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Save the Date: Sept. 11 UC IT Town Hall

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Don’t miss the next UC IT Town Hall – Wednesday, September 11 at 10:00 a.m!

Dr. Harold Schmitz, former Mars, Inc. Chief Science Officer and now General Partner at the March Fund, will discuss the transformation of the food industry…
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UC Irvine Launches an IT Leadership Program

By Sarkis Daglian. In April 2019, UC Irvine Interim Chief Information Officer Kian Colestock and I launched the inaugural Office of Information Technology (OIT) Leadership Academy. The program is a collaboration with UCI’s Paul Merage School of Business.

It is…
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UCR’s Electronic Information Security Policy Rollout Plan

By John Virden. The University of California has a new systemwide electronic information security policy, often referred to as IS-3. It was signed into action by President Janet Napolitano, September 7, 2018, and is the culmination of many years…
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The 2019 Diversity/Women in IT Panel: Who Belongs in Tech?

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By Chasiri Sherron. “Change happens by incorporating diverse perspectives,” said Ann Kovalchick, UC Merced chief information officer (CIO), when introducing the 2019 UCTech Conference Diversity/WIT Panel, “Reframing Technical Difficulties – Expertise, Inclusivity, and How Work Gets Done in IT.”


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Backstage: How UC Got the IT Infrastructure Deals

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By Yvonne Tevis.

About one year ago, UC struck amazing deals with IT infrastructure companies – deals that likely will save the university up to $16M a year for five years.

It’s true, UC Procurement rocks negotiation.

But UC also…
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