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SMARTER@HKU IT Developments

1. SMARTER@HKU

2. IT Organization and Processes (ITOP) Task Force

3. SMARTER@HKU IT Developments

4. Presentation File of the Briefing Sessions on 15 and 19 Oct 2018

5. Training Sessions

5.1 Cloud-based Website Content Management System (CMS)
5.2 Common Facilities Booking System (HKUFBS)
5.3 Audio-Visual Standards (AVS)
5.4 University-wide ITS Cloud Deployment


1. SMARTER@HKU

SMARTER@HKU is a programme initiated to modernise professional services, thus creating the enabling platform for the University to pursue its vision to become Asia’s Global University by 2025.

2. IT Organization and Processes (ITOP) Task Force

ITOP is one of the Building Blocks working under the SMARTER@HKU Programme. It is led by Information Technology Services (ITS) aiming to deliver an optimised IT organisation structure to enable better services and streamline identified processes. Departments will be able to enjoy efficiency gains and cost savings through the shared services and business partnership.

ITOP is steered by the ITOP Task Force with its membership as follow-

Co-leaders:

Ms Margaret Chung (ITS)
Dr M C Pong (ITS)

Members:

Prof K Y Sze (Department of Mechanical Engineering)
Mr Tim Yeung (Faculty of Architecture)
Mr Ernest Yuen (LKS Faculty of Medicine)
Ms Eva Tam (Estates Office)
Ms Mary Wong (Finance & Enterprises Office)
Ms Vanessa Leung (HRS, Registry)

3. SMARTER@HKU IT Developments

ITOP Task Force of the programme undertook a survey in early 2018 to identify means of work efficiency improvements in the support of IT use across the campus, and concluded that the following five central IT services could be developed for reducing the workload of IT support staff in departments:

1. Virtual PCs (VPC)
2. Cloud-based Website Content Management System (CMS)
3. Common Facilities Booking System (HKUFBS)
4. Audio Visual Standards (AVS)
5. University-wide ITS Cloud Deployment

Please click the above links to know more about these IT developments.

4. Presentation File of the Briefing Sessions on 15 and 19 Oct 2018

5. Training Sessions

5.1 Cloud-based Website Content Management System (CMS)

5.1.1 Workshop on Cloud-based Website Content Management System (CMS)

Date Time Venue Registration link
28 May 2019 (Tue) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
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24 Apr 2019 (Wed) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
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29 Mar 2019 (Fri) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
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20 Feb 2019 (Wed) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
23 Jan 2019 (Wed) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
17 Jan 2019 (Thu) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
17 Dec 2018 (Mon) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
4 Dec 2018 (Tue) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
20 Nov 2018 (Tue) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
8 Nov 2018 (Thu) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
29 Oct 2018 (Mon) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
25 Oct 2018 (Thu) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed

5.1.2 Advanced Training on Cloud-based Website CMS Using Wix 

Date Time Venue Registration link
26 Feb 2019 (Tue) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
24 Jan 2019 (Thu) 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed

5.1.3 Introduction to Cloud-based Website Content Management System (CMS)

This is a seminar to introduce to colleagues the new CMS solution and how to get started in using it.  Colleagues from departments using Wix with also share their experience in using Wix during the seminar.

Date Time Venue Registration link
14 Dec 2018 (Fri) 3:30 pm – 5:10 pm Theatre 6,
Meng Wah Complex,
Completed (See presentation file HERE)

5.2 Common Facilities Booking System (HKUFBS)

Date Time Venue Registration link
14 Nov 2018 (Wed) 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Room 111, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed
12 Nov 2018 (Mon) 10:30 am – 12:00 noon CPD-LG.59, Central Podium (CPD),
Centennial Campus
Completed
18 Jan 2019 (Fri) 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Theatre 6, 
Meng Wah Complex
Completed

5.3 Audio-Visual Standards (AVS)

5.3.1 Introduction to Audio-Visual Standard (AVS) for Learning Space Development

Date Time Venue Registration link
19 Oct 2018 (Fri) 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm Theatre 6,
Meng Wah Complex
Completed

5.3.2 Digital Video Principles and Application in Classrooms

Date Time Venue Registration link
17 Dec 2018 (Mon) 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm KB223,
Knowles Building
Completed

5.3.3 Audio Digital Signal Processing Setup and Calibration in Classrooms

Date Time Venue Registration link
7 Jan 2019 (Mon) 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm KB223,
Knowles Building
Completed

5.3.4 Managing Digital Video Signal in Learning Space

Date Time Venue Registration link
10 May 2019 (Fri) 2:15 pm – 5:15 pm KB223,
Knowles Building
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5.4 University-wide ITS Cloud Deployment

5.4.1 Introduction to University-Wide ITS Cloud Deployment

ITS keeps on enhancing the ITS Cloud and in this seminar, we would introduce its latest list of services and promotional offers.  The portal for managing the ITS Cloud resources and the subscription procedures will also be highlighted.  Colleagues interested in knowing more about the latest provisions under the University-wide ITS Cloud Deployment initiative are welcome to join this seminar.

Date Time Venue Registration link
14 Dec 2018 (Fri) 3:30 pm – 5:10 pm Theatre 6,
Meng Wah Complex,
Completed (See presentation file HERE)

5.4.2 Training on University-wide ITS Cloud Deployment 

Date Time Venue Registration link
29 Jan 2019 (Tue) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building
Completed (See presentation file HERE)
8 Jan 2019 (Tue) 9:30 am – 12:30 pm Room 110, 1/F,
Knowles Building