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UC Gets 5 Agreements for Assistive Technologies

Logos of 5 companies: Otter AI, Glean, Capti, Access Ingenuity & Kurzweil Education

By Michael Wegmann.  UC Systemwide Procurement has announced five new UC wide agreements for assistive technology solutions that support students and staff with disabilities. The agreements are in place for a minimum of five years, reduce cost through volume purchasing,…
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Calling All Tech Staff: Add Your Voice to Systemwide IT Assessment 

Students using computers

Vice President for Technology Van Williams engaged Deloitte Consulting LLP early this year to conduct a systemwide assessment of the current technology landscape across the UC system. The purpose is to analyze strengths and opportunities, and to develop recommendations for…
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The UC IT Leadership Academy: Celebrating 5 Participant Cohorts

Leadership Academy Class

By Tom Andriola. The UC IT Leadership Academy marked a milestone in March 2022—concluding its fifth session since 2015. This is a celebration for the entire UC Tech community, with about 150 technology leaders from every UC campus, health system, and…
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UC Tech Conference Returns to UC San Diego—and Virtually, August 15-17

UC Tech 2022-40 Years of Connections-UC San Diego August 15-17

By Mark Hersberger. As previously announced, UC Tech returns August 15-17, hosted by UC San Diego.  An annual conference, UC Tech brings together technologists systemwide to celebrate innovation and collaboration. Each day features a broad spectrum of talks and engagement…
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Register for Accessibility Demystified: Global Accessibility Awareness Day Webinar

Two friends converse in ASL

We all want to contribute to making UC more inclusive, especially for our colleagues, constituents and community members who have disabilities, but we’re not always sure how. Accessibility can seem so technical, complex. and confusing. Thankfully, the UC Electronic Accessibility…
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