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Timely Info for Power Users and Stanford's Technology Community

Next Tech Briefing - August 29
Blue Jeans:
Free Video Conferencing at Stanford

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Overview

Tech Briefings are free, informal, and interactive seminars led by knowledgeable IT Services staff or other IT professionals on computer-related topics of interest to the Stanford community. Tech Briefings are held Fridays from 2:00 to 3:30 PM in Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.

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Upcoming Tech Briefings

Date Topic Presenter(s)
August 22

[CANCELLED] Crash Course in Design Thinking

This session will be rescheduled to the Fall Quarter.

 
August 29

Blue Jeans - Free Video Conferencing at Stanford

Effective September 1, 2014 BlueJeans audio/video conferencing service will be available to every current faculty, staff and student  - At No Charge!

Please join us for this fun and informative TechBriefing where you will learn how to access your BlueJeans account, schedule and participate in a meeting, share your screen and documents, use the recording functionality, etc.

In addition to providing simple to use, high quality video conferencing, BlueJeans is also a replacement for WebEx, Premiere Global, and other audio conferencing services.

 
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Last modified August 20, 2014