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Customised Clouds? - Google Cloud presenters will provide an overview of:

  • Google Earth Engine - 20 minutes
    • Review of this new offering, e.g. for researchers and IOT use cases
  • Cloud Journey - 20 minutes
    • perspective on evolution and applicability of cloud
    • from "Cloud 1.0" (migrating VMs from on-premise to a public cloud data centre)
    • to Digital Transformation and adoption of cloud native technologies
  • Containerisation, Cloud Run & Kubernetes - 20 minutes
    • where, when should you consider it, what are the benefits?
  • Review of Google Cloud Research Credits and Teaching/Learning Credits - 10 minutes
    • potential applicability at the University
  • Open Discussion, Q & A, Contingency - 15 minutes

For reference: Hands on guide to Google Cloud -

Mentoring can be a really useful tool in supporting colleagues to develop their professional lives and careers, in both roles as a mentor and mentee. UIS facilitates a mentoring scheme exclusively for the University's IT community and UIS' internal staff.

This is a self-taught course (Unit 1) and part of UIS' Mentoring training journey, for all mentees and mentors enrolled in the 2021-22 programme Complete Unit 1 before attending the in-person workshop (Unit 2: Mentoring in practice)

For Mentors: Read the PPD Mentoring Guide and we highly recommend reading the following pages:

  • Role of the mentor
  • Questioning skills
  • First meeting
  • Grow Technique

For Mentees: Read the PPD Mentoring Guide and we highly recommend reading the following pages:

  • Role of the mentee
  • Setting SMART objectives
UIS Wellbeing: Search Inside Yourself Programme new Wed 8 Dec 2021   09:30 [Places]

What is the Search Inside Yourself programme?

The Search Inside Yourself (SIY) programme is a popular immersive leadership programme born in Google and based on Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience and Mindfulness. SIY will teach emotional intelligence skills that lead to sustained peak performance, strong collaboration, and effective leadership.

The mindfulness and emotional intelligence skills you'll learn will help you:

Experience greater well-being, resilience and stress management Improve performance, collaboration and empathy Increase effectiveness and decision-making capacity Cultivate innovative, creative thinking Build more effective relationships

Writing for the web part 2 new Thu 16 Dec 2021   15:00 [Places]

We will show you how users read web content and explore common patterns of behaviour. Once you’ve understood how users consume your content, you’ll feel more confident that you’re helping to provide a good user experience.

This is aimed at an intermediate level and a follow-up from the previous session: Writing for the web part 1