Projects and Initiatives
This standard describes how to manage information technology (IT) projects according to best practices promoted by nationally recognized project management organizations, such as, the Project Management Institute (PMI), Scrum.org, and Scrum Alliance appropriately tailored to the specific circumstances of the university.
The Central Log Service provides University departments a location for storing, and tools for analysis of, server/desktop/device log information. (A VPN is required to access the site off campus).
Virginia Tech is modifying the service decision on Google Workspace in response to a statement from Microsoft on upcoming major changes to their licensing model for higher education institutions. While costs to the university for Google storage are slated to increase beginning in July 2024, the costs of Microsoft’s storage will also be significantly higher beginning in July of 2025.
Network Infrastructure and Services (NI&S) is currently preparing users and service managers to migrate from the Avaya phone system to Zoom’s Phone and Call Center solutions, based on the familiar Zoom platform.
Virginia law requires all state agencies, including Virginia Tech, to cease use of TikTok, WeChat, and other applications developed by ByteDance or Tencent for any official purposes, effective July 1, 2023.
Recently, Virginia Tech's IT Security Office has observed that the sophistication of malicious 'spear phishing' messages is increasing.
Division of IT Quicklinks
Division of IT Homepage: Learn about the IT organization, jobs, and services that we offer.
4Help Self-Service Dashboard: Ask for help, browse our Knowledge Base for answers, or connect to IT support services.
IT Service Catalog: Find and request technology services available to Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
IT Procurement and Licensing Solutions: Browse and purchase licensed software and hardware, and access the Software Service Center.
Division of IT Intranet: log into InIT, the IT employee intranet.