systems across the University.

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What was said about our disconnection from Janet?

Friday 17 July was an important day for the Botanic Gardens, waiting for the Titan Arum lily to open in all its smelly glory. The flooding event and subsequent disconnection from the internet stopped the view from the webcam for the outside world, and this is what they missed. The other tweet was from Rob Evans, a JISC Senior Technical Specialist. The final incident report is available.

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IT Service Catalogue beta launched

UIS and the School of Arts and Humanities have been collaborating to create a comprehensive catalogue of IT Services for people within the School. We are inviting University users' feedback via the project's website.

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