By Judy Thai. In November 2018, over 217,000 high school and transfer students submitted undergraduate applications to the University of California. 75,000 of them submitted their applications on the last day — and 11,000 in the last hour.
By Andrey Nikolayev. Are you looking for a communication tool to increase collaboration? Or are you already a member of several Slack teams but unsure which one to use for your work?
Slack is a messaging application for real-time conversations,…
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By Amy Akmal. The 1994 Northridge earthquake was one of the costliest natural disasters in U.S. history. Fifty-seven people died, more than 8,700 were injured, and property damages amounted to billions of dollars. In the 25 years since the 6.7…
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By Denise Dolezal. As news sinks in that the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to UC, it might cause some consternation across the university. But what if there is a bright side to the extraterritorial…
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By Tanya Jansen, Traci Farrell, and Vanessa Palacios. Do you approach change by hitting your users over the head with the same communications strategy? Or do you hit the nail on the head with targeted communication and outreach efforts?
By Sonia Fernandez, Engineering and Public Affairs Writer, UC Santa Barbara. When you think of robots, it’s likely the image that pops into your head is one of a rigid, perhaps humanoid metallic machine with electro-mechanical actuators and calculated movements. Which…
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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.
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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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.”
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.