News 2013

CityU News - 19 Decemeber 2013

Security Platform Secures Major IT Accolade

A leading magazine in the field of IT security has named a security information and event management (SIEM) system developed at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) as one of the world's top 40 IT security projects for 2014. [read] 

CityU wins IT security award for SIEM

FutureGov TV - 20 November 2013

Flipped Classroom in Hong Kong University

Dr Andy Chun reveals City University of Hong Kong's plan to use video technology to enhance learning experience. This is part of the university's flipped classroom initiative that will improve student engagement and attendance. [video] 

FutureGov interview Dr. Andy Chun on benefits of flipped classroom

FutureGov TV - 12 November 2013

Collaborative Learning in the Cloud

Dr Andy Chun, City University of Hong Kong speaks on the university's latest cloud-based communication and collaboration platform. With interfaces similar to those of today's social networking sites, the platform provides students with a familiar environment and makes learning fun and engaging. [video] 

FutureGov interview Dr. Andy Chun on cloud-based collaborative learning

FutureGov - 7 November 2013

Hong Kong University Invests $1.5 million on Innovative Teaching

Over the past year, the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has been equipping itself to support innovative teaching pedagogies, such as blended learning and flipped classrooms. [image] 

FutureGov interviews Dr. Andy Chun on modern innovative pedagogies

IT Times/e-zone - 28 October 2013

IT 傑出人士選舉 2013

由 e-zone 主辦、資訊科技界盛事的e世 代品牌大獎 2013 e-brand awards,香港城市大 學資訊科技總監陳偉漢分享得獎感受。 [pdf] 

IT Times magzine and e-zone awarded Dr. Andy Chun an 2013 IT leader award

FutureGov - 26 October 2013

Recognising The Best Government ICT Projects in 2013

Twenty-one government organisations were recognised this evening at the seventh annual FutureGov Awards, a fitting finale to the three-day FutureGov Summit held at Phuket Thailand. Joining them in celebration were over 300 government CIOs and IT industry experts from North America, Europe, ANZ and Asia. [image] 

Recognising The Best Government ICT Projects in 2013

FutureGov - 18 September 2013

Major Enterprise IT Security Enhancement in Hong Kong University

The "Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) Implementation" project at the City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is a major enterprise IT security enhancement project. Costing roughly USD half a million, the project aimed at tackling crucial information security challenges that are commonly faced by universities around the world. [image] 

Major Enterprise IT Security Enhancement

FutureGov - 12 September 2013

Paperless Office Saves Hong Kong University Half Million Annually

The "Paperless Office Project", an enterprise-scale development project using Enterprise Content Management technology, is saving City University of Hong Kong (CityU) at least US$500,000 a year, while reducing paper and power consumption, improving productivity gain, and enhancing information security. [image] 

Paperless office saves Hong Kong university half million annually

CityU News - 30 August 2013

New Labs to Boost Students' Innovation and Creativity

New learning spaces at City University of Hong Kong (CityU) in support of the, Discovery-enriched Curriculum (DEC) will give students the chance to create, test and communicate ideas for more creative and interactive learning. The new facilities are the Gateway Education Laboratory and the Discovery-enriched Curriculum Labs. [read] 

New labs to boost students’ innovation and creativity

FutureGov - 24 August 2013

Hong Kong University Transforms Business and Pedagogy While Saving US$10 Million

When all universities were mandated to convert from a three- to four-year degree system, City University of Hong Kong took the opportunity to radically transform its internal value chain, its curriculum, introduce new ways of teaching and learning, while saving up to US$10 million. [image] 

Hong Kong university transforms business and pedagogy

CityU News - 11 July 2013

CityU's IT Sustainability Initiatives Receive International Recognition

An innovative Paperless Office Project launched by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) has helped the University save millions of pages of paper each year and win two highly respected IT awards. [read] 

Andy Chun receives award for CityU's IT sustainability initiatives

IDC Case Study - July 2013

HP ArcSight ESM Solution Helps City University to Safely Increase Student Numbers by a Third While Going Mobile

City University was faced with two major challenges in delivering information technology services to students and staff across the organization. The first was to adapt to the new ways in which students and staff are interacting with IT services. The second challenge was a change in undergraduate degree courses from three years to four years. The end result was a vast increase in the number of users and devices accessing services, which all needed to be secured and protected. [pdf] 

CityU HP ArcSight ESM Solution case study

The United States Studies Centre - U of Sydney - July 2013

Disruptive Education: Technology-Enabled Universities

Dr. Andy Chun provided input to this report and shared his experience with leveraging disruptive technology for higher education at CityU. [pdf] 

Report on Disruptive Education from the US Studies Centre

HK OGCIO - June 2013

OGCIO InfoCloud Launches the Practice Cloud for Procuring Cloud Services

Dr. Andy Chun, as a member of the OGCIO's Expert Group on Cloud Computing Services and Standards, participated in its drafting. [read] 

Practice Cloud for Procuring Cloud Services

CIO Asia - 10 May 2013

Beware the buzz that breeds IT discontent

Dr. Andy Chun was one of the tech professionals interviewed to offer his opinions towards recent IT buzzwords including: cloud, big data, the Internet of Things, DN (software-defined networking), enterprise social networks, and augmented reality. The article raises the question when do buzzwords move beyond the hype stage and bring real value? [read]  [Computerworld HK] 

CIO Asia article on IT buzzwords

HK OGCIO - 17 April 2013

無障礙網頁 障健任通行

曾獲「香港傑出CIO獎」的城市大學 資訊總監陳漢偉博士,認為無障 礙網頁的設計其實一點也不複雜 ,並不是甚麼遙不可及的高科技, 最重要是在建立網頁早期,能夠跟 隨一些基本準則,便可以輕鬆地設 計出乎合殘疾人士使用的無障礙網頁。 [image] 


CityU News - 15 April 2013

CityU Wins Two Gold Awards for Its Barrier-Free Webpages

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) was conferred two Gold Awards at the first Web Accessibility Recognition Scheme Awards Presentation Ceremony on 15 April in recognition of its effort to undertake social responsibilities and use information technology to make websites more accessible and friendly for all users. [read] 

Dr. Andy Chun receiving 2 awards from the HK Government CityU's accessibility efforts

echo360 Case Study - April 2013

Echo360 Case Study: City University of Hong Kong

To prepare its students for success in today's global economy, CityU of Hong Kong developed Discovery Enriched Curriculum (DEC) in 2010. This groundbreaking program relies on state-of-the-art technology to deliver curriculum that stimulates innovation, discovery and critical thinking. [read] 

Echo360 case study: City University of Hong Kong

CityU News - 25 March 2013

CityU's CIO Receives IT Award for Innovative Initiatives

Dr Andy Chun Hon-wai, received the Computerworld Premier 100 IT Leaders award for initiating innovative development in information technology at the University. [read] 

Dr. Andy Chun receiving the USA Computerworld magazine's Premier 100 IT Leader Award

CIO Magazine - March 2013

The 2013 CIO 100 Listing

CityU's "University Paperless Office Project" has been selected by a panel of distinguished judges as one of the top 100 most innovative IT projects in this region. This CIO Asia award recognizes enterprises and organisations that have excelled through creative and innovative IT projects to provide added value to their customers. [pdf] 

The 2013 CIO 100 Listing