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These short technology presentations (45 minutes) will usually be offered once a month and will cover technology you have in your office, on your computer and phone, or in the classroom. This is an easy, no cost way to learn about new and current of technology.


2024 Sessions:

Bluejay Print Program Upgrades Coming April 2024

We invite you to attend April’s Log On @ Lunch which will explain the new Canon Multifunction Devices (MFDs). This is a great opportunity to learn about the program and benefits, as well as how to use the upgraded Canon MFDs.

Date: Friday, April 12, 2024
Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm CDT
Location: Zoom Session

Zoom Recording Available

The topics covered will be:

1. How to use the new Canon MFDs
      a. Secure Print
      b Scanning
      c. Faxing
      d. Copying
2. Getting Help
3. Q&A

If you’d like to know more in advance, please check out the helpful resources posted on the IT website:

Canon Device User Guide and Videos

Thank you in advance for attending this training session.

The Canon Team



2023 Sessions:

New myIT Service portal Demonstration - Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.

The Division of IT will release on November 15th our new IT Service Management (ITSM) solution, TeamDynamix (TDX). This system will replace EasyVista (located at myIT.creighton.edu) as our ticketing system and knowledge base and increase our service management capabilities.
For more information on the new Service Portal and a preview video go to doit.creighton.edu/tdx.

Please join as we demonstrate the new system, including how to enter a service request or incident ticket:

Date: Tuesday, November 14th
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CST
Location: Zoom session

Register via Bridge:  https://learning.creighton.edu/learner/training/3b9484b1/enroll

Zoom recording of session.


Web Phase 2 Initiative - Creighton.edu External Website - Tuesday, November 7, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.

Please join UCOM on Tuesday, November 7th from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. to learn more about the next steps for the Web Phase 2, external website, creighton.edu.  This session will provide you a better understanding of the purpose, structure, and design as well as the incremental improvements for navigation and overall user experience.

Zoom recording

Web Phase 2 Initiative - Intranet - Thursday, October 5, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.

Please join us October 5th from 12:00-1:00 pm to learn more about the next steps for the Web Phase 2 initiative, internal site, my.creighton.edu.  This session will provide you a better understanding of the proposed new intranet structure and design as well as the incremental improvements made thus far.  Our presenter will be Russ Pearlman, Vice President of Information Technology. 

Zoom recording

Web Phase 2 PowerPoint Presentation - 10-05-23

Microsoft Defender Junk Email Filtering System - Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.

Join us for April’s Log On @ Lunch – Microsoft Defender Junk Email Filtering System.  Brian Bautista, Division of Information Technology, will explain how to “train” your Outlook to capture junk emails and those emails that are not junk.  He will also discuss how to send and receive encrypted emails.

Click here for the Zoom Recording.

Microsoft MFA Changes - Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.

On February 27th, Microsoft will be making a key security upgrade to traditional second factor notifications within the Microsoft Authenticator App on mobile devices. Microsoft will discontinue the use of Push Notifications and replace it with Number Matching.

Brian Bautista, from Information Security, will be leading the session to explain the change and answer your questions.

Zoom recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/oGouYQGJER7sf3gkNNVSuZd_GmUXM9awmflf...

BlueQ (Qualtrics) Basics - Wednesday, January 25, 2023 - 12:00 p.m.

This session will cover some basic Qualtrics skills for those users who arequaltrics interested in getting started with Qualtrics or those who would like to utilize more features and functions.

Other features that will be covered are: creating a new survey, updating an existing survey, adding collaborators, and distributing surveys. We will also cover using basic workflows to automate some survey processes.

Presenter: Jordan Clark - Applications Administrator - Division of Information Technology

Zoom recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/9YpCukO0fK1sG8OKqkgSAu_BuhxToaFbPSB8Twml8ts5HL2GPMgiHZVK_pdt0XDQ.c8IF5or2U05sU9um?startTime=1674669762000

BlueQ (Qualtrics) PowerPoint Presentation - 01-25-23


2022 Sessions:

Special Editions: Multifactor Authentication Changing

To reduce costs and consolidate Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) technologies across the university, the Division of IT will change MFA.  Students, alumni, and retirees are currently using Microsoft Azure via the Microsoft Authenticator app.  In this session the Information Security team will present the advantages of moving MFA and help you with that transition.

All sessions wil be on Zoom.

What's Up in IT? - Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 12:00 p.m.

Hear from the expert as the Division of Information Technology (IT) hosts this month’s Log On @ Lunch Series with Creighton’s Vice President of Information Technology, Russ Pearlman at noon on October 18th. During the session, Russ will provide an overview of the Division of Information Technology as well as a review of  major accomplishments from FY22. He will then spend some time discussing divisional goals and will provide a preview of FY23 major IT initiatives.  So, join us online to discover the latest in IT at Creighton.

Zoom recording: https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/wv7oWvqJn0KkS2t16pgy78D05qVvNnqLKX_OymtQ3Meaq9ZavJkiSQeDpCKS700L.6VA151Ag-LTm4Ky7

Transitioning to a Login on my.creighton.edu - July 12, 2022

The next step in transitioning to a true intranet experience for our Creighton community (faculty, staff and current students) is to add a login to access the my.creighton.edu internal pages. Join this session to learn about the single sign-on (SSO) experience that will be implemented at the end of this summer.

Zoom recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/x1kjIE-M3J86GrTiYnF7xKT19uou89yUPAvt9A2_p7jmJIPc7TLv9eKD5AinDZWO.QlZizkHA9nmXEyk0

The Exciting Evolution of Creighton University’s Web Presence - February 8, 2022

A lot has changed! And the changes are leading us to a better digital presence for Creighton. But with change comes the necessary adaptation to new processes and we’d like to help bridge the gap. We’ll talk about the new external creighton.edu website, as well as the new internal my.creighton.edu website and the phased approach that will lead us into the future.

Zoom Recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/mBBFadkL0qMT4tixky0bVRQgGKcJUztfNl-RZKCelHPBBb3uDTIfRsOSh9-Dlwdn.W86zXdlO4AACNAUc?startTime=1644343330000

View the PowerPoint presentation:  Logon-at-Lunch-Web-Evolution.pptx.

2021 Sessions:

Phone Photography:  Tuesday, June 15th, 2021

Start the summer out right with our first Log on @ Lunch session, Phone Photography, on Tuesday, June 15th, 2021 (12-12:45pm CDT).  It is open to all Creighton students, faculty, and staff.  The session presenter, RaDLab Director, Kathy Craig commented, “It is often said that the best camera is the one that is with you. Many of us carry around our smart phones everywhere. These phones often have amazing cameras. That makes it easy for us to take photos anywhere.”  During this presentation, Kathy will discuss:

  • Improving your phone photography
  • Using your phone to convert physical photos to an electronic format
  • Where to find free or inexpensive phone/tablet apps for editing photos

Kathy's Phone Photography BlueLine course:  http://bit.ly/CreightonPhonePhotography

Recording: https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/wRTId1HRt7GrfSWd_qgcysEF3-wgi6tOzAK1_9HABHa2ktRdRmnZJXSPK4I7fzBK.-H7Vyqa7NV4iB318

Recording Password:  R96a!1ALmyIT

IT Support:  Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

Learn what IT Support is and the many ways it serves IT and the Creighton Community.  Meet the members of each team and get a brief idea of their responsibilities.

Presenter:  JD Rummel, Director, IT Support

Recording: https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/bTinSj9pOyOeG6343eQv3YNCjP1qDXW8bME2mlmrmQztQzR5PkzN_shxWNq_6NrF.iaERdBqb1zWqTqqG

BlueLine - Updates and Tips & Tricks: Tuesday, August 10th, 2021

Get ready for the Fall Semester with the latest BlueLine updates and tips & tricks from the Teaching and Learning Center (TLC)

Presenters:  Instructional Designer, Molly Hines and Director of E-Learning, Andrew Bunton.

Zoom Link to Live Session:  https://creighton.zoom.us/j/9652819360 

Passcode: =GQ!S@8&

AI - Artificial Intelligence at Creighton and in Higher Education: Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Did you know that we use Artificial Intelligence (AI) right here at Creighton with Jay Bot, the myIT Service Desk virtual assistant?  Robert Aki, IT Director of Enterprise Services Operations Center will discuss Creighton’s implementation and the impact of the AI chatbot at the service desk. Dr. Ryan Cameron, Vice President & CIO at Ivy.ai will continue the discussion with how AI chatbots learn and how Ivy.ai is impacting higher education.

Presenters: Robert Aki and Dr. Ryan Cameron

Zoom link to recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/YMpUFkXr808jk-JFDE85u--VOL9PI-pwJTV0u_dFsT11OuM9kJSF1TQ3--kOlzFh.9CTVJ5cBGeDjx4PW?startTime=1632934881000

AI Presentation - 09-29-21pdf.pdf

Indiana University - IR Summary (Chatbot vs. Traditional Search).pdf

Cybersecurity - Keeping Safe at Creighton and at Home:  Tuesday, October 19, 2021

October is Cybersecurity Awareness month.  Our Log On @ Lunch session will feature Bryan McLaughlin, Information Security Officer.  Bryan will discuss important cybersecurity topics such as:

  • The most common security mistakes that are seen on campus.
  • What everyone can do to protect themselves from cybersecurity threats.
  • What the Division of IT is doing to protect the campus.

Presenter:  Bryan McLaughlin, Information Security Officer

Zoom link to recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/111bgUKvkdeQSOAg7li3JdCmjYCBpKGUwQ25Iz_e2-Trst01RoqMSeL1RePYoYGS.J9NuRDkLCQzOA_6B

Cybersecurity PPT Presentation - 10-19-21.pptx

New Identity and Access Management :  Wednesday, November 10, 2021

If you haven’t heard the great news, we have a new system of identity and access management launching soon.  Bryan McLaughlin, Information Security Officer, will provide us and the campus with a demonstration on the new interface for http://ami.creighton.edu as well as a discussion of the improved functionality and plans for the future.  

Zoom recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/7s2YMJYOZSPerjyJ834Z7oQQnEKjCnYlmDRxawMj1paLoinoZnNOrsFhU5j_42PG.MPs81XpNyUHg9ycW

Computer Refresh & Recycle Programs:  Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Please join Christopher Erisson and Marian Brown as they discuss Technology Lifecycle. They will highlight the hardware request and refresh process, electronics recycling, and briefly touch on software.  They will outline the standard timelines for these technology requests including challenges with the supply chain and current plans to make improvements.

Zoom recording:  https://creighton.zoom.us/rec/share/ZJ0xW0XbmyUmNntUGDRFVMzlP0mltTXOo8bNaos7IeDEU2ixaW4ZG_MWwJrhhI9t.QGvuZtWES6HV52IH?startTime=1637172162000

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