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January 2017

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Division of Information Technology
P.O. Box 6888
Radford, VA 24142
Phone: (540) 831-5173
Fax: (540) 831-6217

Security Reminder
Departments that contract with third-party hosted systems for software, storage or services, and plan to store or send sensitive data, should know that DoIT must validate that the vendor is maintaining the appropriate security credentials on an annual basis. Vendors will be asked for security attestations in the forms of SSAE16, SOC2 reports, answers to security questionnaires or other audit reports.

Banner Tip
Online resources are available for the various Radford University Banner and Cognos environments. These resources include a Database Guide, Clone Schedule, Module Online Help for each Banner module, the Banner Bookshelf and the Cognos Metadata Documentation. These links can be accessed by going to You must be on the Banner VPN to access this page.

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Spring Semester: Tips for faculty

Find helpful tips for a successful spring semester. MORE>>>

Coming in 2017

In conjunction with Finance and Administration, DoIT is implementing ChromeRiver, an online travel and expense system. Meetings are underway to define processes and workflows for the hosted solution that will meet the needs of the Radford University community.

NEW Desire 2 Learn (D2L) Support Widget

A new Desire 2 Learn (D2L) Support Widget has been added to the main My Home D2L page. MORE>>>

PR40 Actions: Additional Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFs) implemented

Phase 2 of the Banner Electronic Personnel Action Forms went live in October. All EPAFs can be accessed via Self Service Banner under the Employee Menu. MORE>>>

Disposing of your old personal equipment

You should take care to ensure that there is no personally-identifiable data on your old phone, tablet, gaming console or computer when you discard it. The devices may contain passwords, financial data, tax returns and other sensitive information. MORE>>>

Technology training

Academic Technologies offers workshops each month for faculty and staff. If you would like to request a one-on-one, group or custom technology workshop, contact Academic Technologies at 540-831-7521 or MORE>>>

Project Management Best Practice: Project Kickoff meetings

Get your projects off to a great start with a formal Project Kickoff meeting. This initial meeting should be scheduled before project planning begins in earnest. Meetings will help you establish clear expectations with your major stakeholders from the get-go. MORE>>>

Meet the DoIT Staff: Jeremy Jennings, CHBS Building IT Support Technician
Jeremy JenningsThe DoIT staff serves the Radford University community by providing service and technical support to faculty, students and staff. Each month, we introduce the campus to a DoIT staff member who can facilitate the use of today's amazing technologies. This month, it is our pleasure to introduce CHBS Building IT Support Technician, Jeremy Jennings. MORE>>>