Office 365 is a collection of online services that make it easier to create documents together. In addition it includes free downloads of Microsoft Office to your private computers and mobile devices.
News article: UiT tek i bruk Office 365
Confidential information can be processed in Office 365 as long as the following criteria have been met:
- the information does not belong in a different system (like Ephorte); in which case it must be processed there,
- the information is classified as confidential in Office 365 (information protection), and
- the information can be stored outside of Norway (e.g. Sikkerhetsloven, contract restrictions, etc).
Note: E-mail is not an appropriate system for information of this character. This applies to use of e-mail in general, and is not related to the fact that we are migrating e-mail to Office 365. The migration is a good chance to clean up, if you have this sort of information in your e-mail.
As you go through your e-mail, remember that archive worthy information is to be transferred to Ephorte. Afterwards, delete it from your e-mail.
Confidential data is defined in point 2.3 "Klassifisering av data" in Styringssystemet for informasjonssikkerhet ved UiT.
Before implementing Office 365, a thorough risk analysis was performed, including the contracts with Microsoft. Necessary information security steps were identified and put in place, and our evaluation is that information security will increase by switching to Office 365.
Active students at UiT Norges arktiske universitet have access to Office 365.
The IT department has begun the process of giving employees access.
Office 365 is still in a pilot phase. There will be changes.
Last updated 09.03.2018
There are lots of applications in Office 365. A full list of the apps you have access to can be found in Office 365.
OneDrive is your 3 TB large storage area. Documents you save here can be shared with other students and employees. As long as you have an Internet connection you can access your files wherever you are and on any device.
Sharepoint is collaboration areas for when you need to do more than just share documents. You can share reading materials, work documents, links, task lists, and more..
Download the newest version of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc to your computer, tablet, and smart phone. IT-kurs has tutorials about how to use the programs included in Microsoft Office. Known problem: You might be asked for extra authentication when you start a Microsoft Office program for the first time. If this happens follow these authentication instructions.
From your OneDrive you can create digital notebooks and edit them directly in your web browser via OneNote Online.
The applications below can be used but Orakelet and the IT department will not be able to answer all your questions.
Collaborate effectively on projects by using Planner, which gives a simple and visual approach to organizing group work.
Microsoft Teams is a chat based work space in Office 365. It is a one stop shop for people, conversations, files and tools so that you can access what you need when you need it.
Use Delve to administer your Office 365 profile and to discover and organize information that is likely to be most interesting for you right now.
Not available for general use
Only under special circumstances will you be able to use the following services. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Create automated work flows between your favorite apps and services. Get notifications, sync files, and collect data by using Flow.
With PowerApps you can connect, create, and share business applications with colleagues in minutes from any device.
Watch, upload, and share videos within UiT with Office 365 Video. All of UiT will be able to see the videoes.
Sway is an intelligent app that helps you create interactive, online content in a simple way. It's like a modern version of PowerPoint.
Yammer is a private, social network that helps you and UiT keep an overview over work to be done. With Yammer you can connect with the right person at the right time, share information across groups, and organize projects so that you can reach further, faster.
The services will be evaluated according to benefit and risk before potentially being made generally available for UiT.
When you are no longer a student at UiT
Office 365 and Microsoft Office are for students at UiT. When you finish your time at UiT you will lose access to the online services and the software you have downloaded to your private computer.
Therefore it is important that you download any files you want to save before you leave UiT.