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Contained Forms in the Portal

“You can have data without information, but you cannot have information without data.”
-Daniel Keys Moran
One of the primary ways in which any organization collects data is via the form.  Forms can come in many shapes and sizes from the venerable pen and paper variety to online and automated ones.  Since the My.GC portal went […]

By |September 24th, 2013|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

Online Event Attendance Entry

Tired of having to collect student ID numbers by hand at Nexus events that you are sponsoring?  If so, ITS has the solution for you!  This past summer ITS developed an application to allow Nexus event sponsors to collect student ID numbers digitally by scanning their GCards.  To get started with scanning event attendees, […]

By |August 26th, 2013|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off

I’m thinking about buying a computer…

Buying a computer can be quite an ordeal. We often get questions in the ITS department about personal technology purchases…  “What’s the best? …How much do I need?  …What’s a good price?” The options are overwhelming.
Fortunately, we can offer a few tips to make the process a little easier.
NOTE:   This article does NOT […]

By |July 18th, 2013|TigerTech, TigerTech Tutorials|Comments Off

Back it up! Easy things you can do to preserve your data

Your cold fingers can barely lift themselves off your keyboard to pick up the phone and call ITS… You’ve checked, re-checked, and checked yet again… The files are GONE.  Now what?
Fortunately, the ITS department has state-of-the art backup facilities protecting your data for you.  Provided you notify us promptly, we can recover lost or […]

By |July 11th, 2013|TigerTech, TigerTech Tutorials|Comments Off

Need Equipment? We’ve got it!

Put that credit card away!
Before you run out and buy a new digital camera or projector,  check with us first.  The ITS department has a substantial inventory of technology equipment available for check-out.  This equipment includes:

Camcorders
Digital Cameras
DVD Players
Digital Projectors
Laptops
Extension Cords
Teleconference Phone
Projector Screens
Speakers
Sound Cables
Tripods
VHS Player

Checking-out equipment
Equipment checkouts/reservations are done through the portal (https://my.georgetowncollege.edu/ICS/Departments/Information_Technology_Services/Equipment_Checkout.jnz).  To complete […]

By |June 27th, 2013|Tech Tips and Tricks, TigerTech|Comments Off