As part of its Quarterly Meeting & Technical Congress being held at U-M, the IMS Global Learning Consortium will host a hackathon focused on “Building the IMS Ecosystem.” Developers, programmers, engineers, UI designers, and any educational technologists are invited to participate. Improve your skills and knowledge working with the latest versions of IMS Global standards like LTI, Content-Item Message,… Read More »
The Michigan IT Symposium is an annual event aimed at creating connections between Michigan IT community members while showcasing the innovation occurring across all U-M campuses. This year’s event will take place November 20-21, 2017 at the Michigan League. Mark your calendar! Planning for this year’s event is underway and the call for submissions will go out shortly. If you’d like… Read More »
Courses to support U-M’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiative are available now at no cost to teams or departments. Many of the courses are located at the Administrative Services Building in Learning and Professional Development (LPD). Browse the courses below and talk to your supervisor about registering—space is limited. Learn more and see upcoming sessions at hr.umich.edu/diversity. Business… Read More »
The Bicentennial IT Historic Timeline showcases the rich history of technology innovation at U-M.
Two of the four new teach-outs scheduled for August and September will focus on technological advances that have changed the way we live: The evolution of the Internet and impact on our lives and society. Privacy and identity in a Big Data era. President Mark Schlissel launched the series in March as part of an Academic Innovation Initiative.… Read More »
U-M College of Engineering, in partnership with the M Cloud and the Microsoft Azure Education teams, will hold a free, hands-on, cloud computing workshop July 12. Register today to learn about Azure cloud services and how they can help provide more efficiency for dev/test, production, and backup of your applications and services. Whether your focus is big data, big… Read More »
Want to learn more about the Ann Arbor technology scene? Register for the free Ann Arbor Tech Trek on June 16 to visit your choice of more than 70 companies in a self-guided, four-hour open house. For one day, technology companies open their doors to the public to showcase their latest innovations. At each participating company, you can expect… Read More »
Thursday, June 8, 4pm – 8pm; NC90 Parking Lot Ann Arbor, MI 48105 (map) Come and explore the future of mobility with vehicle technology displays, walking tours, and the opportunity to volunteer in connected vehicle research. Please NO pets or bicycles. Parking and shuttle to Mcity will be available at North Campus Parking Lot # 90, accessible from Baxter… Read More »
The ITS Identity and Access Management team is exploring Privileged Access Management (PAM) and third-party solutions to mitigate U-M’s cybersecurity risk exposure.
The M Cloud and AWS teams are pleased to offer free, hands-on cloud computing workshops. There is no charge for the training: all you need is some time and an AV-equipped room that holds 25-30 people. We ask attendees to bring their own laptop, so you do not need to supply computers. Below is a typical agenda, but we can… Read More »
Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) is offering two workshops in June. They are open to anyone in the Michigan IT community. Competing Values in the Workplace This workshop introduces the HITS model of customer experience. It offers more than simple platitudes regarding customer service – focusing on practical skills and techniques combined with processes used to intentionally… Read More »
There is always so much for each of us to learn. From developing our “hard” skills in technology (for example, working with widgets in iOS), to our “soft” skills (such as handling conflict with coworkers), to “fun” skills (for example, learning how to play guitar). All faculty and staff have access to lynda.com—an online training resource that provides… Read More »
Have you placed your pre-order for Faculty and Staff Appreciation Day yet? If not, don’t worry. We’re still taking advance product reservations through 9 a.m. on Monday, May 15. If you prefer, visit either store between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on Appreciation Day, Wednesday May 17, to shop for one-day discounts on select Apple products—on top of… Read More »