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Office 365 Migration and Training Program

Digital is excited to announce to our City team that Digital is launching a Citywide software training program in conjunction with our migration to Office 365 for Citywide Teams. Over the past few years City teams have adapted in different ways to the software tools at our disposal, especially in the response to COVID-19. Digital … Continued

Record and Share Your Teams Meeting

This video reviews how you can record a Teams meeting, share the video in Microsoft Stream, and control who sees the video. When you are in a Microsoft Teams meeting, click the menu icon (ellipsis) and select “Start Recording.” This will start the video recording. After the meeting is over press the menu again and … Continued

Intro to Using Teams for Remote Work

Learn the basics of Microsoft Teams including: This video goes over : How to install and access Teams How to set up a Teams meeting How to Join a Teams meeting Meeting etiquette and tips Chatting Teams conversations in Channels

Snack and Learn: How to Make a Great Flyer

At this Snack and Learn, the Digital team talks about how to make your flyer look awesome. This video covers: Intro to design principles, how to think like a designer Intro to Canva – Free online flyer design tool Tip on making a great design

Digital Update: Offsite Recap, Tech Support Survey, Network Redesign

Digital Offsite Recap: Putting People First & Getting Things Done On Thursday, August 15, San Rafael’s first Digital Team gathered to spend the day together talking teams, people, getting things done, and data. Did I mention this is San Rafael’s first Digital Team? Together, we are shaping this new department and charting a new course for the … Continued

Digital Update: A/V training, new position, and @mentions

Council Chambers A/V Training Sessions Last week we worked with our vendor CMS to correct audio issues in the Council Chambers and collect additional Assisted Listening/Translation devices due to the recent increase in demand. Staff also cleared out older equipment and will be working with the Facilities division to address final aesthetic improvements including cable … Continued

Digital Update: brand guidelines, collaboration tools and strategic planning

Council Chambers Audio/Video Our last City Council meeting faced several challenges related to technology and audio. Due to an overwhelming request for translation devices we exceeded our capacity for providing this service. Additionally, feedback from a microphone caused disruptions that at one point halted the meeting. We are working on solutions for both issues. Our … Continued

Digital Update: strategic planning, agile, and ad-blocking

Strategic Planning Sessions What’s our purpose? Why do we exist? Our management team is getting super existential and has begun work on strategic planning for the future of our Department. We’ve started by focusing on building vision and values that will serve as a foundation of our goals in the years ahead. Our vision is … Continued

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