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it2go E-Newsletter - August 2015

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IT Training fall workshop schedule!

Watch for the IT Training fall schedule to go live at any moment! In it you will find our traditional workshops that you have come to depend upon for your professional and academic needs. You will also find sessions on cutting edge topics such as Windows 10, Canvas, One.IU as well as new features of Pluralsight, Skillsoft, and

Take a few minutes to look through and register for sessions you are interested in:

Short webinars long on content!

IT Training continues to offer opportunities to learn cutting-edge technologies in short webinar-style sessions.

Below are just a few examples happening soon:

August 3, 5:30—6:45pm, ONLINE:

Muse - Explore how to create a website the way you would design a print layout.

August 3, 1:30—2:30pm, ONLINE:

Illustrator CS6: Exploring Panels – See how to use panels to delve into more creativity with Illustrator.

August 5, 9—10:15am, ONLINE:

Acrobat: Creating a Form - Learn to create a PDF that can be filled out on a computer.

August 6, 1:30—3pm, ONLINE:

Creating Accessible Documents at IU - Get some guidance in creating instructional materials in a variety of programs and formats to allow for universal access

From OneStart to One.IU

Indiana University has a new directory for online services that will completely replace OneStart beginning in October of 2015.

IT Training will be offering a one hour “Making the switch” session on Tuesday, September 8th from 1:30—2:30pm online.

For more information and to register>>

To see a quick video highlighting features of One.IU, watch:

Switching to One.IU: Quickstart

Super Computing for everyone series

Summer and fall workshops - register today!

Click on a title for full descriptions and to register for each workshop.

IU Bioinformatics Clinic

IUB - Lindley Hall

Learn about cyberinfrastructure resources at IU for computational genomics, like iPlant and Galaxy. Learn better ways to manage, store, and share your research.

August 10-14, 2015 | 9am–5pm

Performance Tuning Summer School

IUB - Innovation Center

IUPUI - Informatics & Communications Technology Complex (ICTC)

Learn how to analyze and improve the performance of applications on high performance computing systems. Reach discovery faster.

August 17-21, 2015 | 11am–5pm

Parallel Programming and Optimization with Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessors: Two sequential developer training sessions

CDT 101

September 3, 2015 | 8:30am-4pm

IUB - Cyberinfrastructure Building

CDT 102

September 4, 2015 | 8:30am-4pm

IUB - CREST Center, 420 N. Walnut

CDT 101 includes presentations on the available programming models and best optimization practices for the Intel Xeon Phi coprocessors, and on the usage of the Intel software development and diagnostic tools. CDT 102 is the hands-on follow-up lab to CDT 101.

Introductory Parallel Programming for Supercomputers

IUPUI - Informatics & Communication Technology Complex (9/8)

IUB - Herman B Wells Library (9/10)

This full-day workshop introduces the concepts of threads and message passing to harness multiple processors to accomplish a single task. Both a lecture and hands-on lab are included.

September 8 (IUPUI) and 10 (IUB), 2015 | 9am–5pm

UNIX: the basics

IUB - Herman B Wells Library (9/22)

IUPUI - Informatics & Communications Technology Complex (9/23)

This 1/2-day, hands-on course is highly recommended for anyone using IU's high performance computing systems. It was set up in conjunction with Faster Work, Safer Storage to make it easy to take both.

September 22 (IUB) and 23 (IUPUI), 2015 | 9am–12noon

Faster Work, Safer Storage (an introduction)

IUB - Herman B Wells Library (9/22)

IUPUI - Informatics & Communications Technology Complex (ICTC)

This 1/2-day, hands-on course covers the basics of IU's supercomputing systems, from logging in to job creation and submission.

September 22 (IUB) and 23 (IUPUI), 2015 | 1pm–5pm

August 2015

In this issue

IT Training Tips

Here are the IT Training Tips blog latest articles:

  1. Switching from OneStart to One.IU: A Quickstart
  2. 20 Apps for Teachers and Students
  3. Using Mobile Apps for Collaboration
  4. Fun with Icons on
  5. Organize your emails

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