Brian Silver

Brian Silver is a Training and Communications Specialist for the UITS Change Management Team. His responsibilities include the support of training and communications for University IT initiatives, including WorkSpaces, Document Imaging, and the Student Application. He also serves as the coordinator of the Lunch & Learn Series, a forum in which Campuses come together to discuss the ongoing evolution of technology. Brian is a proud alumnus of UMass Dartmouth.

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Rewind & Learn: Efficiency and Effectiveness at UMass – Think Smart

Filed in Featured, Lunch and Learn by on July 28, 2015
Rewind & Learn: Efficiency and Effectiveness at UMass – Think Smart

University Information Technology Services (UITS) at the UMass Office of the President recently hosted an event on Efficiency and Effectiveness at UMass (Think Smart) for the April 2015 Lunch and Learn. This Lunch and Learn discussed the cost saving and avoidance strategies that have been implemented across the entire UMass System. UMass on the Move is proud to present […]

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CIO of the Year Awards Honor Bob Solis

Filed in Featured, Innovation, Spotlight by on July 14, 2015
CIO of the Year Awards Honor Bob Solis

The 2015 Boston CIO of the Year Awards was held on June 17 at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Leaders from across the area gathered to honor chief information officers who have demonstrated excellence in technology leadership. Bob Solis, Vice President and University CIO, was among the finalists in attendance, being honored for his vision […]

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The Top Three Articles of Spring 2015

Filed in Featured, General by on June 23, 2015
The Top Three Articles of Spring 2015

Over the spring, UMass On The Move has highlighted happenings from across the campuses on efficiency and innovation. Our stories are read more and more with over 50% additional total page views with each passing season. Thank you to all of our readers and authors for their continued support. The top three articles of spring 2015 […]

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Rewind & Learn: Security Practices at UMass

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, Innovation, Lunch and Learn by on April 23, 2015
Rewind & Learn: Security Practices at UMass

The University IT System Office (UITS) recently presented on Security Practices at UMass for the March 2015 Lunch and Learn. The Lunch and Learn, led by Larry Wilson, discussed the need for better security strategies throughout the world. Larry outlined the strategies available to develop a fine-tuned security system following the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Framework for better controls […]

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Think Smart: 2014 Achievements

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, General by on April 7, 2015
Think Smart: 2014 Achievements

The University of Massachusetts Effectiveness and Efficiency Initiative serves as an on-going opportunity to reflect on our operational practices and strategic priorities. We are pleased to announce that the yearly Effectiveness & Efficiency Report is almost ready to be released online. In preparation for the release of the report, we are proud to share the following IT achievements […]

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