CIO Council Ask Me Anything

This is a monthly all-Zoom opportunity for IT staff to hear directly from a CIO Council member and ask questions. Each month, a CIO Council member will present for up to 30 minutes, followed by a community Q&A. This is in response to the IT Community’s desire to hear more from top IT leaders outside of their own organization, and have opportunities to engage with them.

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Lunchtime Lightning Talks

This is a monthly all-Zoom opportunity for three IT staff members to present lightning talks to their colleagues over the lunch hour. A brief community Q&A will follow each lightning talk. This series builds on the very popular lightning talks at the annual IT Unconference and extends opportunities throughout the year, offering a greater frequency both to hear from each other and to share out with each other in a broad forum.

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Connect with Colleagues

Connect with Colleagues is an effort aimed at better connecting all of us across our IT teams and further a sense of belonging. The periodic campaign leverages the Donut app on Slack and – through random pairings of participants – encourages IT staff to set aside some time to invest in building a new relationship or furthering an existing one.

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IT Unconference

The IT Unconference is a day-long event geared toward strengthening community among Stanford’s IT professionals. Attendees create the agenda and session topics are dynamic and decided at the event when participants propose topics they want to discuss and sign up for topics proposed by others.

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IDEAL IT, a CIO Council-sponsored strategic initiative, advances innovative approaches for increasing diversity, inclusion, equity, and access across the IT Community at Stanford. The five sub-programs that make up IDEAL IT each offer unique ways to get involved, from networking events, brown bag sessions, workshops, volunteer opportunities, and more.

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Communities of Practice

Join a technology-related Community of Practice to share IT information, resources and best practices with peers.

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Take 5

Make it a habit to share updates about the IT work you and your colleagues are advancing, and learn about the work of others.

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IT at Stanford on Slack

Chat quickly and connect easily with IT colleagues across Stanford in the IT at Stanford Slack workspace.

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