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July 2, 2018

Hi everyone!  We’re back with another update about the move to 2850 Telegraph. A lot has been going on in IST this summer and we have continued to make progress on the move, with many people involved. In our ongoing effort to keep everyone in the loop and to be as transparent as possible, here are some things that have happened since our last message to you:

June 26, 2018

June 21, 2018

Colleagues,

Happy summer solstice! We bring you this month’s ReIT digest on the longest day of the year and the official start of summer. It was great to see many of you at the One IT Summit, which has become an annual tradition in our community and another opportunity for us to share progress we are making on our strategic plan. We will share a summary of what was presented at the Summit, updates on tactics, and other important info:

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

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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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.

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

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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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.

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

Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

May 23, 2018

May 22, 2018

Cal Answers Financials and BAIRS Community,

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:

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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