The teams signed up for the 2018 Quack-IT Challenge have submitted the following projects:
Creating a Community in IT through teaching, learning, and training opportunities.
Improve Resources For Online Education.
Provide a web portal for users to determine why their AD accounts are being locked out, understand where their successful and failed authentications are coming from, allowing the end user to identify unauthorized access to accounts.
Quacking Under Pressure
We intend to research and prototype a method for transferring report output of Excel or PDF from Cognos to OneDrive. This will provide a secure way to deliver university reporting that reduces file storage demand on the email system.
Messenger application for improving communication between IT departments.
On the Fly
Our organization (ECS) uses a paper intake for users (schools) to sign up for our software (SWIS). We'd like to make an electronic version of the paper form that would help us sign up users in a more efficient fashion.
An augmented-reality app that will allow you to identify and access information about specific trees on campus. For example, you point your camera at a tree, and the app will tell you that this tree is a White Oak, and include any historical trivia about that specific tree. (e.g., planted in 1948 by Professor So-and-So).
Sensitive device protocol proxy server. Goals: Allow campus webcams to be accessible in one location; Protect campus webcams from known and unknown HTTP transport attacks.
After having been asked to sift through innumerable emails and multiple excel sheets to organize resource tracking information, I decided that there must be a better way for employees to submit breakdowns of their time. My project will be a simple web app that will collect submissions of employee resource tracking and send a monthly report to the manager. This way the manager only has to open one document when transferring data to the master resource tracker Excel workbook. Ideally, this final step will be automated in the future if university resources allow.
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