Email, Calendar and Collaboration

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Centrally managed email, calendar, productivity, and collaboration tools support project management, workgroup communication, and audio/video conferencing.

bCourses Projects

bCourses Project Sites is a collaborative workspace that is geared towards instructors, support staff, and students already familiar with bCourses. It is best used for instructional planning and training purposes, and offers collaborative tools such as wikis and discussion forums, and the ability to add external tools to enhance productivity and online interaction between site members.

Key Features

Educational Technology Services (ETS)

Build a Website

UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff have a few options for building websites, including both campus-supported and self-service, DIY offerings. The table below can help you decide which option may work best for your needs.

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CalCentral

CalCentral simplifies and unifies the online experience for students, faculty, and staff at UC Berkeley. Whether you are a student enrolling in classes, an instructor checking your class roster, or an advisor assisting a student, CalCentral delivers information from multiple campus systems to a personalized, mobile-friendly dashboard.

Resources

Student Information Systems

CalShare (SharePoint Online)

CalShare is a web-based tool for creating and managing content for collaboration purposes to easily create and share sites, documents, images, lists, discussions, and surveys.

Key Features of the Service

Information Services and Technology (IST) - Infrastructure Services

Confluence Wiki

Confluence is a full-featured wiki available to campus software development teams or technical solution providers and their partners to facilitate collaboration among team members. Confluence provides a single place to store and manage project artifacts, share knowledge, or define services. Enterprise Integration Services (EIS) has licensed Confluence from Atlassian and offers it as part of the UCB Development Tools and Services. Keywords: wiki, confluence, collaboration, knowledge share, development teams
Information Services and Technology (IST) - Architecture, Platform and Integration

Document Management

UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff have several options for managing and storing documents as well as for applying business process workflow to their documents. The table below can help you decide which option may work best for your needs.

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Email and Calendaring

UC Berkeley faculty, staff, students, and certain affiliates are eligible for @ Berkeley accounts through G Suite for Education, which provides integrated email and calendaring services. Mailing Lists, Departmental Domain and On-Premise Email Services are also available for eligible accounts. The table below provides a comprehensive list of the available options.

Information Services and Technology (IST) - Architecture, Platform and Integration

File Storage and Collaboration

UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff have several campus-supported options for file storage and collaboration needs. The information below can help you decide which option may work best for your needs.

Questions to Consider

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Google Sites

Google Sites allows you to create a simple personal website, wiki, or project site without any prior programming or design skills. With an intuitive drag and drop interface, you can work alone or collaborate with others to build your website in a short amount of time. Sites is fully integrated with Google Drive, and can be created from the Sites homepage or within Drive.

Information Services and Technology (IST) - Architecture, Platform and Integration

Surveys & Online Forms

Whether you need an online survey, a registration form for an event, or other activities, you have a few campus options to choose from: Google Forms, Qualtrics, or you can contact the Office of Planning and Analysis (OPA) to develop more complex surveys, generally those related to capturing institutional data.

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Video Conferencing

Video conferencing continues to be an essential technology that enhances collaboration while reducing our travel costs and overall carbon footprint. Our primary video conferencing options on campus include Google Hangouts Meet and Zoom, view the comparison table below to see which option is best for you.

Key Features

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