Category Archives: 2011 February IS Newsletter

Microsoft Lync – Instant Messaging and More

Information Technology Services is pleased to announce that we will be offering the Microsoft Lync service to all faculty and staff on March 7, 2011. Microsoft Lync is the successor to our current Lotus Sametime offering. Microsoft Lync is the latest unified communications solution from Microsoft that facilitates online collaboration through rich features such as […]

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IBM SPSS and Amos 19 – Coming Soon

The newest version of IBM SPSS and Amos, version 19, will become available to the NU community in mid-March. Information about how to upgrade or obtain SPSS and Amos can be found on the SPSS software page. “IBM SPSS Statistics is a comprehensive, easy-to-use set of data and predictive analytic tools for business users, analysts and statistical […]

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Microsoft E-Learning

One of the benefits of Northeastern’s Microsoft Campus Agreement is access to Microsoft’s E-Learning training site. With Microsoft E-Learning, you can learn on your own, at your own pace. Microsoft tracks all of your training to let you know what you’ve accomplished. There are assessments you can take to see what you’ve learned. The training is also […]

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Mobility

Mobility and the use of mobile devices for our work, social, and personal lives has become nearly commonplace in every industry and social-strata. It’s amazing to realize that just one year ago, Apple announced the coming iPad. Since its release in April 2010, more than 14 million devices have been sold. Its release has also […]

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Microsoft Office 2010 Tips

Microsoft Office 2010 is all about efficiency. In Word, there are various options that allow you to "Save & Send" your document all in one step. Outlook opens up automatically with the file attached in the specified format. Another helpful feature is spell check in Outlook. It can be enabled in overall settings, or per […]

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ISCS February Training News

Thanks to those who attended our "Getting Started with Blackboard 9" class this month. Feedback was very positive. The goal was to demonstrate the basic functionality, the how-to’s, of the new system. We are starting now to focus on the more detailed classes. The first one of those to be rolled out is a class […]

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