Workplace of Choice

Browse recent articles that relate to one of three organizational priorities established by Information Technology at Yale.

October 29, 2020

ITS wants all employees to receive meaningful performance feedback and coaching – during evaluations and on an ongoing basis. This is especially important in complex times when staff are balancing pandemic safety, remote work/life challenges, and the impact of hiring restrictions.

October 29, 2020

The 2019 Workplace Survey (WPS), conducted between November 4 and December 6, 2019, provided the University with feedback on areas such as: commitment, communication, decision making, development, diversity, innovations, leadership, performance management, productivity, rewards, teamwork, and well-being.

October 15, 2020

Yale faculty and staff are invited to participate in Microsoft’s Enterprise Skills Initiative (ESI) program. ESI is Microsoft’s FY21 offering to help sharpen your technical skills and knowledge of Microsoft platforms and solutions. Within the ESI Learner Experience Portal (LxP) you can discover training opportunities aligned to your role and expertise.

The program consists of these benefits:

October 1, 2020

The Leadership Team met on September 30 to discuss the following projects and updates:

Salesforce App for Contact tracing, Isolation, and Quarantine

Dave DeMichele shared an overview of the Salesforce App his team developed within two weeks to support the University’s COVID-19 data reporting needs.

September 3, 2020

The 2019 Workplace Survey, conducted between November 4 and December 6, 2019, provided the University with feedback on areas such as: commitment, communication, decision making, development, diversity, innovations, leadership, performance management, productivity, rewards, teamwork, and well-being.

Starting in February, the ITS Senior Leadership Team evaluated Information Technology’s results and found that majority of IT is:

April 16, 2020

InfoSec Chats and Virtual Tech Talks keep the conversation going

Attend one of our interactive (via Zoom) sessions to discuss and learn more about trends in IT at Yale. Follow up with online learning through IT Academy for topics you are interested in.

April 2, 2020

The Leadership Team met on March 25 to discuss the following projects and updates.

Recognizing Outstanding Work
Paul Rivers started the meeting by asking Leaders to acknowledge the incredible work that has taken place, particularly over the last few weeks to prepare the campus for remote learning, teaching, and working. Kudos were given to the entire IT organization for their Service Quality as well as their patience, energy, and enthusiasm.

March 19, 2020

Reminder: Unconscious Bias Training for employees must be completed by end of FY20 

March 5, 2020

The Leadership Team met on February 25 to discuss the following projects and updates:

Reflections on the PMO Concierge Model

Michael van Emmenes and NiCole Schlagheck provided insight into a new Portfolio Management Office (PMO) Concierge Model which connects pillars, SLT support staff, pillar chairs, pillar points of contact (POC) and Project Management Office (PMO) POCs for enhanced communication and project delivery. The model has begun to enhance partnerships across Enterprise Applications and is cascading to all ITS areas, to clarify how to navigate PMO processes.

February 20, 2020

Hosted by the IT Staff Development team, Tech Talks and InfoSec Chats are part of a series of learning sessions for the IT community. Each session features one of a wide variety of topics targeted toward IT professionals. We will provide snacks.

Upcoming Sessions

Paul Rivers

InfoSec Chats with Paul Rivers

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