Category Archives: Professional Development

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You’re invited to the Leadership in Technology: Distinguished Lecture Series

Join Dr. Ravi Pendse, vice president for information technology and chief information officer at U-M, for a conversation with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, the president of Estonia from 2006-16. The conversation will cover the intersection of technology and government, cybersecurity, and more — President Ilves was in office when Estonia was a victim of a massive cyber-attack, believed to have originated in Russia, in 2007.

This month in EDUCAUSE: Communities of practice, transform teaching and learning with digital learning, workforce shakeup, and more

My name is Irene Knokh and I’m the EDUCAUSE ambassador for U-M. I share articles of interest, upcoming trends, and advocate on your behalf for EDUCAUSE. Welcome back to Fall 2022. It has been an intense summer and the newsletter took a hiatus for a couple of months! There’s a lot to share with you in the newsletter.  30 higher… Read More »

Hacks with Friends 2022 Recap

Fourteen teams of creative and technology-minded staff members from across U-M collaborated in person and online at the eighth annual Hacks With Friends (HWF). The event, which took place on June 2 and 3, 2022, was the first in-person Michigan IT event to take place since HWF 2020, which was held just prior to the pandemic. 

Save the date: Michigan IT Symposium is November 16-17

Join technology professionals across the Michigan IT community for the 2022 Michigan IT Symposium on November 16 and 17. This annual event creates connections between community members and showcases the innovation occurring across U-M’s campuses. This year’s event will be focused on how technology helps shape the future of learning, research, and care.

Michigan Medicine to replace MLearning, first step in developing new Talent Management platform

Editor’s note: This project’s timeline has shifted from July to November 2022. Michigan Medicine Headlines has full details. This July, MLearning – the system Michigan Medicine faculty, staff, and students use to register for and complete many regular, required training activities – will be replaced. In conjunction with this change, the “MLearning” brand is being retired, and will… Read More »

Free virtual master class in IT disaster recovery

The Michigan IT Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity Practitioners welcomes two experts from the disaster recovery field. You’re invited to join them on May 10 and June 21 to learn more about IT disaster recovery. This is a great opportunity for professional development. May 10: Ray Holloman, Determining Recovery Order Ray Holloman, M.B.A., M.S., CBCP, CCRP, MBCI will… Read More »