IT Connect

Information technology tools and resources at the UW

Resources for technical staff

IT Related Research and Advising Services

CEB-LogoCEB IT Leadership Council

University of Washington faculty and staff have access to CEB IT Leadership Council, which includes insights, tools, and actionable solutions. UW’s CEB IT membership offers benchmarks, proven best practices and executive networking to address emerging business challenges. To register, go to https://www.cebglobal.com/member/it-midsized/. Fill out the fields under the “First Time User” heading using your UW email address. After hitting submit, an automatically generated email will be sent to you with your new temporary password. Click on the link in the email to activate your account and set your new password. Your username is your UW email address..

Core Gartner Research Access

Gartner research resources are available to current University of Washington faculty, students, and staff. To access Gartner research resources, use your UW NetID to log in at gartner.uw.edu. If you are sent a direct link to a Gartner article, you will have to login at gartner.uw.edu before you can access the link.

gtpGartner for Technology Professionals (GTP) Access

Technology professionals at the University of Washington have access to more Gartner resources, unlimited analyst dialogues and architecture document reviews, as well as technology consulting. If you are a technology professional, and you have logged in at gartner.uw.edu, but you see the white screen shown above rather than the blue screen shown to the left, please request access to GTP. Under a contract agreement with Gartner, information technology employees at the UW are given access to this service. This service is not available to faculty or students under this agreement.

itforumEducational Advisory Board IT Forum Research Access

UW-IT provides access to research resources from the Educational Advisory Board (EAB) IT Forum at no cost for UW students, faculty and staff. IT Forum offers a wealth of information technology and information management content. Topic areas include data governance, analytics, student success, and general measures and metrics, available through online articles, webinars and in-person consultation. The EAB has more than 650 researchers, consultants and technologists serving over 1,000 colleges and universities across North America. View the UW-IT video to learn more and get started.

Security

Resources For System Administrators

UW External Networking Activities

Other UW Resources

Email Lists

eOutage
Type:
Email distribution and discussion list
Purpose: This list is intended primarily for computing support staff and others who support central UW services who are interested in receiving email notifications about widespread UW Information Technology computing or networking outages.
Web Page: eOutage Alerts
To Join: Go to the eOutage sign-up page.
UW TechSupport List
Type: Email discussion list
Purpose: Provides a means of informal communication and support for distributed computing support personnel at the UW.
Web Page: TechSupport — Distributed Computing Support
To Join: Go to the Web page.
Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW Email List
Type: Email discussion list
Purpose: Provides a means of informal communication and support for distributed computing support personnel at the UW working with Linux.
To Join: Go to the following Web page:
Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW
Red Hat Enterprise Linux for UW Tech Support Email List
Type: Email discussion list
Purpose: An email list covering Red Hat Enterprise Linux for UW tech support people. The goal is to segment RHEL-specific tips or questions (up2date, rpm, kickstart, java interaction, etc.) from the linux@u list and to have more UW-specific information (satellite server, custom channels, etc.) than the @redhat.com lists.
To Join: Go to the following Web page:
RHELlanad — Red Hat Enterprise Linux for UW tech support
Administrative Systems Weekend Schedule
Type: Email distribution list
Purpose: Distributes UW administrative systems weekend schedule each Wednesday and Friday
Web Page: Administrative Systems Weekend Schedule