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June 20, 2018

June 19, 2018

Nearly 350 campus IT professionals gathered at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Student Union on Thursday, June 7 for the annual One IT Summit. The theme Inspiring Collaboration and Innovation was woven throughout the day’s program and activities. There were also ample opportunities for information technology staff to network, share their work, engage with campus IT leadership, and learn about new technology in the Exhibit Hall and Sponsor Showcase.

June 13, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

In celebration of Staff Appreciation Week, I want to extend a note of gratitude for all the hard work and dedication each of you bring to our IST/OCIO team. We are fortunate to have an extraordinary number of talented people who are an integral part of our One IT community. We appreciate your efforts in providing excellent customer service, meeting the needs of our campus partners, and playing a key role in the initiatives that are vital to the success of IT and UC Berkeley.

The June 6 UC IT Town Hall was a must-watch event! Dr. Kyle Lewis, professor of Technology Management at UC Santa Barbara, spoke on the traits of effective teams and how to become a successful teammate.

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June 12, 2018

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Colleagues,

Registration sold out very quickly! Over 500 people are now registered for UCCSC at UC Davis.

Here are some things to keep in mind:

  • The wait list is first-come, first served.

June 6, 2018

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Dear One IT Colleagues,

June 5, 2018

Colleagues,

Please join me in congratulating several members of our One IT community who were awarded the Excellence in Management (EIM) award last week! Celebrating 30 years, the EIM award honors managers and supervisors who are nominated directly by their staff.

June 4, 2018

Hi everyone,

Once again, sharing what we know in another 2850 move update.

The first meeting of the Move Committee will be held 6/11.  The list of committee members is below, and includes a representative from each department.  Please reach out to your representative with any important concerns or specific ideas prior to the 6/11 meeting.

During the school year it’s easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day, and become so busy keeping up with work and homelife, that we don’t always make time for ourselves to grow personally or professionally. That’s why I am encouraging you, my UC Berkeley colleagues, to take some time to learn something new this summer.

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May 30, 2018

How often do you say, “This drives me crazy! Someone should fix it.”? Hey, how about you?

All of us have ideas about how to improve things. We see processes that should get fixed, but we don’t really consider doing something ourselves.

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May 25, 2018

May 24, 2018

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May 23, 2018

May 22, 2018

Colleagues,

It was wonderful to see so many of you at the ReIT Open Seminar last week! If you were unable to attend, we’ve provided a summary of the seminar and the presentation slide deck below along with other highlights and announcements in our ReIT digest for May:

Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

May 21, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

To ensure that the University of California Board of Regents is able to exercise the necessary oversight for the university's significant IT projects, all University locations are required per Regents Policy 5103 to provide a status update to the Regents three times per calendar year for IT projects with an estimated or actual cumulative cost of $5 million or more.  

May 17, 2018

The Financial Aid and Scholarship team partnered with Cal Answers to create a new subject area, Student Financial Aid, to accommodate data from both the Student Information Systems (SIS) and the legacy system ProSAM. We moved the existing Cal Answers Student Financial Aid and Student Affordabilitydashboards (previously found under the subject area Student Financials) into the new subject area. 

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May 16, 2018

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May 17, 2018, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day or “GAAD,” as they say.

What does that mean? Well, walk for a minute in someone else’s shoes – particularly someone who is disabled and has to use assistive technology to surf the web, watch a video, or complete an online form.

When you do that, you’ll understand why IT needs to be designed to be accessible to the people who use assistive technologies like screen readers.

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Save the date for the next UC IT Town Hall – June 6 at 10:00 a.m. The featured speaker will be Professor Kyle Lewis, chair and professor of Technology Management at UC Santa Barbara.  Her research examines how organizations leverage individual and collective knowledge. She examines the performance of teams, especially those teams engaged in knowledge work such as professional services, new product development, and project-based tasks.