UW TechConnect

Campus Tech Talks are University-wide events bringing together information technology enthusiasts from across campus to share ideas, knowledge, or even a war story or two. They are informal 40 minute talks, generally held quarterly and intended to be inclusive of an array of IT topics and participation.

Upcoming Tech Talks

May 8, 2018

10:00 am – Noon in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220

AWS@EDM
Speaker: Maxime Deravet

Maxime will present lessons learned from the UW-IT Enterprise Document Management (EDM) service migration to AWS. His presentation will include details about best practices when going to the cloud (automated deployment, infrastructure as code, etc), AWS services that EDM uses (EC2, RDS, S3, Cloudwatch) and the value that can be found with this setup (flexibility, security, and reliability).

UX Design Guides
Speaker: William Washington
User Experience Design (UX) is focused on delivering what users actually need to accomplish their goals. UX is rooted in a human-centric perspective and in a repeatable design process for developing successful products from both end-user and business perspectives—User-Centered Design. In this talk, William will give an overview of the UX perspective and present UW-IT UX Design Guides that can be used by teams to follow a User-Centered Design process.
Impromptu Networking

Facilitated session where you will meet a series of colleagues and learn what challenges they are tackling and/or projects they are working on.

 

August 14, 2018

10:00 am – Noon in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220

Session info to come.

 

November 6, 2018

10:00 am – Noon in Odegaard Undergraduate Library, Room 220

Session info to come.

Propose a Tech Talk

If you have a topic that may be of interest to the diverse multi-campus UW technical support community, please submit a proposal! Past topics have included virtualized computing lab management, web services, and software licensing.


Previous Tech Talks

Take a look at past presentations in the Tech Talk archive.
Other talks around the UW Check out other talks and workshops around the UW.