Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Looking to Improve Your Team’s Performance? Consider a Retrospective

UC San Francisco School of Medicine

By Kymberly Ainsworth, Milesh Jain, Tom Manley, and Jonathan Prugh.

What Is a Retrospective?

Retrospectives are a key ingredient to continual improvement in any work you do as part of a collaborative team.  But the reality is that no project…
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UC Merced Brings NSF ‘Computer Science for All’ Program to Merced Schools

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By Leigh Bernacchi. The technology world is punctuated by startups, and UC Merced is “starting up” its own program to invigorate computer science education in the San Joaquin Valley.

The…
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Team of UCLA Health Women Led the Rapid Shift to Telehealth

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By Lindsay Brooker. When the pandemic took the medical community by surprise in early 2020, the UCLA Health system quickly pivoted to moving as many patients as possible into virtual settings. Almost overnight, many primary care check-ins, surgical follow-ups, and…
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To Help Diversify STEM Faculty, Berkeley-led Model Goes National

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By Gretchen Kell. If underrepresented groups make up 30% of the increasingly diverse U.S. population, why do they represent less than 5% of the faculty nationwide, less than 6% of postdoctoral scholars and only about 10% of Ph.D. students in…
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Moving UCPath from a Managed Hosting Service to the AWS Cloud

By John Ruzicka. Last July, UC’s largest-ever business transformation initiative concluded, with all UC locations now live in a single payroll system called UCPath. This was a multi-year project involving teams at the UC Office of the President (UCOP)…
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Watch “Accessibility Is for Everyone” Recording

Accessibility is for Everyone!, 2021 Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Hosted by the UC Electronic Accessibility Committee, May 20, 2021

There was a big turnout for “Accessibility Is for Everyone,” the 2021 Global Accessibility Awareness Day webinar.

The webinar recording is now available. Watch six fast-paced sessions about things you can do to make UC’s online environment more welcoming…
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UCD Health Creates Dashboard to Consolidate COVID Vaccination Information

By Kristen Godfrey. The vaccination effort is a national emergency. UC Davis Health needed to manage its response in a data-driven way to ensure that we identified and targeted our efforts to those most vulnerable to contracting COVID-19.

To achieve…
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Register: UCSB Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, June 1-3

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Don’t miss the 2021 Mind and Machine Intelligence Summit, hosted by UC Santa Barbara, June 1-3, 2021. This virtual event will examine state-of-the-art AI in healthcare, as well as ways that AI can be used/misused in this setting.

This…
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