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June 2024

Tue 18
  • A discussion-style session with a brief overview of how IT works in the University of Cambridge, what is expected of an IT professional working within a College, Department or other University Institution, and what resources are available for you.
  • Provided for any (relatively) new IT staff (or those who may have missed this).
  • The session will also introduce opportunities to network with other University IT professionals, and key contacts for supporting IT staff.

July 2024

Tue 2
TechLink Community: VMware Updates - Modules, Options, Pricing - with Phoenix Software new Finished 14:15 - 15:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Phoenix Software are University partners for VMware, as well as Microsoft and other systems and licensing.

Since Broadcom took over VMware, there have been many reports and experiences of changes to required modules, available options, and resulting pricing - with a renewed demand to find ways to update and optimise solutions and spend.

Phoenix will provide a brief overview of the new VMware landscape and licensing options, drawing on some local experiences, along with their VMware specialists.

Agenda (TBC)

  • 14:15 – VMware Changes - Overview
  • 14:30 – Options & Licensing - Updates
  • 14:50 – Q&A
  • 15:00 – Close
Tue 9

Getech are bringing their partners from Lenovo and Lego Education for a hybrid event:

  • Getech as Lego Education partners sharing some of their smart learning tech (e.g. IoT)
  • Lenovo showcasing some of their XR (AR/VR) & AI tech - e.g. ThinkReality smart glasses
  • this is a hybrid event - online for those who cannot attend - in-person with hands-on with the Lenovo & Lego tech
  • the venue is kindly provided by our colleagues in the Judge Business School

Agenda (draft)

  • 14:15 – Vendor/Solutions Overview
  • 14:30 – Lego Education tech
  • 15:00 – Q&A
  • 15:10 – Lenovo AI developments (practical, IoT, edge), with XR (AR/VR) tech for hands on use
  • 15:40 – Q&A
  • 16:00 – Hands-on with the tech

Hope you will join us!

Thu 11
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (4 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

August 2024

Thu 8
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (5 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.

September 2024

Thu 5
Content Community: Optimise your content course new (6 of 6) Not bookable 11:00 - 12:00 UIS Online Courses - instructor-led

Join the Optimise your content training programme for website editors and owners.

This training programme will:

  • get your site ready to move to the new Drupal content management system
  • help you improve your web content
  • embed content standards and introduce consistency
  • reduce website maintenance for your team or department
  • provide a better user experience

By signing up for the programme, you get access to:

  • 6 live, online sessions where we'll explain the tasks to do, give examples, and answer questions
  • personalised information and data for your website
  • templates and step-by-step instructions
  • support from content designers and peers
  • a dedicated Teams channel and drop-in sessions as you work through the tasks

Sign up

Sign up for this cohort has now closed. You can follow the course with recordings of sessions, which will be available on the Content Community SharePoint site.

If you would like to receive notification about the next time we run the course, email contentdesign@uis.cam.ac.uk.