University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
Tuesday, July 19
Leveraging the cloud for research shows great promise but many have hesitated due to legitimate concerns. In this session cloud security leader Cisco will clarify the true nature of the risk, qualify its severity and offer a proven 3-step path to neutralize it so that cloud-based research can become a more approachable possibility than ever before.
Diversifying IT Culture
At the request of the presenter, this session was not recorded. - UCTech 2019 Planning Committee
EDUCAUSE recently asked higher ed CIOs to sign a statement that recognizes the value of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace. A number of UC location CIOs signed, pledging to take concrete actions both in their own organizations and as part of the larger higher ed community to foster diverse and inclusive environments. Come hear from several of our own—
Wednesday, July 20
The video of this presentation is available on YouTube.
We will be joined by four UC CIOs (Ann Kovalchick, Michael Pfeffer, Vince Kellen, and Kian Colestock) for an open dialogue and Q&A about our campuses. In the last two years, this discussion panel has helped foster conversations and build connections between our IT communities. Like last year, this is sure to be a lively and interesting session. Please come with your questions!
Planning and Managing IT Investments
You may have heard about Process Palooza -- a one-of-a-kind extravaganza focusing on business process improvement that has taken on a life of its own, snowballing into a university-wide embrace of continuous improvement and business excellence. At the heart of Process Palooza is a high-stakes, fast-paced competition dubbed The Great LSS Race! LSS stands for Lean Six Sigma, a process improvement methodology built on reducing waste and improving efficiency. The competition puts teams’ LSS skills—
I will talk about hiking the Pacific Crest Trail and wilderness backpacking in general. I will bring my backpack and unpack it to show the gear I use/used and answer any questions about hiking the PCT, especially from the perspective of being a solo woman hiker.
People in tech should step away from tech now and then and being alone in the woods is one way to refresh oneself as well as trigger personal growth. Solo hiking—