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1-Year Window for Annual Cyber Security and Sensitive Unclassified Information Awareness Training NEW
All NASA HQ personnel are required to complete this mandatory training in SATERN by May 31, 2017. However, if you have not completed your training within a 1 year period, your information security training credentials have already expired. Check your Learning History in SATERN to determine the date of last year's training to verify your 1-year period.

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2016 HQ COMBINED FEDERAL CAMPAIGN EXTENDED NEW

Deadline: December 31, 2016
Contact: Paul Brundage, 358-0481 and Irma Rodriguez, 358-0984
The 2017 Blue The HQ Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) has been extended in order to accommodate end-of-year donations and close the year on a high note. If you have not already given to the CFC this year, please consider giving today. There are more than 20,000 pre-screened and approved charities in every area of interest. Your tax-deductible donations make a difference to charities that provide assistance to people here in the Washington Metro area, throughout the nation and the world. Select your charities from the 2016 online Catalog of Caring, use the online searchable database, or ask your organization’s Keyworker for a printed Catalog of Caring. Remember, any donation is welcome, no matter the amount. Each person who donates makes a difference and is truly appreciated because together, we can “Show Some Love.” For details, such as how to donate and who your Keyworker is, visit: http://hqoperations.hq.nasa.gov/CFC-2016.html.

Blue Marble Award Nominations Due

Nomination Deadline: January 10, 2017
Contact: Tina Norwood, 358-7324
The 2017 Blue Marble Awards (BMAs) call for nominations will close January 10. The awards recognize groups and individuals demonstrating environmental excellence in support of NASA’s mission between 2014 and 2016. Submit nominations by using NASA Form 1714. NASA civil service and contractor employees are eligible for nominations. Winners will be invited to the BMA Ceremony during the 2017 NASA Environmental Conference on April 3, 2017, at Johnson Space Center. For details, visit the NASA Blue Marble Awards page or contact Tina Norwood, BMA coordinator.

NASA’s Spinoff 2017 Publication Available Online

Contact: Dan Lockney, 358-2037
NASA has released its Spinoff 2017 publication, which takes a close look at 50 different companies that are using NASA technology – innovations developed by NASA, with NASA funding, or under a contract with the agency – in products that we all benefit from. Whether it’s the self-driving tractor that harvests food, cameras used in car-crash safety tests, or tools making brain surgery safer, NASA technology plays a significant role in our daily lives. Spinoff 2017 is available in several digital formats.

Yoga Classes

Date/Time: Tuesdays, January 10 - February 28, 3 p.m.
Location: Multipurpose Room (CG40B)
Contact: Fitness Center, 358-0138
Fees for the next session are: $92 for the entire session of eight classes. Drop-ins are permitted at $15 per class. Civil service and contractor employees are invited to register for these classes. Registration checks or money orders are payable to Sara Curtin, and can be submitted to the Fitness Center.

FY 2016 Cybersecurity and Sensitive Unclassified Information Awareness Training

Date/Time: May 31, 2017
Contact: Karim Said, 358-0985
All NASA HQ personnel are required to complete the FY 2017 Cybersecurity and Sensitive Unclassified Information Awareness Training (#ITS-017-001) in SATERN. This course is mandatory for NASA employees, civil servants, and contractors. No extensions will be granted. The course takes approximately 1 hour to complete. Failure to complete the training by the deadline will result in suspension of access to HQ resources. Reactivation of access could take several days. For more information, visit the Cybersecurity and Sensitive Unclassified Information Awareness Training Web page.

HQ Diversity and Inclusion Plan

Contact: Renee Pullen, 358-4596
The NASA Headquarters Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Agents #INCLUDE_ME are pleased to introduce the NASA 2016 Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Implementation Plan. This agency plan provides the overarching framework for the Headquarters Diversity and Inclusion Plan, which the HQ Inclusion Agents are creating to promote an understanding of true inclusion and open communication by giving a voice to HQ employees. For details, contact Renee Pullen, HQ D&I Inclusion Agent Marketing and Communications Working Group.

Exchange Store Holiday Sale

Deadline: December 24
Contact: Maurissa Minor, 358-0162
The Exchange Store is holding its holiday sale. Stop by and save 15 percent on selected items.

Exchange Council Sale of Honey Baked
Hams and Turkeys

Order Deadline: December 17
Pickup Date/Time: December 20, 12 – 1 p.m.
Pickup Location: West Lobby
Contact: Tekla Colon, 358-2583
Purchase your honey baked ham or turkey online through the HoneyBaked Ham Employee Purchase Program sponsored by the NASA HQ Exchange Council. Sign-in Code: YCJ5TB. Print your receipt and bring it to the West Lobby on Tuesday, December 20 to pick up your order. Orders must be placed by COB December 17. Orders not picked up by 1 p.m. on December 20 will be donated to a local shelter. Gift cards may not be used to purchase hams and turkeys.

Exchange Store Holiday Sale

Date/Time: December 1-24
Location: Health Unit
Contact: Maurissa Minor, 358-0162
The Exchange Store is holding its holiday sale. Stop by and save 15 percent on selected items.

Windows Users: Get Ready for Windows 10 and Office 2016

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Date/Time: See schedules for Windows 10 and Office 2016
Location: Room CX31
The HQ Computer Training Center (CTC) offers an introductory workshop for Office 2016. Learn about the updates and changes found in the latest version of Microsoft Office. The course covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. For class description, training schedule, registration information and resources, visit the Office 2016 Training Web page.

Macintosh Users: Get Ready for Office 2016 for Mac

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Date/Time: See schedules for Windows 10 and Office 2016
Location: Room CX31
The HQ Computer Training Center (CTC) offers introductory workshops for both Windows 10 and Office 2016. The Windows 10 workshop provides an overview of how to navigate Windows 10 file system and tiles. It is designed to acquaint you with the familiar features of Windows and to introduce you to new functionality. Attend the Office 2016 workshop to learn about the updates and changes found in the latest version of Microsoft Office. The course covers Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. For class descriptions, training schedules, registration information and resources, visit the Windows 10 Training Web page and Office 2016 Training Web page.

“IT Talk” Newsletter – October-December 2016 Issue Now Available

Contact: Eldora Valentine
The October-December 2016 issue of the OCIO "IT Talk" newsletter is now available online. This issue’s cover feature is “Dangerous Turns Ahead! Staying Safe While Driving Online.” Additional articles include details about the Information Resources Directorate (IRD) 2016 Stand Down Day, BSA Corner, IT Portfolio Management (ITPM), and more.

Four Cert PIV Smartcard Transition

Contact: Sun Chan, 358-0391
The initiative to transition NASA Personal Identity Verification (PIV) smartcards (NASA badges) to "four cert" continues at HQ for Windows users. This "four cert" smartcard is NASA's next generation PIV card. Many smartcards in use at NASA HQ are configured as "single cert" and must be transitioned to "four cert" status to comply with Federal and Agency security requirements. HQ users who need to be transitioned will receive a notice with instructions based on individual status. Once transitioned, users will receive brief instructions on the capabilities of the four cert smartcard. For more information, visit the HQ Four Cert PIV Smartcard Transition Web page.

Metro SafeTrack Information

Contact: Rose Butler, 358-0184
The Metro SafeTrack repair program started on June 4, 2016, and there will be major disruptions to the Metro schedule throughout the year. HQ personnel are advised to sign up for Metro Alerts to receive updated information about service disruptions by text or e-mail. Monthly parking passes will be available for personnel impacted by this disruption for the duration of the repair program. For information on what you can do with your Transit Benefits and NASA Parking opportunities, visit: http://fasd.hq.nasa.gov/govpark.html.

Employee Assistance Program Services

Contact: EAP Team, 1-800-222-0364
Headquarters management reminds all employees that the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) has a number of resources to support you during times of need. Free, confidential counseling by licensed professionals is available 24 hours a day, along with group educational sessions on trauma and the process of grieving or group critical incident debriefings. EAP counselors may be reached at 1-800-222-0364. Additional information, self-help tools and other resources are available online at the Federal Occupational Health 4 You Web site.

 

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G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work) NEW

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
G Suite (formerly known as Google Apps for Work) is a suite of cloud computing productivity and collaboration software. The NASA-approved version of G Suite enables cloud-based collaboration with your NASA colleagues and with authorized external partners. Three courses are currently offered: Communication Tools; Data Storage and Management; and Document Collaboration Tools. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the G Suite Training Web page.

Project for Windows NEW

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Various Project classes are offered for Windows users. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Project Training Web page.

Windows 10: IntroductionNEW

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Learn about the new Windows 10 operating system. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Windows 10 Training Web page.

Office 2016 for Windows: What’s New NEW

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Learn about what's new in Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Office 2016 Training Web page.

Office 2016 for Mac: What’s New NEW

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Learn about what's new in Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Office 2016 Training Web page.

Teleworking Today: Prepare for Working Remotely

Contact: IT Training Team, 358-1281
Learn how to effectively prepare for telework and to understand the ins and outs of connecting remotely to the NASA HQ network. Discover the tools you need to ensure you have a successful telework experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Teleworking Today Web page.

Jabber

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Using your NASA-issued computer and your HQ extension, Jabber enables you to place and receive calls from virtually anywhere you have an Internet connection. Jabber is the upgrade to SoftPhone. Learn about the features of Jabber and take advantage of this powerful tool. For training schedule and registration information, visit the Jabber Training Web page.

Outlook for Windows or Mac

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Various Outlook classes are offered for both Windows and Mac users. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Outlook Training Web page.

Word for Windows or Mac

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Various Word classes are offered for both Windows and Mac users. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Word Training Web page.

Excel for Windows or Mac

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Various Excel classes are offered for both Windows and Mac users. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Excel Training Web page.

PowerPoint for Windows or Mac

Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Various PowerPoint classes are offered for both Windows and Mac users. Bring your laptop for a hands-on experience. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the PowerPoint Training Web page.

Skype for Windows OR Lync for Mac

Learn how to create chats and meeting rooms with one user, multiple users, or large groups of people; create Web conferences using Lync/Skype Web App; share your desktop; transfer a file to NASA participants in the chat. Bring your laptop to class. For class descriptions, training schedules, and registration information, visit the Skype for Windows/Lync for Mac.

 

 



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