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OIT Activity Summary

Feb 13, 2019

OIT has accomplished significant initiatives in the 2017-18 fiscal year. View our new magazine format to explore these changes. Continue Reading OIT Activity Summary

2019 Annual Data Inventory

Feb 12, 2019

Each of us has a critical role in protecting the security and privacy of information. It’s time to review any data you store looking for P4 or restricted data. If it must be stored, it must be properly secured. Continue Reading 2019 Annual Data Inventory

Happy Holidays 2018

Dec 21, 2018

The OIT Help Desk will remain available, at (949) 824-2222, for urgent support issues, but with limited staffing and potentially longer resolution times. Continue Reading Happy Holidays 2018

Welcome UCI Applicants!

Dec 1, 2018

Do you need to check your admission status? If so, we’ve written a Help and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Continue Reading Welcome UCI Applicants!

Qualtrics Survey Tool

Nov 16, 2018

Qualtrics is a robust online survey-building tool that is highly customizable and easy to use. Build and distribute your survey, analyze your results, and collaborate using an easy to navigate web-based interface. Continue Reading Qualtrics Survey Tool

Evolution of Phishing Messages

Oct 23, 2018

A new phishing technique used by attackers is to use a fake email address with a simple message such as “Are you available?” Learn more about phishing, how to spot it and how to report it. Continue Reading Evolution of Phishing Messages

VOTE Today!

Oct 18, 2018

Make sure to cast your ballot today. Your vote is your voice. Let’s hear it ROAR! Continue Reading VOTE Today!

Appointments – Online Scheduling System

Oct 2, 2018

Appointments is a flexible appointment scheduling system that provides self-service for approved office visitors as well as robust appointments management for office staff. Continue Reading Appointments – Online Scheduling System

EDL is Moving!

Aug 9, 2018

On Friday, August 31, 2018, the new official home of the Electronic Document Library (EDL) will be the FileNet Platform, and the current EDL software and location will be retired. Continue Reading EDL is Moving!

New Campus Search Engine

Aug 7, 2018

The campus search tool was updated in August 2018. The replacement solution will allow us to continue offering a combined search of the hundreds of websites that make up UCI’s web presence. Continue Reading New Campus Search Engine

OIT Fact Sheets

OIT By the Numbers Inforgraphic - Winter 2018

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We have more detailed quarterly statistics showing what we do daily for you!

2017 OIT Customer Satisfaction Survey

OiT Customer Satisfaction Survey InfographicWe embarked on the second cycle of our customer satisfaction survey as part of an overall strategy for continuous service improvement.   We made many changes suggested by your responses to the last survey in 2016.

We would like to share the results of the 2017 survey with you.  We were gratified to learn that you feel that OIT is doing many things well.  At the same time, you made many suggestions on how we could serve the campus better.

We Heard You

OIT leadership has analyzed the results to develop a plan for the next fiscal year. Areas that appear to need special attention are being prioritized and a general plan for making improvements is being implemented.

Collaborations & Presentations

Learn more about how OIT collaborates with other units and universities including presentations by our staff at conferences throughout the country.

Hiring and Mentoring Student IT Employees for Today’s Tech Industry

Aug 30, 2018

For students to be able to succeed in today’s tech industry, relevant experience is often required even at entry level positions. As members of the university IT department, we have the unique ability to not only provide a job opportunity for students to gain this experience, but also to provide valuable mentorship along the way. Continue Reading Hiring and Mentoring Student IT Employees for Today’s Tech Industry

Application Whitelisting And Your Managed Desktops

Aug 30, 2018

Have you considered deploying Application Whitelisting for your managed desktops? We’ll discuss how the central campus IT unit at UC Irvine has set up Microsoft AppLocker in Windows 7 and Windows 10, the benefits and productivity improvements we have experienced for both the Desktop team as well as the clients, the challenges we have faced, and the shortcomings of AppLocker. Continue Reading Application Whitelisting And Your Managed Desktops

Accelerate Innovation in Your Organization

Aug 30, 2018

Join us to hear about our failures and successes in building a workforce innovation initiative at UCI’s Office of Information Technology – and help us think about how we can make it even better. Continue Reading Accelerate Innovation in Your Organization

The ScoreShare Story

Aug 30, 2018

ScoreShare is a tool that provides academic advisors with student assignment performance data to better inform their decision-making processes and streamline advising sessions. We (UCI’s Academic Web Technologies team) partnered with academic advising units around campus to design and pilot ScoreShare in 2017. Continue Reading The ScoreShare Story

Electronic Signatures and Forms Automation – DocuSign Across UC

Aug 30, 2018

DocuSign has been vetted UC-wide and is being used in one way or another at all UC locations. The broad range of current and potential use cases is fascinating and reflects the diverse challenges we all face. Continue Reading Electronic Signatures and Forms Automation – DocuSign Across UC

Culture from the Bottom Up

Aug 30, 2018

The thousand decisions your department makes every day can’t be directed in your executive offices or planned out by your managers. You need your entire organization to prioritize making every day better than the last. At UC Irvine we have been empowering teams to collaborate and share best practices through cross-team forums that bring together like-minded individuals from disparate parts of our organization. Continue Reading Culture from the Bottom Up

Lessons Learned and Best Practices: Getting from ServiceNow PPS Demos to Real Life

Aug 30, 2018

Thinking about using ServiceNow to track Resources and Projects? In this panel discussion, panel members from UC campuses will explain their goals, accomplishments, and lessons learned implementing and using ServiceNow for request intake, project and portfolio management (PPM), as well as resource management. Continue Reading Lessons Learned and Best Practices: Getting from ServiceNow PPS Demos to Real Life

Implementing HIPAA into your Zoom!

Aug 23, 2018

This session will review a basic understanding of HIPAA; departments which may need to protect PHI; and how those departments can utilize the Zoom collaboration platform while ensuring HIPAA compliance. Continue Reading Implementing HIPAA into your Zoom!

The Compass Project: Comprehensive Analytics for Student Success

Aug 23, 2018

When UC Irvine realized that advisors had access to the right data in the wrong way, we harnessed business intelligence tools to provide richer and more timely reporting through a new self-service application called Compass. Continue Reading The Compass Project: Comprehensive Analytics for Student Success

DWQuery – Extract and Analyze Financial Data

Jan 24, 2018

DWQuery is an evolution of the existing BLISS and Data Warehouse Queries, so it will feel familiar to campus financial users while providing many new features and improved usability. Continue Reading DWQuery – Extract and Analyze Financial Data

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