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February 26, 2020

UC IT Blog

In today’s hot technology job market, CIOs at the University of California (UC) face challenges recruiting and retaining information technology staff, and often encounter legacy rules around contemporary work practices – such as telecommuting and remote work. For this reason, the CIOs collectively developed a statement endorsing UC’s full support for alternative and flexible work arrangements.

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February 19, 2020

February 18, 2020

UT Tech 2020 header


UC Tech is the annual extravaganza conference for the entire UC IT community. It’s fun, it’s informative, and it’s the time for you and your team to share your expertise and boast a bit about what you do.

February 12, 2020

Dear campus community,

Please participate in one or both of the following opportunities made possible by the Student Technology Fund.

February 5, 2020

January 29, 2020

photo of participants in the trainingTapping into workshops and trainings off campus can be great for IT staff’s professional development, but having the time and resources to participate in those offerings can sometimes be a barrier to attend.

January 28, 2020

January 24, 2020

Love Data Week promoCelebrate Love Data Week (LDW) by joining us for a series of events from Feb. 10 through Feb. 14, 2020

January 22, 2020

Happy new year!

2019 CIO Annual Report cover

January 21, 2020

RE: Data Privacy Awareness Day is Jan. 28. Please familiarize yourself with recommendations and best practices for keeping your personal data safe. 

To the campus community,

January 8, 2020

UC IT Blog

Save the date for the ninth biannual UC Cyber Security Summit, which will be held at UC Berkeley on April 15, 2020.

The summit is UC’s semiannual meeting that brings together people from across the university to discuss and learn about cybersecurity and cyber-risk management.  Now is a good time to save the date and obtain your travel approvals.

December 18, 2019

UC IT Blog

What did they want? As process improvement people, they wanted tools. Specifically, a tool that slashes the time spent mapping processes.

Their collaboration began casually over lunch in fall 2019. Sri Ramya Bachu Venkata, a project manager at UC Berkeley, was enthusiastically telling Halina Wojnicz, IT PMO director at UC Office of the President, about a new tool she was testing called Promapp.

Venkata said with Promapp she could map a business process in two hours instead of eight. “I haven’t seen a simpler way to visualize and articulate complicated processes,” she said.

December 4, 2019

Information Security Office

Materials in this toolkit are available to the entire UC Berkeley community. Our items are intended to be quick and easy to use. 

Tips from this toolkit can help to keep you safe while shopping online during the holiday season. 

Information Security. Made Bearable.

December 2, 2019

24 Accessibility

One of the biggest barriers to accessibility is awareness. We often hear how diversifying our workforce is good for business. I would like to examine why disabilities should be a part of that formula. When developers are tasked with making something accessible, chances are none of them has ever encountered someone with a disability, so they don’t even know where to begin. By having a diverse workforce that includes people with disabilities, you improve the quality of the product and get accessibility into the product life cycle much sooner.

November 21, 2019

Women of Silicon Valley logo in blue banner

Dear One IT community,

The CIO’s office is committed to providing ongoing career development opportunities for our One IT community, and regularly underwrites participation in a variety of opportunities.  

November 20, 2019

Dear Colleagues, 

November 13, 2019

To our campus community:

Many IT facilities and services will be closed or operating on modified schedules during the University’s annual curtailment event from Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Most offices will be closed on University Holidays and services will not be available unless otherwise noted below. 

November 6, 2019

IST Departments Collaborate with Campus Partners to Provide Powerful Insights into Business Processes and Improvement Opportunities for Campus

October 24, 2019

photos from Staff Appreciation event on Oct. 22, 2019

To our One IT community,

On behalf of the IT Leadership Group, we want to thank you for attending the staff appreciation event on Tuesday. We had a fun afternoon, and it was nice to be able to take some time to celebrate the important contributions each of you make each day! 

October 23, 2019