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RWTHcontacts – Now Online!

August 24th, 2022 | by
Screenshot of the Website RWTHcontacts

Source: Own Illustration

With RWTHcontacts, you get insight into the new organization directory at RWTH Aachen University. To support digitalized processes and in everyday work, we often need information about which employees work at RWTH, where exactly they work and, most importantly, how to reach them.

An organization directory helps us to get this information. It is an information system that contains important data about the mapped institutions. In addition to the master data record, this also includes contacts and addresses. Read the rest of this entry »

Archive Migration – The Journey Continues!

June 29th, 2022 | by

 

Mammoth

Source: Pixabay

Archive migration is probably what is called a mammoth project in IT. In addition to the enormous size of around 1.7 petabytes (PB) that needs to be migrated, some of the data has been stored in the archive for a very long time. This in itself is a great result and testimony to a secure and stable archive, but this circumstance caused the project team around the archive migration one or the other challenge.

 

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Kick-Off: Federated Identity Management.nrw

April 29th, 2022 | by
Laptop with website of IDM.nrw

Source: Own illustration

On February 17, 2022, the consortium of the DH.NRW project Federated Identity Management.nrw (IDM.nrw) conducted the virtual, state-wide kick-off. The aim of the kick-off was to communicate the project goal and at the same time to arouse interest. Participants included experts from the field of identity management as well as interested colleagues from universities in NRW and other related institutions, such as participants from KDU.nrw and DH.NRW.

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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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The Year 2021 in Review – IT Center Blog Edition

December 30th, 2021 | by
Lettering RWTH with sparklers

Come well into the new year 2022! Source: Martin Braun

It’s hard to believe: December is already drawing to a close and a new year is practically in sight. We also take a look back and take you with us as we review the year 2021… Read the rest of this entry »

IT Center participation in the MyScore project

December 29th, 2021 | by
MyScore project

Source: Kim Hoffmann

As the central IT facility of RWTH Aachen University, the IT Center is participating in the RWTH project Mobility System Cooperation in Higher Education, MyScore for short. The MyScore project, which started in 2019 and is supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), aims to shape the digitalisation of international university cooperation and student mobility of tomorrow.

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Project Lecture Hall 4.0
Optimal teaching and learning experiences in the lecture halls

August 13th, 2021 | by
Lecture hall with technology

Photo: Martin Braun

The “Lecture Hall 4.0” project began in July 2019. The aim is to create technically modern equipment for lecture halls in a uniform manner, both in terms of equipment and operation. A support and maintenance concept is to be established as well. This will ensure that lecturers can be provided with support when working in the lecture hall.

For the winter semester 2020/2021, lecture halls at RWTH were equipped with new modern lecture hall PCs for media support for classes. The project focuses on optimizing the equipment inventory and the use of media technology. Read the rest of this entry »

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

June 23rd, 2021 | by

Picture: Pixabay

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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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 »