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.
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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.
By Thomas Trappler.
A new systemwide agreement for Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is now available, in addition to a Business Associate Agreement (BAA) for both GCP and G-Suite for Education. Here’s what you need to know.
What is GCP?
By Yvonne Tevis.
Imagine if you were blocked from using the Internet – no websites, no shopping, no apps, no Uber… How frustrating would that be? How would you get anything done?
That’s the experience people with disabilities can have….
Read more about What Can You Do for Accessibility? Take the New Online Training
By Sean Beld.
This fall, over seventy-five UCOP IT employees attended Scrum training sessions led by Trail Ridge Consulting. Separate training sessions were held for managers so they could learn about Scrum and how to foster a supportive environment…
Read more about UCOP Gets Agile!
By Drs. Aaron Neinstein and Christopher Longhurst. In a major advance for patients, the nearly 5 million people who receive care annually at any of the University of California medical centers – including Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, and…
Read more about Empowering UC Health Patients with Apple Health Records
By Scott Seaborn. On May 25, 2018, the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went live, significantly changing the international privacy landscape and raising the regulatory stakes for institutions and companies working with the personal data of persons in Europe.
By Thomas Trappler. At the California Higher Education Collaborative (CHEC) conference on October 1, 2018, David Willson, manager, Strategic Technology Acquisition at UC Berkeley, and I accepted a Focus on Efficiency award on behalf of the whole UC IT strategic sourcing community. The award recognizes UC for creating a partnership between the UC procurement and IT communities that has successfully improved the effectiveness, efficiency, and outcomes of IT…
Read more about IT Strategic Sourcing Wins Higher Ed Award
Online shopping continues to grow in popularity. This past Cyber Monday was the biggest online shopping day ever in the US, and broke records in mobile sales.
Unfortunately, the ease and convenience of online shopping makes the holiday season…
Read more about Protect Yourself while Shopping Online
Learn from Cisco professionals about the new UC contract with EPlus for Cisco procurement and about UC’s formal strategic relationship with Cisco. You may think of routing and switching as the core Cisco technologies. Well, over the past few years…
Read more about Save Dec. 12 for Webinar: UC’s Cisco Agreement – More than Routing and Switching