SSMS - Room 1301/1302

Social Science and Media Services (SSMS)

University of California Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA 93106
United States

Room 1301/1302

Tuesday, July 19

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  • Intermediate

    At a large, geographically widespread academic medical center, meeting researchers where they’re at is a challenge.  Helping clinicians and researchers navigate across which technologies, tools, platforms, internal technology groups, external vendor options and governance and approval boards is a full time job. Actually it’s several people’s full time jobs.

    Join us for a panel discussion of how XXX has created both formal and informal structures to support researchers interested in using technology in healthcare research. Hear from a—

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  • Securing Information, Assets and Systems
    SSMS - Room 1301/1302

    Beginner

    Do you approach change by hitting your users over the head with the same communications strategy or do you hit the nail on the head with targeted communication and outreach efforts? Let’s face it change is painful and inconvenient, especially when you’re competing with the distractions of a busy community. Beginning spring 2018 IT Security rolled out a set of initiatives to improve data, network, and system protection. We knew from experience that internal change was often—

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  • Intermediate

    The greatest part of being a member of Information Systems is creating solutions that make work better and easier for the staff we serve.  Staff asked us: “Can you create a solution that saves our emails to project folders on the network? Doing this manually is truly a mind numbing office task which is driving us nuts.”  We researched and discovered Google Apps Script which was used to create a one-click Gmail add-on solution.

    Learn how you—

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  • Intermediate

    Analytics across disparate applications has been am ongoing challenge in every organization. Proto typing an analytics solution across multiple applications can be time consuming. This usually involves moving data from multiple applications to a single data store - which is costly from a data movement, and modeling perspective.

    There are several innovative solutions to this problem. One of the effective solutions is using Data virtualization. This session will explore possible solutions, focused on Data virtualization. The session—

Wednesday, July 20

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  • Beginner

    UC has a systemwide contract for the Siteimprove web accessibility review tools, which are available to everyone at UC. Learn how you can use them to make sure your websites are accessible to people with disabilities. The tools regularly scan your public websites to check for and show you how to fix any accessibility issues with the web pages and PDF documents. The Siteimprove tools also support standards for quality assurance (spelling, broken links), SEO, and p—

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  • Intermediate

    Centuries ago when UC Merced was just starting out ... OK so only 14 years go ... the Service Operations started as a typical configuration: Call Center and Service Desk. A complacency set over the land and the two team did not play well together. There was a lack of communication and we lost focus in our service orientation, and in a growing campus, this model would not take us from supporting 8800 (Students, Faculty, and Staff) in 2016 to—

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