Category Archives: Staff

Welcome Back to Students

August 17, 2021 A housekeeper overheard Pavarotti singing in the shower … it was quite the soap opera. Welcome back to the School of Nursing. Here is the information you need to get the most from your DUSON technology for the upcoming fall semester. Bur first, here’s our Tech Tip of the Week … Hosting… Read More »

Hybrid Meetings at DUSON

August 10, 2021 Two WiFi engineers got married.  I heard the reception was incredible. As many of us return to campus, we’ll continue with Zoom meetings for a while.  Eventually, though, we will be hosting and joining more hybrid meetings.  Recall that a hybrid meeting is one in which some participants are meeting together in… Read More »

Duke VPN – Revisited

 July 26, 2021 Treat each day as if it’s your last.  One day, you’ll be right. You may have noticed that Duke Health users (including DUSON students, faculty and staff) have experienced some issues with the VPN recently.  This is probably due to the additional security requirements that have been placed on our network, requiring… Read More »

Research Computing at DUSON

June 28, 2021 The number of people watching you is directly proportional to the stupidity of your action. We have recently updated our DUSON Research Computing document and we wanted to review the contents with you and share a link.  This document should answer most of your questions about research computing, the costs associated with… Read More »

Understanding the Duke VPN

May 24, 2021 Never judge a book by its movie. Duke’s VPN allows you to connect to the Duke Health Network from any location in the world and make it appear as if you are on the Duke campus.  This is useful so you can remain productive anywhere.  Here’s your guide to using the VPN: But… Read More »

Welcome to the Summer Session

May 17, 2021 Just remember … no matter how much you push the envelope, it will remain stationery. Time to get started for the summer session! This week, we will highlight some recommended tips and reminders for the start of the summer session, along with any changes and updates to the services we provide. But… Read More »

Managing Your Laptop Battery

May 10, 2021 I wondered why that baseball was getting bigger … then it hit me. We’re all using our laptops more frequently, in more places and in more ways than ever before.  One of the most common complaints that our users have with their laptops relate to batteries.  From a hot battery, to overheating… Read More »

Duke Health Password Policy Update

April 26, 2021 A bus station is where a bus stops.  A train station is where a train stops.  A computer workstation is where … hey, wait a minute … The research is out.  Nationally recognized standards suggest that short complex passwords, even if they are frequently changed, are less secure.  Duke is evolving its… Read More »