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June 2, 2020

May 28, 2020

UC IT Blog

Over 400 people from around the UC system joined the UC IT Town Hall on May 5, 2020. If you missed it, you can watch the town hall now.

Interim UC CIO Mark Cianca opens the session with some interesting stats about Slack usage. 

The featured speaker was Michael Dennin, professor of Physics and Astronomy at UC Irvine, who discusses how UCI is leveraging data systems and data analytics in the student success space.

May 27, 2020

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Colleagues,

We are in the final days for getting Sautter Award Applications and your UC Tech webinar proposals submitted.

May 26, 2020

May 21, 2020

Colleagues,

As you may know, the campus has created an IT Recovery Committee as part of the larger Cabinet-led planning effort for the fall semester that was announced by the Chancellor in early May

May 11, 2020

To the One IT community,

Please join me in congratulating two colleagues who were awarded the Excellence in Management (EIM) award last week! 

May 8, 2020

//www.nytimes.com/2020/03/20/style/zoombombing-zoom-trolling.htmlLike many colleges and universities across the country, the demand for technical teams to expand existing services or build new services in support of the campus community during COVID-19 has been at a steady hum.

May 6, 2020

Berkeley News

Sheltered in place in West Covina, in her family’s tiny two-bedroom apartment, UC Berkeley junior Cindy Mendez Moreno tries to muster motivation to study in the dark, while her parents and three sisters sleep. Only then is it quiet, with space to work at the kitchen table.

Tommy Gardner, a philosophy major with unreliable Wi-Fi at his Berkeley apartment, found himself losing network connection, and his sanity, midway through several online quizzes. He also missed homework deadlines when his outdated computer glitched.

April 27, 2020

UC IT Blog

Join the May 5, 2020, UC IT Town Hall with Michael Dennin, professor of Physics and Astronomy at UC Irvine. He will discuss how UCI is leveraging data systems and data analytics in the space of student success. His particular focus is on use of Learning Management System data, especially in a world with more remote teaching and a greater use of technology in general.

April 20, 2020

Dear Colleagues, 

The Berkeley Information Security Office (ISO) invites comments on a proposed new Roles and Responsibilities Policy. This policy consolidates information security-related roles and responsibilities from UC Berkeley and UC’s systemwide Electronic Information Security Policy, IS-3. It applies to all individuals who use or access UC Berkeley institutional information or IT resources.

April 17, 2020

//www.w3.org/blog/2019/12/free-online-course-introduction-to-web-accessibility/Interested in learning more about accessibility? Now is a great time to dive in, W3C has extended their online course Introduction to Web Accessibility through May 30, 2020

April 16, 2020

Colleagues,

Due to the postponement of our in-person UC Tech Conference event in August 2020 (to August 9-11, 2021 - save the date), we are currently working to coordinate a series of three UC Tech 2020 virtual webinars:

April 10, 2020

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IT Summit 2020 logo (a colorful eye)Dear One IT Colleagues,

April 9, 2020

April 6, 2020

UC IT Blog

With the COVID-19 pandemic creating unprecedented demands on UC Health, the IT teams are responding with innovation and long hours to support UC health care professionals, hospitals, and clinics during this crisis.

Join a special webinar, April 9, 2020, noon – 12:30 pm., featuring

March 26, 2020

UC Women Rock IT graphicIn celebration of Women's History Month, read about some of the remarkable women in IT here at UC Berkeley and across the UC system.

March 23, 2020

Information Security Office website

Zoom-bombing is the term for when individuals "gate-crash" Zoom meetings. These uninvited guests share their screens to bombard real attendees with disturbing pornographic and/or violent imagery. Most of these are perpetrated via publicly available Zoom links; however, not all depending on your settings. Here are ways to protect you and your guests from falling victim.

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March 20, 2020

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March 4, 2020

UC IT Blog

The University of California Women in Technology Committee (UC WIT) monthly call is about to start on Zoom. Faces pop up across the screen as women greet each other and catch up on weather, pets, and the usual before Annelie Rugg (UCLA), chair of the committee, starts the meeting and brings up the agenda. You can tell that this community carries weight with each of the women on this call as they discuss projects, outreach, and further education across the UCs.