Lunch and Learn

The Lunch & Learn Series is facilitated by the Strategy, Research, and Communications team at University Information Technology Services in the UMass Office of the President.

A Lunch and Learn is a lunchtime session exploring the many services, applications, and routines regarding information technology throughout the university. These sessions are aimed to help discuss the future in our technologies, discover more about the teams around us, and begin new dialogue on how technology is utilized with our resources.

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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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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Upcoming Lunch & Learn: Security Practices at UMass

Filed in Featured, General, Lunch and Learn by on March 17, 2015
Upcoming Lunch & Learn: Security Practices at UMass

The UMass Lunch & Learn Series, offered through University Information Technology Services, invites you to join our next event: Subject:  Security Practices at UMass Date:  Tuesday, March 24th 2015 Time:  12:00pm-1:00pm Presenter:  Larry Wilson Description: The number of U.S. data breaches hit a record high of 783 tracked in 2014 according to a recent report released by the […]

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Rewind & Learn: Systems Monitoring at UMass

Filed in Efficiency, Featured, Innovation, Lunch and Learn by on March 4, 2015
Rewind & Learn: Systems Monitoring at UMass

The University IT System Office (UITS) recently presented on Systems Monitoring at the December 2014 Lunch and Learn. Systems Monitoring has helped ensure UMass the access to technology required at a World Class University. During the Lunch and Learn, presenters discussed the common challenges accompanying monitoring strategies and the methods used to develop a well-tuned […]

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UMass Shared Services in 500 Words or Less: Cybersecurity, Efficiency, and More

Filed in Featured, General, Lunch and Learn by on February 11, 2015
UMass Shared Services in 500 Words or Less:  Cybersecurity, Efficiency, and More

Welcome to our first UMass Shared Services in 500 Words article, which provides brief updates on various shared services. Updated: The UMass Cybersecurity Taskforce Report In November 2014, the University released a preliminary report on Cybersecurity, which contains recommendations intended to launch a leadership role for the University of Massachusetts that requires collaborations with other […]

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