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When Work from Home Means All Alone

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By Jeané Blunt. The first few days of working from home were great. I got to wear my flannel pajama pants, snuggle with my dog on my lunch break, and ditch the morning commute. Well, now I’m a few weeks into…
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UC Gets Discount for Amazon Web Services

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By Thomas Trappler. Since 2013, the UC wide agreement with Amazon Web Services (AWS) (Agreement# UCOP-19) has made AWS products available for use under terms and conditions aligned with UC’s needs, policy, and the law. Effective October 1, 2019,…
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Lessons from a Cyber Attack: How UC Found Strength in Adversity

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By David Rusting. As I reflect on UC’s journey managing cyber-risk, particularly over the past four years, I’m proud of our collective accomplishments. Two weeks ago, I was able to share UC’s approach, experiences, and lessons’ learned with higher education…
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Redesigning the UC Undergraduate Application – with Students in Mind

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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. That’s a…
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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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UC Gets Systemwide Agreement and BAA for Google Cloud Platform – and More!

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?
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Empowering UC Health Patients with Apple Health Records

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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…
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