Often by fluke. Six months could pass and someone would casually mention a great resource. For example, the UCCSC listserv, which for a long time was the only way to communicate across locations to a broad group of IT personnel.
To tackle this perennial problem, we created a new website for the UC IT community and unveiled it at the UC Computing Services Conference this week. Called the UC IT Portal, the site brings together in one place systemwide resources and communications vehicles for UC IT.