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Event Recap: Academic Innovation Data Showcase

By | February 22, 2019

On February 14, Academic Innovation hosted the first ever Academic Innovation Data Showcase. The event was created to make the ongoing research at Academic Innovation more accessible to the U-M community. More than 90 attendees from across the university, and a few visitors from other institutions, attended the inaugural event. “By putting the focus on data we were… Read More »

2019 HEDW Conference registration is now open!

By | February 20, 2019

The U-M ITS/Information Quest Team (IQ) is hosting the 16th Annual HEDW 2019 Conference right here in Ann Arbor, April 14-17, 2019, at the Ann Arbor Sheraton on Boardwalk. The Higher Education Data Warehousing Forum (HEDW) is a community of higher education representatives dedicated to sharing knowledge about data management, best practices, data warehousing designs, institutional reporting strategies,… Read More »

Google and Box classes for spring/summer 2019

The ITS Collaboration Team has announced its schedule for Google and Box classes for the spring/summer of 2019. All classes will be held in Wolverine Tower, training room G010. ITS_GOOC100, Introduction to G-Suite, Friday, March 8, 2-3 p.m., Register ITS_GOOC101, G-Suite Using Mail and Calendar, Monday, March 18, 1-3 p.m., Register ITS_GOOC102, Working with Drive, Friday, April 5, 1-3 p.m.,… Read More »

Data for Public Good Symposium Feb. 19

By | February 13, 2019

From understanding the influence of congressional members’ Twitter accounts to discussing why the global crude oil price rose again after 2016, the second annual Data for Public Good Symposium will showcase the unique ways in which students, faculty, staff and community members have analyzed and assessed data to benefit others. The conference takes place 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Feb.… Read More »

AWS training @ UMSI Feb. 28

The U-M School of Information, in partnership with the Amazon Web Services at U-M team, is pleased to announce a free hands-on cloud computing workshop. Join us on February 28 at the School of Information, 3100 North Quad, Ehrlicher room. Computers will not be provided, so please bring a laptop to this event. If you are interested in… Read More »

A look back at the 2018 Michigan IT Symposium

Now in its fifth year, the Michigan IT Symposium continues to be the premiere event that brings together IT staff throughout the university to share ideas, meet new people, and reconnect with former colleagues. This year, more than 425 IT professionals from across U-M came together on November 28–29, to celebrate the expertise, innovation, and talents of the… Read More »

Takeaways: Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Annual Conference

I recently returned from the Mayo Clinic Social Media Network Annual Conference. My boss asked me how it went. I replied that every single session was useful. That impressed both of us! Everything. I mean, quite literally, EVERYTHING. It’s all good, and there is nothing they offered that I didn’t want to see. You can see the program… Read More »

CSCAR offers free workshops starting in January 2019

By | December 13, 2018

Beginning in January of 2019, Consulting for Statistics, Computing and Analytics Research (CSCAR) will offer most of its workshops free of charge to U-M students, faculty, and staff. CSCAR is able to do this thanks to funding from U-M’s Data Science Initiative. Registration for workshops is still required, and seats are limited. CSCAR requests that participants please cancel their… Read More »

Save the date: Hack with Friends March 7–8, 2019

Plan to attend! Hacks with Friends takes place Thursday, March 7 and Friday, March 8, 2019 at the Ross School of Business. Hacks with Friends (HWF) is a spirited two day hack event for IT professionals across the University of Michigan where you are encouraged to break out and have some fun doing what you do best. Pitch… Read More »