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Next Tech Briefing - Aug 21
Blue Jeans Video Conferencing


Moving from Zimbra to
Office 365

Session Video / Slides

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 monthly events, held Fridays from 3:00 to 4:30 PM in
Turing Auditorium (Polya Hall, Room 111). No registration is required.

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Upcoming Tech Briefings

Date / Time Topic Presenter(s)
August 21
3 - 4:30 PM

BlueJeans - Free Video Conferencing at Stanford

The BlueJeans audio/video conferencing service is currently available to every current faculty, staff and student — At No Charge!

Please join us for this fun and informative Tech Briefing 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

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.

Join us via BlueJeans Video Conferencing:

To join via Browser:

To join with Lync:

To join via Cisco Jabber Video:
To join via Room System:
Video Conferencing System: -or-
Meeting ID: 938948699

To join via Phone, dial either:
(408) 740-7256, 1-888-240-2560 (US Toll Free), or (408) 317-9253 (Alternate Number)
(see all numbers -

2) Enter Conference ID: 938948699

Jo-Ann Cuevas
University IT Communications

Moving from Zimbra to Office 365

Video of Session (1:25:18)  |  Presentation
More info:

Jo-Ann Cuevas and Rachel Manongdo
University IT Communications

Email Campaigns at Stanford

Video of Session (1:21:22)
Presentation -- Email Campaigns / MailChimp
Presentation -- MailChimp List Management with Workgroup Manager
Presentation -- Email Newsletter Tips / Mailman Overview
Presentation -- Introduction to Emma


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Last modified August 20, 2015