- Do you manage an essential service that must remain running during a shutdown?
Who are the essential staff for the essential service?
Do those essential staff have a CIT laptop?
should not be using non-CIT devices for CIT business
Services have a limited supply of spare laptops. If you need a temporary laptop
for a staff member please email email@example.com with the
of staff member
- List of
software staff member requires on laptop
- Is all
of the required CIT software on the CIT laptop?
- Make a
list of software required for the essential staff member and ensure that
software is installed to the latest patch release on the laptop
- Is the
laptop up to date with the latest security patches
- If the
laptop has not been connected to the CIT network (cabled) for some time (over 3
weeks) then it likely doesn’t have the latest software patches
- Do the essential staff members have broadband at home?
Are essential staff members comfortable with Microsoft Teams? (See guides on Remote workers, Info for all here: Remote working for all).
Do the staff need to use virtual private network (VPN) to connect to particular systems? (See guides on Remote workers, Info for all here: Remote working for all)
Consider specific deadlines coming up and whether staff can meet those deadlines remotely, e.g. exam paper submission deadlines, any staff who may need to meet those deadlines remotely, are they able to do so?
Do you have all the phone numbers of essential staff?
Do you manage a CIT service where the contact number must remain working e.g. main switchboard number?
Do you have a list of key contacts in your department?