Supporting Inclusive Teams: Tools and Practices

We hear the importance of having inclusive, collaborative teams, but often lack effective tools and practices needed to support this change. To truly leverage diversity within teams, they need to actively foster open communication and dialogue, prioritizing different perspectives as input into decisions. Continue Reading Supporting Inclusive Teams: Tools and Practices

Realigning the Wheel: Facilitating the Adoption of a Data-Informed Culture

We have witnessed a lot of extra effort wasted over the years in the UC system, costly endeavors to build huge and expensive one-off projects as well as efforts to build even bigger systems to consolidate and centralize these systems. This session will cover an alternative IT strategy that will make data-informed decision making more accessible for campuses. Continue Reading Realigning the Wheel: Facilitating the Adoption of a Data-Informed Culture

Lecture Capture Uncorked – Enabling advanced and efficient video at the enterprise level with YuJa

Instructional media is ubiquitous in higher education. Whether it is lecture-captures, just-in-time instruction, fully produced videos, or quickly recorded feedback, we are all creating a significant amount of media! In this presentation, you’ll hear the story of one campus’ approach to supporting media capture and providing media management solutions. Continue Reading Lecture Capture Uncorked – Enabling advanced and efficient video at the enterprise level with YuJa

Enterprise Workload Automation – Transforming IT Services for Campus-Wide Benefit

UC Campuses are all growing, and sometimes the way we provide our IT services must grow and evolve from small, localized practices, to more of a Centralized, and Enterprise-driven approach. Enterprise Workload Automation has been around for years as a powerful IT tool for driving Organizational goals. Continue Reading Enterprise Workload Automation – Transforming IT Services for Campus-Wide Benefit

Let Agile Be Agile

It can be easy for a team to get so caught up in doing agile “correctly” that the team stops actually being agile. When applying agile methodologies to different teams, it can be more beneficial to respond to the needs of the team than to adhere strictly to one agile framework or another (ex. Scrum, Kanban). Continue Reading Let Agile Be Agile

Securing International Student & Scholar Success

The team at UC-Irvine has created different applications for UCI International Center. These applications have not only created a user-friendly experience for international students and eased their transitions into UCI but also made the International center processes related to SEVIS compliance paperless, efficient and cost-effective. Continue Reading Securing International Student & Scholar Success

Eliminate Waste and Be Awesome – DocuSign in Action Across UC

All UC locations have been transforming business using DocuSign for electronic signatures, forms automation, workflow and more. It’s a flexible and secure solution that you and your campus partners can use to make a big impact with little or no IT effort.

Learn, share and discuss how DocuSign is being leveraged with its core capabilities, Lean Six Sigma process improvement methodologies, software APIs for advanced integrations and more. Continue Reading Eliminate Waste and Be Awesome – DocuSign in Action Across UC

Transformational Strategies to Diversify, Retain, and Grow Workforce by Advancing the Most Junior Talent

Join us to learn how we are developing student worker pipelines to illuminate talent that competes well in open recruitments and can transition quickly and seamlessly after graduation. Securing graduating resources early in their career path offers the opportunity to support, train, and mentor blossoming talent into senior, supervisory, and management roles, encouraging staff development and retention, and reducing recruitment time and costs. Additionally, this practice creates development and leadership opportunities for existing staff. We would like to share with you about how we have initiated the practice of backfilling mid and senior-level technical resource roles with entry and light experience level candidates resulting in workplace diversity, retention, and growth. Continue Reading Transformational Strategies to Diversify, Retain, and Grow Workforce by Advancing the Most Junior Talent

The future of Classroom Response Systems in the UC System – Cross-campus panel and discussion

Classroom Response Systems (CRS, aka “Clickers”) has been, for many years, used in courses across UC campuses for engagement and assessment purposes, to the degree that some instructors consider them indispensable. With advances in CRS technology that provide new features, as well as enable students to participate using their own devices (phones, tablets, laptops), many UC campuses have been investigating a variety of new systems; some campuses have formally adopted a new system, while others are at an earlier point in their journey. Continue Reading The future of Classroom Response Systems in the UC System – Cross-campus panel and discussion

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