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AL TECH Agenda – April 15, 2016

MRP 5000 - 10:00 to 11:30

  • Summer upgrades/projects
  • Automated Patching for Macs
  • Lab Info Page

Summer upgrades/projects

These are some of the projects the A&L IT shop will be working on over Summer Break

  • MRP 1005 (Photography) - New lab workstations
  • MRP 1005 (Photography) - “Smart” technology upgrade
  • MRP 1009 (Interior Design) - “Smart” technology upgrade
  • MRP 2002 (World Languages) - New workstations for practice lab
  • MRP 2032 (World Languages) - “Smart” technology upgrade
  • CLV 128 (English) - New workstations for Writing Center
  • ~50 Tenure-Track faculty workstation replacements
  • ~20 Lecturer workstation replacements
  • Updating Mac labs to El Capitan (OS X 10.11) and Office 2016
  • Updating Windows labs to Windows 10 and Office 2016

Automated Patching for Macs

Automatic security patching has been active on Windows PCs for some time via “KBOX” and is now being activated for Macs. Expect to see notifications to patch/update your Mac every now and then. There will be some communication sent out about this before it is activated.

Lab Info Page

Working on a public-facing webpage to advertise our labs a bit more