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2006
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Because we have better things to do: automating common support tasks

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Because we have better things to do: automating common support tasks
As technology permeates more aspects of our everyday lives, greater demands are placed on information technology personnel. Lehigh University computing consultants have found their scope of responsibility broadening as campus departments turn to computer-based workflow solutions. In previous years, consultants were tasked with setup, training, and support for PCs and their associated applications. More recently, however, consultants have been asked to lend their expertise to the evaluation, design, testing, and implementation of campus technology projects and enhancements, while continuing to meet the needs of their clients. Struggling to deal with increased demands on their time, Lehigh’s computing consultants have developed a variety of time-saving methods, scripts, and utilities. They fall into two general categories: self-service tools for end-users and internal staff utilities. Self-service tool examples include those that configure e-mail, install networked printers, and map d...
Keith B. Erekson, Stephen G. Lewis
Added 14 Jun 2010
Updated 14 Jun 2010
Type Conference
Year 2006
Where SIGUCCS
Authors Keith B. Erekson, Stephen G. Lewis
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