Author Archive: UC IT Blogger

Innovators Wanted: UC Health Hack Seeks New Ideas to Solve Critical Health Problems

By Yadira Galindo, Communications and Media Relations Manager, UCSD Health.  Think you have an idea that will change health care but need the means to bring your innovation to fruition? Register for UC Health Hack, a two-day interdisciplinary hackathon that…
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OPT – Free UCLA Classroom Polling Tool for Campus Courses

By Adeney Zo, IT Communications Analyst, Office of Information Technology, UCLA.  UCLA’s Office of Information Technology (OIT) has released OPT (Online Polling Tool), a web-based classroom polling tool that’s accessible through computers and mobile devices, and…
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UC Cybersecurity Summit – Actually a Fun Event!

By Alexa Rivetti, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP.  Over 80 cybersecurity professionals converged at UC Berkeley’s Memorial Stadium on November 9, 2016, for the second biannual UC Cybersecurity Summit. The event was informative, positive, and fun. Lawyers, professors, and programmers formed…
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UCSD’s Customer Satisfaction Survey Is Taking Off

By Yvonne Tevis, Chief of Staff, UCOP Information Technology Services.  When the UCI Office of Information Technology (OIT) decided to conduct a customer satisfaction survey, it turned to the experts – UC San Diego’s Organizational Performance Assessments unit.

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UC Scientists and Programmers Fight to Save Climate Data

By Alexa Rivetti, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP.  On a rainy LA afternoon, over 60 faculty, staff and students from UCLA, UC Santa Barbara, UC San Diego, and CalTech came together to preserve some of the nation’s climate change data that…
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Spotlight: Using IT to Improve Patient Care – UCSF’s Erik Wieland

By Alison Spencer, UCB student intern, UCOP.  There’s a saying among IT staff at UCSF: “I cure cancer – very indirectly.” Erik Wieland, an application manager, said this attitude is his favorite thing about working at the campus. “I…
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