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WWDC21

Apple’s annual Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) is where the new operating systems for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Apple Watch are announced. The Keynote highlights the new features for the consumer, while sessions through the week provide more details for developers about the new features and how they can implement them in their apps. There is also a small enterprise track, where we learn about new the possibilities and challenges of managing Apple devices.

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ETH Zurich BOT published with some revisions

The latest revision of the BOT (ETH Zurich Acceptable Use Policy for Information and Communications Technology) was put into effect as of June 1st, 2021. It is worth mentioning that it now also applies to cloud solutions.

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Review of Informatiktage 2021

Following the cancellation at short notice of the ETH programmes in 2020 due to COVID-19, this year IT Services and the D-INFK department chose to realise digital programmes from the very start.

60 events, 90 school classes and 1,200 individual logins
60 events, 90 school classes and 1,200 individual logins
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Second Round of ETH Smart Working Training Days

At the end of 2020 or the beginning of 2021, IT Services rolled out a training programme on Microsoft 365 and Teams under the title “Smart Working”. The first round met with considerable interest and the feedback was positive throughout. We have made some adjustments and are now launching the second round of Smart Working.

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IT Training: System Technology becomes Platform Development / Faces in IT

The current four-year IT apprenticeship was revised and orientated more around the future requirements of economics and administration. Therefore, as of summer 2021, the IT Training Lab of ETH Zurich is providing training in the two areas of IT specialisation: “Application Development” and “Platform Development”.

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Making of Newsletter inside|out No. 24 / Subscribe to IT News

“Find out what’s going on in terms of IT at ETH Zurich”: The 24th issue of inside|out newsletter is online.

Icons for the current newsletter inside|out No. 24
Icons for the current newsletter inside|out No. 24
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Distance learning in spring semester 2021

The spring semester started the same way the autumn semester ended: Mostly on Zoom, with the option of teaching in empty lecture halls at ETH.

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Disposing of ETH data safely

Create data – save data – delete data – dispose of media

Destroying data irretrievably in an environmentally friendly manner
Destroying data irretrievably in an environmentally friendly manner
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CIO interview in Swiss IT Magazine

Swiss IT Magazine interviewed Dr. Rui Brandao, Director of IT Services at ETH Zurich. Rui Brandao talks about the organisation of this huge IT apparatus and the role of IT for research.

IT Magazine 2021/01
IT Magazine 2021/01
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