Tech Tip: Conference Room Smartboard Training

King County Information Technology is installing more smartboards in Department Conference Rooms. These tools allow unprecedented collaboration for departments, employees, external partners and customers. If you aren’t sure how to maximize these new tools, join us for a drop-in training session in Chinook. Smartboard Training Smartboards are in 50+ county conference rooms. To make the…

Be vigilant, stay ahead of phishing scams

Cybercriminals are continuing to target institutions around the world with sophisticated phishing scams, and King County is no exception. Here are 10 tips from KCIT to help you stay ahead of would-be scammers: Tip 1: Don’t trust the display name A favorite phishing tactic among cybercriminals is to spoof the display name of an email. …

Tech Tip: Access your W-2 without PeopleSoft

To provide safer access to your information, employees need to be inside the King County firewall to access their W-2 tax forms through PeopleSoft. This year King County contracted with ADP to make W-2 forms available on the ADP portal so employees are ensured access from any location. This access to ADP additionally allows W-2…

Tech Tip: Calendar shortcuts  

It’s fast and easy to show or hide other people’s calendars that you have to access often. Here’s a screen shot of an example on my own Outlook calendar pane. Right click on My Calendars and select New Calendar Group to create a “folder” so you can organize your calendar shortcuts in a way make…

Tech Tip: New work tools for employees 

KCIT is rolling out new work tools like Microsoft OneNote, OneDrive, and Power BI. These applications help us all work better, smarter and faster. To help employees adapt, the IT Training team has put together a robust training toolbox, to complement the in-person trainings, and it is filled with short, PDF or video explanations. Emphasis on…