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Queen's University
 

Infographic Facts

 

 


PeopleTools Upgrade

PeopleTools Upgrade - Innovation in Action

 

Answering questions about: What is PeopleSoft vs. PeopleTools'? What was involved? What was improved? and Where are we now?

 

Massive PeopleTools Upgrade an Overwhelming Success

Over the weekend of April 4 to 6, several staff from ITServices, the Office of the University Registrar, Financial Services and Human Resources worked together to complete a major upgrade to the PeopleSoft administrative system. Read the full story.

 

Download full version (1.36 MB, PDF files can be read for free using Adobe Reader)

 

Read the text-only version: "PeopleTools Upgrade"


 

Email Statistics - March 2013

Email Statistics - March 2013

 

A snapshot of email usage statistics for Queen's University students, faculty and staff during the month of March, 2013.

 

Included are statistics for Office 365 and Exchange, mobile devices, and web app usage by browser.

 

Download full version (1.83 MB, PDF files can be read for free using Adobe Reader)

 

Read the text-only version: "Email Statistics for the month of March 2013"


Go Green

Go Green

 

Simple steps you can take to start reducing greenhouse gas emissions at work.

 

Download full version (180 KB, PDF files can be read for free using Adobe Reader)

 

Cited Sources

 

"How to Conserve Energy in an Office" by Suzanna Didier, National Geographic: Green Living.


 

Fundamental Improvements to Network Infrastructure

a graphic describing the planned changes to the network

 

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Read the text-only version.


Additional information regarding the fundamental improvements planned for network infrastructure are available on the ITServices website. It includes expanded information about the five actions we are taking to improve the network:

 

1.  Core Switches Upgraded
2.  Configuration Audit
3.  VLAN Redesign
4.  Redundant Path Implementation
5.  Improved Routing and Bandwidth Management

 


 

Student Email at Queen's University: What's So Great About The Cloud?

 

Download full version. (2.5 MB, PDF Files can be read for free using Adobe Reader.) Read the text-only version.

 

Thumbnail of O365 Infographic

Cited Sources

 

  1. April 2005, "Environmental Impact of Computer Information Technology in an Institutional Setting: A Case Study at the University of Guelph" by Melanie Adamson, Robert Hamilton, Kathryn Hutchison, Kaitlin Kazmierowski, Joming Lau, Deigh Madejski, and Nicole MacDonald.
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  3. July 2007, "I Wanna Go Green… So Show Me The Math!" by Kimberly Crandell.
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  5. In order to determine the CO2 emissions produced by 12,000,000 pounds of carbon, we contacted a Doctor of Chemical Engineering to make the calculation.
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  7. Queen's commitment to Living Green.
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  9. Microsoft's plan to be carbon neutral by 2013.

 

 

 

Further Information

 

Information is available on the ITServices website regarding the process in choosing the new email and calendaring solution, Microsoft Office 365, for Queen's undergraduate students. This includes details about:

 

Help & Support

 

If you have questions about this migration, please contact the IT Support Centre (ITSC) by:

  • replying to this email (which will log an issue with the ITSC);
  • filling out the online help form; or
  • calling 613.533.6666 during regular business hours

Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6 613.533.2000