May 16, 2018

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.

UC IT Blog

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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It’s three months and counting until UCCSC!

Conference Registration

  • Conference registration fees are $175 (session presenters are comped* as are UCCSC Ambassadors)
  • Registration opens for session presenters in one week – on May 18th
  • Registration opens for everyone on May 25

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May 15, 2018


Sending a final reminder for the ReIT Open Seminar tomorrow featuring a presentation by Dean Lyons.

Berkeley News

UC Berkeley’s Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, whose world-class collections range from Egyptian mummy sarcophagi to Peruvian textiles to Native American baskets, has opened a digital portal to expand public access to its collections of more than 3 million objects, photographs, films and sound recordings.

May 11, 2018

How computers see is the through-line running from Lazar Supic’s Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Belgrade, to his UC Berkeley PhD in Nuclear Engineering, to his current work as a Postdoc in UC Berkeley’s DeepDrive Industry Consortium (BDD). His work has taken a path that began with computer vision in robots, moved to gamma-ray tracking in atomic reactions, and now focuses on machine learning for automotive perception.

May 10, 2018

May 7, 2018

Hi everyone,

We’re back with another 2850 Telegraph move update for you!  

May 3, 2018

May 2, 2018

May 1, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

As many of you know, recruiting for a new campus Chief Information Security Officer has been a challenging effort.  We were fortunate to have a number of qualified and capable people in this latest applicant pool and I’m pleased to announce that Jeremy Rosenberg emerged as the successful candidate.  Effective immediately, Jeremy is our new CISO.

April 26, 2018

Google has released a new version of Gmail that includes highly anticipated features like snoozing(link is external)smart reply(link is external), and the ability to use Google Calendar, Keep, Tasks, and Add-ons(link

April 24, 2018

April 23, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the successful completion of our implementation of CalNet 2-Step verification for faculty and staff CalNet logins. To date, we have enrolled over 30,000 individuals in 2-Step since rollout officially began in October 2017.

April 20, 2018

Dear Colleagues,

We are moving to a new method of sending ReIT updates to the One IT and campus community. Each month we will send you a digest of announcements and news stories on progress One IT is making on ReIT strategies and tactics. Here is the latest:

The Cal Answers Financials General Ledger (GL) Reporting dashboard is now available. The reports in this dashboard replace the GL summary and detail reports in BAIRS with Cal Answers functionality and global access to campus financial data.

April 19, 2018

April 16, 2018

To all IST/OCIO staff,