Past Agendas for IT Technical Professionals

2017-2018

Thursday, May 3 — Prairie Rose Room

  • “Cyber Security Education and Research at NDSU," Jeremy Straub and Pratap Kotala, NDSU Computer Science.
  • Project Watch List Updates:
    • Windows 10
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items:
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation
    • Open Discussion

Friday, March 2 — Prairie Rose Room

  • “Hardware Vulnerabilities: Spectre and Meltdown” by Greg Wettstein, Principal IT Engineer, ECI
  • Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation
    • Open Discussion

Friday, February 2 — Arikara Room

  • Software Licenses
    • Open Source (Richard Frovarp)
    • Proprietary (Wendy McCrory)
    • Web-related licenses (Jill Peterson)
    • Discussion of cloud tools: license vetting, unique data compliance issues
  • Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation
    • Announcements
    • Open Discussion

Wednesday, January 10 — Prairie Rose Room

  • Electronic Research Administration (Val Kettner, Associate VP for Sponsored Programs Administration)
  • Web accessibility within NDSU's CMS (Jill Peterson, Database Applications Developer)
  • Best practices for collecting data using Web forms (Jill Peterson, Database Applications Developer)
  • Start-of-semester updates (Roundtable Discussion)
    • EAP-TTLS (Richard Frovarp)
    • Pubweb Audit (Jason Eide)
    • Blackboard Database Issue (Jason Blosser)
    • Meltdown/Spectre Security Vulnerability (Enrique Garcia)
  • Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation

Wednesday, December 6 — Badlands Room

  • New Service: DocuSign (Nate Johnson, Technical Services Manager for the VP for Finance and Administration)
  • SharePoint Show-and-Tell (Tim Schulz, IT Coordinator for NDSU Dining)
  • Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation
    • Open Discussion

Friday, November 3 — Badlands Room

  • Preventing Lateral Communication on Managed Computers (Lincoln Bathie, Desktop Support)
  • Institutional Repository Upgrade (Amy Reese, NDSU Libraries)
  • MOS Certification Program (Jason Blosser, Information Technology Services)
  • Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10 (Lincoln Bathie, Desktop Support Manager)
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation Open Discussion

Friday, October 6 — Badlands Room

  • Cyber Security Awareness Month: Updates on Security Initiatives and New Cyber Security Group (Marc Wallman, Vice President for Information Technology; Enrique Garcia, Chief Information Security Officer)
  • Replacing Nessus Scans with Tenable (Jeff Gimbel, Senior IT Security Analyst)
  • DUO Remote Desktop Protocol Demo (Jason Eide, Enterprise Systems Manager)
  • Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10 (Lincoln Bathie, Desktop Support Manager)
    • Multi-factor Authentication
    • NDSU Internet of Things (IoT) Network
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • Security Initiatives
    • NDUS and Blackboard Consolidation

Thursday, September 7, 2017 — Great Plains Room

  • Changes to Academic and Classroom Technologies - Blackboard Collaborate Ultra, Assignment Submission Receipts in Bb, Classroom Software, TurningPoint 8 (Melissa Stotz, Technical Support Services)
  • Wireless Network Changes, New NDSU IoT Wireless Network (Joshua Teegarden, IT Help Desk)
  • IAM and Accounts Self-Service Options - TYPO3, File Services, Blackboard Course Availability (Richard Frovarp, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure)         
  • NDSU Multi-Factor Authentication (Richard Frovarp, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure)
  • Changes to "Track Training" (Jim Ross, Enterprise Application Development)       
  • Email Usernames vs. Email Addresses Confusion (Marc Wallman, VP for Information Technology)      
  • Costs Associated with Required Electronic Student Resources (CARESr) - Clicker Review Committee (Marc Wallman, VP for Information Technology)
  • Feedback on the Start of the Semester (Open Discussion)
  • Standing Items:
    • Blackboard Consolidation (Marc Wallman, VP for Information Technology)
    • Security Update (Enrique Garcia, Chief Information Security Officer)

Friday, July 14, 2017 — Prairie Rose Room

Prairie Rose Room, Memorial Union

Spring 2017

Friday, May 5, 2017 — Plains Room

  • VPIT Updates (Marc Wallman, Vice President for Information Technology)
  • NDSU video conference options (Tammy Cummins, Daniel Erichsen, Vance Gerchak, and Susan Jenstead, IT Division)
  • TFAC Awards, Spring 2017 (Melissa Stotz, IT Division)

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)

  • Post-O365 migration review, issues remaining (Jason Blosser and Steve Sobiech, IT Division)
  • NDUS DUO Multi-factor Authentication, go live summary, hardware token purchase and activation process (IT Division)
  • NDUS Blackboard Consolidation campus meeting (Jason Blosser, Steve Sobiech, and Luke Prather, IT Division) 
  • South Dakota Security Conference briefing (Enrique Garcia, Accounting & Info Systems, Jeff Gimbel and Richard Frovarp, IT Division)
  • TFAC Awards, Spring 2017 (Melissa Stotz, IT Division)
  • Anti-Spoofing (Richard Frovarp, IT Division)

 Project Watchlist Updates: 

  • Administrative and Academic Workflow (On-premise SharePoint)
  • Application Virtualization
  • Digital Identity Management
  • Account Management and Activation Process

 Standing Agenda Items: 

  • HRMS Upgrade
  • Roundtable discussion

Friday, March 10, 2017 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)

  • NSDU email (and other Microsoft Office 365 services) migration to the University System on March 10
  • Malware Incident Update
  • Multifactor Authentication – NDUS PS HRMS (John Underwood, Greg Tingelstad, NDUS)
  • Philosophical approach to IT security (Marc Wallman, VP for Information Technology)

Project Watchlist Updates: 

  • Administrative and Academic Workflow (On-premise SharePoint)
  • Application Virtualization
  • Digital Identity Management
    • Account Management and Activation Process
    • Two Factor
  • Anti-Phishing Campaign

Standing Agenda Items:

  • N.D. University System Update
  • Office 365
  • Blackboard Consolidation
  • HRMS Upgrade
  • Roundtable discussion

Wednesday, February 8, 2017 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)

  • Malware Incident Update
  • Payroll and Tax Document Phishing Scams
  • Google Search
  • Project Watchlist Updates: 
    • Administrative and Academic Workflow (On-premise SharePoint)
    • Application Virtualization
    • Digital Identity Management
      • Account Management and Activation Process
      • Two Factor 
    • Anti-Phishing Campaign
  • Standing Agenda Items:
    • Office 365
    • Blackboard Consolidation
    • Roundtable discussion

Thursday, January 12, 2017 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)

  • Roundtable discussion

2016

 

Friday, December 09, 2016 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)

  • Voluntary Separation Incentive Program
    • Retirements in the Information Technology Division (Marc Wallman, VP for IT)
    • Retirements in other offices and departments (Open Discussion) 
  • North Dakota’s Engagement in Research & Education Networks (Kim Owen, Advanced Applications and Outreach Coordinator)
  • Blackboard Manager and Tegrity Recording Retention (Luke Prather, Instructional Services Consultant)

  • Project Watchlist Updates:
    • Administrative and Academic Workflow (On-premise SharePoint)
    • Application Virtualization
    • Digital Identity Management
      • Account Management and Activation Process
      • Two Factor 
    • Anti-Phishing Campaign
    • Extending Business Continuity for Voice and Unified Communications
  • Standing Agenda Items:
    • N.D. University System Update
    • Office 365
    • Blackboard Consolidation
    • HRMS Upgrade 
  • Roundtable discussion

Friday, November 18, 2016 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union

  • Single Sign-on Enhancements: In-depth Walkthrough (Richard Frovarp, Senior Software Engineer, ECI, IT Division)
  • Track Training Brief Walkthrough (Matthew Chaussee, Technical Services Manager, VP Finance and Administration and Jim Ross, Team Lead, Enerprise Application Development, IT Division)
  • Project Watchlist
    • Administrative and Academic Workflow (On-premise SharePoint) (Liaisons and Techs)
    • Application Virtualization (Techs)
    • Digital Identity Management (Liaisons and Techs)
      • Account Management and Activation Process (1st phase)
      • Two-Factor (2nd phase)
    • Anti-Phishing (Liaisons and Techs)
    • Extended Business Continuity for Voice and Unified Communications (Liaisons and Techs)
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • N.D. University System Update
    • Office 365
    • Blackboard Consolidation
    • HRMS Upgrade 
  • Roundtable discussion

Friday, October 14, 2016 — Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)

  • Phishing: Don’t Get Hooked (Theresa Semmens, Chief Security Officer, Information Technology Division)
  • Project Watchlist 
    • Administrative and Academic Workflow (On-premise SharePoint)
    • Application Virtualization
    • Digital Identity Management
      • Account Management and Activation Process
      • Two Factor
    • Anti-Phishing Campaign
    • Extending Business Continuity for Voice and Unified Communications 
  • Standing Agenda Items
    • N.D. University System Update
    • Office 365
    • Blackboard Consolidation
    • HRMS Upgrade
  • Roundtable discussion

Thursday, July 21 - A. Glenn Hill 130/132

  • Blackboard Consolidation
  • Email Consolidation
  • Changes to Email Filtering
  • Account Management System
  • Cable TV RFP Update
  • Security and Surveillance
  • New Plotters at IT Help Desk
  • New Equipment Checkout Software
  • Cascade Program - Computers Available
  • Support for Surface 4
  • Blackboard Voice Tools and IM Going Away
  • Blackboard Upgrade
  • Apple TVs in Classrooms
  • Project Watchlist Updates
  • Secure File Transfer
  • Application Virtualization
  • Windows 10
  • On-prem SharePoint
  • STEM Building
  • Apple TV in Classrooms (Liaisons)
  • Media Streaming Service (Liaisons)
  • Extending Business Continuity for Voice and Unified Communications (Liaisons)
  • Server Assessment Procedure - NDSU Policy 710 (Techs)
  • Two-Factor Authentication (Techs)
  • Roundtable Discussion

Friday April 16, 2016, Prairie Rose

  • Favorite IT Techs topics of 2015-16, and brainstorm for next year (Table Exercise / Group Discussion)
  • Service spotlight: Listserv® (Nate Gonser, IT Help Desk Manager)
  • How to spot a phishing scam (PDF) (Jeff Gimbel, Senior Security Analyst, Information Technology Division)
  • Account information consistency (Richard Frovarp, Senior Software Engineer, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure)
  • IT Project Watch List Updates
    • Secure File Transfer
    • Application virtualization
    • Windows 10
    • On-prem SharePoint
    • STEM Building
    • Server assessment procedure (NDSU Policy 710)
    • Two-factor authentication
  • Roundtable discussion

Friday, March 11, 2016, Prairie Rose

9:30 – 9:45, Student Success Collaborative (Laura Oster-Aaland and Viet Doan)
9:45 – 10:30, UAS Research and Extension Applications to Agriculture at NDSU (John Nowatzki and Sreekala Bajwa)
10:30 – 11, IT Project Watch List Updates and Round-table Discussion

  •     Windows 10
  •     "On-prem" SharePoint
  •     STEM Building
  •     Server assessment procedure (NDSU Policy 710)
  •     Two-factor authentication
  •     Virtual environment expansion
  •     Retiring Web domains, including www.ndsu.nodak.edu (Richard Frovarp)
  •     Open Discussion

Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, Meadow Lark

  • "Visualizing Your Vulnerabilities," Jeff Gimbel, Senior IT Security Analyst, IT Division
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  • "Spring and Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 Blackboard Issues,"
     Richard Frovarp, Senior Software Engineer, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure, IT Division
    • IT Project Watch List Updates
      • Windows 10
      • "On-prem" SharePoint
      • STEM Building
      • Server assessment procedure (NDSU Policy 710)
      • Two-factor authentication
      • Virtual environment expansion 
    • Roundtable Discussion 

Thursday, Jan. 14, Prairie Rose Room

  • N.D. University System’s Survey Regarding Campus IT Services (Marc Wallman, Vice President for Information Technology)
  • IT Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • "On-prem" SharePoint
    • STEM Building
    • Server assessment procedure (NDSU Policy 710)
    • Two-factor authentication
    • Virtual environment expansion
  • Roundtable Discussion

Fall 2015

Friday, Dec. 11, Prairie Rose Room (MU)
  • Security and Privacy Activities at NDSU (Marc Wallman, VPIT, IT Division)
  • Hardware Standards (Lincoln Bathie, Desktop Support Manager, ITS)
  • IT Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • "On-prem" SharePoint
    • STEM Building
    • Server assessment procedure (NDSU Policy 710)
    • Two-factor authentication
    • Virtual environment expansion
  • Roundtable discussion

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Friday, Nov. 13, Prairie Rose Room (MU)
  • IPv6 and Google email bounces (Bruce Curtis, Senior Network Engineer)
  • Debriefing following security scan of Web forms (Theresa Semmens, Chief Information Security Officer)
  • IT Project Watch List Updates
    • Windows 10
    • "On-prem" SharePoint
    • STEM Building
    • Server assessment procedure (NDSU Policy 710)
    • Two-factor authentication
    • Virtual environment expansion
  • Roundtable discussion

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Friday, Oct. 9, 2015, Meadow Lark (MU)

Spring 2015

Friday, May 8, 2015, Ball Room (MU)
  • Partners of Information Technology Reception
Friday, April 10, 2015, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Implementing NDSU’s Directory using Apache Solr; plans for future use of Apache Solr to leverage search (Richard Frovarp, senior software engineer)
  • Roundtable discussion of updates, issues and events
Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Moving www.ndsu.edu to TLS (https) -- Richard Frovarp, senior software engineer, and Jill Peterson, database applications developer
  • Roundtable discussion of updates, issues and events
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Open discussion of updates, issues and events happening in your areas.
  • Overview of technical challenges in upgrading NDSU's CMS -- TYPO3 (Jill Peterson, Enterprise Application Development and Enterprise Systems, IT Division).
  • See Upgrade Jan 2015 for the detailed changes and new features in NDSU's CMS. 

2014

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Joint meeting with the IT Communication Liaisons.
 Friday, Oct. 3, 2014, Meadow Lark (MU)
  • Open discussion of updates, issues and events happening in your areas
  • NDSU’s Certiport Testing Center and Microsoft Office Certification (Matthew Chaussee, Division of Finance & Administration)
  • Using university affiliation to manage permissions and resources in Office 365 (Richard Frovarp, Enterprise Computing & Infrastructure; Nate Gonser, IT Help Desk)
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, Prairie Room (MU)
  • Open discussion of updates, issues and events happening in your areas
  • Libraries 3D printing (Celton Seelig, The Libraries)
  • Blackboard Manager application (Nancy Lilleberg and Jim Ross, IT Division)
Friday, Dec. 12, 2014, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Open discussion of updates, issues and events happening in your areas, including "big picture" updates from IT Division team leads.
 Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, Room of Nations (Memorial Union)
  • Discussion of IT activities and updates in your areas
  • Sweat the Small Stuff
  • Updates regarding: 
    • Wireless
    • Email
    • Microsoft Student Advantage (free MS Office software for students)
  • IT Awards nominations open through Feb. 7 
 Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, Prairie Room (Memorial Union)
  • Discussion of IT activities and updates in your areas
  • Sweat the Small Stuff
  • "Qualtrics for NDSU," (Jerry Olson, Assistant Director, Information Systems & Manager, Group Decision Center, DCE, Linda Charlton-Gunderson, ITS Tech, Group Decision Center, Richard Frovarp, Senior Software Engineer, Enterprise Computing & Infrastructure)
  • Deploying Microsoft System Center
  • Support for mobile media carts
 Friday, March 14, 2014, Prairie Rose Room, MU
  • Windows XP end of life: Options for XP users after April 2014 (Jeff Gimbel, Senior IT Security Analyst)

  • Dakota Fiber Initiative (Marc Wallman, VP for Information Technology)
  • IT Division Annual Report
  • 2014 IT Expo
  • Roundtable discussion of updates, issues and events happening in your areas
 Friday, April 11, 2014, Prairie Rose Room, MU
  • Roundtable discussion of updates, issues and events happening in your areas
  • 2014 IT Expo (Jim Ross, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure, IT Division)
  • Microsoft Systems Center demo (Lincoln Bathie, Desktop Support Manager, ITS)
  • STEM building classroom technology (Melissa Stotz, Manager, Tech Support Services, ITS)
Friday, May 9, 2014, Prairie Rose Room, MU
  • Joint meeting with the IT Communication Liaisons.

2013

Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, Prairie Rose Room (Memorial Union)
  • Discussion of IT activities and updates in your areas
  • Web Analytics at NDSU: Update on Piwik (Richard Frovarp and Jill Peterson, Enterprise Computing & Infrastructure)
Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • CryptoLocker virus update (IT Division staff).
  • "Wired and Wireless Networking Improvements" (Bruce Curtis, Network Engineering and Operations and Richard Frovarp, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure).
Friday, Oct. 11, 2013, Prairie Rose (Memorial Union)
  • New Library Services - HerdSearch, ILLiad, OpenRoom (Nicole Mattson, NDSU Libraries).
  • NDSU Football Ticketing: A Lesson in Scalability (Richard Frovarp, Nate Olson, Jill Peterson; Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, Prairie Rose (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Best practices for managing your data, Kim Owen, Information Technology Services, and the Research Data Working Group).
Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, Prairie Rose (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Track Training at NDSU (Jim Ross, Enterprise Application Development).
Friday, March 22, 2013, Prairie Rose (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Why am I being DOSed by 134.129.91.223? (Jeff Gimbel, IT Security Support Specialist, VP for Information Technology). 
Friday April 12, 2013, Arikara Room (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • NDSU Wireless and Home Wireless (Richard Frovarp, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure)
Friday, May 10, 2013, Room of Nations (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Server Virtualization (Nate Olson, Enterprise Systems).
  • Membership feedback via informal, anonymous survey.

2012

Friday, 09/14/2012, Prairie Rose (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "NDUS / NDSU Transition from BPOS to 365" (Steve Sobiech, Help Desk Manager, ITS)
Monday, 10/15/12, Arikara Room (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Cyber Security for Mobile Electronic Devices (Theresa Semmens and Jeff Gimbel, IT Security)
Friday, 11/09/2012, Arikara Room (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Review of VPIT's college / dept visits and Review of IT Division Annual Report" (Marc Wallman, Interim VP for IT)
Friday, 12/14/12, Arikara Room (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "ECI Project Updates: NDSU Search, NDSU Link Checker, Web Metrics, Secure Wireless" (Richard Frovarp, Senior Software Engineer, ECI)
  • "Update on Novell to Windows File System Migration" (Steve Sobiech, Help Desk Manager, ITS)
Friday, January, 20, 2012, 9:30-11 AM, Meadowlark (MU)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "ListServ® Upgrade" (Steve Sobiech, NDSU Help Desk Manager).
Friday, February 17, 2012, 9:30-11 AM, Meadowlark (MU)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Service Now: Next Steps" (John Underwood, NDUS IT Services Manager and Help Desk Project Leader)
Friday, March 23, 2012, 9:30-11 AM Meadowlark (MU)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "NDSU's Central Authentication Service: 2012 Update" (Jim Ross, Team Lead, Enterprise Application Development, ECI)
Friday, April 13, 2012, 9:30-11 AM Meadowlark (MU)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Update on Novell to Windows File System Migration: the IT Division's First Few Steps." (Steve Sobiech, Help Desk Manager, ITS)
Friday, May 18, 2012, Meadowlark Room (MU), 9:30-11 AM
  • Last meeting of the 2012 Academic year:
  • Introductions and updates from participants on IT activities planned for the summer in their areas.

2011

Friday, September 16, 2011, 9:30-11 AM, Room of Nations (FLC)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Guidance and support at NDSU for developing the required data management plans for all proposals submitted to NSF, NIH and NEH (Kim Owen, Advanced Applications Coordinator, ITS).
Friday, October 14, 2011, 9:30-11 AM, Meadow Lark (MU)
  • 9:35-10:00: IT Environmental Scan (Dr. Walt Magnussen, Texas A&M, Director for Telecommunications, and Jim Pepin, Clemson, Chief Technology Officer)
  • Please come to our meeting with the consultants prepared to answer the following questions:
    • What are our IT strengths?
    • What are our IT weaknesses?
    • Do you use IT to carry out your job duties, and/or do you also collaborate in strategic IT initiatives that advance programs and services at NDSU?
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas. 
Friday, November 18, 2011, 9:30-11 AM, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Computer Science / IT Division virtualization project status report" (Adam Helsene, Systems Administrator, Computer Science).
Friday, December 16, 2011, 9:30-11 AM, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • "eduroam-US: THE Global SSID for Education" (Bruce Curtis, Network Engineering & Operations, ECI, will facilitate a discussion of eduroam).
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
Friday, February 25, 2011 (Memorial Union, Prairie Rose)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "A Central Authentication Service for Web Applications" (Eric Christeson and Jim Ross, EAD Software Engineers)
Friday, March 25 (Memorial Union, Hidatsa)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Philosophical Reflections on Internet Security" (Marc Wallman, Associate VP, ECI)
Friday, April 29, 2011 (Room of Nations - FLC)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "New Storage Area Network Options at NDSU" (Bryan Mesich, SAN Adminsitrator, Research Support Group, ECI).
  • "Answers to your security questions" (Richard Frovarp, Software Engineer, Enterprise Application Development, ECI).
Friday, May 20, 2011, Prairie Rose (MU)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "US UCAN" (Marc Wallman, Assistant Vice President Enterprise Computing & Infrastructure, Division of Information Technology).

See: US UCAN website

2010

Friday, September 24, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Updates regarding NDUS Active Directory and NDSU Outlook" (Marc Wallman, Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure).
  • "Live@EDU" (Theresa Semmens, Chief IT Security Officer, ITS).
Friday, October 22, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Data Center Study" (Marc Wallman, Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure).
Friday, November 19, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Claiming your NDUS Active Directory Identity" (John Underwood, Help Desk Manager, Information Technology Services, Division of IT).
Friday, Dec. 17 (Memorial Union, Prairie Rose Room, 9:30-11 AM)
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Data Center and Desktop Virtualization at Valley City State University" (Erik Kringlie, Director of Data Centers and Virtualization, Valley City State University).
Thursday, January 21, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Menard Hall Disaster Recovery and Miscellaneous Updates" (Marc Wallman, Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure, NDSU).
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, February 18, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "An Introduction to Metasploit" (Jeff Gimbel, Help Desk and Security Consultant, Information Technology Services, Division of IT).
  • The Metasploit Framework is the open source penetration testing framework with the world's largest database of public, tested exploits.  Metasploit provides useful information to people who perform penetration testing, IDS signature development, and exploit research. This project was created to provide information on exploit techniques and to create a useful resource for exploit developers and security professionals.
  • {Source: www.metasploit.com}
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, April 15, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Removing Sensitive Data from NDSU Workstations"  (Jeff Gimbel, Help Desk and Security Consultant, Information Technology Services, Division of IT).
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, May 20, 2010
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Copyright and Creative Commons for Institutional Repositories" (Karen Bjork, Digital Initiatives Librarian, NDSU).
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC) beginning at 9:30 a.m.

2009

Sept. 17, 2009
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Status and plans for NDSU's Web Infrastructure," (Jeffery W. Gerst, Ph.D., Assoc. VP for Information Technology & Chief Information Officer, Information Technology Services)
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Prairie Room (MU) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "NDSU's new certificate-based, wireless authentication solution" (Richard Frovarp, Software Engineer, EAD, Division of IT, Wireless Auth Engineering Team Lead and other engineering team members).  NDSU customers and their authorized guests have self-service access to the NDSU Secure wireless network for a wide variety of devices and all major operating systems.
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC).
Thursday, November 19, 2009
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "The NDSU Library's Institutional Repository" (Karen Bjork, Digital Initiatives Librarian, NDSU).
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
January 15, 2009
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "An Introduction to Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG)" (Marc Wallman, Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure, and  Britt McAlister, Manager, Enterprise Application Development).
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Mandan Room (MU).
February 19, 2009
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "The Gardner Group's IT Resources Available through NDSU's VPIT" (Marty Hoag, Director Policy and Strategic Services, ITS).
  • "Foundstone Printer Remediation" (Lincoln Bathie, Manager, Desktop Support, ITS).
  • Note: This meeting will be held in the Mandan Room (MU) beginning at 9:30 a.m.
May 21, 2009
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "Report on flood-related efforts / support / challenges in ECI / ITS" (Marc Wallman, Assistant Vice President, Enterprise Computing and Infrastructure).
  • "EAD's implementation and refinement of NDSU Search" (Eric Christeson, Application Developer, Enterprise Application Development).
  • "Printer IP Addresses on Campus" (Bob Viou, Network Engineer, Network Engineering & Operations and Lincoln Bathie, Desktop Support Manager, Information Technology Services)
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Mandan Room (MU) beginning at 9:30 a.m.

2008

October 14, 2008
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Brief review of the "Project Management for IT Professionals" seminar hosted by ITS at NDSU, June 26-27, 2008 (Jim Ross, Enterprise Application Development, ECI)
  • High-points of NDSU's new Storage Area Network (Bryan Mesich, Research Computing Services, ECI)
  • Diagnosing Web Accessibility Issues using Cascading Style Sheets (Jim Ross, Enterprise Application Development, ECI)
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations.
November 19, 2008
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "IPv6 at NDSU, now and in the future" (Bruce Curtis, Network Engineering & Operations, ECI)
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Rose Room of the Memorial Union.
December 17, 2008
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • "An Overview of the Campus IT Security Assessment" (Theresa Semmens, NDSU IT Security Officer, ITS).
  • Theresa will discuss the IT Security Assessment performed by Foundstone, a division of McAfee. Foundstone was contracted by the NDUS to perform assessments for all 11 institutions.  Discussion will include methods used, findings, and remediation steps.
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations (FLC).
January 17, 2008
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Brief review of policies governing IT at NDSU (Marc Wallman)
  • Linux Under the Hood (Marc Wallman)
April 17, 2008
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • IPv6 Report (Bruce Curtis)
  • Note: This meeting was held in the Room of Nations.

2007

September 19, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Organizational and Staffing Changes in ITS
  • Northern Tier Network: Implementation and Implications for NDSU (Marc Wallman)
October 17, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Improving IT security at NDSU
  • Professional development opportunities (EDUCAUSE, IT Security Conference)
  • Second Life demonstration (Clark Coffman)
November 21, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Demo of Right Answers and New Remedy (John Underwood and Steve Sobiech)
December 19, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • IT Services at NDSU (Bonnie Neas)
  • Windows Under the Hood (Britt McAlister)
February 15, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Support for Vista
  • Daylight savings time
  • The state of wireless at NDSU
  • Meeting times and topics for Spring 2007
March 15, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Northern Tier Network Consortium update.
  • Future agenda items.
April 19, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Nem Schlecht: Slips Helpdesk System & Mac Authentication
  • Future agenda items.
May 17, 2007
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Staffing Changes in ITS
  • Bruce Curtis on Network Security

2006

September 20, 2006
  • Review meeting schedule for Fall 2006.
  • Introductions.
  • WSUS implementation.
  • Reminder: IT Security Conference.
  • General discussion of back to school issues.
  • Updates from participants of IT activities in their areas.
  • Secure e-mail.
  • Review of staffing changes in ITS.
October 18, 2006
  • Reminder: Third Annual IT Security Conference
  • Introductions (name and department)
  • Updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • IT Committee System (Jeff Gerst)
  • Northern Tier Network Consortium (Marc Wallman)
  • IP Version 6 at NDSU (Bruce Curtis)
November 15, 2006
  • Introductions (name and department)
  • Updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Internet Explorer 7 (Robby Njos)
  • Spam and E-mail (Erik Kringlie & Marc Wallman)
December 13, 2006
  • Introductions and updates from participants of IT activities in their areas
  • Update on spam and mail delivery delays
  • IPsec at CNSE (Eric Christianson)
  • Meeting times and topics for Spring 2007.
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