By Tom Andriola. The results are in – this year’s UC Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) was a big success. I use the word “big” intentionally. With 636 attendees, this was the largest in the 36 year history of the event.
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By Julia Chen. Despite their growing numbers, women in technology still face significant barriers in the workplace. According to a 2016 report performed by the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT), only 25% of the computing workforce…
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By Tom Andriola. I have noticed IT people don’t particularly like high-level, fluffy discussions. They would rather hear specific use cases. So I am going to do both in this article, start with the use cases and then work up…
Read more about Why Collaboration Matters in Higher Education
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.
I’m always excited to see how our IT staff colleagues at campuses are collaborating and coming up with new ideas. Last fall, I had the chance to catch up with the Content and Collaboration (C&C) Group at UC Berkeley (UCB),…
Read more about Content and Collaboration Group – Finding the Best Tools for UC Berkeley
Posted by Brian Tharp, program manager, UCOP. UCOP moved its mainframe work load over four weekends between September 5 and October 11, 2015, with 70% of the applications moving on October 11. The movements were practically flawless, due to the…
Read more about How do you move a mainframe? With teamwork
A strategy to drive more synergy in IT across UC is to engage in more shared services. Initiatives like UCPath certainly will do that, but large programs are complicated and take several years to deploy. Grassroots efforts, meaning campus-led IT…
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Posted by Charles McIntyre, UCSC. As our collaboration survey contest winds down, we picked three entries at random to get the remaining free UCCSC tickets. The winners are:
- Patrick Windmiller (UCSB)
- Glenn Blackler (UCSC)
- Jessica Hilt (UCSD)
Posted by Scott Cebula, UC Health IT Initiative. The five UC medical centers are working together on an initiative to share best practices, leverage economies of scale, and thereby return dollars to higher-value activities. As the cost of delivering healthcare…
Read more about UC Medical Centers Join Forces to Create Value through Collaboration
Post by Charles McIntyre, UCSC. This week, we randomly picked two entries in the UC NeXt survey for the free UCCSC tickets. The winners are:
- Jonathon Wilson (UCLA)
- David Rusting (UCOP)
See you at Riverside this summer!