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The Executive Director, Office of Headquarters Operations is responsible for the day-to-day operations of NASA Headquarters. The Executive Director provides leadership and management oversight of Headquarters policies and procedures and services and product delivery at Headquarters.
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Smartcard-Only Login at NASA HQ

To comply with Federal mandates and to improve security, NASA is in the process of adopting the requirement of using your NASA smartcard (NASA badge) as the sole method of logging into NASA-issued computers. Once enabled, you will only be able to access your computer with your smartcard and smartcard PIN. Windows 7 computers are being migrated first; Macintosh computers will be migrated in FY 2015. Contact: Marion Meissner, 358-0585
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New Facilities Help Desk and Conference Services Now Available New Item

Contact: Malicha Day, 358-0206
Effective immediately, the way you reserve conference rooms and make facilities requests at NASA Headquarters has changed. Previously, the NASA HQ Facilities Help Desk System (FHDS) application handled both conference room scheduling and facilities/trouble call requests. FHDS has been replaced with two separate, newly improved processes:

Facilities Help Desk: For facilities requests and trouble call requests (i.e., building alterations, space planning, janitorial services, move services, building deficiencies, outages, etc.), simply send an e-mail to fhds@hq.nasa.gov or call 358-HELP. No approvals needed. See the Facilities Help Desk Web page for tips on submitting requests and what to expect afterwards.

Headquarters Conference Scheduling System (HQCSS): To request conference room scheduling and support, use HQCSS.

New Occupant Emergency Plan Flipbook

Contact: Darrius Lewis, 358-0608
In conjunction with National Preparedness Month in September, the NASA HQ Emergency Management Team issued updated Occupant Emergency Plan Flipbook to all employees. The HQ Mailroom distributed the booklet on September 3 to the mail stops in each office. This new “Red” flipbook replaced the previous “Yellow” book. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with the content of the new flipbook.

NASA HQ Mammovan

Date/Time: September 23, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: 300 E St., S.W.
Contact: Christopher Warren, 358-1751
If you are over the age of 40, a NASA federal employee, and have not had a mammogram in the past 12 months, please call Tonisha (909-978-3950) or Cinthia (909-978-3538) to schedule your mammogram appointment.

"What's New in Office 2013" Demos

Contact: Computer Training Center (CTC): 358-1111
In preparation for the upcoming upgrade to Microsoft Office 2013, "What's New" demos are being offered to Windows users to who wish to get a sneak-peak and get familiar with the most common Office 2013 applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). These 1-hour demos will also include Lync integration and working with Office 2013 files in other (older) versions. For a complete schedule, visit http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/itcd/ctc/ctc_office_2013.html.

 

 


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Microsoft Lync 2011 for Macintosh: Link with colleagues using Lync

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Register: SATERN (search "Using Lync")
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
This workshop is for Macintosh users only. Create chats and meeting rooms with one user, multiple users, or large groups of people; create web conferences using Lync Web App; share your desktop; transfer a file to NASA participants in the chat; refer back to the chat using Conversation History; make calls to those logged in to Lync; and work with presence status indicators. Bring your laptop to class.

Microsoft Lync 2013 for Windows: Link with colleagues using Lync

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search "Using Lync")
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
For Windows 7 users -- Learn how to create chats and meeting rooms with one user, multiple users, or large groups of people; create Web conferences using Lync Web App; share your desktop or applications and transfer files. Bring your laptop to class.

Outlook 2011 for Mac: All Around Outlook

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search “Around Outlook”)
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
This 2 hour workshop is for Macintosh users. The session covers What's New; Understanding the Outlook screen, panes, menus, toolbars, and ribbon; Working with personal settings and E-mail preferences, Categories, Autocorrect and AutoFormat settings, creating e-mail Signatures, Delegates and Out of Office Assistant; customizing Toolbars and Views, Sorting, Filtering, and using Search tools including Smart Folders and Advanced Search; creating sub-folders; Working with the Calendar preferences, creating Appointments, meetings and Recurring Patterns; working with Contact preferences, creating new Contacts, arranging the Address Book, sharing Contacts, and creating a Contact Group; creating Tasks and creating a task from a message using the Automator. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the Outlook Training Web page.

Excel 2010 for Windows: It Starts with a Cell

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search “SWAC”)
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
In 2 hours you will learn Excel basics to include the uses for Excel; exploring the screen, ribbon, and views; Excel mouse displays; navigating In a worksheet; entering and editing data in a worksheet; formatting data and cells; working with workbooks; learning simple formulas; order of operations (or precedence); and creating functions using the Formula Wizard. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the Excel Training Web page.

SoftPhone

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Register: SATERN (search "HQ Softphone")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Using your NASA-issued computer and your HQ extension, SoftPhone enables you to place and receive calls from virtually anywhere you have an Internet connection. Learn about the features of SoftPhone and take advantage of this powerful tool. Computer headsets for use with SoftPhone will be distributed at each class. Deadline to register is the day before each class is held. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the SoftPhone Training Web page.

BYOP Wednesdays!

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Register: SATERN (search "BYOP")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Bring Your Own Project to the CTC… Bring any computer project or issue you’re working on and get real-time help. Or bring a concept or problem and work through your design with a trainer. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the BYOP Wednesdays! Web page.

Calendar Gremlins Again?

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search "gremlins")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Learn how to rid your calendar of those pesky gremlins! This Microsoft Outlook workshop will teach calendar management, calendar sharing, scheduling attendees, replying to and saving invitations. In only 1 hour, you’ll be an Outlook pro! For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the Outlook Training Web page.

En Pointe with PowerPoint!

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search "en pointe")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
In only 1 hour, you’ll learn advanced features of Microsoft PowerPoint. Learn how to easily control formatting with Master Slides, add zing to your presentations with embedded video, music, and Excel spreadsheets, as well as how to troubleshoot your presentations. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the PowerPoint Training Web page.

Excel Edge! Advanced Microsoft Excel Training

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search "edge!")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Learn about the most asked about advanced features of Excel. Make a visual impact with conditional formatting, use sorting/filtering to aid in data analysis, learn how to link spreadsheets with Word and PowerPoint. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the Excel Training Web page.

In the Pits with Pivot Tables? Extreme Excel Training

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search "in the pits")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
Learn how to create pivot tables – take raw data and turn it into drillable tables that make sense. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the Excel Training Web page.

Word Play!

Date/Time: See Training Schedule
Register: SATERN (search "H-Word Play!")
Location: Computer Training Center (CTC), Room 3R55
Contact: Computer Training Center, 358-1111
In only 1 hour, you’ll learn some of the most-asked about advanced features of Microsoft Word, including embedding and linking with Excel, working with styles, automatic table of contents, formatting, templates, flowcharts, organizational charts, headers/footers, page numbering and mail merge. For more information and a detailed training schedule, visit the Word Training Web page.



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