In the latest issue of the Tech Update find information about a new tool to voice record your name, making Teams meetings more fun, and more! 

In case you missed them, you can browse all past issues of the Update on the ITS website. You can also submit tips and success stories that you’d like to share in future updates, through Share IT!

As a reminder, the IT Service Desk is just a call, email, or chat away for technology support. Or take advantage of the self-service options at service.northeastern.edu/tech



Marcus P. Robinson     

Co-interim Chief Information Officer 

Promoting a more inclusive culture with Namecoach

Northeastern recently rolled out Namecoach, a new name pronunciation tool, to help build a more inclusive campus community and classroom. With Namecoach, you can voice-record your name in Canvas and Outlook making it easier for faculty and students to learn, practice, and remember.  

Get started with Namecoach > 

Protecting information at Northeastern – What you can do

Protecting information is a community effort, and understanding the value of privacy and protecting information through data classification ensures that we’re able stewards of the data entrusted to Northeastern.  

Find out what you can do to help strengthen data privacy >    

Strengthen your commitment to digital accessibility 

May 16 marks Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a reminder of the need to make digital assets, including websites, video, audio, and social media, accessible to everyone.  
Resources and events to strengthen accessibility at Northeastern > 

Make Teams meetings more fun  

Microsoft Teams offers a number of features that can help you make your meetings more exciting, engaging, and interactive. 

Start using Microsoft Teams meetings fun features >

Share IT

The IT Services Communications team wants to hear from you! Do you have a great tip that can help faculty, staff, or students work smarter, collaborate more effectively, or use technology better? Share IT!  Submit an idea for Tech Update articles, success stories, technical tips, and more today.  

Need IT Help?  

The Northeastern IT Service Desk is available 24/7 to assist with technology questions and issues. Call 617.373.HELP [4357], email help@northeastern.edu, or visit the Tech Service Portal for chat and self-service support.

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