Kristina England

Kristina England is a member of the IT Strategy, Research and Communications team at UMass Office of the President’s Information Technology Office. She project managed the redesign of the University of Massachusetts System website and the implementation of the new Office of the President website. Kristina is co-editor of UMass on the Move, a news site that promotes the many innovation and efficiency stories at UMass. Kristina received her MA in English from the University of Massachusetts Boston and her Project Management Certificate from the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her helmsman certification for small sailboats at the Regatta Point and can be spotted on Lake Quinsigamond several nights a week.

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On the Move is on hiatus

Filed in Featured, General by on April 25, 2017
On the Move is on hiatus

After four years of innovation and efficiency articles, UMass on the Move will go on hiatus as of May 2017. We would like to thank all of our authors across the University system for your contributions.  I would also like to thank Erin Mulcahy for managing the site for the last year and a half.  […]

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Innovation and Accessibility: The UMass System Office Focuses on a Dual Approach

Filed in Featured, General, Innovation by on December 20, 2016
Innovation and Accessibility: The UMass System Office Focuses on a Dual Approach

It is early November and a conference room in the UMass System Office’s Collaborative Services Facility is filled with staff from every department within the President’s Office. Those who cannot attend in person are present via a web conference. They are all intently reviewing a presentation about proposed regulations from the Department of Justice (DOJ) […]

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UMass Office of the President Migrates to Office 365 SharePoint Online

Filed in Awareness, Collaboration, Featured, General by on May 26, 2016
UMass Office of the President Migrates to Office 365 SharePoint Online

Last summer, University Information Technology Services (UITS) faced a decision point – our main document collaboration platform, SharePoint 2010, was going out of support.  We could either migrate to the latest local version (SharePoint 2016), head to the cloud (Office 365), or look at other document management solutions. UITS established six key departmental goals in […]

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Call for Proposals for the 2016 New England HEUG

Filed in Featured, General by on April 19, 2016
Call for Proposals for the 2016 New England HEUG

On August 8-9, 2016, the 3rd Annual New England HEUG Regional User Group Conference will be held in Hyannis, Massachusetts.  The conference is co-chaired by two staff members at University Information Technology Services (UITS) in the UMass Office of the President, Pam Kenyon and Mary Gagliastro. HEUG, which is short for the Higher Education User […]

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UITS Redesigns Service Catalog with You in Mind

Filed in Awareness, Collaboration, Featured, General by on April 5, 2016
UITS Redesigns Service Catalog with You in Mind

A couple years ago, the System Office’s Information Technology Services department rolled out our first iteration of a service catalog website.  It provided a hub for our current customers to browse services by category.  The categories at the time were designed to align with our different levels of support, from cloud to full application management.  […]

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