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Top 5 Blog Themes for 2021

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By Yvonne Tevis and Van Williams. This year, for the annual “Top 5 Blog” retrospective, we decided to take the twenty stories that got the most views and find general themes—which actually reflect what you like to read about. It’s…
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Masks in the Making: UCD Health IT Project Manager Coordinates Community COVID Project

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By Yvonne Tevis. Colleen Gordon doesn’t sew—but early in the pandemic she co-founded a mask-making project that produced 6,000 home-sewn masks—masks that would go to neighbors, patients, the homeless, and anyone who needed one. An IT project manager for UC…
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What Were the Top 5 Stories for UC IT in 2020?

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   By Mark Cianca and Yvonne Tevis. Well, COVID—and Remote Work and Learning The most-viewed blog article for 2020 is an open letter in February by UC’s CIOs endorsing alternative and…
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Document and Web Accessibility: Basic Tips and Online Training

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By Yvonne Tevis. Did you know images in a website or document need “alt tags” to be accessible? Or that links should never be “here” or “read more?”   Find out how and why through two new tip sheets from Siteimprove.    Getting Started with the Basics  The UC Electronic Accessibility Committee is partnering…
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Zoom Site Licenses Help UC Meet Online Demand

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By Yvonne Tevis. To slow the spread of COVID-19, UC staff are working from home and classes are going online. Demand for remote work tools has skyrocketed. “I should have bought stock in Zoom” is a common refrain. Fortunately, the…
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Top 5 UC IT Stories for 2019

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By Mark Cianca and Yvonne Tevis. Diversity and Inclusion Get the Spotlight The UC IT community is focusing on diversity from all angles. A new “Diversifying the IT Culture” track boasted 16 sessions at our big annual UC Tech…
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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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