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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?

2019 Women in IT panel at UCTech

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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Population Health Boot Camp: Q&A with Dr. Amy Sitapati

By Marissa J. Ventura. UC San Diego Health recently hosted its second annual Population Health Boot Camp. This one-day event gives participants the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge of population-health tools, including registries, data integration, and strategy. It also allows…
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2019 Sautter Awards Announced!

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Eight teams representing all locations across the University of California won the 2019 Larry L. Sautter Award for using information technology to make university operations more effective and efficient, and to better serve faculty, staff, students and patients.

Systemwide Chief…
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Meet the Educational Technology Leadership Committee

Photos of ETLC meeting & members

By Shohreh Bozorgmehri. This 2018-2019 fiscal year, I was honored to serve as chair of the systemwide Educational Technology Leadership Committee (ETLC). The ETLC is a committee of the Information Technology Leadership Council (ITLC), with direct involvement and support from…
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