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Held every Friday, Tech Briefings are informal, interactive seminars on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community.
No registration is required. This is your opportunity to get technology updates from and ask questions of subject-matter experts.
Sessions are led by knowledgeable University IT staff or other IT professionals, and run from 2:00 to 3:30 P.M.
All Tech Briefing sessions are held in Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111).
Have an idea for a Tech Briefing? Click here to let us know.
Contact the Tech Briefing coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall 2011 Tech Briefings
|Google Analytics: Search, Social, and Conversion Optimization|
|UNIX at Stanford|
|Multitasking: How it is changing the way children and adults think and feel|
|Sept 30||No Tech Briefing scheduled|
|Oct 7||Mobile Device Management - Update|
|Oct 14||SCRIBE: A Document Conversion Platform for Stanford University|
|Oct 21||Securing the Road Warrior|
|Oct 28||Fear, Dread, and Blood-curdling Terror: How to worry about security as much as you want to (or not)|
|Nov 4||FileMaker 11 and FileMaker Go for iOS|
|Nov 11||Accessibility and HTML5 - Where are we today?|
|Nov 18||Drupal Modules: The What, When, Where, Why, and especially How|
|Dec 2||Open Source Lab - Open Source Software at Stanford|
|Dec 9||VMWare Overview|
Previous Quarters of Tech Briefings
Missed a Tech Briefing? Visit the list of Previous Quarters of Tech Briefings to download presentation information where available.
Subscribe to the Tech Briefings Mailing List
To subscribe to the Tech Briefings Mailing List, either:
- Visit https://mailman.stanford.edu/mailman/listinfo/techbriefings and enter your email address in the Subscribing to techbriefings section
- Or, send email to email@example.com
Subscribe via the RSS / iCal Feed
Tech Briefing announcements are available as both an RSS feed and an iCal feed via events.stanford.edu
To add the events in Zimbra:
1) In Calendar, click Create a new calendar.
2) Give the new calendar a name (e.g., Tech Briefings).
3) Choose the color you want the calendar to use.
4) Check the box "Exclude this calendar when reporting free/busy times"
5) Check the box "Synchronize appointments from remote calendar", and in the URL field, enter http://events-prod.stanford.edu/byOrganization/144/eventlist.ics
6) Click OK.
Tips for Presenters
So, you're going to give a presentation at an upcoming Tech Briefing. Find out what services we provide and what's expected of you. Refer to this PowerPoint document Tips for Presenters for guidelines on preparing for your presentation. You will find templates, as well as other useful information regarding timelines, marketing, and resources.