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The latest news from Information Services.

HR Datafeed successfully rolled out to a second school

The Datafeed provides a curated feed of HR staff data to the school, which the school can then use to support local and essential HR processes.

Salter's Ducklings: How digital archives are being used for next generation of PhDs (secured)

Thanks to the efforts of staff in the ISG, digitally archived research into wave technology device known as 'Salter's Duck' are available to the next generation of renewable energy researchers.

Watch: How The Curriculum Transformation Project Will Impact ISG

The online presentation “Curriculum Framework: Background and key points for ISG” was delivered on Wednesday 16th August 2023 and can now be viewed online. 

Dangerous Ideas and Cyber Security Come Together this August

The University is committed to remaining at the forefront of both cybersecurity and the ethical and creative use of data, with two ISG staff leading ground-breaking discussions at an ideas festival in August 2023.

We Need You! Help update the Committees Intranet Solution

University staff are asked to share their needs and ideas to help update the Committees Intranet solution with workshops coming soon.

Updated Review Forms To Welcome New Students

A new SharePoint is being created to produce, record and analyse student responses to start-of-year reviews

Relaunching the IT Services Team - New Faces and Opportunities

The ITIL team has re-launched as the IT Services Team, with new faces and a refreshed focus on strategy. Find out how the team can support you and the opportunities available to join their exciting work.

MyEd Disaster Recovery Test Completed in Just One Day

Given a three-day window to simulate the total loss of the MyEd Portal Service, this collaborative project took just one day to test Disaster Recovery procedures and complete a successful recovery of the service.

New Cloud CRM And Portals Make It Easier To Stay In Touch With Donors And Alumni

As part of their project to move to a cloud CRM and with the help of IS Apps, the Development and Alumni (D&A) team have recently upgraded the Alumni and Donations portals, with positive feedback from users and staff.

From student to staff and back again: learning is for life in the ISG department

Part of an ongoing series introducing student-staff success stories - get to know our newest student staff and hear from individuals in the ISG who have previously benefited from placement schemes and part-time work.

New date added for free Practical Project Management workshop

Staff are encouraged to join the Introduction to Project Management Workshop happening in May.

New Automated Upgrades to Operating Systems Save Time and Effort

To keep operating systems supported and secure we regularly need to upgrade operating systems. A collaborative effort from several departments has now improved the speed of this process.

Lunchtime Seminar 28 March 2023 - HR Strategic Reporting Data Mart

The Applications Directorate run a programme of Lunchtime Seminars to update University colleagues on the work that we do and the services we provide.   

Past and Present Student Staff Keep ISG Running

As the year ‘Marches’ onwards, the Information Services Group would like to highlight the student staff bringing their diverse skills to the department in 2023.

More than 37,000 course results released to students with no outages

Staff and students appreciated speedy page load times and no outages, with the highest number of course results ever published in a single day.

Staff Engagement Survey is Now Open

The survey is a great opportunity for individuals to share their feedback and opinions. The results of this survey will help the University understand what works well and where there is room for improvement.