Productivity & Collaboration Tools (PCTC)

Meetings

Scheduled for the third Wednesday of alternating months. Agendas are published at least one week in advance, and notes published within one week after each meeting.

Link to meeting schedule, agendas, and notes

Charge

The Productivity and Collaboration Tools (PCTC) Governance Committee provides strategic oversight and functional review of a portfolio of technologies used pervasively and funded through campus-wide and consortium assessments. This portfolio is composed of the following domains: 

Productivity Suite

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.)

  • Box

  • eSignature (Docusign)

  • Google Workspace for Education (bMail, bCal, bDrive, bConnected Lists, Google Meet & Chat, etc.)

  • Microsoft (Office, Windows OS, CalShare, Active Directory, etc.)

  • Video conferencing (Zoom)

Consortium Services

  • MATLAB

  • Mathematica

  • SPSS

  • Survey (Qualtrics)

Other Services

  • Mobile apps (Berkeley Mobile, Cal Events Guide)

Scope

  • Identify community P&C needs
  • Manage portfolio of the consortial model and the productivity suite
  • Evaluate current technology initiatives in the domain
  • Meet bi-monthly (or monthly as required)

Membership

Link to list of current membership

  • CAO* and Regional Service Director (Co-chairs)
  • Graduate Assembly representative
  • 2 CAOs*
  • Student Affairs representative
  • Public Affairs representative
  • University Development and Alumni Relations representative
  • RTL representative
  • ASUC representative
  • IT Community Council representative
  • Student Tech Fee 
  • Executive Director of Campus IT Experience (ex officio)
  • Director of Productivity & Collaboration Tools (ex officio)

*CAOs should be representative of a broad range of academic departments, including size, discipline, etc.