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Four New Central IT Initiatives

[This message was sent to List C on 14 June 2019.]

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Information Technology Services (ITS) will be launching four new central IT initiatives from July 2019 to help provide smarter work and campus life experience to staff, students and department administrators. The new initiatives are:

  • Attendance@HKU – online attendance taking service available at the centrally timetabled classrooms can be extended to departmental classrooms and laboratories which eliminates queues and manual effort in record consolidation.
     
  • HKU Event Calendar – facilitates colleagues and students to opt-in University events of interest that can synchronise with their personal calendars.
     
  • Convene Paperless Meetings – the software helps arrange and conduct meetings using the functions of meeting notification, agenda distribution and voting.  That helps reduce paper usage and streamline setup and administration.
     
  • Mobile Payment for Department Services – facilitates departments in fees/charges collection and product sales at their service counters using mobile app; income collected will be credited into departments’ designated accounts automatically which streamlines the income reconciliation process between departments and FEO.

You and your colleagues are cordially invited to attend one of the briefing sessions on June 26 or 27, 2019 to find out more about these four new initiatives and the hands-on sessions in July 2019.  Please go to https://www.its.hku.hk/IT-initiatives#training for details and registration. 

All enquiries and enrolment for these new services may be addressed to the ITS Service Desk at ithelp@hku.hk or 3917 0123. 

 

P T Ho
Director of IT Services