Experts pass their exams

June 26th, 2015 | Posted by Jennifer Kennedy in Staff - (0 Comments)

Emma Jeffery, David Williams and Keith Burton recently passed the ‘ITIL Managing Across the Lifecycle’ Exam.  This is the last in a series of 9 exams which gives each of them the ‘ITIL Expert’ qualification.   It is part of a programme of service management training  for Corporate Systems staff in IS&T.

ITIL and Agile training pays off in Corporate Systems Over the past 2 years, the Corporate Systems team in IS&T has invested heavily in IT service management training for their staff. This has focussed on ITIL  (the industry-recognised best practice methodology for IT Service management) and Agile training (a requirements and solutions approach to software …
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New CIO for SHU

May 13th, 2015 | Posted by Jennifer Kennedy in Staff - (0 Comments)

  Howard Whiteley joined the University on 11 May as the new Chief Information Officer in IS&T. Howard joins us from the University of Manchester where, for the last 18 months, he has been leading the transformation of the IT Services function.  Prior to this, Howard led a major initiative at the University of Leeds to deliver …
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A beta version of the new September 2015 managed desktop (the suite of software we install on University PCs at the start of the academic year) is now ready for staff to test. It is available in vWorkspace, within the ‘MD Beta Testing’ folder. Not all the new software will be installed in the beta …
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New appointments in IS&T

August 15th, 2014 | Posted by Jennifer Kennedy in Staff - (0 Comments)

Following the move of Aline Hayes to be IT Director at Sheffield City Council, two new interim appointments were made recently in IS&T.
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