UCEN - SB Harbor Room

University Center

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

SB Harbor Room

Tuesday, July 19

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  • Intermediate

    At the request of the presenter, this session was not recorded. - UCTech 2019 Planning Committee

    We are undergoing a campus-wide initiative to develop new digital learning experience delivery modes and business model. We seek to deploy offerings across multiple platforms to allow for a portfolio of online offerings, from Free to Freemium to Paid. This ecosystem approach is desirable in order to facilitate multiple architectures best suited for particular programs and offerings.

    To achieve this goal, we have—

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  • Beginner

    Research facilitation is serious business. Such support is critical to the research and research-coupled academic enterprise. Annual sponsored research in the UC System has grown to over $6 billion dollars (2016-17), yet national sponsors are requiring more external collaboration and are scrutinizing the IT infrastructure that supports research projects. All of this requires complex IT solutions and technology expertise - it is no longer possible for the researcher to act independently, except for the very largest of—

Wednesday, July 20

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  • Intermediate

    Spend a decade running a Ruby on Rails site for all prospective academics coming into the University of California and you're bound to mess up sometimes. In this talk we'll go over a few places where we fell down, what we learned from it, and how we incorporate our mistakes into our process.

    We'll talk about an architecture mistake that haunts us to this day. We'll look at the deploy that broke our email system and the—

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  • Intermediate

    Automated tools can do a lot to help you with website accessibility. But to really achieve accessibility, you also need to understand and incorporate key accessibility concepts into your website and web app design. Join this session to learn more advanced skills to make your websites and web apps accessible. Topics covered will include best practices for website design, how to pick platforms and frameworks, when to use ARIA, and how to use all your development tools—

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  • Beginner

    UC Campuses are all growing, and sometimes the way we provide our IT services must grow and evolve from small, localized practices, to more of a Centralized, and Enterprise-driven approach.  Enterprise Workload Automation has been around for years as a powerful IT tool for driving Organizational goals.  We encountered the challenge of reaching out to our IT partner teams, examining their current localized processes, and presenting solutions to them that can transform the way they conduct business—