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Tableau and Business Objects training now available

The ITS Information Quest team is offering full-day trainings for Business Objects and Tableau. From beginning “how-to’s” to intermediate and advanced functionality, IQ can help you get the most out of these reporting tools. All classes are from 8-4 p.m. at Arbor Lakes. For either training, you are required to bring a laptop. For the Business Objects training… Read More »

Dissonance: Understanding the Social Implications of AI, April 17

By | April 11, 2019

Through mobile phones, the Internet of Things, and web computing, every single day around the globe we create a quintillion bytes of data. Pairing that trove of data with enormous computational power, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is making strides into every aspect of everyday living, from emails and targeted advertising, to healthcare and education. But with great power comes… Read More »

New speaker series examines intersection of tech & DEI

By | April 9, 2019

On Tuesday, April 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery will host the launch of the all new Academic Innovation at Michigan for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (AIM for DE&I) Speaker Series. This talk will be the first of four throughout April and May aimed at exploring issues at the intersections of teaching and learning; technology;… Read More »

Registration now open for Enriching Scholarship 2019: Where teaching and technology meet

By | April 3, 2019

Enriching Scholarship is a free, four-day event from May 6-9, 2019, that focuses on improving teaching, learning, and research through the effective integration of technology and pedagogy. More than 80 workshops, demonstrations, panel discussions, and other events will take place all across campus during the four days of Enriching Scholarship 2019. The opening keynote is sure to be… Read More »

Go-and-Sees provide a learning experience for Michigan Medicine IT staff

A fairly new opportunity for HITS and Michigan Medicine IT employees are “Go-and-Sees,” interactive events that offer staff members a chance to gain hands-on knowledge and experience regarding other Michigan Medicine areas by visiting those labs, clinics, or offices.  During a typical Go-and-See, participants learn the ins and outs of that department and the roles of the employees. These… Read More »

Teams practice IT security incident investigation

U-M staff members, and a number of other IT security pros from Domino’s, and Washtenaw Community College, honed their IT security investigation skills at a March 27 Boss of the SOC (Security Operations Center) event held at U-M and sponsored by the U-M Information Assurance office and Splunk. Working in teams of four to five, participants assumed the… Read More »

Tech Tip: Print Friendly & PDF

This month’s tip is a simple, online tool that can be quite helpful if you would like to print a web page or download it as a PDF. Many websites include advertisements, menus, comments, and other items that may not be useful or relevant to your needs. Rather than printing/downloading the page in its entirety, this tool automatically… Read More »

Get your game on!

If you’re into gaming, you’re going to love what’s happening in April! Check out the these four events: Gamers with disabilities, gaming accessibility allies, and game designers or all kinds are invited to an adaptive gaming workshop and showcase in the Michigan Libraries! All are welcome to play, learn, and explore a variety of ways to game. Adaptive… Read More »

Learn about implementing new info security standards

How do the new information security standards and the revised Information Security (SPG 601.27) policy affect your work? Information Assurance (IA) is hosting working sessions for members of the U-M community interested in learning about implementing the policy and standards. Upcoming sessions: Thursday, April 4 (1:30-3:30 p.m.). This session will cover Security Log Collection, Analysis, and Retention (DS-19)… Read More »

Call for speakers at Community of Practice meetings

Do you have expertise in a particular subject matter? Are you looking to improve your presentation skills in an informal setting? Michigan IT Communities of Practice (CoPs) are groups where like-minded IT professionals share information, experiences, and ideas around a particular topic in support of the university’s missions. Our CoPs are regularly searching for engaging guest speakers on… Read More »

Michigan Medicine to host national data and analytics conference

Share your expertise, creative solutions, and new ideas at the Healthcare Data & Analytics Association (HDAA) 2019 Annual Conference in October! This year’s conference theme is “The Art of Data & Analytics.” Submit your idea for a presentation, poster, roundtable, or panel by April 2. HDAA is a volunteer-led organization focused on sharing the most current data and… Read More »

A2 Data Dive March 23

By | March 19, 2019

Date: Sat, 03/23/2019, noon to 5:30 p.m. Location: North Quad 2255 An afternoon-long data “hackathon” that brings together novice and experienced data scientists to help local non-profits become more effective. The A2 Data Dive will start at noon with an introduction and lunch. Participants will then break out in teams and work together on the data for the rest… Read More »

Check out Tech Talk Tuesdays at Computer Showcase

Computer Showcase Tech Talks are back at a brand new day and time! This regular series of workshops is designed to help you discover new tech and make the most of the tech you already have. Join us for demos and tutorials on hardware, software, apps, and products that might just change your world. Who: Open to allWhen: Tuesdays at… Read More »

Alumni Association launches new Alumni Education Gateway

By | March 14, 2019

The Alumni Association of the University of Michigan recently announced the launch of the Alumni Education Gateway, where more than 3,000 pieces of content from U-M await exploration. Developed with the goal of housing many of the digital resources of U-M’s schools and colleges in one place, the website allows users to find it all in one easy, curated… Read More »

AWS training at U-M March 20

The College of Literature, Science and the Arts, 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 March 20 at The Ross School of Business, classroom R1210. Register. NOTE: Computers will not be provided, so please bring a laptop to this event. Agenda 9:00… Read More »

Academic Innovation Student Showcase April 11

By | March 13, 2019

Join us Thursday, April 11 from 1:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Palmer Commons (100 Washtenaw Ave) for the Academic Innovation Student Showcase, where we will hear from the student fellows that drive innovation within our office. The Academic Innovation Student Showcase is an opportunity for student fellows to share the projects they have been working on throughout their experience with the Office… Read More »