Connectivity: Phones & IT
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IT costs are shocking. Can we co-ordinate shared costs? What services/expertise can we tap at UCSF to answer this creatively? [reply]
For sharing costs, best to check who is working at your location, and check the forum for that country.
We are conducting conference calls, and need to know what system to use.
We used Conference Plus, but switched to Ready Talk, which is cheaper, and doesn't charge more for mobile phones. Skype is free, but often has connection issues on multi-calls
I need to use GIS mapping software to analyze my data. Is it available on campus?
The Global Health Frameworks program trains users. There is a site license available for short term access to the software. Contact the Frameworks Program or ask the moderator
Can I use my iPAD while traveling?
Actually, we are working on Tablet-based internet/email access and international travel safety management utilizing microSIMs and local mobile telephone networks. Read about it!