On November 19, 2015 current users of Office 365 got access to OneDrive and Online Docs (online versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and OneNote). At this session, you will learn how to use OneDrive to share and collaborate (edit in real-time) with other Stanford Office 365 users.
Stanford’s Email and Calendar service will move from Zimbra to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based service, between July 13 and August 10, 2015.
In this Tech Briefing, come learn what you need to know to make a smooth transition to Office 365. You will get an overview of Office 365 Email and Calendar, along with what you need to know about the migration process. Some technical aspects will also be covered.
Email campaigns are used to deliver marketing or a newsletter to a specific client. Though there are many email campaign programs available, this session will focus on the use of MailChimp, Stanford Mailman, and Emma.
This session will touch upon:
Email campaigns in general
MailChimp, including list management using Workgroup Manager
This session focused on how to use Mailman to create and manage a mailing list at Stanford. A feature-packed mailing list service, Mailman includes moderated lists, list archiving, and an integrated web interface.
The Tech Briefing covered:
the basics of setting up and using a distribution list through Mailman
how to configure a distribution list using the basic options
all of the advanced “full administrative interface” choices
These days, most emails aren’t plain text anymore. In fact, most newsletters look like webpages delivered directly to your inbox.
In this session, Don Cameron and Brian Young of IT Services covered the basics of HTML newsletters, providing an overview of popular email newsletter services. They also showed how you can create the newsletter yourself!
This session supplied individuals with tips on how to effectively market their respective department and/or group on campus using bit.ly and Goo.gl. Don and Mark talked about how Technology Training uses bit.ly and goo.gl to collect metrics and to make the client experience easier and faster.
Mark also discussed the benefits of RSS feeds, demonstrating how they can be used to push information to clients.
On September 24, 2012, Google Apps for Education was released to all Faculty, Staff, and Students to access with their Stanford credentials. Google Apps for Education includes email and calendar for Students only, and Drive, Groups, and Sites for faculty, staff, and students.
During this session, Ammy and Jo-Ann talked about the best practices for using the apps available to you, and demonstrated how to properly log in, collaborate with others, and utilize special features that may be useful to you and your department.
Computer security is a complex subject, but with the right knowledge and powerful easy-to-use tools, ordinary users can protect themselves very effectively against the vast majority of security threats on the Internet.
During this session, Mark Branom of IT Services, and David Hoffman of the Information Security Office Operations discussed and demonstrated the workings of Stanford’s 2-Step authentication system. Watch this video to learn how 2-Step authentication protects your account against many password and phishing attacks.
Topics covered include:
Good security practices and password tips
How to use software available to the Stanford community