April 11, 2015
UW’s technology support community is invited to the Spring Quarter Campus Tech Talks to share ideas, expertise and case studies. If you have a topic you would like to present, contact Stephen Bangs with your presentation proposal by May 4. Past topics include advanced teaching and learning, identity management, and software licensing. See past presentations in the Tech Talks archive. Save the date: Wednesday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220, UW Seattle.
April 8, 2015
UW students will soon see upcoming happenings that might be of interest to them, based on their major, on MyUW Mobile’s just released “Relevant Events.” MyUW Mobile pulls event data from departmental calendars that use the UW’s event calendar software, Trumba, and displays it for students. Learn more about how it works. Only calendars that run on Trumba can show events on MyUW Mobile through this new integration. Departments that want to switch to Trumba can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
April 6, 2015
This year’s TechConnect Conference on March 24 attracted 400 members of the University’s IT community who chose from the day’s 15 programs and connected with peers from 28 departments. Event photos and presentations are now online. For those who were not able to attend, the updated website provides a great way to tune in and see why you’ll want to come next year.
March 25, 2015
If you attended all or part of the UW TechConnect Conference on Tuesday, March 24, let the planning committee know if the day was a success. Take a five-minute survey to share what added most value and what feedback you have to help inform planning for future technology events. [NOTE: This survey closed midnight April 3, 2015.]
March 10, 2015
Keep up with the changing world of IT by attending the 2015 UW TechConnect Conference on March 24. Explore, learn and connect with other IT colleagues and choose from a dozen presentations focused on the future of IT at the University. Hear UW Vice Provost for Innovation Vikram Jandhyala, and campus leaders Greg Miller, John Slattery and Kelli Trosvig during the keynote session. This free event, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Husky Union Building, is presented by the TechConnect Advisory Board and UW-IT.
March 2, 2015
What presentations and special events are you planning to attend at the TechConnect conference on March 24? Take a five-minute survey by Thursday, March 5 to weigh in. The organizers will use the feedback to schedule which talks happen in the same time slots, and to plan for room capacity.
February 8, 2015
The second annual UW TechConnect conference for information technology colleagues at the UW will be held on the Seattle campus March 24 in the Husky Union Building (HUB). Visit the TechConnect Conference 2015 site to learn more about it.
February 6, 2015
UW’s technology support community is invited to this quarter’s Tech Talks to hear presentations on Enterprise Architecture in Action, UW-IT’s Data Backups and Archives Service Refresh, and more. For details, check the Tech Talks Web page. Mark your calendar: Thursday, February 19, 10:00 a.m. to noon, Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220 at UW Seattle.
January 28, 2015
UW students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend an evening of discussion focused on “What can academia learn from open source?” on Monday, February 2 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in the UW Physics/Astronomy Auditorium at UW Seattle. A panel of six experts will discuss the vital role of software in academia and how institutions must adapt to support software tools and their producers. A reception follows. Get your free tickets.
January 9, 2015
The second annual UW TechConnect Conference will be on March 24, providing an opportunity for IT colleagues across the UW to connect on topics of interest and stay informed, so mark your calendar. Planning is underway for the speaker line-up, with more details to come. Until then, check out the enhanced TechConnect website, with information about campus events, communities of practice and additional resources for the UW’s information technology community.