A collection of Lois Brooks’ presentations, writings, and thought leadership
From CIO Lois Brooks: While we have all experienced loss in many different forms this year, it’s heartening to also think about the ways we have grown in our resilience in the face of adversity. Continue Reading Reflections On 2020, With Hope For The Year AheadDecember 22, 2020
From CIO Lois Brooks: I’m writing now to share my thoughts with you with the hope that reading them connects us together, and to offer my commitment to you. Continue Reading Listen, learn, act: Coming to grips with the death of George FloydJune 5, 2020
As we all adjust to an immense amount of change and uncertainty, CIO Lois Brooks shares things we’re doing at DoIT to maintain social connection, even as we remain physically distant for a time. Continue Reading Staying socially connected at a distanceApril 3, 2020
Chief Information Officer Lois Brooks reflects on the university's shift to a fully virtual environment and the "all hands lifting" university-wide collaboration that made it possible. Continue Reading Reflection on the past few weeks—and the work aheadApril 1, 2020
A new role in the DoIT organization—Senior IT Learning Consultant—will help the division become more of a learning organization. Continue Reading Leadership Changes Within DoIT Core Operations
DoIT is pleased to announce two interim director assignments for DoIT’s Enterprise Internet Services and User Services. Joe Tarter will assume the role of Director – Enterprise Internet Services (EIS) on an interim basis. Joe has… Continue Reading New interim directors named to DoIT EIS and US departments
Keeping your digital life safe requires constant vigilance, and each year it becomes more challenging and complex. Continue Reading Make your digital life more secure; attend these campus events in October
A recent UW System initiative includes a two-year work plan to bring all Wisconsin campuses in alignment around cybersecurity. UW–Madison is an enthusiastic partner in this initiative, as it includes some measures the campus already has in place… Continue Reading Madison participating in UW System Two Year Information Security plan
The UW Office of the CIO is very pleased to announce the new Portfolio Manager joining the IT Center of Excellence is Troy Dreyer. He has an extensive background in portfolio management at Epic, CUNA and others. Troy’s… Continue Reading New Campus IT Portfolio Manager Chosen
Phyllis Treige has been selected to lead the UW-Madison Center for Digital Accessibility and User Experience, a new effort to provide resources campus wide to create and sustain high-quality, usable, and accessible digital services for… Continue Reading Treige to lead Digital Accessibility & User Experience Center
Ben Hagen, is the current head of corporate information security at Facebook and former head of security for President Obama’s re-election campaign tech program. He and Dr. Rebecca Wynn, 2017 Cybersecurity Professional of the Year… Continue Reading What do Facebook and the 2012 U.S. presidential election have in common?
At our latest campus forum, we welcomed a few new hires and discussed IT developments in our third quarter. See the slideshow for more content. Slides from the spring 2018 CIO campus forum are available here.