Information Technology Services has been working hard for several years to remove old equipment across the university as part of K-State’s Converged Infrastructure project for K-State 2025. On July 7, 2017, ITS decommissioned the Umberger Hall Data Center. Continue reading “Umberger Hall Data Center has been decommissioned”
Category: Data management
CrashPlan, an alternative to traditional computer backups, is available by subscription for faculty and staff. CrashPlan will back up files on your workstation, laptop or desktop computer in a continuous, invisible, uninterrupted manner, and send you a periodic report of the status of your backup. CrashPlan encrypts your data, and then backs the data up to the cloud. Continue reading “CrashPlan subscriptions available for faculty and staff”
On Thursday, March 9, a critical exploit was executed around the world that enabled hackers to take control of web servers. At K-State, the software used to manage the Undergraduate Admissions and Scholarship Application and the Axio LMS (which is in limited use) was attacked. Within an hour of the exploit being known to the world, Information Technology Services (ITS) had an initial block of the attacks in place. Continue reading “K-State stops critical attack on software”
An “Intro to NVivo 11 Plus” training is scheduled from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 401B Hale Library for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods) data analysis tool.
Tapping Social Media Data with NCapture and NVivo 11 Plus is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, in 401B Hale Library. This presentation provides an overview of the NCapture browser add-on (to Chrome and IE) as a tool for extracting information from social media platforms and will explore how the extracted data is analyzed using NVivo 11 Plus, a qualitative and mixed methods data analysis tool. (The NVivo for Mac now enables this functionality as well.)
This event has been canceled.
Representatives from MathWorks will host a complimentary MATLAB seminar from 10 a.m. – noon, Tuesday, Nov. 15, in 0093 Engineering Hall. Kansas State University faculty, staff, researchers and students are all welcome to attend. Register for the seminar. Walk-ins are welcome.
MATLAB is a programming environment for algorithm development, data analysis, visualization, and numerical computation. Using MATLAB, you can solve technical computing problems faster than with traditional programming languages, such as C, C++, and FORTRAN.
During this technical seminar, an overview of MATLAB and an introduction to the powerful statistical analysis and visualization capabilities available in MATLAB will be provided.
- Accessing data from files, spread sheets and other sources
- Performing statistical analysis, curve and surface fitting routines
- Developing algorithms and applications to automate your workflow
- Generating reports in HTML and other file formats to share your work
- Building graphical applications and deploying your work
If you have any questions, contact Tom McHugh (tom.mchugh@Mathworks.com)
“Exploring Advanced Features of Qualtrics” training is 1:30–3:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in 401B Hale Library. All faculty, staff, and students who use this research suite are welcome to attend.
Do you know your free printing balance? What about your current Cat Cash balance or the number of meals remaining on your meal plan? With the new Balances widget in Connect, students, faculty and staff can easily check all three.
Advanced NVivo 11 Plus training is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, in 401B Hale Library. This is a follow-up training from the “Introduction to NVivo 11 Plus” training presented last month.
An “Intro to NVivo 11 Plus” training is 1:30-3:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 401B Hale Library for all faculty, graduate students, and staff who may be using this qualitative (and mixed methods) data analysis tool.