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  1. Mar. 22, 2019Inactive MySharePoint sites to be deleted - March 22
    Update (March 22 11:58 a.m.): 
    • IST has temporarily disabled the deletion of inactive MySharePoint sites. All deletion requests previously sent to rt-IST-SharePoint@rt.uwaterloo.ca will be stalled. 
    • The email reminders about MySharePoint site deletion have also been disabled.
    IST will be investigating these options/settings in more detail in the following weeks and additional communications will be sent out as needed. 

    Questions or concerns? Please contact the IST Service Desk, helpdesk@uwaterloo.ca or ext. 44357.
    What is happening? Users may have received an email from sharepoint@uwaterloo.ca about the deletion of their mysharepoint.uwaterloo.ca site. Note: this only affects MySharePoint sites, Office 365 and on premises SharePoint collaboration sites will not be affected.
    Why is this happening? Users that have not used their MySharePoint site for over 90 days will receive this notification. Reminders will be emailed every day for 28 days before the site is deleted. 
  2. Mar. 21, 2019Nexus domain authentication issue* - March 21
    UPDATE (March 22): IST has determined that approximately 830 employees were affected by this issue. It is also possible that email delivery to these accounts would not have been possible during the time the employee record was missing.  

    *It has been determined that the issue is not with Nexus but with the employee data feed.

  3. Mar. 19, 2019Waterloo Content Management System (WCMS) user experience survey
    What is happening? Information Systems & Technology’s (IST) Web Development team is working on the next version of the WCMS (in Drupal 8) and is looking for your feedback to help inform prioritization of future development and enhancements.
    About the survey: The survey should take 2-5 minutes and will be available until Friday, April 5 at 4:00 p.m. Participants will be required to log in with their WatIAM ID and password to access the survey. Participation is voluntary and confidential.
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  1. Mar. 29, 2019Presentation Friday - Autonomoose

    At this seminar, Michał will present the levels of automation of automated driving systems and the requirements of each level. He will describe the driving task and the responsibilities of the components of the automated driving system. Finally, he will introduce Waterloo's 'Autonomoose' project as an example of an automated driving system.

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