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Kategorie: ‘Fun & Facts’

#ITbites – Part 2

July 1st, 2022 | by
Logo #ITbites

Quelle: Eigene Darstellung

Whether it’s a shortcut, tutorial, tip or trick – since February 2022, we’ve been providing you with all kinds of life hacks from the IT sector every three weeks via our social media channels Facebook and Twitter using the hashtag #ITbites.

Don’t have one of the two social media accounts? No problem! Today we’re recapping the #ITbites from Q2 2022 for you here on the blog so you don’t miss a thing. You missed the lifehacks from the 1st quarter? Then feel free to check out our last post 😊 Read the rest of this entry »

A Look Behind the Scenes – The Proportion of Women in German IT Companies

June 20th, 2022 | by
Three women sitting at the table with laptop

Source: Pexels

What does the proportion of women in German IT companies actually look like? The industry association Bitkom investigated this question and took a close look at 500 companies. We also took the results of the survey as an opportunity to take a look behind the scenes at the IT Center. You can read about this and more in this blog post. 🙂

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IT Center goes “Any Way the Wind Blows”

June 17th, 2022 | by
Stage 5 in the garden of the re:publica

Stage 5 in the garden of the re:publica
Source: Own illustration

They had to wait a long time, but now it happened:

Originally planned for 2020, our IT Centre employees Nicole Kaminski and Tanja Wittpoth-Richter were allowed to travel to Berlin in June 2022 to the “Festival for the Digital Society”, the re:publica, and enjoy a colourful programme. What the two experienced, they captured for us.

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Making Video Conferences More Efficient – Tips for Better Online Meetings 2/4

Online video conference illustrated on laptop with 12 participants


An online meeting wants to be well prepared. To help you organize better meetings, we’ll give you a few tips in this post.

Due to the ongoing Corona pandemic, many meetings continue to take place online. Even after the pandemic, it is likely that online meetings will continue to be implemented as they offer many benefits.

In our last article in this series “Making Video Conferences more efficient – Tools for Online Meetings”, we already introduced you to the right tools. Read the rest of this entry »

The IT Center Picture Puzzle: Finance, Personnel & Organisational Support Department

April 6th, 2022 | by
Interview with FPO Department

Source: Own illustration

#MeetMeMittwoch: Recently, we started our series “The IT Center Picture Puzzle” and you were asked to form a word from four pictures that stand for a department of the IT Center.

The word we were looking for, “administration”, has already been uncovered, but you can read and discover about the corresponding interview, the introduction to the Finance, Personnel & Organisational Support (FPO) department as well as exciting insights from the head of department Sarina Franzen and the deputy head of department Axel Taraschewski in this blog post! 🙂

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Facelift 2022 – The IT Center Blog Relaunch

April 4th, 2022 | by
Announcement photo with orange ribbon

Announcement for our blog relaunch, Source: Own illustration

NOW ONLINE! Since 2015, we have been providing you with useful information about our IT services for your studies or your work at RWTH Aachen University on our blog. With fun & facts on various topics, we lighten up your everyday life at university. After seven years, a relaunch was due and our beloved blog got a facelift. What changes can you see?

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April 1st, 2022 | by
Symbolic image for #ITbites

Quelle: Eigene Darstellung

In social media and on the Internet in general, there are thousands of tricks and creative solutions to make everyday life easier – so-called lifehacks.

We also want to provide you with helpful tips from the IT sector and thus simplify your everyday work. Shortcuts, tutorials, tips and tricks – that and much more awaits you in our new series #ITbites, which we launched in February 2022 for and with you. Read the rest of this entry »

Social Media @ IT Center

March 16th, 2022 | by
Social Media Icons in Network

Become part of our network! (Source: Own creation)

For more than two years now, the motto has been: Social Media @ IT Center! Since October 01, 2019 we are on the road for and with you on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube.
Become part of our network and follow us on our social media channels in order to never miss an update from #ITCenter! Read the rest of this entry »

The IT Center picture puzzle: Solution of the 1st puzzle!

March 11th, 2022 | by

Well? Did you guess the word “administration”? If yes – then congratulations, the puzzle was quite tricky!

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Nothing gets in the way of a positive start to spring thanks to us

March 9th, 2022 | by
Spring flower meadow with tulips


Were you able to realize all your New Year’s resolutions or was it actually not that easy to keep them? In our New Year’s article “Happy New Year – Not the same procedure as last year!” we gave you all kinds of tips and tricks on how to achieve your resolutions.

We also have a few tips for the perfect start to spring. This is not directly about spring-cleaning (you can read more about it in our post “Time for spring cleaning! 5 Tips for a Tidy Workspace”), although it does help combat the widespread “spring fatigue” that many people experience with the transition to spring. You can counteract these springtime startup struggles, which include circulation problems, fatigue, headaches and aching limbs, with a few hacks such as #ExploringTheWorld – our positive New Year’s resolution #4.

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