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UNCG Information Technology Services (ITS) has added Google Drive to the Google Vault retention and e-Discovery service for all UNCG G Suite accounts. This expands the Vault service that previously only handled email retention & e-Discovery. Vault will make it easier for all UNCG employees to retain copies of all work-related electronic documents, including those [Read More]

Cisco has announced some changes to the Webex platform, to take effect with the next regular product update. Included in this update are some significant changes to the user experience for Meeting Center and Event Center, as well as an overall naming change to their product lineup. These updates are scheduled to take place in [Read More]

Who: Faculty and staff with devices on the GCN running Windows 7 What: Internet Explorer 11 now mandated on all GCN Windows Devices When: Friday, July 20, 5:30 p.m. Information Technology Services (ITS) is now mandating that all GCN Windows devices have Internet Explorer 11 installed. There are many workstations that are still running Internet [Read More]

Google recently released enhancements to Google Calendar to help users better manage their time. The enhancements includes Out of Office notification and Working Hours designations. Out of Office You can now create an Out of Office event on your Google Calendar. Google will automatically decline any invitations during the time period. You can create a [Read More]

Earlier this year, Google launched Hangouts Meet, which is a new video conferencing offering.  It can be accessed via in Google Chrome, Firefox, or via mobile apps. Starting Thursday, May 24th, new UNCG iSpartan Google Calendar events will use Hangouts Meet. Existing calendar events that include video conferencing will continue to use classic Hangouts [Read More]