Sessions

Spring 2017 Conference Sessions

Keynote

Mike Wons
Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the State of Illinois

Location: Chancellor Ballroom
8:45am - 9:30am

Workshops

 

Accessible Beginning-to-End: Accessibility in Web Design Workflows

Keith Hays, Lead Information Design Specialist - Accessibility, Technology Services; Michael McKelvey, Coordinator of Engagement Technology & New Media, MSTE Office, College of Education; Tim Offenstein, Lead Information Design Specialist, Technology Services; Dick Detzner, Senior Web Designer, College of Applied Health Sciences
Everyone involved in the development and maintenance of websites has a role to play in making it accessible to those with disabilities. This workshop is for project managers, web designers, web developers, and content creators. We will explore how accessibility fits into the entire project life cycle, from business requirements to publication. Learn what accessibility means for your project role!
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Digital Computer Lab L410
June 7 Preconference
9:00am - 11:30am
 

Amazon ECS and Docker

Ryan Kolak, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services; Tony Rimovsky, IT Architect, Technology Services
Following on to the Docker presentation, Tony and Ryan present about Docker in ECS and provide hands-on time.
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level:
Location: Nevada Lab: 1203 1/2 W. Nevada Street, Urbana
June 7 Preconference
4:00pm - 5:00pm
 

Amazon S3

Ryan Kolak, Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services; Tony Rimovsky, IT Architect, Technology Services
Following on to the WordPress presentation, Tony and Ryan discuss how Amazon S3 can help you build the kind of scalable system Stephen presented.
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level:
Location: Nevada Lab: 1203 1/2 W. Nevada Street, Urbana
June 7 Preconference
11:30am - 12:00pm
 

Docker Architecture and Concepts

Jon Roma, Principal Software Developer, Technology Services; David Riddle, Software Developer, Technology Services
This deep dive will introduce Docker, its architecture and terminology, and the lifecycle of Docker images and containers. In addition, we'll cover Dockerfile automation and the use of docker-compose to build and deploy a multi-container web application.
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Nevada Lab: 1203 1/2 W. Nevada Street, Urbana
June 7 Preconference
1:00pm - 4:00pm
 

Introduction to Data Available from the University Data Warehouse

Dimuthu Tilakaratne, Assistant VP of Decision Support, AITS; Alison Campbell, Functional Area Coordinator, AITS; Eddie Lee, Functional Area Coordinator, AITS; Jerry Myers, Functional Area Coordinator, AITS
The University Data Warehouse has data available from University administrative systems for reporting and and data analysis. During this workshop we will give you an overview of the data available and how to use the EDDIE tool access the data.
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Atkins Building Suite 201, DS Large Conference Room
June 7 Preconference
9:00am - 11:00am
 

M*A*S*H 4077th : Macintosh Administrator's Survival Handbook

Matt Childress, Research Programmer, Tech Services - Service Delivery; Drew Coobs, Senior Research Programmer, Tech Services - Service Delivery; Paul Roberts, Research Programmer, Tech Services - Service Delivery; Keith Mountin, Apple Education Engineer
Are you a solid Windows Admin but a user-request for Mac help cause Bug-Out fever? This course outline has been compiled out of questions asked by ITPros on the University of Illinois and will provide you with basic knowledge of how to setup a Macintosh out of the box for your end-user. Students need to bring: * A Mac you can rebuild with wireless. * An 8 Gb or larger thumb drive. * Questions / issues you need to solve - feel free to email them in advance to childrss@illinois.edu. Students need to have: * Active Directory access * Knowledge of and access to basic IT services -IllinoisNet Wireless, email, fileshare, printer, remote desktop server *Access to http://training.apple.com/pdf/Mac_Integration_Basics_10.12_Guide_V3b.pdf (printout or on your mobile device)
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Undergrad ICS Lab, Top Floor Undergrad Library
June 7 Preconference
1:00pm - 4:00pm
 

Scalable WordPress in AWS

Stephen Butler, Lead Software Developer, Technology Services
A hands on workshop using terraform and AWS Elastic Beanstalk to deploy a PHP website. Participants will learn the basics of Infrastructure as Code using terraform, using terraform to create an AWS Elastic Beanstalk environment, and deploying a scalable WordPress site.
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level: Intermediate
Location: Nevada Lab: 1203 1/2 W. Nevada Street, Urbana
June 7 Preconference
8:30am - 11:30am
 

Take Your Training Programs Online!

Rick Hazlewood, Senior eLearning Professional, Technology Services; Dan Hahn, eLearning Professional, Technology Services
New hires! Certifications! Lab Safety! Take your training for these subjects and more online! Take control of your training by using the campus' learning management system to deliver the training in your department. And using Compass 2g is free! You will build a sample training course space on Compass complete with video, testing, and record-keeping. Must bring a laptop!
Track: Deep Dive
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Illini Hall Room 27
June 7 Preconference
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Site Tours

 

3D Science Visualization & Tour

Austin Keating, NCSA
Tour the site and watch a 20-minute movie on scientific visualizations at NCSA.
Track: Site Tour
Experience Level: All levels
Location: NCSA Building, 1205 W Clark St., Urbana, Room 1005 (enter through atrium doors)
June 7 Preconference
10am - 11am; 2pm- 3pm
 

Education IDEALL Lab Tour

Jeremy Jones
Visit the College of Education's high end research lab, IDEALL. A cutting-edge facility, IDEALLserves as a blank-slate data collection environment, providing the infrastructure for fine-grained research on learning with emerging technologies (http://education.illinois.edu/ideall). Room 166 is an iFLEX collaboration classroom featuring multiple interactive monitors, flexible furniture, wrap-around writing surfaces and a 16" wide interactive video wall (http://education.illinois.edu/techservices/support-for-teaching-and-learning/166-classroom).
Track: Site Tour
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Education IDEALL Lab, 176 Education Building
June 7 Preconference
12pm - 1pm; 4pm - 5pm
 

Oak Street Library High Density Stacks Tour

Andy Cougill, Mary Laskowski
Tour the high density book storage system at the Oak Street facility. Limited number of metered spaces in the parking lot immediately adjacent to the building. There are also a handful of the metered spaces on nearby streets, but otherwise lots and street parking are by permit only. Folks arriving for the tour will buzz into our front door and our staff will show them to our reading room until everyone is assembled.
Track: Site Tour
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Oak Street High Density Storage Facility, 809 S. Oak St. Champaign
June 7 Preconference
11am - 12pm; 3pm - 4pm
 

Petascale Computing Facility

Barbara Jewett
NPCF is the home of Blue Waters, the largest supercomputer for open science at a university anywhere in the world. Visitors will see the Blue Waters supercomputer and other equipment in the machine room, as well as tour the facility to see the infrastructure that makes it all go.
Track: Site Tour
Experience Level: All levels
Location: 1725 S. Oak St., Champaign
June 7 Preconference
11am - 12pm; 3pm - 4pm
 

TURN Tour

Ross Bundy
Turn helps power the world's largest advertisers and trading desks through technology that delivers real-time data insights on campaign performance. The Champaign site in the University of Illinois Research Park is the first engineering office outside of the corporate headquarters in Redwood City, CA, and the companies only Turn Innovation Center. Opened newly in 2014, the site will initially focus on software development, and then grow into research collaborations with the University, and potentially expand into non-engineering areas as well.
Track: Site Tour
Experience Level: All levels
Location: 1800 S Oak St, Ste 209, Champaign / The Atkins Building
June 7 Preconference
10am - 11am; 2pm- 3pm

Presentations

 

1A. Amazon Web Services @ Illinois

Tony Rimovsky, Cloud Architect, Technology Services Research IT
An overview of the state of AWS on campus and how it's being used locally. We'll also cover training opportunities, cost comparisons, and how to apply for research grants before an open Q&A.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Chancellor Ballroom
June 8 Main Conference
9:45am - 10:30am
 

1B. Excel in Extreme Ways!

Andres Fradkin, F&S IT
We explore how you can leverage the ubiquity of Excel to produce reliable and informed Data Models that extend the knowledge of your subject matter experts to the rest of your organization. Along the way find out other exciting prospects that can expand your data into informed visualizations using Analysis Services, Excel, and Tableau.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Lincoln Room
June 8 Main Conference
9:45am - 10:30am
 

1C. Agile Technical Practices: Benefits & Costs

David Riddle, Software Developer, Technology Services; Jon Roma, Principal Software Developer, Technology Services
This talk with explore the costs and benefits of agile testing, continuous integration, pair programming, and other agile technical practices. We will see how these agile techniques can lower the cost of software development and improve quality.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Alma Mater Room
June 8 Main Conference
9:45am - 10:30am
 

1D. Use Cases: IMOÂ & the Power of Patient Diagnosis & Procedure Logs

Blake Giles, Manager, Research Park Operations; Sandra Franco, Intern Product & Services, Research Park Operations
Intelligent Medical Objects, Inc. of ~200 employees, is the medical terminology leader in with 450,000 physicians and 4,500 hospitals ~70% of the U.S. market. Our core product offerings "map" diagnoses and procedures to appropriate billing codes required for insurance purposes. ~1 million unique IMO lexicals are mapped to (only) existing ~67,000 terms available to a physician to classify patient problems.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Quad Room
June 8 Main Conference
9:45am - 10:30am
 

1E. Web Services and Student Events

Vern Huber, Asst. Dir. App. Dev. & DB Support, ITS
This presentation covers the web service interface that CollegiateLink offers for extracting Student Event and Group (e.g. sorority) information, along with the Oracle's web service technologies (UTL_HTTP, XMLDATA). We'll cover the staging of the XML data, parsing, 'gotchas - and the subsequent regeneration of the content for consumption by different delivery schemes (AITS' Portal, Digital Signage, etc.).
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Technology Room
June 8 Main Conference
9:45am - 10:30am
 

2A. Enterprise Infrastructure in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud

David Zych, Lead Network Service Engineer, Technology Services; Erik Coleman, Identity and Access Technical Lead, Technology Services; Phil Winans, Lead Network Engineer, Technology Services
Deploying enterprise-oriented services in the cloud frequently involves special requirements: network access to private on-campus resources, DNS queries for University-restricted zones, and Active Directory integration. Learn about the options that exist to help you meet these requirements and some resources to help you get started.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Chancellor Ballroom
June 8 Main Conference
10:45am - 11:30am
 

2B. How Departments are Visualizing their Data using Tableau

Tara Sadler, Business Intelligence Specialist, Administrative Information Technology Services (AITS); Chris Lehman, Senior System Engineer, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NSCA); Hugo Herrera, Business Intelligence and Service Desk Specialist, Alumni Association
Data visualization is one of the fastest growing ways businesses are providing information to the many different types of audiences needing to make informed decisions. A great way to spark ideas on how to best present data visually is to see examples of how others are building their visualizations. In this session, three developers from different departments within the University of Illinois come together to present a few visualizations they have developed using Tableau.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level:
Location: Lincoln Room
June 8 Main Conference
10:45am - 11:30am
 

2C. What the Students Need, In Their Words

James Quisenberry, Director, IT Shared Services, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs; Daniel John Steward, PhD, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
Join us for a moderated panel with students who will answer questions about how the current technology environment at Illinois serves their need and where it falls short. Students from the Urbana campus will respond to questions from the moderator as well as the audience.
Track: The Ten Thousand Foot View
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Alma Mater Room
June 8 Main Conference
10:45am - 11:30am
 

2D. How to Facilitate an Effective Lessons Learned Discussion

Noni Ledford, Senior Project Manager, AITS
This interactive presentation will show the 411 of Lessons Learned - what, when, who, how, to maximize the outcome of your session. Attendees will have an opportunity to share their experiences - good and bad - on lessons learned from their projects.
Track: The Ten Thousand Foot View
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Quad Room
June 8 Main Conference
10:45am - 11:30am
 

2E. Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) - Extreme Security for Extreme Protection

Christopher Barton, Director, Information Security & Technology, AITS; Joseph Barnes, Chief Privacy and Security Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer; Jared Ross, Assistant Director, Security & Risk, AITS
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) with DUO is currently installed at the University of Illinois when accessing Nessie and your tax information from a non-University network. It is being tested when accessing Banner Forms/HRFE/PARIS from anywhere (both a non-University and University network). Come learn about the implementation plan and how you can help your customers be prepared for this upcoming change.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Technology Room
June 8 Main Conference
10:45am - 11:30am
 

3A. Continuous Delivery in the Amazon Cloud

David Riddle, Software Developer, Technology Services; Jon Roma, Principal Software Developer, Technology Services
Continuous Delivery is an agile technique that allows software to be released to production at the push of a button. In this talk we will give an overview of how Applications Services is using this technology to release software and give a demonstration of our continuous delivery system.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Chancellor Ballroom
June 8 Main Conference
12:45pm - 1:30pm
 

3B. University KnowledgeBase - Pushing the KnowledgeBase Limits Without Getting a Faceplant

John Cowsert, Enterprise Application Administrator Client Coordinator Lead, AITS
The University KnowledgeBase is a cloud application designed to create and share documents. Strictly used by Higher Education entities only, the University KnowledgeBase is used to document processes, FAQs, and bug/error fixes for public or internal use. In this presentation, we will learn about the features of the KnowledgeBase and how it can keep your extreme amount of information current.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Lincoln Room
June 8 Main Conference
12:45pm - 1:30pm
 

3E. Channeling Student Talent and Creativity into Modern Application Development and Innovation

Dan McCue, Sr. Analytics Project Leader, Caterpillar; Ryan Chandler, Analytics Technical Specialist, Caterpillar
A presentation of the Caterpillar Data Innovation Lab from 2015 to today. We discuss technologies which differentiate the lab from traditional Caterpillar development efforts. We describe how our unique hiring process attracts student employees that fit our cross-functional self-directed development team approach, and how this approach supports rapid prototype creation using pragmatic agile project methodologies.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Technology Room
June 8 Main Conference
12:45pm - 1:30pm
 

3F. Data Access Permissions in Tableau

Michael Painter, Integration Specialist
Whether on the data server, the Tableau data source, or the Tableau dashboard, row-level permissions are essential for presenting confidential data to the right people. We'll talk about permissions on Tableau Server, row-level security, and the approach we've used on some recent dashboards.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Intermediate
Location: Humanities Room
June 8 Main Conference
12:45pm - 1:30pm
 

4.E ELI Engineering's Linux Management Environment

Joel Franzen, Sr. Linux System Administrator, Engineering IT; Gianni Pezzarossi, Sr. Linux System Administrator, Engineering IT; Vincent Weathers, Linux System Administrator, Engineering IT; Casey Coughlen, Linux System Support Specialist, Engineering IT
What do you do when you've finally standardized your Linux environment after years of work and a massive project? Start over! This talk will outline Engineering IT's new Linux managed environment, the goals and objectives we started with, the technology we chose, the technical hurdles we faced, and how to use what we've learned in your own environment.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Technology Room
June 8 Main Conference
1:45pm - 2:30pm
 

4B. How to Write Better If You Are Not a Writer

Tom England, Sr. Project Manager, Engineering IT
Writing is hard for many people. If you know the language and have a reasonably good sized vocabulary, writing should not be difficult. What you lack is an approach to writing that works for you. This presentation will provide you with some building blocks that you can use to customize an approach that makes writing easier for you.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Lincoln Room
June 8 Main Conference
1:45pm - 2:30pm
 

4C. Graduate Students: Surfing the Data Ocean

Jarai Carter, Natalie Declerck, Mohammad Amanzadeh, Michael Junokas, John Capozzo
Surf the data ocean with current graduate students at this moderated panel, discussing their experiences working at Research Park. Students will each share their research and there will be a question and answer period at the end.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Alma Mater Room
June 8 Main Conference
1:45pm - 2:30pm
 

4D. Women in IT Mentoring Program

Candice Solomon-Strutz, Assistant Director of IT Planning, AITS
Women in IT (WIT) provides a forum for discussion of issues facing women in IT in general and on the University of Illinois campus, networking, coaching, and coordination of outreach efforts to girls considering IT as a career. Come hear about WIT and the outcomes of the Spring 2017 Mentoring Program.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Quad Room
June 8 Main Conference
1:45pm - 2:30pm
 

4F. SD-WAN

J.D. Norcross, Engineering Manager, Riverbed
Learn How to Build the Network of Tomorrow with SD-WAN
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Humanities Room
June 8 Main Conference
1:45pm - 2:30pm
 

5B. Library Virtualization: A Success Story

W. Jason Strutz, Manager, IT Infrastructure, University Library; Tom Grissom, Senior Virtualization Sys Admin, Technology Services; Brent Tuggle, Senior Windows Sys Admin, Technology Services
Between 2011 and 2015, the Library spent approximately $750,000 on storage and virtual server infrastructure. We will review the path from supporting three server rooms independently, to partnering with Technology Services for reduced cost and increased system administrator free time. Working through the timeline, we will outline the intended and unintended consequences, lessons learned, and future directions.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Lincoln Room
June 8 Main Conference
3:00pm - 3:45pm
 

5C. Big Data @ Yahoo

Matt Ahrens, Director of Engineering, Yahoo
Big data has evolved across industries in the last decade and has become integrated in the majority of companies and organizations. Using big data well is still a growing endeavor, so we'll look at best practices on how to take advantage of data at scale.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Intermediate
Location: Alma Mater Room
June 8 Main Conference
3:00pm - 3:45pm
 

5D. Kanban - Improving Efficiency by Visually Seeing Roadblocks

Andrea Lavender, Senior Project Coordinator, AITS
Kanban is a method that offers a visual look at the work that needs to be done. It offers a transparent way to see opportunities for improvement, identify bottlenecks, reduce work in progress, and remove waste in a project. This presentation will show the Kanban method, the different ways it can be used, and the tools to manage Kanban boards.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Quad Room
June 8 Main Conference
3:00pm - 3:45pm
 

5E. Accessible and Searchable Video: Automatically Add Captions to Media in Kaltura

Alan Bilansky; Andrew Wadsworth
Automatic captioning is now available in Kaltura! Using Automatic Speech Recognition, captions can be created in minutes and then edited online. This new tool will make your content legally compliant; usable by those with impairments and learning disabilities; and more findable by everyone. Come to this session and learn how to enhance your media with a captions.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Technology Room
June 8 Main Conference
3:00pm - 3:45pm
 

6C. Data Risk Decision-Making

Larry Dunham, Senior IT Security Risk Analyst, Privacy and Information Security
How secure is secure enough? Universities work with more restricted data than the average organization. HIPAA, FERPA, GLBA, PCI, EAR, ITAR, PIPA all figure into the data decisions that affect business processes across the university. This presentation discusses a risk-based approach to making those decisions.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Alma Mater Room
June 8 Main Conference
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 

6D. Being Intentional About Your Career: Where Are You?

Mike Bohlmann, Assistant Dean of Technology, College of Media; James Quissenbery, Director IT Shared Services, Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs
We plan for many things at work, both tactically and strategically, but do we give the same kind of attention to our careers? We'll discuss different aspects of intentional career planning and walk through doing a Strengths/Weaknesses/Opportunities/Threats (SWOT) analysis to aid in that process. Repeat from Fall 2011 IT Pro Forum.
Track: The Ten Thousand Foot View
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Quad Room
June 8 Main Conference
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 

6E. CME: Extreme Data Centers

Scott Wilkin, Deputy Director, NCSA; Randy Butler, Senior Associate Director for Integrated Cyberinfrastructure, NCSA; Blake Bercher, Mgr Infrastructure Engineering, CME; Mike Hryckiewicz, Mgr Infrastructure Engineering, CME
CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace offering the widest range of futures and options products for risk management. The exchange technology facilitates 4 Billion trades a year with a value of nearly $1.4 Quadrillion dollars. The data center is a 428,000 square foot facility served by separate power generation plants which deliver two 138,000-volt transmission utility services and 92MW of redundant power (184 MW of total power). NCSA/NSF Blue Waters is one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world. It can complete more than 1 quadrillion calculations per second on a sustained basis and more than 13 times that at peak speed. 88,000 square feet, 288 Cabinets, 13.34PF Peak Performance, 1.634 PB System Memory, 26 petabytes of useable online storage, 380 petabytes of usable nearline tape storage, and more.Come join us for a joint session with leading systems engineers from CME Group and the NCSA to learn about these two extreme data centers and how their different goals influenced different designs.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level:
Location: Technology Room
June 8 Main Conference
4:00pm - 4:45pm
 

6F. Accessibility Audit of University of Illinois Websites

Dr. Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology Accessibility, DRES
Accessibility of web resources is an important goal of the university and yet it is little understood by many units on campus. This session will provide a high level view of where the campus stands on accessibility implementation and allow individual units to see where their implementation of accessibility compares to other units on campus.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Intermediate
Location: Humanities Room
June 8 Main Conference
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Birds of a Feather

 

3D. University of Illinois SharePoint 2016 Shared Service

Philip Nyman, Lead Training Specialist, Technology Services; Larry Gibson, Application Admin Coordinator, AITS; Brad Horn, Application Specialist, Tech Services/AITS
Curious about SharePoint? Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the university SharePoint Shared Service. Roundtable discussions will cover the upgrade project, migration issues, new features and other topics of interest to both current and would-be users of this feature-rich collaborative environment.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Quad Room
June 8 Main Conference
12:45pm - 1:30pm
 

4A. Access Control with Authorization Manager

Erik Coleman, Identity and Access Technical Lead, Technology Services
Technology Services is rolling out a new service to help manage groups and roles used for authorization decisions, simply called "Authorization Manager". Come learn more details about how you can leverage this service to improve group management in your application or resource.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Intermediate
Location: Chancellor Ballroom
June 8 Main Conference
1:45pm - 2:30pm
 

5F. Customer Service BOF

Chris Burdette, Team Lead, AITS Service Desk; Shawn Lee, Assistant Director, AITS Service Desk; Bryan Piper, IT Technical Associate, Technology Services
What customer service techniques work best for solving your customers' IT issues? Come and share your experiences and advice on how do you help them navigate the university IT landscape.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Humanities Room
June 8 Main Conference
3:00pm - 3:45pm
 

6B. Network Project Updates

David Gerdes, Senior Network Engineer, Technology Services; Ryan Walker, Senior Network Analyst, Technology Services; Aaron Brown, Senior Research Programmer, Technology Services; Ryan Ladd, Senior Project Manager, Technology Services; Matt McNeilly, IT Manager, Technology Services; Haeran Lee, IT Field Consultant, Technology Services
Summer 2017 campus exit and firewall upgrade: This summer Network Engineers from Technology Services will be upgrading the campus exit infrastructure, including our border firewall. Members of the project team will review the project, what it means to the campus and review the engineering that goes into our campus exit. The Wi-Fi Expansion Project status and review: Members of the Wi-Fi Expansion Project team will provide an update on the status of the 3 year project to ?expand Wi-Fi coverage on campus. Wi-Fi First: The project team for Wi-Fi first Proof-of-Concept testing in the Law Building and DCL will be available to discuss lessons learned, take questions and facilitate discussion on the use of Wi-Fi as the primary method to connect to the Campus Network.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Lincoln Room
June 8 Main Conference
4:00pm - 4:45pm

Posters

 

Accessibility Audit of University of Illinois Websites

Dr. Jon Gunderson, Coordinator of Assistive Communication and Information Technology Accessibility, DRES
Accessibility of web resources is an important goal of the university and yet it is little understood by many units on campus. This session will provide a high level view of where the campus stands on accessibility implementation and allow individual units to see where their implementation of accessibility compares to other units on campus.
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Intermediate
Location: Illini A-B-C
June 8 Main Conference
 

FormBuilder for Workflow Poster Session

Tanya Wood, Enterprise Systems Specialist, AITS
How FormBuilder can be used as a workflow tool to reduce paper and increase effeciency.
Track: In the Zone
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Illini A-B-C
June 8 Main Conference
 

RIMS - We're Here to Help

Rich Gegg, Assistant Director, RIMS; Bill Herrera, RIMS Coordinator, RIMS; Brent West, Assistant Director, RIMS
RIMS - We're Here to Help. We will be providing valuable information regarding the management of your records regardless of their format. State laws, records retention, disposal and guidance. We will have a power point presentation running provide valuable information from our website: https://www.uillinois.edu/cio/services/rims/
Track: Datasailing
Experience Level: Beginner
Location: Illini A-B-C
June 8 Main Conference
 

Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) - Extreme Change for Extreme Account Security

Jannah Coon, Systems Integration Specialist, AITS; Jared Ross, Asistant Director, Security & Risk, AITS
Come learn about 2-Factor Authentication (2FA) with DUO. 2FA is installed at the University of Illinois when accessing Nessie and your tax information from a non-University network. It is being tested when accessing Banner Forms/HRFE/PARIS from anywhere (both non-University and University networks). Stop by and see the authentication methods available, how to prepare customers for the change, and ask questions.
Track: Out of your Comfort Zone
Experience Level: All levels
Location: Illini A-B-C
June 8 Main Conference