August 8, 2017

UC IT Blog

Ten teams across the University of California won the 2017 Larry L. Sautter Award for using information technology to make university operations more effective and efficient and to better serve faculty, staff, students and patients.

Systemwide Chief Information Officer Tom Andriola announced the winners today (Aug. 8, 2017) at the UC Computing Services Conference in San Diego.

August 2, 2017

Ray Lee of UC Berkeley’s Research IT department is the lead for the CollectionSpace UI rewrite project, code-named “Drydock.” The following piece describes progress in improving record types, template selection, and custom validation functionality in CollectionSpace. This work is funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to LYRASIS, CollectionSpace’s institutional home.

August 1, 2017

Members of the One IT community at UC Berkeley gathered Tuesday, July 18 for the annual IT Summit. Programming throughout the day centered around this year’s theme Lead From Where You Are, with tracks focused on Reimagining IT Strategic Plan strategies and tactics, and offered opportunities for information technology staff to engage with campus IT leadership, network, share their work, and learn about new technology.

July 31, 2017

Google SItes is now available for bConnected users.

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July 27, 2017

IT Colleagues and Campus Partners,

The beginning of the semester is a peak period of activity for the campus, which results in increased demand of our services and impacts our IT systems and infrastructure. To provide optimal IT service and systems performance for our campus and minimize potential disruptions, we are implementing our customary IT systems freeze on production changes for UC Berkeley student systems to prepare for the start of fall semester 2017.

July 26, 2017

As both a visiting doctoral candidate at UCLA’s Department of Sociology and a lecturer in the School of Information’s Master of Information and Data Science program (MIDS), Brooks Ambrose needed an efficient way to organize and switch between his different workflows throughout the day.

July 18, 2017

The bSecure project is a new initiative from the Network Operations & Services and Information Security & Policy teams to replace legacy firewalls and VPN, and provide proactive security technologies to Campus.

The bSecure team invites you to join us for a series of Town Hall events this month. All are welcome and existing Campus firewall customers are strongly encouraged to attend.

Thirty-five leaders from campuses and medical centers joined the UC IT Leadership Academy at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business to discuss some of the most important issues facing them today.

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July 17, 2017

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Dear Colleagues,

Thank you for registering for the One IT Summit. We are looking forward to seeing you tomorrow and, for those registered, at the post-summit learning opportunities on Wednesday and Thursday.

Google Hangouts and Inbox will be available for all bConnected account holders starting today.

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July 13, 2017

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June 30, 2017

Do you have a favorite dashboard tab view in Cal Answers that you keep re-creating by filtering and managing the data table? Cal Answers Saved Customizations provide an efficient option for saving that favorite view so you can easily display without having to filter and arrange your data table.

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June 29, 2017

Want to learn how to navigate the Cal Answers student data subject areas to access, format and print your data tables? Sign up to attend one of our upcoming 2-hour hands-on Cal Answers Basic Navigation Training classes in University Hall(link is external), room 28.

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June 26, 2017

June 22, 2017

There are a ton of reasons why one should register for the upcoming UC Computing Services Conference. However, here are a few of my favorites:

  1. It’s fun! Tucked between the eucalyptus trees and the sea is the IT social event of the year! Opening night reception will be at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps, making this one of the most spectacular UCCSCs yet.

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June 21, 2017

June 20, 2017

Communications can make or break your IT project. When UC Irvine undertook a potentially contentious pilot of a new campus-wide LMS, our comprehensive communication strategy led to solid participation and eventual adoption of the system. We’ll share our processes, framework, templates, and strategies for successfully navigating IT change communication.

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