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Many countries, many languages – one EC! The IT Center EM 2021 Riddle III

June 11th, 2021 | by

Soccer on grassThe endless wait is finally over – the European Championship 2021 starts tonight! The opening game will be played in the Olympic Stadium in Rome, the match between Italy and Turkey will kick off at 9 pm.

Have you already chilled beer, prepared snacks and decorated the apartment? Let the games begin 😊

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GigaMove 2.0 – Exchanging large amounts of data

June 9th, 2021 | by
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With Gigamove you can easily share large amounts of data (Photo: Pixabay)

Everyone has experienced the following situation: having a print template, software packages, a photo archive or other large amounts of data and wanting to send them to others. Generally, email attachments are not suitable for data volumes of such size, and the exchange via an ftp server or other protocols is often not convenient and sometimes requires the installation of additional software.

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IT-SAD: IT Security Awareness Days 2021!

June 7th, 2021 | by
IT Security Awareness Days 2021: attend for free and without any registration

Online and without any registration – the IT Security Awareness Days 2021 (Picture: TU Braunschweig)

Trustworthy IT infrastructure is essential these days, especially when it comes to IT security. But did you know that most cyber attacks take advantage of human vulnerabilities? Terms like social engineering and (spear-)fishing are becoming more and more popular. In other words, IT security is not limited to the implementation of a solid IT infrastructure. In fact, the human factor can be the greatest vulnerability. Accordingly, it is particularly crucial to involve every single user and to educate them about the various threats.

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Many countries, many languages – one EC! The IT Center EC 2021 Riddle II

June 4th, 2021 | by

Soccer on grassThe countdown has started – today in one week the time has come: On 11.06.2021 the long-awaited European Championship 2021 will start!

You want to know when exactly the matches will be played and who is actually in the squad? Then check out the official website of UEFA – there you will always find the latest results! Read the rest of this entry »

Preparation is Key – Prepare Archive Nodes and Migrate without Worries

June 2nd, 2021 | by

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In fall, the archive nodes contained in the archive will be migrated. Until then, however, there is still a lot to do. While work is going on behind the scenes on the front end for the new Digital Archive and for the metadata form, among other things, we are also hard at work getting the new infrastructure up and running. But, for our node contacts, too, preparation is key. For this reason, we call on you to use the opportunity and the time until the migration to sift through archive nodes, prepare them if necessary, or even make the decision to part with data that is no longer needed or needs to be kept. In this article you will learn how to prepare your archive nodes for migration. Read the rest of this entry »

Happy Birthday, RWTHmoodle!

May 31st, 2021 | by

Wow, RWTHmoodle is already two years old! On the occasion of this event, we would like to reminisce with you and give you a little preview of the future.

In recent years, digitization has also influenced the way we teach and learn: In addition to purely classroom-based courses with written scripts, as older semesters are still familiar with, digital learning concepts and course rooms are increasingly coming into focus. These are designed to complement existing face-to-face courses, make teaching interactive, and adapt learning to students’ requirements in terms of time. Read the rest of this entry »

Many countries, many languages – one EC! The IT Center EC Riddle I

May 28th, 2021 | by

Soccer on grassEverything was already prepared for an unforgettable European Championship when COVID-19 made it impossible to realize the event in summer 2020. But in exactly two weeks the long wait will finally be over – the European Championship 2020 has become the European Championship 2021 (officially: “UEFA EURO 2020”), but at least: It can take place despite the pandemic.

On 11.06.2021, the time has finally come and we can cross our fingers for our team again!


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(Deutsch) Coscine und der Forschungsdaten-Storage

May 26th, 2021 | by

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(Deutsch) Die Gedanken sind frei… und strukturiert!

May 21st, 2021 | by

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FOMO – Have you missed anything today?

May 19th, 2021 | by
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FOMO – Fear of missing out (Photo: Freepik)

Who doesn’t know it: the fear of missing out (FOMO). We have been encountering this seemingly new term more and more frequently lately, although it actually refers to an age-old phenomenon of humanity. Due to IT and digitalization, FOMO is not getting less, despite networking, or maybe even because of it. Why is that? How much are you affected by FOMO and what can help against it?

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