Welcome to the Information Systems & Technology website

In Information Systems & Technology (IST) we strive to provide effective information systems, technology and services in support of learning, teaching, research and administrative needs.

On our site you'll find information on the IT services and resources available to students, faculty and staff; IST and campus-wide IT projects and initiatives; and information on our continuous efforts to provide an exceptional IT environment on campus.

  1. Apr. 25, 2018Drupal security upgrade (WCMS) – April 25

    What is happening? Drupal, the underlying system for WCMS sites, will be releasing a security upgrade that may have to be installed immediately.

    When is this happening? Wednesday, April 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    Important note: Depending on the scope of the upgrade, it may be pushed back until the evening to limit impact to sites during the day. Additional communication will be shared if the upgrade is deferred until the evening. 

  2. Apr. 24, 2018Microsoft Office 365 at Waterloo

    Do more with Office 365

    IST is pleased to announce the launch of the Microsoft Office 365 website. An excellent resource for staff, faculty and students, the Office 365 site provides details on accessing your O365 account, support for the apps available to you (those you know and some you have yet to explore), and details for upcoming support initiatives and events, including our Office 365 pop-up booths, drop-in sessions, and Friday morning seminar.

    Get started with Office 365 today:

  3. Apr. 19, 2018Request Tracker (RT) email notifications issues resolved – April 19

    What happened? Due to an internal server issue on the Request Tracker (RT) system, email notifications were not being delivered. This issue has now been resolved. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience.

    When did this happen? Wednesday, April 18 from 11:00 a.m. until 9:20 a.m. on Thursday, April 19

    What was the impact?

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  1. Apr. 27, 2018Presentation Friday: Scinage

    Scinage is a free digital signage solution developed by Science Computing. Originally a side-project, Scinage has grown across Science and into many departments. The development team will present the tool’s unique capabilities, discuss the latest additions, and outline the future of the project.

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