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Want some tips on hosting and/or attending virtual Teams meetings and webinars? We have some for you here. [https://support-its.ocadu.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/2493/405/virtual-meeting-tips] Click here for recordings of IT Info Sessions [https://ocadu.techsmithrelay.com/myprofile/Groups#/g009600AfuPA6CYvnAeTKfD6PVCzr/media] for things l...
OCAD U IT Services is here to be your technology partner. Our staff are available to support you and work with you to ensure a successful event. A successful event starts with a good plan. As the host of your meeting or event there are a few things you will want to be familiar with. IT Services supports Live Events and Meetings in Microsoft Teams and ...
While the IT Help Desk is here to support you with any issues you are experiencing with your computer, we would like to provide you with some tips and tricks to optimize your internet at home in preparation for the next semester. Test your internet speed at speedtest.net [https://www.speedtest.net/] The following are recommended speeds based on acti...
Working from home now more than ever increases cyber security risk. The protective controls that are available on the university network are no longer protecting you, so increased diligence is required on your part in order to mitigate the increased risk. AT A MINIMUM please ensure you are practicing the following 3 important steps to securely work fr...
[HTTPS://WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/LEARNING/LOGIN-ENT] LINKEDIN LEARNING INCLUDES LYNDA.COM'S EXCELLENT CONTENT AND MORE. TO ACCESS BROWSE TO HTTPS://MY.OCADU.CA [HTTPS://MY.OCADU.CA] AND CLICK LINKEDIN LEARNING. WHAT'S NEW? * LinkedIn Learning offers more content than Lynda.com * More relevant recommendations and better search WHAT'S NOT NEW? *...
WHAT APPROACH SHOULD I TAKE WHEN MAKING VIDEOS?  PERFECT IS THE ENEMY OF GOOD [HTTPS://EN.WIKIPEDIA.ORG/WIKI/PERFECT_IS_THE_ENEMY_OF_GOOD].  If you are just starting out, the best approach is to keep things as simple as possible using technologies and approaches that are self-serve, where you can control and execute your own content.  What will det...
Synchronizing your data to OneDrive is a fantastic way to keep your work files protected in the cloud. OneDrive provides 5TB of space for your files. BENEFITS OF SYNCING TO ONEDRIVE * SECURELY ACCESS FILES ANYTIME ACROSS DEVICES, EVEN WHEN YOU ARE OFFLINE. OneDrive is available for Windows, macOS, iOS and Android. OneDrive is also accessible from a...
IT Services staff are available to provide guidance and support. To get started, please tell us about your event by filling out the ONLINE EVENT SUPPORT FORM. Login on the left hand side of the screen, click on SUBMIT A TICKET and select ONLINE EVENT SUPPORT FORM. This is the best way to capture important details about your event and provides a great st...
ONLINE MEETINGS AND WEBINARS WITH ZOOM.US AND MICROSOFT TEAMS IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR A SOLUTION FOR AUDIO, VIDEO, SCREEN SHARING AND SYNCHRONOUS WORK DURING THE COVID-19 CLOSURE, USE MICROSOFT TEAMS. [HTTPS://SUPPORT-ITS.OCADU.CA/INDEX.PHP?/KNOWLEDGEBASE/ARTICLE/VIEW/2284/386/OCAD-U-365-GETTING-STARTED-WITH-MICROSOFT-TEAMS] IT Services offers a few mo...
At OCAD U we use Microsoft Teams for virtual meetings. Some of the tips below are specifically for Teams and others can apply to various meeting platforms. BEFORE YOU HOST OR JOIN A VIRTUAL MEETING  * DOWNLOAD AND INSTALL THE TEAMS APP [HTTPS://CAN01.SAFELINKS.PROTECTION.OUTLOOK.COM/?URL=HTTPS%3A%2F%2FWWW.MICROSOFT.COM%2FEN-CA%2FMICROSOFT-365%2FMIC...