Welcome, friends. We wanted to acknowledge the various ways our lives have been changed by COVID-19, and to share the ways ITS has changed in order to best meet the changing needs of our campus community. We want to acknowledge … Continue reading Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2021
It can be difficult to put a price on art. A beautiful, painstakingly crafted painting might sell for less than $100 at a coffee shop, while a banana duct-taped to a wall fetches $120,000 at Art Basel. A van Gogh … Continue reading Congratulations to Our MakerSpace Manager!
The ITS team has been hard at work over the past few months checking and updating our KnowledgeBase articles. Perhaps more importantly, we’ve been looking at how folks ask questions, what sort of requests come into our staff most frequently … Continue reading KnowledgeBase refresh!
ICYMI: A few recent headlines — of interest to anyone who likes thinking about the future of IT, the Internet of Things, and ethics. Neuralink’s monkey can play Pong with its mind. Imagine what humans could do with the same technology … Continue reading The Future of Information Technology?
Built initially to host and internally publish data on the underground utilities of the campus for our Facilities work, ArcGIS Enterprise is the foundational software system for supporting GIS broadly across the campus; powering mapping and visualization, analytics, and data management. … Continue reading ArcGIS Enterprise Server at Swarthmore!
As everything changed so abruptly in our Swarthmore-and-beyond lives in March 2020, I thought about the myriad ways I had been fortunate to learn from others. I have always been a generalist, a person who enjoys a wide variety of … Continue reading A Growing Set of (Not Always ITS-Focused) Resources