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Exchanged! 5 tips to stay in touch in the home office

August 9th, 2021 | by

Essential even in HomeOffice – The cohesion in the team! (Photo: Pixabay)

In the meantime, all of us miss the personal togetherness on site in our professional lives. Whether it is simply working together with colleagues in the same room, lunch breaks together or a quick conversation with superiors. It is no longer a secret that there is not enough interaction in the home office. So that it doesn’t stay that way, we want to give you some suggestions for more efficient and effective communication in the home office!

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Onboarding – Digital and with heart

August 4th, 2021 | by
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Michelle Kadansky during an Interview

The digital job interview at the IT Center

Digital as the new normal: The current situation also poses new challenges for application processes. Job interviews at the IT Center have been taking place online since last year. Michelle Kadansky, HR Manager at the IT Center, told us in an interview the process of digital job interviews and how they differ from face-to-face interviews.

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We would have missed you very much otherwise! (The SysAdmin Appreciation Day 2021)

July 30th, 2021 | by

We appreciate you every day. (Photo by Courtney Hedger on Unsplash)

Of course we are talking about our SysAdmins. Once a year we can celebrate their day of honor and give a heartfelt thank you to all our system administrators.
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Eight NFDI consortia with RWTH participation are funded by the DFG!

July 6th, 2021 | by
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We celebrate the approval of funding for eight consortia with RWTH participation!

As recently announced by the Joint Science Conference (GWK), a total of ten consortia will be funded. Eight of them have RWTH participation. The funding decision was science-led by the GWK.

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FAIR Data Spaces – Establishing a shared cloud-based data space for business and science

June 23rd, 2021 | by

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Together with the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, the National Research Data Infrastructure (NFDI) e.V., Atos Information Technology GmbH and with various NFDI consortia, the cloud-based data space “FAIR Data Space” for business and science is being created and built.

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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 »

(Deutsch) Coscine und der Forschungsdaten-Storage

May 26th, 2021 | by

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(Deutsch) TechTorial: Behind the VPN

May 14th, 2021 | by

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The cooperation project “Prüfung hoch III”

May 12th, 2021 | by

WIRKUNG HOCH 100 (Picture: Stifterverband 2020)

To mark its 100th anniversary, the Stifterverband for German science, or Stifterverband for short, has launched the anniversary initiative “Effect to the power of 100“. The aim is to promote the 100 best ideas for the education, science and innovation system of tomorrow.

After the application phase had been completed in mid-September 2020, an expert advisory board selected the 100 best ideas (from a total of 500 applications) for the future of the education, science and innovation system. And the IT Center was among them – we reported on it in detail here on the blog.

Ever since then, a while has passed and synergies have emerged with different perspectives on the common theme, allowing for a holistic view of digital testing. Read the rest of this entry »

Coscine – The new integration platform for research data

May 10th, 2021 | by

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Coscine is a platform of the IT Center that supports researchers in working with their research data. Coscine stands for Collaborative Scientific Integration Environment. The pilot phase with the first users has started and will be used for user-oriented further development of the platform.

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