Division of Information Technology
IT News @ Virginia Tech
Feb 20, 2020
Requesting Participants for the EDUCAUSE Student Technology Study 2020
Virginia Tech is interested in improving students’ experiences with information technology in higher education. The results of this survey are very important to us. Your participation in the study is voluntary, and your responses will be completely confidential. By completing this survey, you will be eligible to be selected for either a $50 or $100 gift certificate to Amazon.com
Feb 07, 2020
Vicki Hall named strategic and operational planning director for Division of Information Technology
Hall, previously a project manager for Enterprise Systems, will focus her efforts on ensuring successful development and execution of the Division of IT's strategic and operational plans in alignment with Virginia Tech's strategic goals.
Jan 29, 2020
Gannon Davis named director of Information Technology business and financial affairs
Davis has more than 15 years of experience in higher education financial management and has served at Virginia Tech since 2007.
Jan 22, 2020
Save time on scheduling: Microsoft Bookings app now available for faculty and staff
Microsoft Bookings is an optional app designed to make appointment scheduling easier by allowing students and other visitors to book their own appointments based on your stated availability.
Jan 21, 2020
Dawn Zimmer joins Division of Information Technology as IT experience and engagement lead
Zimmer has more than 20 years of experience in information technology, service delivery, business partnerships, relationship management, and strategic planning and execution.
Division of IT Spotlights
Sep 17, 2019
Honors College assistant professor receives grant to improve student access to computational research
Stephanie “Nikki” Lewis, collegiate assistant professor in the Honors College, has been awarded a 4-VA Grant through the Technology-enhanced Learning and Online Strategies (TLOS) division to conduct a course redesign in the Honors College.
Apr 22, 2019
Data-Driven IT Support Operations and Decision-Making: A Grassroots Effort
Data-driven decision-making can occur at either the strategic level or the operational level. While data-driven decision-making at the strategic level often requires a carefully considered plan, significant investment, and a top-down approach, data-driven decision-making at the operational level can be a grassroots effort that does not require significant financial or personnel investment.
Jun 26, 2018
Video for Instruction: establishing a comprehensive video strategy for the future
It can seem a bit magical to users when enterprise-wide programs change service providers, but a peek inside the process reveals the teamwork and planning required to get from idea to launch. The VFI group was charged to evaluate all the available, innovative, and affordable service options for using video in teaching and learning with a specific focus on services not requiring proprietary hardware or file formats.
Mar 26, 2018
A gradual rollout of Banner 9 has begun in some administrative offices
On March 12, 2018, a gradual rollout of Banner 9 administrative pages began in a few administrative offices on campus, including the Bursar’s Office, the Registrar’s Office, and others. Banner 9 is the next generation of the university's enterprise resource planning system, which provides integrated management of our core business processes.